Northern Ireland is an extremely exciting place to eat at the moment, with new openings and incredible artisan producers popping up across the counties. To celebrate this, why not hop in the car and head to the Capital for Belfast Restaurant week? With all these delicious activities for all to enjoy, Belfast is the place to be this week.
This exciting new event will present some of the nation’s favourite chefs and the region’s very best producers of food and drink. See top chefs cooking live in the Supertheatre at the heart of the Show, including James Martin, Paul Hollywood and the Hairy Bikers, John Torode, plus local star Paul Rankin leading the NI Year of Food and Drink sessions. Delve into the wealth of fantastic produce that Northern Ireland has to offer, and discover, sample and buy from the producers themselves in the Food NI Pavilion and Producers’ Village.
Belfast Waterfront, to book tickets click here.
Step back in time in this unique experience, and test all your senses on a five course gastronomic tour of the Titanic Quarter. Spanning five venues, this flavoursome tour will give you a taste of life in Belfast over a century ago, when the Titanic Quarter was the largest shipyard in the world. Taking you on a 3 hour journey of good food, drink, local music, and traditional Belfast craic, in destinations including Cast & Crew, T13, The Scullery and The Yard at Belfast Met, there’s no better way to explore this corner of the city. The tour calls by SS Nomadic and steps into history in Titanic’s Dock and Pump-House. Be ferried in style on The Wee Tram.
Titanic Quarter, 13 – 14 October 2016, £36 per person.
It’s time to go to Broadway with Conor Taggart and Co. Let some of Northern Ireland’s finest performers entertain you over a three course supper with a night full of musical gems. There will be classic favourites from shows like Phantom of the Opera, Grease and Oliver, hits from Anything Goes, Guys and Dolls and the incredible Les Miserables, as well as some of Pavarotti’s opera classics.
Canteen Belfast, 10 Belmont Road, Belfast. 14 October, £20 per person.
Enjoy a Bollywood dance night in the heart of Belfast city at Solo Kitchen and Bar, where east meets west. For one night only, feast on an authentic three course Indian meal using the very best locally sourced food and beverages suppliers. Be greeted like a VIP with a red carpet and glass of prosecco on arrival, and enjoy entertainment from live Bollywood dancers as you eat.
Solo Restaurant and Bar, Wellington Place. 15 October, £25 per person.
The newly opened Bullitt Hotel is home to Taylor & Clay, their in-house restaurant which will feature Waygu beef on its menu. This unique, specially bred beef is cooked to perfection on the bespoke Asador Gill – the largest indoor grill in Belfast. Come and sample this mouth-watering delicacy with a Four Course Wagyu beef tasting menu, complete with a tasty cocktail on arrival.
Bullitt Hotel, Victoria Street. 16 October, £45 per person.
For more information on Belfast Restaurant Week click here.