I hate nightclubs but upstairs in White's Tavern does the job for me. Chilled out and relaxed, not as pretentious as some.
I think the Errigle is the best pub in Belfast. I used to live beside it and have missed it as a local ever since.
Drink of choice?
Despite many wine-tasting sessions, I always go for a beer. You can take the girl out of Tyrone ...
Best music to dance to?
Spice Girls or any cheesy pop.
Best thing about going out in Northern Ireland?
Nowadays, choice. As well as the multitude of bars, clubs and restaurants, you can take your pick from drama, opera, ballet, musical, or a concert almost any day of the week.
And the worst thing?
Queues outside the latest place to be.
James McGinn, general manager of the Europa. Rumour has it he knows how to treat a lady.
And your nightmare date?
Ian Paisley. We would never agree.
Cheesiest chat-up line you have ever heard/used?
Is that a ladder in your tights ... or a stairway to heaven?
Fran Cavanagh is the front of house manager at the Grand Opera House, which re-opens after extensive renovations in October.