The quintessential fine dining experience awaits guests visiting The Great Room Restaurant in Belfast. The Grandeur of the perfectly preserved original Victorian architecture provides a stunning and fitting backdrop for the divine 2 AA Rosette food conjured up in The Great Room Kitchens by Head Chef John Paul Leake. Whether its breakfast, Sunday lunch, Afternoon Tea or dinner, A La Carte or our tasting menu, The Great Room Restaurant offers a 5 star dining experience in Belfast’s grandest dining room. Why not make a night of it and check out some of our overnight special offers at The Merchant Hotel.
The Merchant Hotel has become renowned for its iconic afternoon tea in Belfast! Served in The Great Room Restaurant in the traditional manner, with finger sandwiches, scones and pastries and of course a fabulous choice of teas. Please note that Vegetarian, Vegan, Nut and Gluten Alternative Afternoon Teas must be booked at least 24 hours in advance.
Whether joining us as a guest, or engaging in a business breakfast, there is no better way to start your day than in The Great Room Restaurant! Our Belfast Restaurant serve’s a full a la carte breakfast designed to cater to all tastes and appetites.
The Art Deco styled “Berts Bar” is Belfast’s only dedicated Jazz bar and restaurant. Enjoy live jazz every evening, a wonderful bistro style menu and an extensive drinks list.
The Cloth Ear provides patrons with a pleasing twist on the quintessential Irish Pub, combining our Victorian heritage with a thoroughly modern experience. Join us for fine food, local ales, wine by the keg and great conversation.
Rare spirits, vintage Champagnes, and a cocktail list of encyclopedic proportions, all await your delectation in our Cocktail Bar. We also offer a simple yet elegant food menu daily.
The Veuve Clicquot lounge is the perfect location for an intimate private event. The bar and lounge is also open to the public on Friday and Saturday evenings.
We visited for Afternoon Tea and it was fantastic - we were looked after from start to finish. Would definitely go back!
Our beautifully landscaped roofgarden is available to book for private events of up to 60 people. It features a fully retractable roof and wonderful views over the Belfast Mountains.
Discreetly situated just off The Great Room Restaurant, The Private Dining room provides an elegant space to enjoy a fabulous fine dining experience.
With a wealth of bars, restaurants, roof garden and a club all under one roof we are sure to find the perfect location, food and drinks for your special day, whatever the celebration.
In room dining is available 24/7 to hotel residents. Our chefs are pleased to offer you an extensive range of dishes for your delectation – day or night!