If you’re thinking about hitting the town clubbing this weekend why don’t you try some of these top clubs in the city:
1. El Divino
Sitting on the banks of the River Lagan El Divino is Belfast’s largest club with four rooms across three floors.
Best known for their celebrity guests including Big Brother’s Calum Best and top DJs such as Roger Sanchez the club quickly got a reputation for being the city’s hottest nightspot.
A typical favourite of every student The Limelight Complex is best known as being a multi-genre venue offering a great mix of live music and club culture.
Having hosted a wide range of live music acts as well as a varied number of local club DJs the venue comprises of two clubs, a bar and an outdoor area.
T-Street Warehouse opened their doors in May 2014. The venue in Tomb Street, was stripped bare and brought back to its original glory which owners say “boasts a chic, contemporary warehouse environment with classy touches mix matched with local graffiti art scattered around the club by local artist Visual Waste.”
Celebrated as Belfast’s longest running dance music emporium Thompsons Garage is synonymous with supporting local DJs and clubbing into the small hours (legally of course).
Recently the club has become more and more popular for its VIP options. From sports players and socialites to Belfast’s leading trend-setters Thompsons will always be the old favourite.
5. The Box
With state of the art sound and light installations, DJ booths, LED Screens, plasma screens, a PA System and 2 large stages The Box has been a firm favourite on the Belfast club scene since it opened in 2009.
The club recently refurbished its two VIP areas which adds to its impressive statistics of 6 large bars, 4 satellite bars, 3 cloakrooms, and 6 different toilet facilites.
The Kremlin has firmly established itself as the core of the gay scene in Belfast.
It has three distinct areas; Tsar (a stylish cocktail lounge), the Long Bar (a two level disco bar) and Red Square (the 2 level club arena) which plays host to the best resident DJs, live acts and personal appearances.
The entire club is regularly transformed to provide a backdrop for a huge variety of theme nights ranging from Vegas Casinos to the Kremlin State Fair.
7. China White
October 2014 seen international club brand Chinawhite open its door’s in Belfast’s Linen Quarter. Situated on Franklin Street just around the corner from sister bar Shiro, Chinawhite claimed it would bring a “new era of clubbing to the city centre”.
Rich oriental natural slate, lacquered fretwork divider screens and sumptuous booth seating are all combined to create a sophisticated, exciting, and tastefully detailed late night venue.
8. Ollies Nightclub
Ollie’s club at The Merchant Hotel offers clubbers a “luxury club experience”.
It is a lavish space which owners claim has state of the art light and sound systems, complemented by magnificent surroundings and excellent products and services. Generous quantities of deep red velvet and leather seating, mahogany walls and restored original vaulted ceilings all ensure that Ollie’s is Ireland’s preeminent Club.
Ollie’s also features a discreet and elegant private members bar.
9. Club Mono
This club comprises of three distinct zones; a large bar space, a separate dance floor and generous seated areas, all designed with the discerning clubber in mind. You choose the type of night out you want. They have a Function One sound system, creative and stylish decpr, two VIP spaces available for private hire and an extensive heated smoking terrace.
Located on Bradbury Place (where the M-Club used to be) ALIBI is a new two-floor venue with three-floor smoking terrace. The club now showcases the very best in local talent and guest DJs from the Marbella and Ibiza scene.
On the site of the old Front Page pub Boombox brings you everything from drag acts and electro pop to indie, hip hop, house and techno.