WORDS by CRAIG HENDERSON
Recently two of my friends got knocked back from a Belfast club for being too old.
Guys my age (26) being branded ‘past it’ has led me to hunt out a different type of night out… a plub.
A plub by definition is not quite a club but also not quite a pub. It looks and feels like a pub but stays open late and produces sounds like a club.
These plubs open during the day serving food and drink and in the evenings they mix the best of a ‘Few Pints’ night out with a proper ‘Big One’.
There’s no strict dress code, the drink is cheaper and it’s not a fortune to get through the door.
Cheap cocktails and Ping Pong – not a bad duo.
Belfast Cathedral Quarter’s newest purveyors of whiskey, cocktails & curiosities.
Ultimate variety with 4 Floors and 6 Bars!
The sounds of a club and the atmosphere of a pub with a garden fit for a party.
5. The Hudson
The self proclaimed “imbibing emporium” mixing whisky, ales and disco.
With good food, a range of bars, pool tables and a massive dance floor- Lavery’s ticks all the boxes.
I’ll go anywhere where you have to supply a secret password to get in.
8. The Garrick
Traditional surroundings, unbelievable selection of beer and a place to dance after four or five pints.