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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 11pm and from 11.30am to 11pm 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 11pm Monday to Sunday.  Please note last orders must be placed before 10.30pm.

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 11pm and from 11.30am to 11pm 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 11pm Monday to Sunday.  Please note last orders must be placed before 10.30pm.

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


Friday Feeling

​Experience a luxury overnight stay with breakfast and dinner in Berts Jazz Bar. Available from £140 pps.

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Explore and Experience

​Experience Belfast with two nights bed and breakfast, an evening meal in Berts Jazz Bar and two open top bus city tour tickets. Available from £185 pps.

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Urban Soul

Enjoy a luxurious stay at The Merchant Hotel with dinner in Bert’s Jazz Bar from £119 pps.

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Step Into Spring

​Welcome Spring with a luxury city break at The Merchant Hotel. Enjoy one night B&B, bottle of Prosecco and 12.30pm check-out from £94 pps.

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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 on Friday evening from £230 pps.

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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 £124 pps.

Find out more

Explore and Experience

​Experience Belfast with two nights bed and breakfast, an evening meal in Berts Jazz Bar and two open top bus city tour tickets. Available from £185 pps.

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 £124 pps.

Find out more

Urban Soul

Enjoy a luxurious stay at The Merchant Hotel with dinner in Bert’s Jazz Bar from £119 pps.

Find out more

In adherence with current Government legislation, the Merchant Hotel is closed temporarily. To book an overnight stay, please do so via our website or by emailing reservations@themerchanthotel.com.

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