Cathedral Quarter information
Things to do in Cathedral Quarter…
St Anne’s Cathedral – The Cathedral seeks to maintain an Anglican and Irish ethos and identity in its daily worship, whilst providing a hospitable space for civic, community and inter-church services. A living partnership is maintained with St Peter’s Roman Catholic Cathedral in the city.
The MAC – Belfast’s brand new arts venue, The Mac is a world-class venue in Belfast’s Cathedral Quarter and is home to all kinds of exhibitions, blockbuster performances, experimental works and endless goings-on.
St George’s Market – One of Belfast’s oldest attractions. It was built between 1890 and 1896 and is one of the best markets in the UK and Ireland. It has been selected for numerous local and national titles and awards for its fresh, local produce and great atmosphere. It holds a weekly Friday Variety Market, the City Food and Craft Market on Saturdays and the Sunday Market. It also hosts a range of events throughout the year.
PRONI – The Public Record Office of Northern Ireland is the official place of deposit for public records in Northern Ireland. Includes location, visitor information, virtual tour, publications and indexes to records.
Belfast Barge – Lagan Legacy’s barge bears a precious cargo – the extraordinary story of Belfast’s epic maritime and industrial past, told in a spectacular exhibition called ‘The Greatest Story Never Told.’
W5 Interactive Discovery Centre, – Ireland’s award winning science and discovery centre at Odyssey in Belfast. With over 250 interactive exhibits and a changing programme of events, shows and exhibitions, W5 is a great value day out for all the family!
Titanic Belfast – The newly opened Titanic Belfast® is an unmissable visit in any tour of Northern Ireland. It is located in the heart of Belfast, on the slipways where RMS Titanic was built.
Cafes, restaurants and bars in the area
The Cloth Ear – Bar of the Merchant Hotel
The Duke of York – One of Belfast’s most famous traditional pubs
John Hewitt – live music six nights a week
Muriels – café bar on Church Lane is themed on a 1920s hat shop
McHugh’s – dating back 1711
The Northern Whig – Bridge Street
The Spaniard Bar – Skipper Street