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Christmas at The Merchant Hotel

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This Christmas at The Merchant Hotel we have a wealth of stunning facilities to ensure your Christmas is truly magical.  Enjoy festive banquets, sumptuous overnight stays, seasonal afternoon teas, fabulous celebrations to bring in the New Year and much more...

For more information about Christmas throughout the hotel, follow the links below

The Great Room

Celebrate Christmas in Belfast’s most elegant dining room,under the magnificence of our 150-year-old dome, spectacular Tyrone Crystal chandelier and iconic Christmas tree.

We offer Christmas lunch, dinner and festive afternoon teas from 27th November onwards.  We also have special events for Christmas Eve, Chrsitmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Eve and New Years Day.

Festive Banquets

Enjoy the elegance of The Rita Duffy Room for your dinner parties this Christmas. Sample the delights of our festive three course and finish the night off in style with our in-house DJ

Winter Wonderland
Winter Wonderland

Embrace the wonder and beauty of winter time as the roof garden at The Merchant Hotel is transformed into a grotto of wintry delight. Fir trees twinkle with fairy lights, snowflakes and icicles sparkle in the crisp, frosty air.  What better way to enjoy the festive season and the best of winter.

Berts Restaurant

Berts Jazz Bar encapsulates the sleek elegance of the Art Deco era, complemented by the very best in live jazz, fabulous cocktails and mouth-watering food.  Our Christmas lunch, dinner and Sunday brunch menu is available from 27th November.  Berts is also open for Boxing Day, New Years Eve and New Years Day brunch.

Narnia in the Ballard Room
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Rediscover the wonder of childhood delights this festive season as our Ballard room is filled with the magic and myth of Narnia.  Join us for elegant festive lunches and dinners that will surprise and delight all your guests.

The Cloth Ear

In our cosy and welcoming public bar, our seasonal comfort food has made us a firm favourite for city dining. This Christmas we are offering a three course all-day festive menu for your enjoyment available from 24th November.

Private Events

With a number of special festive event spaces available, The Merchant Hotel can accommodate gala dinners for up to 150 guests, drinks receptions for up to 200 guests and events in Ollie’s Club for up to 550 guests. We also offer a variety of intimate dining options with a choice of gourmet dinner menus.

The Spa

Whether pampering yourself, ready for the party season, or purchasing a treatment as a gift for someone else our spa have a range of options this Christmas season.

Christmas Gifts

Let the Merchant Hotel help you give the gift of indulgence this Christmas.  We have a range of luxurious gift ideas or if you cant make your mind up why not purchase a Merchant Gift, available for any monetary values and accepted throughout the hotel.

More Information

For full details of what on offer this Christmas.

Download our Christmas brochure >> 

Or speak to one of our Christmas Co-ordinators on 028 9023 4888 or via email at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it