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Christmas at the Merchant

Celebrate Christmas 2019 at The Merchant

From festive Afternoon Tea to indulgent banquets our mouth-watering festive menus are sure to appeal to all tastes. Join us throughout November and December and celebrate the festive period in style. 

Download our 2019 Christmas Brochure here. Please see our Christmas booking Terms and Conditions here. 

The Great Room Restaurant

Celebrate Christmas in Belfast’s most elegant dining room, under the magnificence of our 150-year-old glass cupola, graced by our spectacular Tyrone Crystal chandelier and iconic Christmas tree. Our mouth-watering festive menus are sure to appeal to all tastes. Prices from £36.50 per person. 

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Festive Afternoon Tea

Enjoy a delightful seasonal twist on our traditional Afternoon Tea. Our three-tiered silver stand boasts finger sandwiches, scones and a delicious selection of seasonal cakes and pastries, including mince pies and Christmas cake. Prices from £32.50 per person. 

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Berts Jazz Bar

Celebrate Christmas in style! Berts Jazz Bar encapsulates the sleek elegance of the Art Deco era; complemented by the very best in live jazz, fabulous cocktails and mouth-watering food. Prices from £35.00 per person.

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The Cloth Ear

We warmly invite you to celebrate Christmas in our newly refurbished Cloth Ear. Our cosy and welcoming bar offers delicious, seasonal comfort food that has made us a firm favourite for city dining. This Christmas we are offering a three course all-day festive menu for your enjoyment. Prices from £29.50 per person. 

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Overnight Experiences

The Merchant Hotel invites you to enjoy an indulgent experience this festive season. Guests can celebrate Christmas Eve with Festive Afternoon Tea, Christmas carols, live music from our traditional silver band and a visit from Santa Claus himself! Two-night experience from £550 per person sharing. Three-night experience from £650 per person sharing. 

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Festive Shopping Package

Let us relieve the stress of shopping and help you enjoy the magic of the winter season. After a busy day in Belfast City Centre come back to unwind in pure luxury. This five star festive package also includes a three-course dinner in The Great Room Restaurant as well as a £50 voucher from Victoria Square. Prices from £275 per room.

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Festive Banquets

Tis the season to party! Enjoy the elegance of The Rita Duffy Room for dinner parties this Christmas and sample the delights of our festive three course menu. Prices from £59.00 per person. 

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Alpine Lodge

This winter, our roof garden will be transformed into a cosy 'mountain-top' haven. Sheepskin rugs, Christmas trees and candles complemented by the best food the season has to offer. A retreat in the heart of the city, The Alpine Lodge will open its doors in November 2019 and close again in March 2020.

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Luxury Gift E-Vouchers

We also now offer e-vouchers for luxury experiences that can be used throughout the hotel. From spa treatments, to Champagne Afternoon Tea and whiskey tastings, you will find the perfect gift!

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