Eat & Drink
The Grand Café
Relax and Unwind in spacious accommodation
The Grand Central Hotel is the new shining star of Belfast City. Located in the heart of Belfast on Bedford Street, this hotel dominates the city skyline, with its awe-inspiring height and beautiful contemporary design. The seventh hotel in the Hastings Hotels Collection, the Grand Central Hotel is Belfast history reborn as it perfectly represents all the glamour and grandeur of a top-class modern hotel while also paying homage to the vibrant history of the previous Grand Central Hotel founded in the 19th century that was an integral part of Belfast history.
Opulence and quality weaves its way through each and every aspect of the Grand Central Hotel including the dining offering which is as versatile and exciting as it comes. Visitors have a choice of three restaurants within the hotel which cater for all tastes and occasions. The Seahorse Bar & Restaurant, named for the city’s maritime history, is a showcase of beautiful contemporary design. Enjoy your meal in an expansive space with high ceilings and walled windows that take in the city’s sights. The restaurant ingeniously transforms from bright and relaxed daytime dining to the more intimate and dramatic atmosphere of evening dining. Enjoy a pre-dinner drink in the restaurant’s bar and choose from a range of creative cocktails or spirits and beers. You’ll be impressed with the hotel’s collection of both local and international suppliers.
Hastings Hotels have always championed and prioritised local food and this ethos is felt keenly in the Grand Central Hotel. Locally inspired menus reflect seasonal foods and feature the very best of regional meat, poultry, fish and seafood that is wonderfully presented and seasoned with an exciting array of ingredients. During the day, visitors can also enjoy a leisurely Afternoon Tea in the Seahorse Lounge. Sip on an indulgent glass of champagne as you savour delicate savoury creations and delightfully dainty homemade desserts!
The Grand Café is the perfect spot to enjoy a meal with friends in a casual contemporary bistro style dining space. Serving breakfast and an all-day menu, enjoy a selection of light bites and freshly prepared sandwiches along with mains that encompass all tastes and dietary requirements.
The Observatory, located on the very top of the hotel, is the jewel in the crown that is the Grand Central Hotel. Ireland’s highest bar, you can sip in the sky as you take in the awe-inspiring panoramic views that surround you. This cosmopolitan space is the height (no pun intended!) of style and luxury. The Observatory’s team of expert mixologists carefully craft cocktails that will cater to your tastes, while those who prefer other alcoholic beverages will be spoiled for choice with the extensive selection of spirits and beers. You can also enjoy an intriguing Celestial Afternoon Tea during the day, which brings this popular food experience to a new level. Sip on an array of teas or crafted coffees as you dine on handcrafted delicious creations. This makes for a super glamorous afternoon experience if we do say so ourselves!
In keeping with the hotel’s excellence, the 300 rooms in the Grand Central Hotel are the height of comfort, elegance and luxury. Spacious and decorated with splashes of colour, bedrooms feature all the necessities to make you unwind and enjoying a relaxing and restful night’s sleep. Visitors can choose from an exciting range of rooms, from Executive, Deluxe and Suites.
Hastings Hotels have a longstanding reputation for excellence and their latest edition, the Grand Central Hotel has taken up this mantle with ease. From dining to accommodation, guests will enjoy luxury and grandeur throughout their experience of this hotel and will no doubt be waiting in anticipation of their next visit to Belfast and the Grand Central Hotel.