Traditional Pubs in Belfast

One of the biggest draws of Belfast has got to be its range of historic Irish watering holes. Between pints of Guinness and locally crafted beers, warming stews and modern menus, live folk music and dog-friendly spaces, these traditional pubs have something for everyone. Check out our list of the city's classic spots and make your next drink a memorable one.




One of the most historic pubs in Belfast, Fibber Magee's is bringing you old-school charm and live folk musicians through the week. With a roaring fireplace, cosy seating and a menu of Irish stews, steak and Guinness pies, boozy coffees, beers and classic cocktails, this should definitely be on your list for a traditional Irish pub crawl. 

Located just minutes from St George's Market, Bittles Bar is a traditional Irish pub that's serving up some of the best whiskey in town. Head to the flat iron-shaped building on Musgrave Channel Road for a historic feel with leather seating and kitsch decor.

This Berry Street pick is offering a menu of ales, stouts and draught beers set to the scene of live sports and music. Whether you're heading to Maddens after a day of shopping at CastleCourt or watching the All Ireland final, this casual spot will keep you entertained and hydrated.