Tag - hospitality

Popular Cathedral Quarter Restaurant Reopens Following Pandemic Closure

A familiar face in Belfast’s hospitality scene is set to a return to its Cathedral Quarter home next month. The eclectic restaurant, Made In Belfast, will open its doors once again in the historic Cathedral Quarter on November 4, with owner Emma Bricknell keen to get back serving up fresh, hearty food for the people...

Slemish Market Supper Club Hosts Exclusive Summer Fine Dining Experience

The popular Slemish Market Supper Club is set to offer food fans a new experience next month as their exclusive dining experience returns for another six-course event featuring well known chef Rob Curley. Based in the beautiful surroundings of the greater Ballymena area, the unique pop up dining experience, Slemish Market Supper Club, creates an...

Digitally Enabled Change, Data and Storytelling: the Way Forward for Tourism in Northern Ireland

Tourism NI’s head of digital explains plans for recovery Digital development, increasing use of data and a vision of transformation for how the tourism industry gears up for the post-pandemic recovery are some of the priorities for Tourism NI as it prepares to revive Northern Ireland’s world-leading tourism status. The recent Tourism Recovery Action Plan, launched...

5 Cathedral Quarter Hotels Perfect For a City Centre Staycation in Belfast

If you’re thinking of a staycation this year Belfast’s Cathedral Quarter has everything you need to have the perfect experience, from Instagrammable murals to delicious local dishes. With a thriving nightlife, a whole host of arts and culture events and venues and some of the city’s best restaurants you won’t be stuck for something to...

7 Beer Gardens To Visit This Summer In Belfast’s Cathedral Quarter

With the weather in Northern Ireland heating up, what better time to get out in the city and enjoy the many beer gardens that Belfast has to offer.  From burgers and pints to cocktails and charcuterie there is really something to suit all tastes available in the Cathedral Quarter.  Here are 7 Beer Gardens in the...

Leading The Way through Carrick’s WW2 History

The rich and varied World War Two history of Carrickfergus is becoming ever more accessible thanks to the Lead The Way walking tours by Adrian Hack. Uncovering the history of the town’s past in the 1940s Adrian reveals how a linen factory was converted to make parachutes, that tanks were built, how the iconic US...

Time For Government To Step Up For Hospitality Sector

By Emma Bricknell, restaurant owner The welcome re-opening of hospitality after long, depressing months is something everyone in the sector has been longing for but the government needs to back us after such a tough time. I have had to take seriously the impact on my business, and will be changing the brand of all my...