10th June 2021 - Flipbook - Page 31
ABOVE: The Dark Horse Courtyard, Cathedral Quarter, Belfast.
JULY 22 2021
ABOVE: The Sunflower, Union Street, Belfast.
ABOVE: Maverick, Donegall Street, Belfast.
Relaxing with a beer in the garden
ABOVE: The Thirsty Goat, Belfast.
THE THIRSTY GOAT
As one of Belfast’s newest
offerings in the Cathedral Quarter,
The Thirsty Goat boasts a spacious
outdoor seating area, right at the
entrance of Hill Street.
Offering everything from a
perfectly pulled pint to local gin
serves, there’s certainly something
to suit all tastes.
THE DIRTY ONION
If you’re looking for a beer
garden that has it all then The
Dirty Onion is the place to go
offering pints and chicken, what
more could you want? Serving up
its famous Yardbird chicken and
sides alongside an extensive drinks
menu, The Dirty Onion has quickly
become a ﬁrm favourite of the
ITH the weather in Northern Ireland
heating up, what better time to get
out in the city and enjoy the many
beer gardens that Belfast has to offer.
From burgers and pints to cocktails and
charcuterie, there is really something to suit
all tastes available in the Cathedral Quarter.
Here are seven Beer Gardens in the
Cathedral Quarter to check out this
Cathedral Quarters visitors.
Offering a wide selection of
craft beer options and the option
to bring your four legged friend,
it provides the perfect spot for
chilled weekend drinks.
THE DARK HORSE COURTYARD
If you want to soak up the rich
arts scene of the Cathedral Quarter
in Belfast’s best kept secret, look
no further than The Dark Horse
Centering around an oak tree,
the courtyard features a gallery of
custom street art inspired by
Belfast’s rich history, including the
words of Seamus Heaney cut into
With exclusive access only
through the Dark Horse, the
courtyard provides the perfect
escape to relax and unwind from
the hustle and bustle of the city.
THE NATIONAL GRANDE CAFE
The National’s new beer garden
offers paired backed cocktails and
With a signature menu of ‘Summer
Swalls,’ including a ‘Froze’ – a
Frozen Rose Cocktail or a Classic
Having teamed up with the ever
popular ‘Coq Burger,’ visitors won’t
go hungry with a garden menu of
burgers and sides available until
ABOVE: The Second Fiddle, Waring Street, Belfast.
to waste a summer day. Priding
themselves on being dog friendly,
the Sunﬂower even offers bowls
and treats for your furry friends.
THE SECOND FIDDLE
Belfast’s newest beer garden on
Waring Street offers al fresco dining
and pints from noon each day.
In lieu of live entertainment the
bar is also offering free Bodhran
Irish drum lessons, has a strong
focus on local artists and its
The Sunﬂower has quickly
become a favourite amongst Belfast
Serving signature woodﬁred
pizza and a large selection of beers
and ciders, it’s the perfect place
upcoming ‘Handed Down’ sessions
will feature traditional music
reworked by local artists.
Whilst not strictly known for
its beer garden, Maverick’s new
outdoor area offers the perfect
opportunity to relax in the sun.
Serving its signature Gorge
Boards (a charcuterie board packed
with a selection of seasonal, cheese,
meat and chutney) and Jugs and
Kisses cocktails, The
the perfect weekend
drag shows, guests
are sure to be
LEFT: The National
Grande Cafe, High
Moy Park and Alzheimer’s Society celebrate fundraising milestone
EADING food company Moy Park has
raised over £20,000 so far to support its
charity partner Alzheimer’s Society.
Since the partnership launched in March
2021, Moy Park team members have been
working hard to raise awareness and funding
for the charity, with activities including zoom
quizzes, a sponsored 24 hour ‘walk around
the clock’ and even a virtual trek across
Alzheimer’s Society is the UK’s leading
dementia charity, providing information and
support to those affected by dementia while
working to improve care and fund research.
Kirsty Wilkins, HR and Performance
Director, Moy Park, said: “We are proud to be
working with the Alzheimer’s Society to raise
awareness of dementia in the communities
where we live and operate.
LEFT: Paula Hall, Gareth Wright, Jenay
McCartan, Alzheimer’s Society, and
“Dementia affects hundreds of thousands
of families across the UK, and Alzheimer’s
Society is working tirelessly to ﬁnd a cure
while also supporting people and helping
them to live well and stay connected.
“That our team members have already
reached the £20,000 milestone in just four
months is a testament to the generosity,
enthusiasm and sheer energy of our
“With further fundraising activities
planned for the rest of the year, I am
conﬁdent this will not be the last major
fundraising milestone our colleagues
Jenay McCartan, Alzheimer’s Society,
said: “We are absolutely delighted that our
partnership with Moy Park has got off to
such a great start, with £20,000 raised by
Moy Park employees to date.
“The coronavirus pandemic has been
devastating for families affected by dementia
and they need us now more than ever, but
the pandemic has hit us hard ﬁnancially
despite an unprecedented demand for our
“This money will help us reach and support
more people through our vital services.
“If you would like to access Alzheimer’s
Society’s dementia support services, please
call us on 0333 150 3456 and we will put you
in touch with a support worker in your local
Moy Park employees are looking forward
to further fundraising activities this year,
including craft sessions, a Bake Off and the
annual Memory Walks.
Moy Park’s charity partnership is running
in tandem with the company’s other
charitable work, including its Community
Support Fund, and support for a variety of