24 hours in Belfast: Jordan Mooney on where to stay, eat, drink and visit

Take a whistle-stop tour of a city with lots to offer to visitors

Taste and Tour offers unmissable food and drink-focused walks around
One of the Europa Hotel’s newly refurbished superior bedrooms

Where to stay

The Europa Hotel ( is synonymous with Belfast, and recently marked its 50th year in business. The four star property has played host to celebrities, musicians and presidents over the years, and is currently undergoing a £10 million upgrade. Rooms start at £115 per person sharing, with a range of package deals also available.

For a smaller, quirkier option, try The Harrison Chambers of Distinction ( on the Malone Road, where owner Melanie Harrison offers a warm local welcome.