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The Merchant Hotel offers a wonderful selection of beautiful and superbly equipped rooms to provide the perfect space for your event; from our elegant private rooms to our unique roof top garden, and our dedicated six room meetings and events suite. From business meetings to glamorous gala dinners, our professional Events Team can tailor your event to meet your exact requirements.

  • The Merchant Hotel offers delegates the optimum environment to ensure they are at their very best all day: Two unique and innovative systems have been developed to enhance delegate concentration levels. 'Intelligent air purification systems' provide a 30% increase in oxygen levels at the touch of a button. Complementing this is the 'colour psychology lighting system' which allows trainers to create bespoke colour moods to maximise delegate performance.
  • Blue tooth, high speed wireless broadband, fully adjustable air conditioning and heating controls are standard throughout all meetings and events suites.
  • Our dedicated 6 room events space can cater for groups of 2 to 200 and includes dedicated private dining facilities.
  • Our Veuve Clicquot Champagne Lounge for drinks receptions and parties of up to 40 people.
  • Our beautifully landscaped roof garden, currently an Alpine Lodge, is unique to the city and is available for booking private events. It features a private bar, beautiful landscaping and fabulous views over The Black Mountain and The Cave Hill. Drinks and finger food can be provided for parties of up to 60 people.
  • Our Private Dining Room is an intimate and elegant room which is perfect for formal dining for parties of up to 18 people.
  • Ollie's Club is available for private hire outside of club opening hours (Thursday-Saturday nights) and makes a superb events space for parties of up to 600 people.

To make an enquiry please complete the form to the right or alternatively please contact our Events team on +44(0) 28 9026 2717
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Cristal Champagne Dinner - 9th Oct 2014

On October 9th 2014, The Great Room Restaurant at The Merchant Hotel will play host to the most exclusive gastronomic event on the island of Ireland this year. For £195 per person, you can enjoy the ultimate fine dining experience with a sumptuous seven course meal, alongside matching luxury wines and Louis Roederer Cristal champagne. Dishes from the luxurious menu include pressed guinea fowl and rabbit terrine with hazelnut and vanilla pear accompanied by a glass of Brut Vintage 2007; lobster thermidor matched with a glass of Cristal 2006; wild turbot, salsify, caspian beluga caviar with a glass of Cristal 2000; and a dessert of Brillat savarin, spiced black fig and candied pistachio paired with a glass of Louis Roederer Rose Vintage 2009.

With demand for tables at the exclusive dinner set to be high, culinary and wine aficionados are advised to book early,

Please contact +44 (0) 28 9023 4888 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Click here for more information of this exclusive event, including the full food and drinks menu.


Fabulous Fashion Teas - 11th & 12th October 2014

Join us for a series of gloriously decadent Champagne afternoon teas with a fabulous fashion show and amazing pop-up boutiques.

Saturday 11th October

12.30pm Harper & Grainne Maher
3.00pm The Edge
5.30pm Castle Couture

Sunday 12th October

1.00pm The Boudoir
3.30pm The Boudoir

Purchase your ticket here >>

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