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  1. Discover the real Belfast – one bite at a time. This tour takes you down quiet streets and into hidden corners - “off the eaten track” - to meet inventive locals making world-beating products.
  2. Tucked away between Waring Street & Exchange Place in the historic back streets of Cathedral Quarter, The Muddlers Club has been named after the secret society that met there over 200 years ago. Head chef and owner Gareth McCaughey hand picks the best of home grown produce daily to ensure the quality of each dish served. The open kitchen provides a sense of theatre and allows the diner to watch as ingredients are transformed into a food experience. With carefully considered menus, wine list and an extensive cocktail list you will find a warm welcome at The Muddlers Club.
    1. Aerial view of three friends relaxing in the roof top, hot tub at The Merchant Hotel in Belfast with the cityscape visible in the background
      Situated in the heart of Belfast city centre's historic Cathedral Quarter, the grandeur of The Merchant's original Grade A listed building is complemented by an elegant Art Deco inspired wing with a multitude of exciting amenities.
    2. Distillers at Titanic Distillery
      This is the city's first working distillery in almost 90 years. Explore the site where Titanic last rested on dry ground, before her maiden voyage. Visitors to Thompson Dock and Pumphouse will clock in, as workers did a century ago, and experience first-hand a working distillery, before listening to the story of Belfast’s whiskey tradition; why it disappeared and how it has returned to the home of Titanic Distillers.
      1. OX is a Michelin starred restaurant that offers relaxed dining overlooking the River Lagan, and is within walking distance of the Belfast Waterfront, Titanic Belfast, St Georges Market and SSE Arena. OX menus are designed to showcase excellent meats and sustainably sourced fish whilst equally careful attention is given to seasonal vegetables and fruit. Their uniquely enthusiastic approach to seasonal produce and close relationships with local suppliers means vegetables at OX are no longer considered just a side or a garnish, but as equal partners and occasional stars of the show.
        1. Grand Central Hotel Exterior
          The Grand Central is more than a hotel. It’s an ode to a city. Standing tall in Bedford Street, this impressive jewel combines glamour and grandeur with a uniquely Belfast spirit. Head to the 23rd floor to discover The Observatory Bar, an awe-inspiring cocktail lounge with spectacular views of Belfast and beyond.
        2. DC Tours taking a group of guests on a walking tour outside Belfast City Hall
          DC Tours run scheduled, private and group walking tours. Their flagship tour ‘A History of Terror’ is an award-winning and politically neutral city centre walking tour explaining the history of the Troubles and the path to peace and reconciliation. Their ‘Best of Belfast’ tour is the perfect introduction to the city, its beautiful architecture, stunning street art, unique history and the amazing stories of its citizens from across the centuries. It also includes a free downloadable map with our top 50 favourite places to eat, drink and shop in the city centre.
          1. Opened in June 2022 by Niall Mckenna and his team, and awarded a Bib Gourmand in the Michelin Guide for Great Britain & Ireland 2023, the Waterman restaurant offers a no-frills dining experience in Belfast's Cathedral Quarter. Serving a local, seasonal menu, with accents and influences from Europe, the menu changes daily.
            1. Guests taste mystery liquids during the Sensorium experience
              Learn what kind of taster you are through an exciting and intriguing series of experiments. This experience brings your senses of taste and smell under scrutiny, and you'll enjoy spending a few hours discovering how they form an integral part of how the body experiences flavour.
            2. The Harrison is a heritage Victorian townhouse situated in the heart of the museum and theatre quarter in Belfast. This boutique accommodation guarantees a luxurious nights stay in a tranquil setting. Unwind in large four-poster beds after a soak in your roll top bath.
            3. James St is a casual and contemporary, brick-walled restaurant specialising in chargrilled and aged steaks. The charcoal grill still plays centre stage, cooking not just some of the best steaks and prime cuts Northern Ireland has to offer but also fresh whole fish, pork and vegetables.
              1. St George’s Market one of Belfast’s oldest attractions and is one of the best markets in the UK and Ireland. It has been voted for numerous local and national awards for its fresh, local produce and great atmosphere.

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