Gin Menus Belfast

5 Great Gin Menus in Belfast

*This post contains affiliate links Now I love Gin, and apparently, I'm not alone! Gin is undoubtedly the trendiest of drinks at the minute. New gins continue to pop up from all over, trying for a share of our attention and to satisfy what I think is a huge surge in peoples curiosity about the … Continue reading 5 Great Gin Menus in Belfast

Trying the new Lunch menu at AMPM Belfast

So AMPM Belfast has a new lunch menu and they very kindly asked me along to try it out. They also gave me something very cool for all you lovely people, more on that later. First, let's see what's going on with this new menu. I think its fair to call AMPM well established now, … Continue reading Trying the new Lunch menu at AMPM Belfast

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BelFeast

BelFeast comes to Belfast BelFeast will be centred in the city’s Cathedral Quarter. The lineup includes live music performances, street artists, tours, workshops and talks. There will also be an artisan street market and a street food village running alongside the food festival. The three-day festival runs from 23-25 March. The Mac Food Theatre Pull up … Continue reading BelFeast

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Yugo Belfast

Yugo is tucked away in Wellington Street off Donegall Square West. It opened at the tail end of 2016 and has brought something to Belfast that we hadn't really seen here before. Fearless Fusion Yugo is 'fusion' in Japanese. And although this word is used by quite a few restaurants in Belfast, Yugo have taken … Continue reading Yugo Belfast

Roasted and Toasted

So here's a shiny new wee gem of a place you'll have to visit. Roasted and Toasted (great name) opened back in April on Botanic Avenue, a place absolutely crammed with coffee and therefore competition. Does this place hold it's own in the mix? Absolutely! Follow @thebowtieblog R&T serves fantastic locally roasted coffee alongside a … Continue reading Roasted and Toasted

Checking in at Hotel Chocolat

Could you possibly have grabbed a better spot to open any type of shop never mind Ireland’s first Hotel Chocolat Cafe! Right at City Hall where Donegall Sq East, North and Wellington Place meet. This has to be one of the most prime locations in town. Hotel Chocolat has been around since the early 90s … Continue reading Checking in at Hotel Chocolat

Jazz & Fizz at Bert’s

Bert's Jazz Bar, part of the now world renowned 5* Merchant Hotel have themselves a brand new afternoon tea menu with a twist. A selection of bite size savoury treats to nibble on and a glass of prosecco to wash them down with. Sounds fantastic! Nic and I were very fortunate to be asked along … Continue reading Jazz & Fizz at Bert’s

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The Great Gusto

Right so Nic & I had an early dinner in il Gusto on the Lisburn Road what seems like ages ago now, but it came just before a wee naturally occurring blogging break while I sorted some "stuff" out (that's the only way I can articulate it without spiraling off into a stream of consciousness). … Continue reading The Great Gusto

Coffee by Quarters

Belfast has very recently settled itself into the very trendy position of being divided into “Quarters”. There do however seem to be 5 Quarters to speak of (i’ll just pause while you try and get you head round that one)... So there’s the Titanic, Cathedral, Linen, Gaeltacht and Queens (or University) Quarters plus the City … Continue reading Coffee by Quarters

A Great Solo Act

Right so I promise the title of this post will be my first and final ‘solo’ pun. Well, maybe not, but it was my first visit here in quite a while and this time I wasn’t ‘flying solo’ (sorry! 🙂 ), I was with my wee Mammy for a belated Mother’s Day meet up (she was … Continue reading A Great Solo Act

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Something Freshii for Belfast

So Belfast has its very first Freshii! Plunked very handily right beside City Hall in what used to be the old Sony Centre. Eat, Energize This health food franchise which started in Canada back in 2005 has 100s of stores worldwide including 6 in Dublin. The irish franchise has now moved into Northern Ireland and … Continue reading Something Freshii for Belfast

Lunch in the Chubby Cherub

Tucked away in Upper Arthur Street in Belfast City Centre, this little Italian has a very unique and intimate decor. They also have a £6.50 express lunch menu with enough on it to suit most including plenty of vegetarian options.   Very Authentic I was with a few friends from work and, whether through kind … Continue reading Lunch in the Chubby Cherub