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BELFAST
Named by National Geographic Traveller in Nov 2012 as one of its ‘Best of the World Must-See Places for 2012’, the City of Belfast was described as "a capital that is redefining itself in the eyes of the world". And quite rightly so. The oft maligned city may have seen bad days but it has risen like a phoenix and redefined itself as a place of entertainment, adventure and hospitality. It now stands as a paragon of British culture... from the award winning Belfast Waterfront to the magnificent Victorian Botanic Gardens, the vibrant nightlife to the international shopping opportunities it stands head and shoulders above its old reputation. Belfast Harbour's leisure craft facility is situated at the head of Belfast Lough in Abercorn only a 10 minute walk of the City centre and was built to host the Belfast Tall Ships Festival in August 2009. There are 240m of pontoons and the Basin has been dredged to a depth of 4m.The marina can handle vessels up to 35m LOA, maximum draught of 4.0m. Titanic Belfast is an absolute 'must see'. The iconic, six-floor building is located right next the docks where she was built. It houses a breathtaking, often moving, audio-visual encyclopaedia of the legendary vessel from her conception to her tragic destruction and beyond. Since completion in 1997, Belfast Waterfront has welcomed over 5 million visitors and staged more than 3,000 entertainment events, cementing the city’s reputation as one of the world’s top destinations for national and international performers.
During its long history Belfast has hosted shows by Van Morrison, The Waterboys, Snow Patrol, Kenneth Branagh, Colin Bateman, The Undertones, The Clash, Simon Callow, The Stereophonics, Peter O’Toole, The Human League, Frank Carson, Dolly Parton, Daniel O.Donnel, Tom Jones, Eddie Cochran, Gene Vincent, The Monkees, Boney M and C.S. Lewis to name a fair few. Dining out in the city is second to none with menus available from the nearest to the furthest afield. And, as you would expect from Ireland’s premier city, the nightlife is top-notch. Whatever you want from a city break – fine food, history, mystery, enlightenment, culture, entertainment, quiet family time or a mad and crazy experience that will last a lifetime, Belfast has it all and gives it to you with a big warm Irish kiss! One thing is absolute... You will not be bored!
Comments (20)
11/04/2015 @ 5:34 pm
GILLY
Potted Hen is the best of the best for Belfast.
12/10/2013 @ 2:41 pm
Ted from Texas
Bittles Bar for real ale. Ace place with mural like paintings on all the walls.
15/09/2013 @ 8:48 am
Paul Harbour Guides
In response to Curious Mariners comment, the place in question is The Potted Pig.
Well spotted i had forgotten to name it, but i can definately reccommend it.
14/09/2013 @ 10:23 am
Curious Mariner
Where was the (very relaxing atmosphere for such a big place.Fish cakes etc) restaurant that Paul from Harbour Guides was describing on 28/12/2013 ?
10/08/2013 @ 8:24 am
The Robinson Family,New York
Top Tip when visiting Belfast, go to Titanic Museum and finish off at House of Zen, best asian food in Belfast.
21/06/2013 @ 8:12 am
James and mates
Belfast has certainly changed since i was last here 4 years ago.
Found your guide to be very helpful and did not have enough time to try all the restaurants , but the restaurants in St Annes Square were great.
This seems to be the in place.
30/12/2012 @ 10:59 am
H G CREW
Out and about last week,decided to give Salt Bistro a go.Very relaxing and had mussels from Dundrum followed by the duck.
St Anne's Square is the new place to eat when visiting Belfast.
Food was delicious, but to avoid disappointment i suggest calling ahead .
28/12/2012 @ 9:46 am
Paul Harbour Guides
Very relaxing atmosphere for such a big place.
Had fish cakes to start and the steak as a main.Would go back again for sure.
28/12/2012 @ 9:40 am
Paul
Ate at Safa last week,really enjoyed it.Proper Indian Food just like you would get in England.
Most Indian restaurants in Northern Ireland do not put any effort into cooking their food because they know it is not at the top of the Irish food chain, and they can get away with it.
I am pleased to say this one does put all the effort in, and this is evident in the food i ate.
17/12/2012 @ 4:35 pm
Ali
If your are in Belfast come and visit us in Safa
13/12/2012 @ 3:36 pm
Gordon Taylor
Boatmec Marine Engineering would be your local Belfast dealer for Yanmar, Cummins and Volvo Penta. Our contact details are 02893 360251 or come through our website at www.boatmec.com
12/12/2012 @ 2:18 pm
Alex
Who has the best chandlers in Northern Ireland, and where is it?
06/12/2012 @ 5:17 pm
HG Crew
Our "Man in the field" Paul Smith is now in Belfast to compile our harbour guide..Please give him a warm welcome Belfast!!We know you will..Lets hope he compiles a fantastic guide for visitors to this wonderful city.
03/12/2012 @ 12:31 pm
Bill
Any new bars in waterfront area?
03/12/2012 @ 12:10 pm
Alex
If visiting Belfast city centre check out Mc Hughes,and Tedfords bars and restaurants.Both are very good and close to waterfront.
02/12/2012 @ 8:55 am
Ray
Who is the nearest Yanmar dealer to Belfast?
02/12/2012 @ 8:50 am
Susan and friends
Get down to the cathedral quarter for great food and a good night out,only 5 min from marina.Enjoy.
01/12/2012 @ 3:34 pm
Cpt Ray and team
Sounds good. Used your guides in other marinas and have to say they are very useful. You will have lots to go at in Belfast, hope you unearth some places we are not aware of yet.
Good luck.
01/12/2012 @ 1:37 pm
HG Crew
Yes Shey, our man in the field will be visiting this fabulous city early December, and hopes to be there for about three weeks to compile a great guide for the city.
look out for him his name is Paul Smith and he will be visiting businesses in and around Belfast.
Businesses out there will get a call from his right hand man Andy Sproul to make appointments for him to do a quick demonstration on how we can give Belfast businesses exposure to mariners visiting the city.
30/11/2012 @ 9:51 pm
Shaun Le Donne
Hey! Nice to see you have got Belfast on your harbour guide. Not much info on yet, I take it you are going to get someone here to get the information on? Its a great place and there are developments here that boat mariners need to know about. Look forward to seeing how it pans out. you will get a good welcome from the wonderful people of Belfast.
Shey.
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Business Reviews (6)
28/06/2018 @ 11:56 am
Optimum Marine Surveys by John Heale
I recently used the services of Optimum Marine to carry out a survey of my vessel. Oli Byles carried out the survey and I found the service professional, informative and courteous. I would recommend this company. John Heale
16/04/2015 @ 10:38 am
Safa Fine Indian Cuisine by Scouse John
You will have a hard time finding one as good as this.
11/04/2015 @ 5:36 pm
THE POTTED HEN BISTRO by Gilly
Still the best In this area.
17/10/2014 @ 10:27 pm
THE POTTED HEN BISTRO by Seanie and team
Delightful time tonight was had by all.
13/07/2014 @ 8:43 pm
THE POTTED HEN BISTRO by Bev, Phil, Tom and Andrea
This place is absolutely fantastic, just what Belfast and the Cathedral area needed. Went a bit stagnant last time I visited but there seems to be a lot going on around here now, trends come and go but this seems to be THE PLACE at the moment.
Forgot to mention food was delicious, and even if you have to wait a while there is ample room in the bar/lounge area to relax and have a drink whilst contemplating about what to eat off the menu.
30/05/2013 @ 10:59 am
THE POTTED HEN BISTRO by Lucy
Great place for any occasion , and 5 minutes from city shopping so ideal for lunch.

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Details & Reviews (0)Value Cabs Ltd
Taxi
Value Cabs Ltd
With a fleet of over 600 vehicles we can provide you with a wide range of transportation services to suit your every need. From our Professional Taxi Service to Executive Vehicles, Tours, Multi-Seated Vehicles and Wedding Cars our aim is to provide the best customer service available. There is no surcharge to travel to or from anywhere in Ireland, as long as your journey begins or ends in Belfast.

Address: Value Cabs Ltd, 16 Wellington Park, Belfast, BT9 6DJ

Phone: (028) 90 80 90 80 24 - Website - Map
Details & Reviews (0)Titanic Quarter Marina
Marinas, Boat Moorings
Titanic Quarter is home to Northern Ireland’s largest city-centre marina. It's initial phase is providing up to 40 berths for yachts and leisure craft beside the Odyssey and Titanic Belfast. Operated by Belfast Harbour, the marina offers easy access to Belfast Lough and the Irish Sea, and provides a wide range of services such as power and water. The Harbour plans to develop the facility into a fully equipped 200-berth marina.

Address: Titanic Quarter Marina, Titanic Quarter, Belfast, BT3 9DT

Phone: +44 (0) 28 9076 6300 - Email - Website - Map
Restaurants
HenDogs
The Potted Hen, a favourite chic, bistro-style restaurant in the Cathedral Quarter's St Anne's Square, recently added HenDogs, an upstairs restaurant that serves homemade hot dogs, marinated ribs, sticky chicken wings and other 'Street Food' inspired dishes. Operating with a no reservations policy, HenDogs is a fast casual restaurant which has already became a hit with the hipster crowd.

Address: 11 Edward Street, St Anne, Belfast, BT1 2LR

Phone: 0289 023 4554 - Email - Website - Map
Details & Reviews (0)Spin City Launderette
Launderette
Spin City Launderette
Spin City Belfast
We are the only self service laundrette / laundromat in Belfast City Centre. Tea and a choice of fresh ground coffee facilities onsite enabling you to come in do your laundry in a fresh, clean, relaxed and modern surroundings.
Opening Times
Monday – Saturday 8.00am – 8.00pm
Last Wash 7.15pm
Sun 12.00 noon – 6.00pm
Last Wash 5.15pm

Address: Spin City Launderette, 38 Queen Street, Belfast, BT1 6EE

Phone: 02890 237108 - Email - Website - Map
Details & Reviews (1)Safa Fine Indian Cuisine
Restaurants
Belfast's only authentic Indian restaurant above the oldest pub in Belfast Kelly's Cellars.Our menu offers the finest of modern Indian cuisine, served in a historic yet contemporary setting. The atmosphere is relaxed and chic. We are an ideal corporate venue and being in the heart of the city are close to all hotels and 10minutes from Waterfront. Open daily 12 noon till 4pm for lunch and 4pm till late fordinner.

Address: Sofa Fine Indian Cuisine, 30-32 Bank Street, Belfast, BT1 1HL

Phone: 02890233519 Fax: na - Email - Website - Mobile: na - Map
Details & Reviews (0)Titanic Belfast
Bars & Inns, Cafes, Corporate Events, Entertainment, Gift Shops, Restaurants, Visitor Attractions
Titanic Belfast
Newly opened Titanic Belfast really is an unmissable visit for any tour of Northern Ireland. located in the heart of Belfast actually on the slipways where the Titanic was built.

Address: Titanic Belfast, 1 Olympic Way,Queens Rd, Belfast, BT3 9EP

Phone: +44 28 9076 6399 - Email - Website - Map
Details & Reviews (0)Pearl Court Guesthouse
Accommodation, Wifi
Pearl Court Guesthouse
Pearl Court is a fine example of a Victorian townhouse situated on the leafy Malone Road.We are short walk from citycentre and waterfront. Pearl Court is ideal for business guests,tourists and boat crews. WiFi in all rooms.Rates are on a Bed and Breakfast basis including a continental buffet breakfast. We also have serviced apartments next door (check the link below) make sure you click on the tour button.

Address: Pearl Court Guesthouse, 11 Malone Road, Belfast, BT9 6RT

Phone: 028 90666145 Fax: 28 90683776 - Email - Website - Mobile: na - Map
Details & Reviews (0)Mint Drycleaners
Launderette
Mint Drycleaners
Mint Belfast are dedicated to offering top quality and professional dry cleaning and laundry services to our customers and clients across Northern Ireland.

Address: Mint Drycleaners, 40 Queen Street, Belfast, BT1 6ED

Phone: 02890 237 108 - Email - Website - Map
Details & Reviews (4)THE POTTED HEN BISTRO
Corporate Events, Restaurants
THE POTTED HEN BISTRO
Voted in the UK top 100 restaurants the Potted Hen has become one of the most talked about restaurants in Belfast. This chic, bistro-style restaurant serves delicious, imaginative dishes using the freshest of local ingredients in a relaxed and friendly setting. With its enviable location in St Anne’s Square in Belfast’s lively Cathedral Quarter, the Potted Hen is directly opposite the MAC and within 10 minutes of Belfast Harbour, Waterfront Hall, Odyssey Arena and the Grand Opera House. Set under a stunning colonnade, it’s the perfect place for al fresco dining during the summer months, a pre theatre dinner or a rest bite whilst out shopping and sightseeing to enjoy great food, fantastic service and good conversation.

Address: 11 Edward Street, (St Anne's Square), Cathedral Quarter, Belfast, BT1 2LR

Phone: 02890234554 - Email - Website - Map
Details & Reviews (0)The Merchant Hotel
Accommodation, Corporate Events, Health & Beauty, Wifi, Restaurants
We are delighted to announce that The Merchant Hotel has recently been awarded Hotel Accommodation of the Year at the Northern Ireland Tourism Awards 2012. January also saw The Merchant Hotel awarded Best Hotel UK at the prestigious International Hotel Awards!
The five star Merchant Hotel in Belfast is a harmonious blend of Victorian grandeur and Art Deco inspired sleek modernity.

Address: The Merchant Hotel, 16 Skipper Street, Belfast, BT1 2DZ

Phone: +44 (0) 28 9023 4888 Fax: +44 (0) 28 9024 7775 - Email - Website - Map
Restaurants
House Of Zen
The House of Zen blends a little bit of The Orient into the Traditional cobbled streets and cosy bars of the Cathedral Quarter in Belfast. Eddie Fung’s next baby is an exciting venture which will combine dark and moody elegant décor with a Chinese menu never before seen in Belfast. A tangible energy will meet you at the entrance where our Masterchefs will tempt your palate with the aromas of slowly barbequed, tender ribs, chicken fillet or wings, wild mushrooms or Asparagus and succulent steaks slowly cooking on our outdoor barbeque. Perfect for summer OR winter evenings. Or try our House of Zen Signature Dish, Marinated strips of Fillet beef cooked to your liking right at your table!!

Address: House Of Zen, 3 St Anne's Square, Cathedral Quarter, Belfast, BT1 2LR

Phone: 028 9027 8688 Fax: 028 9027 8687 - Email - Website - Map
Boat Fenders
Great value quality marine fenders for sale. Customize, add YOUR NAME ! Permateek synthetic teak decking, warps, lines and Yacht brokerage from Whyboats NI also available. Call before traveling.

Address: 115 Moy Road, Dungannon, BT71 7DX

Phone: 07764187976 - Email - Website - Map
Details & Reviews (0)Belfast Harbour
Marinas, Boat Moorings
The current 40 berth facility is a forerunner to a new fully equipped 200 berth marina located in the heart of Belfast's Titanic Quarter. The present facility, located in Abercorn Basin was installed to host the Belfast Tall Ships Festival in August 2009 and has 240m of pontoons available and is dredged to a depth of 4m.
The marina can handle vessels up to 25m LOA, maximum draught of 4.0m. Vessels greater than 15m should contact Port Operations prior to arrival. Visitor berthing is allocated on a first come - first served basis and, during busy periods, vessels may be required to raft up. Any enquiries regarding berth availability should be made to the Port Operations Centre.

Address: Belfast Harbour Commissioners, Corporation Square, Belfast, BT1 3AL

Phone: +44(0)28 9055 3014 Fax: +44 28 9055 4420 - Email - Website - Map
Bars & Inns
A curious triangular building, decorated with gilded shamrocks and dated 1861 houses this compact and fascinating pub. One of the smallest niche pubs in the city. Belfast's largest selection of and over 100 various whiskeys. Pop in for a snack and see our famous mural paintings of the troubles.Just walk over the bridge near Odyssey from Marina, and head towards Victoria Square Shopping Centre and look for the building that looks like a piece of cheese!!!

Address: Bittles Bar, 70 Upper Church Lane, Belfast, BT1 4QL

Phone: 02890311088 - Email - Mobile: 07793962329 - Map
Bars & Inns, Corporate Events, Entertainment, Wifi, Restaurants
This smooth and sleek venue is the epitome of cool urban style and has made its name offering 'Premium Products, Premium Service, and Premium Experience'. Apartment is buzzing with activity all day long; offering a flawless blend of coffees and pastries to revitalise weary shoppers, exquisite food for diners and laid back grooves in the evening with fabulous cocktails for socialites and trendsetters. With spectacular views of Belfast City Hall Apartment is definitely the place for those people to like to see and be seen.

Address: Apartment, 2 Donegall Square West, Belfast, BT1 6JA

Phone: 028 9050 9777 Fax: 028 9050 9778 - Email - Website - Map
Restaurants
Salt Bistro

Address: Salt Bistro, Saint Annes Square, Belfast, BT1 2LR

Phone: 028 9023 8012 - Email - Website - Map
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