Where are you letting your hair down this weekend?

20130215-121202.jpgAfter a stressful week everyone needs to cool off, and in Belfast there are countless places where you can let your hair down; loosen your tie; and enjoy great food, a fantastic atmosphere and unforgettable nights. There is no better place to be than Belfast for getting away from your work woes and with an amazing selection of Backin’ Belfast offers to choose from you’ll be out every night of the week!

1. Victoria’s Belfast
One of the newest members of the Belfast bar scene, Victoria’s Belfast is situated beside the city’s shopping mecca, Victoria Square. It’s a great place to relax and watch the world drift by and with after-work offers available such as £3 for a pint of Carlsberg, 1/2 Price Cocktails and 2 bottles of beer for £5 you can’t go wrong.

2. The Belfast Empire
Located on Belfast’s Botanic Avenue, The Empire is a staple in the social life of many Belfast residents. Why not get your laughs for just £8 or £6 for students at the Empire’s famous live stand-up comedy nights each Tuesday. To make your night even better The Empire has some great offers including a Bottle of Barefoot wine for just £9.95, (Pinot Grigio, Merlot or White Zinfandel) or a refreshing Tennents pitcher (4Pints) for £10.

3. SQ Bar & Grill, Ramada Encore
Situated within the Ramada Encore Belfast in the Cathedral Quarter the SQ Bar & Grill offers a contemporary casual dining experience with a menu that offers something for everyone. To help your pay packet go further the bar also runs a fantastic promotion every evening with all pints just £2.50 from 3-7pm.

4. Ryan’s Bar
Good food, good service and great value, is what Ryan’s Bar on the Lisburn Road, prides itself in so why not treat yourself without breaking the bank. If you want to add some movie madness to your evening you could also make the most of Ryan’s Movie Meal Deal for just £10.95, which includes a main course and a movie at Movie House cinema’s Dublin Road and Cityside (available Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday).

5. Horatio Todd’s
Located on one of Belfast’s coolest streets in the East, the Upper Newtownards road, Horatio Todds is the ideal bar and restaurant to offer a very relaxed atmosphere perfect for meeting friends after work. The restaurant has lots of wallet friendly offers such as 2 courses and a glass of wine for just £13.95 which is available Monday to Thursday from 5pm and all day Sunday.

6. APARTMENT
Apartment is buzzing with activity. With stunning views of Belfast City Hall and a cool, urban atmosphere Apartment is the perfect place to relax with a drink after a hard day in the office. With £4 cocktails available 4-8pm every day Apartment is a great location for after work drinks.

7. Lonely Poet
Tucked away off the Kings Road, The Poet succeeds where so many others fail: offering a little bit of something for everyone. With offers such as 2 courses and a drink for £14, you’ll be glad you made the effort.

8. The Botanic Inn
Trading since 1867 The Botanic Inn, which is more affectionately known as ‘The Bot’, is the flagship outlet for the award winning Botanic Inns Pub Company. Ideal for meeting friends, catching a match and chilling out with drink, a visit to the Bot doesn’t require much persuasion, but just in case you need an added incentive, why not make enjoy the fantastic offer of a meal and a pint from only £5.

9. The Northern Whig
The Northern Whig is an ultra stylish, neo classical bar and restaurant situated right in the heart of the cathedral quarter, Belfast’s social and cultural centre.
Super Fridays at The Whig: Free nibbles 4pm – 6pm, £4 cocktails all day and night, Live music from 7pm – 9pm, DJ from 9pm playing the best music from 80s, 90s and 00s

10. Ten Square
Ten Square is no ordinary boutique hotel. Located in Belfast’s most central district for business, shopping and dining, the hotel makes the perfect base whether you’re visiting the city for business or pleasure. Why not make the most of Ten Square’s Free Food Fridays, which offers guests the chance to enjoy a free food buffet between 5.30pm and 6.30pm. If cocktails are your thing, you’ll love Ten Square’s 2 for 1 cocktails every Friday in Feb 5pm–10pm.

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