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The Cocktail Bar

​The Cocktail Bar

Our multi award-winning bar with staff whose knowledge of all things “imbibable” is every bit as encyclopedic as our highly renowned drinks selection.


This beautiful room has many wonderful original architectural features. Antique Baccarat chandeliers and a stunning antique fire complement the design. The Bar at The Merchant serves an impeccable selection of exceptional drinks. From rare spirits to vintage Champagnes - not to mention a cocktail list of encyclopedic proportions, this extensive offering allows us to cater to all tastes – no matter how diverse. Our knowledgeable staff will be pleased to help you with your selection.

The refined simplicity of The Cocktail Bar food menu provides a relaxed yet elegant alternative to the fine dining experience in The Great Room Restaurant

Our Menus

The Cocktail Bar offers a menu featuring everything from the classic club sandwich to freshly baked pastries, making it the perfection location for a light meal, day or night.


The Cocktail Bar is open Monday to Saturday from 10.30am to 1am and from 11.30am to 12am on Sundays, with tea, coffee, scones and pastries available from 10:30am to 12pm and our full food menu from 12pm to 9pm

The Cocktail Bar serves alcohol from 12pm to 1am Monday to Saturday and 12pm to 12am on Sundays.  Please note last orders is called 20mins prior to closing.

The Cocktail Bar is open to both residents and non residents.  Reservations are NOT possible for The Cocktail Bar.

OPENING HOURS

The Cocktail Bar is open Monday to Saturday from 10.30am to 1am and from 11.30am to 12am on Sundays, with tea, coffee, scones and pastries available from 10:30am to 12pm and our full food menu from 12pm to 9pm

The Cocktail Bar serves alcohol from 12pm to 1am Monday to Saturday and 12pm to 12am on Sundays.  Please note last orders is called 20mins prior to closing.

The Cocktail Bar is open to both residents and non residents.  Reservations are NOT possible for The Cocktail Bar.


The Great Room Set Menu

Experience fine dining in The Great Room Restaurant for less. We have a range of set menu options available between Monday and Friday starting from just £22.50

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Celebrate in Style

Enjoy one nights bed and breakfast, including Champagne and chocolates on arrival, one hour hydrotherapy each and our tasting menu with wine. All from just £330.

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Celebrate in Style

Enjoy one nights bed and breakfast, including Champagne and chocolates on arrival, one hour hydrotherapy each and our tasting menu with wine. All from just £330.

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Explore and Experience

​Experience Belfast with twin nights bed and breakfast, an evening meal in Berts Jazz Bar and Restaurant and two open top bus city tour tickets. Available from £370.

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Relax and Indulge

Experience an overnight stay with breakfast as well as a three course dinner in The Great Room Restaurant. Available from £220.

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Tranquil Me Time

​Relax with an overnight stay, breakfast, a spa experience including a 50 minute treatment with prosecco and a three course dinner in Berts Jazz Bar and Restaurant. Only £330.

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Urban Soul

Stay midweek with a luxurious stay at The Merchant Hotel with dinner and live Jazz in Bert’s Jazz Bar from £110pps

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Festive Shopping Experience

​Enjoy a truly magical stay this Christmas at The Merchant Hotel with one night bed and breakfast, three course meal in The Great Room and a £50 shopping voucher.

Package starts from £270.

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Summer in the City

​One night B&B, three course meal in Bert’s Jazz Bar.

Available from £260.

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Two night weekend Experience

​Enjoy a luxurious weekend break with this fabulous package which includes two nights bed and breakfast and a three course meal in Berts.

Package starts from £240 per night.

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Celebrate in Style

Enjoy one nights bed and breakfast, including Champagne and chocolates on arrival, one hour hydrotherapy each and our tasting menu with wine. All from just £330.

Find out more

Tranquil Me Time

​Relax with an overnight stay, breakfast, a spa experience including a 50 minute treatment with prosecco and a three course dinner in Berts Jazz Bar and Restaurant. Only £330.

Find out more

Explore and Experience

​Experience Belfast with twin nights bed and breakfast, an evening meal in Berts Jazz Bar and Restaurant and two open top bus city tour tickets. Available from £370.

Find out more

Relax and Indulge

Experience an overnight stay with breakfast as well as a three course dinner in The Great Room Restaurant. Available from £220.

Find out more

Urban Soul

Stay midweek with a luxurious stay at The Merchant Hotel with dinner and live Jazz in Bert’s Jazz Bar from £110pps

Find out more

The Great Room Set Menu

Experience fine dining in The Great Room Restaurant for less. We have a range of set menu options available between Monday and Friday starting from just £22.50

Find out more