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What are the most popular birthday activities in Belfast?

When it comes to birthday activities, there’s no shortage in Belfast! Some of the most popular experiences in the city include cocktail making, pub crawls, bottomless brunch, boozy bikes and dance classes!

Are there any outdoor activities for a birthday celebration in Belfast?

Yes! You’ll find a great mix of outdoor activities that are perfect for birthdays in this great city. How about a session of zorb games or an exhilarating go-karting experience? If that’s not for you, then maybe you’d prefer to dive into the world of inflatable knockout games or try your luck at a game of footgolf?

What are the best shopping areas in Belfast?

Shopaholics, rejoice! Belfast is packed full of fantastic shopping areas, perfect for picking up a bargain or finding something unique. For a great selection of all your favourite high street and designer retailers, head to Victoria Place Shopping Centre - it’s ultra modern and you’ll have over 70 stores to choose from, while its iconic glass dome offers great views of the city. Those seeking something different should pay a visit to Lisburn Road, where a great mix of independent retailers, stylish boutiques and upscale shops await! There’s also Castle Court Shopping Centre, the shops of Belfast City Centre and historic George’s Market, with everything from fresh produce, through to crafts, vintage clothing and antiques.

What restaurants in Belfast are recommended for a birthday celebration?

This city offers just about any food genre you can think of! From Italian, Indian and Chinese, right through to Mexican, Cuban and traditional Irish, along with all your usual fast food joints, you’ll be spoiled here.


Saint Anne's Square, 11 Edward St, Belfast BT1 2LR

Experience contemporary, Italian cuisine at its finest at Belfast’s stylish Coppi restaurant. Situated in the city’s bustling Cathedral Quarter, you’ll find a mouth-watering menu here which includes everything from fresh pasta and risotto to Venetian style pizzas.

Holohan’s Pantry

43 University Road, Belfast BT7 1ND

Head to Holohan’s Pantry in the vibrant Queen’s Quarter where you and your pals will be able to get stuck into traditional and local Irish food. It’s one of the best places in the city to go for an authentic Irish experience and is one of the city’s only Boxty Houses (Boxty is a traditional Irish potato pancake FYI). It’s family run and has been for generations and is proud of its outstanding hospitality, welcoming ambience and delicious food and drink!

The Northern Whig

2, Northern Whig Building, 2-10 Bridge St, Belfast BT1 1LU

This ultra chic and modern bar and restaurant will be sure to provide you and your group with a memorable drinking and dining experience. Treat yourself to a range of tasty dishes, which includes starters, light bites, mains and desserts, with vegetarian and vegan options too, so everyone will be happy.

Pizza Punks

20-22 Waring St, Belfast BT1 2ES

This stylish and laid back pizza joint is the place to go for chilled vibes and delicious sourdough pizza. There’s 50 custom toppings available here, so you’ll be able to create something that’s a bit of you! There’s also a great cocktail selection along with craft beer too. Expect industrial chic interiors, along with neon signs and a friendly team - pizza doesn’t get much better than this!

What are some unique birthday party ideas in Belfast?

Your birthday celebration should be special, so why not choose something fun and different for the occasion? Luckily for you, Belfast is home to a brilliant mix of activities and experiences, with plenty that fall into the unique category. How about getting stuck into a spot of chocolate making, where you’ll learn how to craft your very own, tasty truffles? Fans of HBO’s Game of Thrones must without a doubt check out the thrilling studio tour, where you’ll step behind the scenes and discover the secrets that made this the world’s most successful TV series!

Are there any good shops to purchase a cake in Belfast

Yes! There’s loads of mouth-watering bakeries and cake shops in Belfast that are perfect for indulging in some delicious, cakey goodness! Check out our suggestions below.

Lazy Claire Patisserie

227 Castlereagh Road, Belfast BT5 5FH Northern Ireland

Fancy a little slice of Paris in Belfast? Then Lazy Claire Patisserie has got you covered! Situated in East Belfast, this top spot specialises in truly scrumptious treats such as classic French pastries that are so incredibly moorish. Those looking for something extra special should order a platter of exquisite, mini eclairs or colourful macarons. There’s also jaw-dropping gateauxs that will be sure to make a big impression! Lazy Claire is the city’s most authentic French Patisserie, so you know you’ll be in great hands!

Oh! Doughnuts

55 Upper Arthur Street, Belfast BT1 4GJ Northern Ireland

Who needs cake when you can have doughnuts? Head to Oh! Donuts on the city’s Arthur Street where you’ll be able to purchase a box of doughnuts and celebrate your birthday the right way. There’s all kinds of wonderful flavours and fillings to choose from, including classic doughnuts such as raspberry jam or why not push the boat out and treat yourself to one of the speciality doughnuts on offer; from Biscoff and chocolate to red velvet, right through to the exotic sounding Hibiscus, orange and raspberry doughnut, there’s plenty to choose from - our mouths are watering at the very thought!

French Village Bakery

32 Montgomery Road, Belfast BT6 9HL Northern Ireland

If it’s a real showstopper of a cake you’re after, then look no further than the fantastic French Village Bakery. Think beautiful, large layer cakes, iced to perfection with the most gorgeous designs. With everything from cookies and cream and chocolate brownie to glitzy cakes that sparkle, themed cakes and everything else in between, all your cakey dreams will come true here! Please note that it’s collection only and you’ll need to order your cake in advance.

Belfast Birthday Ideas

If you’re after unforgettable birthday ideas, then Belfast is the place to be! This incredible city boasts a massive choice of options for your big day, whether you’re turning 18, 21, 30 or any other age! Here at Fizzbox, we’re proud to offer an exciting and diverse selection of activities and experiences in Belfast, with something that everyone will adore!

With everything from historic landmarks, top shopping spots and leisurely strolls along the River Lagan by day, you’ll be sure to be wowed by the endless array of things to see and do here by day. And when the sun sets, make sure you hit one of the city’s rooftop bars for cocktails or dance your way into the early hours at one of the many nightclubs. With its warm and welcoming atmosphere, friendly locals and more birthday ideas than you can shake a stick at, this vibrant city is certainly one that’s not to be missed!

Why Celebrate a Birthday in Belfast?

As the buzzing capital of Northern Ireland, this city really stands out as the ultimate birthday destination! With a top-notch array of activities on offer, you’ll find that Belfast caters to all tastes; whether you’re looking for a unique experience, a quirky restaurant or just fancy discovering the city’s lively nightlife. In addition, this city is packed with historical landmarks, rich culture and diverse entertainment options. While you’re here, why not check out the iconic Titanic Quarter, or delve into the city’s incredible history at the Ulster Museum, before taking a tour of the famous murals? Whatever you choose to do, the city’s warm hospitality will ensure your birthday celebration is one that’s totally memorable!

Belfast Nightlife For Birthdays

If we had to summarise Belfast’s nightlife in one word, we’d have to say epic! Whatever your mood or vibe, you’ll find a whole bunch of top venues in this city where you’ll be able to keep the good times going until the wee hours. We’ve outlined some of the best areas below for a top-notch night out in this lively capital.

Cathedral Quarter

The Cathedral Quarter is the pulsating heartbeat of Belfast’s nightlife and is ideal for groups seeking a central location packed with excitement. Famed for its historic charm and creative energy, this district boasts plenty of cosy traditional pubs, modern bars and several live music venues. Those craving a touch of sophistication should head to one of Belfast’s many cocktail bars, where you’ll be able to watch as innovative mixology comes to life! A night out in the Cathedral Quarter guarantees an unforgettable evening for your whole group.

Queen’s Quarter

Nestled in the city centre, the Queen’s Quarter offers a diverse and buzzing nightlife that caters to both Belfast’s student population and locals alike. Situated just a stone’s throw from Queen’s University, this area offers a massive array of brilliant pubs, bars and late-night venues, with plenty of irresistible drink deals! There’s a real quirky vibe here too, with some laid-back, boho spots that you’re bound to love. You’ll also find some top eateries that are perfect for grabbing a bite to eat beforehand. Get ready for a lively and unbeatable atmosphere in the Queen’s Quarter, where a truly epic evening awaits!

The Golden Mile

Belfast’s Golden Mile is the stretch between Great Victoria Street and Dublin Road, famed for its top nightlife and bustling selection of bars, pubs and clubs. It starts in the Queen’s Quarter area, taking you slap bang into the heart of the city centre - you’ll never be far from a top spot here to sink some drinks and party the night away!

Rooftop Bars in Belfast

Nothing screams style like a rooftop bar, so make sure you visit one of these unmissable venues whilst you’re in Belfast - here, the views are just as spectacular as the cocktails! There’s a fair few scattered across the city, offering the perfect spot to unwind and take your birthday celebration to new heights!

The Perch

42 Franklin St, Belfast BT2 7GE

Head to Belfast’s buzzing Franklin Street and discover The Perch - a stunning rooftop oasis where you can escape the busy hustle and bustle of life! Located on the fifth floor of historic Linen House, this place is known for its indulgent cocktails and its lively party crowd. Inside, the interiors are lush and there’s plenty of striking flowers on display, adding a botanical feel. And when hunger strikes, make sure you sink your teeth into one of their amazing pizzas!

Angel and Two Bibles

1 Goose Entry, Belfast BT1 1FP

If you’ve never been to a speakeasy bar, then make sure you pay a visit to Angel and Two Bibles! You’ll need to buzz the door to gain access to this one, before climbing the stairway. On arrival, you’ll be greeted by a cosy, heated outdoor terrace, that’s ideal for enjoying a couple of cheeky drinks before dinner or even a nightcap! This venue is open on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.


70-74 Ann St, Belfast BT1 4EH

Situated on Bullitt Hotel’s Rooftop, Tetto is a gorgeous space that’s all about teaming quality drinks with great views! It’s an incredible spot to celebrate turning a year older and boasts impeccably chic interiors, creating the perfect backdrop for your snaps. Whether you’re looking to drink, dine or do both, Tetto is the place to be - look forward to live music and awesome DJs on select nights, carrying you through to the early hours in pure style.

The Treehouse at AMPM

38-42 Upper Arthur St, Belfast BT1 4GH

One of the city’s hidden gems on Upper Arthur Street, The Treehouse is a beautiful partially covered rooftop terrace set within AMPM Restaurant. It’s a real swanky place that’s decked out with fairy lights and garden décor and offers up a delicious choice of cocktails, punches, beers, ciders and wine. They even serve small plates too if you’re feeling peckish!


Belfast shines as an inclusive city and boasts a thriving LGBTQIA+ scene with a top choice of standout venues that are both friendly and welcoming - check out some recommendations below. If you’re visiting during the summer months, then make sure you’re around for the annual Belfast Pride. Taking place in July every year, this is one of the city’s biggest events and includes a spectacular parade and festival which spans across 10 days. This electric celebration of diversity, colour and unity is certainly something you won’t want to miss!

Muriel’s Café Bar

12-14 Church Ln, Belfast BT1 4QN

Whether you’re a local or tourist, Muriel’s Café Bar on the city’s Church Lane is a fun and quirky space for the LGBTQIA+ community and allies. Expect unique décor, a great cocktail menu and an all round great atmosphere.


108 Donegall St, Belfast BT1 2GX

Situated in the bustling Cathedral Quarter and within the Maverick Pub, Boombox is a brilliant spot that provides stylish interiors and an inclusive environment for all. Get ready to party with some of the fiercest drag acts around!

Union Street Bar & Restaurant

8-14 Union St, Belfast BT1 2JF

Step inside Union Street Bar and experience a fun and laid-back vibe where you’ll be able to relax and have a laugh with friends. Originally a 19th century shoe factory, this place is totally unique and offers a comfortable and trendy atmosphere. This bar hosts regular events such as karaoke, quizzes, cabaret and fabulous drag shows and here, everyone is encouraged to be their authentic selves!


96 Donegall St, Belfast BT1 2GW

If you’re looking to party the night away, then make sure you head to Kremlin, Belfast's best-known gay venue. This Soviet themed bar offers multiple floors, various music genres, incredible drag shows and themed nights too - it really is the place to be!

Fancy a Birthday Party in Belfast?

Ready to celebrate your birthday the Belfast way? Take a browse of our top activities and experiences on offer in this incredible city and prepare to mark your special occasion in absolute style!

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