The Ultimate Guide to Benedicts Bar in Belfast


Welcome to Belfast's premium night-time hotspot and the only bar in Belfast playing live music 7 nights a week until 1am. Benedicts Bar in Belfast attracts beer lovers, wine lovers, dance movers and cocktail shakers from all over the country every night. Our fun loving metropolitan crowd (Over 21s) enjoy some of Ireland's best live bands Sunday–Wednesday, and the finest of Belfast’s DJs at the weekend. 

Live Music in Belfast at BENEDICTS

Nowhere does night time entertainment like Benedicts. One of the best bars in Belfast, with live music 7 nights a week until 1am, it's clear why locals have loved partying with us for the last 18 years.

MondayTuesday    Wednesday

The Untouchables feat.
Brian Giffen 10pm - 12am
DJ Davy Waite 12am - 1am

Step Brothers/ The Third Wheel 10pm -12am
DJ Davy Waite 12am - 1am


Keni Brownlow featuring various support acts - from 10pm

Without question the most well known and successful cover band in the country! The "Monday Club" at Benedicts has grown from strength to strength over the years.

These guys bring a high tempo to the Benedicts stage time and time again. From pop to jive; Step Brothers or the Third Wheel will not disappoint.


Some of Belfast's new talent. Keni will be sure to get our crowd going!


Benedicts Live Music Days & TImes

Thursday night mix-up from 8pm. Featuring acts from all over the North including Rory Conway, Puzzles, Gerry O'Neill, Luke O'Loan, Matthew Compsey, Steven O'Hagan and many more

Friday & Saturday

Live & Unplugged 7pm - 9pm followed by DJ Colin Hullock 9pm - 1am

Every week sit back and enjoy some of Belfast’s best two piece live acts, the perfect way to ease yourself in to one of our Saturday nights!

Sunday Session

Our Sundays are legendary throughout Belfast. Music in our bar starts at 2.30pm and runs through until 12 midnight. Carlsberg don't do Sundays...

Blackthorn 2.30pm - 5pm
The country's biggest and best Irish folk group will have everyone singing along. From 'The Hills of Donegal' to 'Tell me ma' - This is the real sound of Belfast.

60s/70s/80s 5pm - 7pm
Time to bring out those moves you swore you'd never use again!

Chart Hits 7pm - 9pm
Dance Classics 9pm - 12 midnight

Main Bar Opening Times

  • Mon - Sat: 11:30 - 1:00am
  • Sun: 12:00 - 12:00am

Resident Bar Closing Times

  • Mon - Sat: 2:30am
  • Sun: 1:00am

Cocktails £4

  • 4pm-9pm
  • Every day

Frequently Asked Questions

Benedict's, Belfast has top standard live music every night of the week, with local acts giving you a taste of the Belfast music scene.
One of our amazing DJs at Benedicts Bar, Davy Waite and Colin Hullock, are here every night, bringing beats you won’t be able to stop dancing to.
Did somebody say dancing? Whether you want to let loose to live music, take it back to the 80s, or move to the beat of your favourite contemporary tracks, Benedict’s Bar is where you’ll want to be.
Benedict’s of Belfast have an extensive cocktail menu at our popular bar, available every night of the week, and at only £4 each! How could you say no..?