Evening Entertainment in Belfast for Groups


Traditional Music Sessions

From acoustic sessions to open sessions, you can find traditional music every night of the week in Belfast and the surrounding area. A full list of bars, restaurants and cultural centres offering traditional music can be found here - Traditional Music Sessions in Belfast.


Dine and Dome

The Ivory Restaurant offers several different private dining options in their modern restaurant. They can also arrange private access to the Dome at Victoria Square and a tour guide to explain the points of interest for your group. This is only available when booked in advance.


Beer, Boxty & Ballads

Holohan's Pantry is a family owned restaurant in the popular Queens's Quarter of Belfast. They focus on producing dishes with local ingredients using authentic Irish recipes. They offer a truly unique experience, Beer, Boxty and Ballads! Enjoy a pint of beer, with a traditional Irish potato pancake known as a boxty whilst listening to ballads sang by the Holohan sisters. This truly authentic experience must be booked in advance and is subject to availability.


Cocktail Masterclass

Havana Bank Square's Cocktail Masterclass includes a champagne cocktail on arrival and then each person in the group gets to make and drink a further three cocktails using local spirits and learning how to balance flavours. Available Monday to Saturday subject to availability.


Cookery School

James Street South Cookery School offers classes that are perfect for first timers in the kitchen as well as amateur cooks. The emphasis in their classes is to use equipment that is easy to use and produce that is local and seasonal. The classes have a maximum capacity of 10 people, and with an experienced chef at the helm, your group is sure to enjoy the experience and the dishes.


Whiskey Tasting

Overlooking Belfast City Hall, The Apartment is in a great location with stunning views. Zak's Bar @ the Apartment offer Whiskey Tasting events to private groups. Their highly experienced team, trained at the Jameson Whiskey Academy, can introduce clients to a range of Premium Whiskeys. Customers can sample Whiskeys including Aged Bushmills,  Jameson 12 Year Old, Midleton, Caskmates, and a selection of premium Scotch and American Products. 


Murder Mystery

The Cuan host Game of Thrones Murder Mystery Nights conducted by four professional actors that act out aspects of this mysterious Game of Thrones murder and the events surrounding it. Throughout the evening your clients will have many opportunities to cross examine the ‘suspects’ to see if they can solve the crime. A Winterfell Banquet will be served in the course of the evening. The Cuan is approximately 1 hours drive from Belfast.


Taste of Titanic

Rayanne House famed for its exceptional cuisine has the “Titanic Menu” on offer for groups, a recreation of the dinner served in the first-class restaurant, on-board the most famous ship in the world.


Ceili at Ulster Folk Park

Arriving at the Folk Museum your group will stroll along the cobbled streets of Ballycultra, past beautifully restored original buildings and into the Old Rectory. There they will meet one of the locals getting ready for the Ceili. After a hot toddy or a glass of Guinness, enjoy a performance from some of Ulster's finest traditional musicians.

To arrange any of these activities please contact Aoife McVeigh for more information - aoifemcveigh@visitbelfast.com