Christmas in The Great Room

Christmas in The Great Room

At The Merchant Hotel, there is nowhere Christmas is more celebrated than in The Great Room Restaurant. Celebrate this special time of year in Belfast’s most elegant dining room under the magnificence of our 150-year-old dome, spectacular Tyrone Crystal chandelier and iconic Christmas tree. We have a range of seasonal options designed to suit your celebrations. Our mouth-watering festive menu is sure to appeal to all tastes. Join us throughout November and December for festive afternoon tea or our festive lunch and dinner menu, or bring in the New Year with our dinner and New Year’s Eve celebrations. Download our 2017 Christmas Brochure here.

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Festive Banquets

Festive Banquets

Enjoy the elegance of The Rita Duffy Room for your festive lunch and dinner parties this Christmas and sample the delights of our seasonal three course menu. Those enjoying our festive banquet dinners, which take place on chosen dates throughout December, can finish the night off in style with our in-house DJ.

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Alpine Lodge Roof Garden

Alpine Lodge Roof Garden

This winter our roof garden will be transformed into a haven of luxury. Sheepskin rugs, Christmas trees and candles combined with the best food the season has to offer create our mountain top retreat, in the heart of the city. The Alpine Lodge will open its doors in November 2017 and close again March 2018.

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Bert’s Restaurant

Bert’s Restaurant

Enjoy the sleek elegance of the Art Deco era, complemented by the very best in live jazz, fabulous cocktails and mouth-watering food. As well as our Christmas menu, Berts is also open Christmas Day and New Years Eve.

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Gift Cards

Gift Cards

One luxury gift, countless possibilities. Give the gift of indulgence this Christmas. Merchant Gift Cards are available for any monetary value and can be used throughout the hotel for many luxurious experiences.

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The Cloth Ear at Christmas

The Cloth Ear at Christmas

In our cosy and welcoming public bar, our seasonal comfort food has made us a firm favourite for dining. This Christmas we are offering a 3 course all-day festive menu and are also open for New Year Eve celebrations.

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Private Events

Private Events

With a number of special festive event spaces available, The Merchant Hotel can accommodate gala dinners for up to 150 guests, drinks receptions for up to 200 guests and events in Ollie’s Club for up to 550 guests.

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Festive Afternoon Tea

Festive Afternoon Tea

Enjoy a delightful seasonal twist on our traditional afternoon tea and be entertained by live festive music. Our three tiered silver stand boasts finger sandwiches, scones and a delicious selection of seasonal cakes.

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Christmas Hampers

Christmas Hampers

This Christmas you can give a truly unique gift with our Luxury Hamper. We’re not talking about jam and biscuits either. Real luxury includes a dressing gown, slippers, a scented candle and of course a bottle of champagne.

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The Spa at Christmas

The Spa at Christmas

Whether treating friends and loved ones or preparing yourself for the party season, The Spa at The Merchant Hotel has everything you need to feel pampered, look radiant and full of confidence this Christmas season.

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Ollies Club

Ollies Club

As well as opening every Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Ollie’s will open extra nights over the festive season. Live music will be available in our garden with our DJ’s playing in the club. Reservations welcome.

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