From pubs with historical significance in the heart of Belfast to quaint rural bars for a quieter tipple, there are lots of options to choose from across Northern Ireland if you want to relax in an informal outdoor setting.
Take a look at this ultimate guide to beer gardens across Northern Ireland.
The Thirsty Goat, Belfast
One of the newest features in Belfast’s bustling Cathedral Quarter, The Thirsty Goat offers an outdoor seating area that is as lively as the interior.
Famous for its taxidermied centrepiece, choose from a perfectly pulled pint or curiously concocted cocktail for your drink of choice.
For more information, go to thethirstygoat.co.uk
The Dirty Onion, Belfast
Situated just next door to The Thirsty Goat, The Dirty Onion is a great option if it’s chicken you’re after.
Their famous Yardbird restaurant can be enjoyed alongside their extensive list of craft beers, so pick your accompaniments and sit for hours.
For more information, go to thedirtyonion.com
The Dark Horse Courtyard, Belfast
The Dark Horse Courtyard centres around Belfast’s culturally diverse art scene, featuring a variety of street art on its surrounding walls.
You can also find Belfast poet Seamus Heaney’s words transcribed into stone for a