Belfast dining & social

Belfast dining & social


Crumlin Road Gaol  |  McHughs  |  Hillsborough Castle  |  James St.  |  Kelly’s Cellars


Experience the Northern Irish capital’s culture, creativity and culinary expertise as part of memorable incentive itineraries.  


Crumlin Road Gaol

Crumlin Road Gaol during a gala dinner event in Belfast, Northern Ireland

Party in a prison in Belfast’s award-winning heritage venue. Dating back to 1845, the Crumlin Road Gaol is now one of Belfast’s most architecturally stunning and historical buildings.

A truly unique event space that captures the history of this unique building, events can be held in the prison chapel, the gaol circle where guards kept watch of the 500 prison cells, underground tunnels or The Governor’s office.

The venue offers a range of spaces catering from 10 people up to 300 in a reception style layout.

Visit Crumlin Road Gaol website to find out more. 





People sitting outside McHughs pub in Belfast, Northern Ireland

Located in the heart of the trendy Cathedral Quarter, McHughs is housed in Belfast’s oldest building, dating back to 1711.

Now, a listed building, McHughs Bar has been sympathetically restored to its Georgian splendour and is a focal point in both Belfast’s gastronomic and nightlife scenes.

The 100-seat McHughs restaurant offers home-cooked, traditional Irish food with a modern twist.

Visit the McHughs bar website to find out more. 



Hillsborough Castle

Exterior view of Hillsborough Castle, Belfast, Northern Ireland during sunset

Hillsborough Castle and Gardens is the stunning, official residence of the British Royal family in Northern Ireland.

One of the finest dining and reception venues in the country, this Georgian mansion has a number of entertaining spaces that are fit for a Queen.

Its spaces can cater for up to 120 guests for receptions and 80 for dinners, or hold up to 350 for dinners and receptions in a marquee in the palace grounds.

Visit the Hillsborough Castle website to find out more. 




James St.

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James St. is the coming together of two of Belfast’s best restaurants, James Street South Restaurant and The Bar and Grill at James St. 

The charcoal grill 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. 

James St. has two rooms which are available to hire privately for up to 40 seated guests.

Visit the James St website to find out more. 



Kelly’s Cellars

Alley way in Belfast, Northern Ireland looking towards Kelly's Cellars bar

One of Belfast’s oldest traditional Irish pubs, described as “a hidden gem that oozes old traditional values”, Kelly’s Cellars is a laid-back venue rich in history, local produce and craic for up to 80 delegates.

Famous for a pint of Guinness served with homemade Irish beef stew, this iconic establishment was built in 1720 and is still the proud owner of most of its original features to this day.

It is also known for its eventful history - the United Irish Men used Kelly’s Cellars as a meeting place and plotted the 1798 rebellion against the English Rule.

Visit Kellas's Cellars website to find out more. 



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