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at Grand

Join us this Christmas & New Year to celebrate in style.

We look forward to welcoming you into the warmth and glamour of Belfast’s most luxurious hotel, its halls bedecked for the festive season. There’s something for everyone at the Grand Central, where a host of delectable dining experiences await. Enjoy a sumptuous Afternoon Tea or Cocktails after a busy day Christmas shopping. Eat, drink and be merry with our Festive Menus throughout December in both our Seahorse Restaurant or Grand Café. Celebrate in style with our lavish Christmas Day Luncheon and New Year's Ever dinner, or see in 2022 in style with our New Year's Eve Roaring 20's Cocktail Party in the Observatory. Our welcoming ambience, friendly service and central location makes the Grand Central the perfect choice for your Christmas celebrations.


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Christmas Two Day

All you need for a grand Christmas experience. Indulge in the finest foods on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and Boxing Day, and relax in the ultimate luxury

From £500pps

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Enjoy a champagne and canapé reception followed by a decadent six-course luncheon in the Seahorse Restaurant. Includes a special visit from Santa

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The Grand Central has three exquisite private dining spaces. Menus available from £55pp, includes room hire, welcome cocktail and four-course meal

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Afternoon Tea

Indulge in a selection of delicious seasonal savouries and sweet treats in the Seahorse Lounge

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Relax, shop and celebrate in the heart of the city. Our best festive offer includes mulled wine and mince pies as well as full Irish breakfast

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New Year’s

Bring in the New Year with us. Celebrate in the Seahorse Restaurant or get the party going in our Roaring 20’s Cocktail Party in the Observatory

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The gift that will keep on giving. Hastings Hotels Gift Cards can be spent in each of the seven Hastings hotels

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Festive Tea

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Experience the ceremony of a sumptuous afternoon tea, infused with the magic of Christmas. Partake of festive delicacies in the elegant Observatory Cocktail Lounge, with breath-taking vistas of Belfast and beyond.
Served daily throughout December from 1 - 5 pm
Call 028 9023 1066 to make your Festive Afternoon Tea booking

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At Hastings Hotels, we offer an extensive range of Gift Cards and special Experience Gift Cards to take the stress out of Christmas shopping. Gift Cards can be spent at any of the seven Hastings Hotels and allow family and friends to choose the perfect present for themselves, from a gourmet dinner, to a romantic break, spa treatment or even a round of drinks at the bar!
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