Craft Beer in Belfast

More and more of us are shunning the big, better-known breweries in favour of local and independent sips. From quirky IPAs to old school stouts and fruity bottled brews, the Northern Irish capital isn't short of choice if you're keen to branch out. Looking for inspiration on where to head first? Check out our guide to the best bars and pubs for craft beer in Belfast here. Sláinte.


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Bringing you craft beer direct from their very own brewery, Bullhouse is the bustling bar that's serving quirky IPAs, sour ales, frothy stouts and even vegan ales. Head to Newtownards Road and make your way through an impressive list of locally made bevvies.

A traditional Irish pub serving craft beer in Belfast, Bittles Bar can be easily identified thanks to its iconic flat iron exterior. Head inside to find a glowing bar, stocked with all your old favourites, and a few new additions too. 

One of Belfast's best rooftop bars, The Perch knows a thing or two about long summer days with chilled beer on tap and cosy winter get-togethers when the hot toddies flow. Head to the sky high spot to sample a selection of craft beers, with regularly changing specials and a team of friendly bartenders, more than happy to advise.