Sublime, sky-high sips start here

Welcome to The Observatory – The Grand Central’s jewel and the most spectacular and luxurious of liquor lounges. Take a seat and marvel over never-before-seen views of Belfast and beyond. From pavement to panorama, this is the tallest bar in all of Ireland and it makes for a phenomenally dreamy destination. Take in the view, pore over the dazzling menu and savour the most masterful mixology creations in Belfast’s most memorable sky-bar…


The Observatory is open daily from 1pm-late. The dress code is smart attire and as with anything the management reserve the right to refuse admission. Sports tops/shorts and other such attire will not be permitted. No persons under the age of 12 will be permitted after 6pm, 12-18 year olds are permitted until 9pm when accompanied by an adult and only 18 year olds & over are permitted after 9pm.


Afternoon Tea is available daily in the Observatory and bookings can be made via our online booking system below. For cocktails and drinks*, admission is on a first come first served basis. Priority will be given to hotel residents in the evening. For further information please call 028 9023 1066.

Afternoon Tea

Jawbox G&Tea Afternoon Tea

Turn G&T into G&Tea with our new Afternoon Tea experience, coming soon to The Observatory in partnership with Jawbox Gin and Tourism NI’s Embrace the Giant Spirit campaign. In addition to our finest teas, collection of coffees and the finest food to consume will be an exclusive Jawbox Gin experience.


Please note all Afternoon Tea bookings must be made and dietary requirements stated 24 hours’ in advance.


To book please use our online booking system below or call 028 9023 1066.



Sublime, sky-high sips start here

View Lounge & Drinks Menu
View Classic Cocktails Menu
View Afternoon Tea Menu

To book please call 028 9023 1066. 


Please note our menus are subject to change