Here are 9 great ways to enjoy Belfast on a budget…

To Shop…

1. St George’s Market

12-20 East Bridge St

Open Friday through to Sunday, the Market is a cheap way to buy high quality fruit and veg as well as speciality foods and pastries.

IMBV-St George's Market

2. Utopia

Fountain Centre, College St

From jewellery to household items, this is the perfect spot to find a unique bargain. Keep your eyes open for one of their 20-30% sales too!

Alice's Wonderland

For A Bite…

3. Little Wing Pizzeria

10 Ann St

Lunch at Little Wing isn’t going to cause you to even break your £5 note. For £4.75 you can have any 6″ pizza with an insalata mista or chicken Caesar salad. Yum!

IMBV-little wing

4. Kurrito

26 Botanic Ave

Mexican food with an Asian twist. Dependent on toppings, weighty portions are around a fiver and have left many customers returning on a daily basis.


5. Maggie Mays

2 Malone Rd

You can sit outside close to the Botanic Gardens and enjoy a tasty breakfast at Maggie Mays for under £3 and their main meals cost not much more, most dishes range from £4 – £7.

Maggie Mays

For A Drink…

6. The Bridge House

37 Bedford St

Wetherspoons proudly presents a large drinks menu with prices at around £2 -£3. They’ve recently expanded their craft beer range so it may be worth spending a little more.

the bridge house

7. The Parlour

2-4 Elmwood Ave

There’s always a drinks offer at The Parlour. With beer of the month priced at £2.50 and spirit of the month with a mixer for £3.50, it’s worth making a visit to one of their events, be it a quiz or DJ night.

The Parlour

To Do…

8. Black Cab Tour

For £8.50 a head at Paddy Campbell’s Black Cab Tour you and 3 – 5 of your friends can see the sights of Belfast from the comfort of a cab. From the political murals to the titanic’s history, just ask the driver what you want to see.

black cab tour

9. Belfast Ghost Walk

City Hall

For some thrill factor pay £8 to experience a Ghost Walk and hear some stories of paranormal activity in Belfast. Locations include Crumlin Road Gaol, haunted taverns and hidden churches.

ghost tour

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