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Revealed: Northern Ireland's top 100 hospitality venues

By Emma Deighan

Northern Ireland's top 100 hospitality businesses - from Belfast's Albany to Londonderry's Sandinos - were revealed last night in Titanic Belfast.

Collated by Hospitality Ulster, the Top 100 is an A-Z of what is considered the best hotels, restaurants and pubs here.

Comedian Tim McGarry compered the event which attracted hospitality professionals and VIP guests including boxer Carl Frampton.

Mark Stewart, chairman of Hospitality Ulster, said: "These awards are unique as they are the only awards awarded by the industry to the industry; recognising every sector, the diversity on offer and the people who make our industry great."

The list includes Michelin-starred restaurants and five-star hotels to buzzing city centre nightclubs, gastropubs, quaint country pubs and hotels, Hospitality Ulster’s Top 100 shines the spotlight on Northern Ireland hospitality at its best.

Top 100 Hospitality Businesses 2018 (listed in alphabetical order):

  • Albany, Belfast
  • Anchor Bar Complex, Portstewart
  • Auction Rooms, Dungannon
  • Badger’s Bar & Restaurant, Derry-Londonderry
  • Bank Bar & Bistro, Newry
  • Berts Jazz Bar, Belfast
  • Billy Andy’s, Raloo
  • Bishop’s Gate Hotel, Derry-Londonderry
  • Blackbird, Derry-Londonderry
  • Blakes of the Hollow, Enniskillen
  • Brewer’s House, Donaghmore
  • Browns Restaurant, Derry-Londonderry
  • Bull & Ram, Ballynahinch
  • Bullitt, Belfast
  • Bushmills Inn, Bushmills
  • Cafe Parisien, Belfast
  • Cellar Bar, Lurgan
  • Central Wine Bar, Ballycastle
  • Coachman, Magherafelt
  • Coppi, Belfast
  • Corner House, Lurgan
  • Crosskeys Inn, Toome
  • Crowne Plaza, Belfast
  • Curran’s Bar & Seafood Steakhouse, Ardglass
  • Cyprus Avenue, Belfast
  • Deanes Deli Bistro & Vin Café, Belfast
  • Deanes EIPIC, Belfast
  • Dirty Duck Alehouse, Holywood
  • Dirty Onion, Belfast
  • Dorman’s Bar, Magherafelt
  • Duke of York, Belfast
  • Entrada, Derry-Londonderry
  • Errigle Inn, Belfast
  • Europa Hotel, Belfast
  • Fitzwilliam Hotel, Belfast
  • Fratelli Ristorante Pizzeria & Bar, Belfast
  • Front Page, Ballymena
  • Fullerton Arms, Ballintoy
  • Galgorm Resort & Spa, Ballymena
  • Garrick, Belfast
  • Ginger Bistro, Belfast
  • Granny Annie’s Kitchen, Belfast
  • Hagan’s Bar & Bar Bella, Dungannon
  • Harbour Bar, Portrush
  • Harp Bar, Belfast
  • Harry’s Shack, Portstewart
  • Hillside Bar & Restaurant, Hillsborough
  • Hop House, Bangor
  • Howard Street, Belfast
  • Ivanhoe Inn & Hotel, Belfast
  • James Street South, Belfast
  • Jenny Watts, Bangor
  • John Hewitt, Belfast
  • Keegan’s Bar, Armagh
  • Kelly’s Cellars, Belfast
  • La Taqueria, Belfast
  • Lavery’s, Belfast
  • Limelight, Belfast
  • Lobster Pot, Strangford
  • Lough Erne Resort, Enniskillen
  • Manor House Country Hotel, Enniskillen
  • Mary McBride’s, Cushendun
  • Mary’s Bar, Magherafelt
  • Mattie’s Meeting House, Cairncastle
  • McAleer’s Bar, Dungannon
  • McConville’s, Portadown
  • Merchant Hotel, Belfast
  • Millbrook Lodge Hotel, Ballynahinch
  • Morning Star, Belfast
  • Mourne Seafood Bar, Belfast
  • Muddlers Club, Belfast
  • Muriel’s Café Bar, Belfast
  • National Grande Café, Belfast
  • Newforge House, Armagh
  • Noble, Holywood
  • Northern Whig, Belfast
  • Old Thatch Inn, Castledawson
  • Owen’s Bar, Limavady
  • Ownies Bar & Bistro, Carrickfergus
  • OX, Belfast
  • Parson’s Nose, Hillsborough
  • Peadar O’Donnell’s, Derry-Londonderry
  • Pier 36, Donaghadee
  • Plough Inn, Hillsborough
  • Quays Bar, Derry-Londonderry
  • Rafters / Friel's Bar & Restaurant, Swatragh
  • Ramore Wine Bar, Portrush
  • Ruby’s Bar, Larne
  • Sally’s, Omagh
  • Saltwater Brig, Kircubbin
  • Salty Dog Hotel & Bistro, Bangor
  • Sandinos Café Bar, Derry-Londonderry
  • Shu, Belfast
  • Slieve Donard Resort & Spa, Newcastle
  • Sunflower, Belfast
  • Sweet Afton, Belfast
  • Taphouse Gastro Pub, Enniskillen
  • Tedfords Kitchen, Belfast
  • Union Street Bar, Belfast
  • Wine & Brine, Moira

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