The Botanic Inn

The Botanic Inn, affectionately known as ‘The Bot’, has been recorded as dating back to 1798. Steeped in history for hundreds of years, it is now considered a focal institution for both tourists and locals in Belfast. Offering over 12 beers on tap, bottled beers, an extensive choice of spirits and tea and coffees. Great nightly entertainment ensures that 'The Bot' is not only the biggest bar in Northern Ireland, but also the busiest

Decor Style: Traditional

Dancing: Upstairs at Top of The Bot Wednesday – Sunday

Entertainment: Aside from seasonal events like St Patrick’s Day, Halloween, Easter etc, The Bot holds entertaining quiz nights, traditional folk music nights and caters for festival events throughout the city. The Bot has invested in state of the art large plasma screens.

Public car parking: On street parking available
NB. This map is based on the postcode and so may not reflect the exact location.

Opening times:

Monday - Saturday 12:00 - 01:00
Sunday 12:00 - Midnight

Last orders 15 minutes before closing.


Main Course from £5

The nearest Tourist Information Centre is:

Visit Belfast Welcome Centre Tourist Information

Location / Directions

By Public Transport:
Take 8a, 8b from city centre, located just beyond QUB
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Contact Details

23-27 Malone Road
County Antrim

Tel: (028) 9050 9740