Café Parisien opens new Grey Goose Terrace

Café Parisien opens new Grey Goose Terrace

Café Parisien in Belfast City Centre has partnered with luxury brand Grey Goose Vodka to launch its recently refurbished terrace. Situated in the heart of Belfast’s Donegall Square, directly opposite Belfast City Hall, Café Parisien is uniquely positioned to offer patrons unreserved decadence and superior service, with a hint of... View Article

New Belfast-based startup, BatchBuddy, will transform cocktail culture

New Belfast-based startup, BatchBuddy, will transform cocktail culture

BatchBuddy, a new drinks industry concept which aims to make cocktail-making more accessible for both on-trade and at-home users, has launched a crowdfunding campaign to raise £10,000. The novel start-up, which is founded by NI hospitality veterans, Damien Cole and John Ferguson, harnesses the power of batching – a technique... View Article

New public art installation revealed in Belfast

New public art installation revealed in Belfast

Irish whiskey brand, Jameson, has collaborated with French artist Sylvain Ristori to create a piece of public art for Belfast. The wooden ‘Living Barrels’ sculpture, now in situ at The National in the city’s Cathedral Quarter, has been designed using recycled barrels from Midleton Distillery, previously used to age Jameson... View Article

World first for domestic rum

World first for domestic rum

The local craft spirits revolution shows no sign of slowing with the news that a 100% domestically produced rum has won a gold medal at the Global Luxury Spirits Masters for the first time. Íon Distillery, based in rural County Tyrone has won two Gold Medals – one for its... View Article

Introducing Guinness 232°c, a festival of epic fired up flavours

Introducing Guinness 232°c, a festival of epic fired up flavours

Guinness 232°C is coming to Belfast, partnering with the renowned Bia Rebel who will command the grills of The Dark Horse, with just one rule – to cook over live fire! This exciting one-off event will take place on October 26th and 27th. Guinness 232°C was born from the exact... View Article

Bushmills Irish Whiskey to bring the flavours of single malt to supper

Bushmills Irish Whiskey to bring the flavours of single malt to supper

Bushmills Irish Whiskey is hosting Northern Ireland’s first Single Malts Supper Club this month on Thursday 24th October, alongside celebrated Northern Irish chef, Will Brown at Comber-based Irish artisan delicatessen, Indie Füde. Inspired by the unique tasting notes of the award-winning Bushmills Single Malt whiskeys, which are made in entirety... View Article

Oktoberfest at The Doyen

Oktoberfest at The Doyen

The Doyen are hosting their own Oktoberfest on Saturday 5th  October and Sunday 6th October in The Private Rooms. Clink steins along to live music on long German style tables whilst the Heidi girls keep the beer flowing! Saturday will have live music from Dea Matrona at 8pm and on Sunday... View Article

From Hollywood to Holywood

From Hollywood to Holywood

WHAT IS THE INSPIRATION BEHIND SHELBY’S? Shelby’s is inspired by the desire to bring a new way of dining and socialising to NI based on years of experience bartending in Los Angeles. We have cherry picked some of the best bits from places worked at and visited, and incorporated those... View Article

Search begins to find the Top 100 Hospitality Businesses

Search begins to find the Top 100 Hospitality Businesses

The search to find the Top 100 Hospitality Businesses in Northern Ireland for 2020 has been launched. Now in its third year, Hospitality Ulster has again launched the Top 100 Hospitality Businesses Awards, and anyone can nominate their favourite venue. With a focus on food, beverage and consumer experience, these... View Article

Trip of a lifetime: local bartender mixes it up at Moscow Bar Show

Trip of a lifetime: local bartender mixes it up at Moscow Bar Show

Local bartender Michael Patterson has returned to Belfast after shaking up the St Petersburg bar scene alongside some of the industry’s top talent. As part of the Moët Hennessy Assemblage Programme, the Food & Beverage Manager at Belfast hotel, Bullitt, journeyed to the Moscow Bar Show from 4-6 September for... View Article