Planning a gourmet getaway? Well, look no further than The Merchant Hotel in Belfast.
Belfast is the place to be right now and if you're hoping to get up North, then there's no better place to stay than at The Merchant Hotel. A must-visit destination, this grade A listed hotel is located in the historic Cathedral Quarter, surrounded by the city's rich history and heritage.
Perfect for food lovers, The Merchant Hotel includes three tasty restaurants: the recently-refurbished Great Room Restaurant, which is focused on fine dining, Berts Jazz Bar, which is Belfast's only dedicated jazz bar, and The Cloth Ear, which provides patrons with a twist on the quintessential Irish pub.
The jewel in the hotel's crown is the Great Room Restaurant, which holds 2 AA Rosettes. This fine dining restaurant is situated in stunning surrounds, with its original Victorian interior, glass cupola and remarkable chandelier. The restaurant is centred around modern European interpretations of classic flavours, with a particular focus on seasonal ingredients.
The Great Room's six-course tasting menu is a must-try for food lovers, showcasing the best of what the restaurant has to offer along with specially selected wines from the hotel's cellar, which houses more than 200 wines by the bottle.
If you're looking for more casual flavours, Berts Jazz Bar or The Cloth Ear are perfect options. Berts offers a sensational atmosphere along with a classic French menu, including the likes of chateaubriand and moules frites, while The Cloth Bar is known for its inventive drinks and oft-changing seasonal menu.
If you want to bolster your dining experience, we recommend you add afternoon tea to your stay; both vegan and regular options are available, with pastry chef Sarah-Jade Jameson's incredible skills obvious in every bite.
Want to see everything Belfast has to offer? Book an overnight stay at The Merchant Hotel for 2022 now - the hotel has a sale on now for their New Year packages, which are available between January and March of next year. Guests can dine in any of the hotels three restaurants as part of their overnight package and enjoy a sumptuous breakfast the next day too. To book, click here.
Brought to you in association with The Merchant Hotel.