breaking news

  • Chancellor warned as pubs face fresh tax hike
    News
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    Nov 2017
    Chancellor warned as pubs face fresh tax hike
    Pub landlords are being warned that they stand to lose an extra £29m in 2018 is the chancellor presses ahead with his punitive five-year plan to raise alcohol...
  • Rare single cask Redbreast released
    News
    10
    Nov 2017
    Rare single cask Redbreast released
    A Belfast whiskey shop will take a very special delivery next week which is sure to be a hit with local whiskey enthusiasts. The Friend at Hand on Hill Street...
  • International travel forum bound for Belfast
    News
    09
    Nov 2017
    International travel forum bound for Belfast
    Belfast is set to host a major international travel forum next June. Held last year in New Orleans, the Hosts Global Forum will bring more than 100 of the...
  • New rapid transit Glider for Belfast unveiled
    News
    01
    Nov 2017
    New rapid transit Glider for Belfast unveiled
    The public has had its first glimpse of a new high-tech bus that will soon be gliding around the streets of Belfast. The new Belfast Rapid Transit Glider...
  • Industry warned as staffing crisis looms
    News
    01
    Nov 2017
    Industry warned as staffing crisis looms
    The NI Hotels Federation warned this month that there is now “real concern” around the availability of skilled labour as the hotels sector here continues...
  • In search of perfection…
    Features
    01
    Nov 2017
    In search of perfection…
    Thirty-four-year-old Richard Grimsey is a career bartender who has risen through the ranks by dint of his own...
  • It’s back to work for Jasper
    Features
    01
    Nov 2017
    It’s back to work for Jasper
    Former Boathouse co-owner, Jasper Castel, has swapped award-winning fine dining for a life behind the grill...
  • The Old Inn shines with top AA hotel title
    Features
    01
    Nov 2017
    The Old Inn shines with top AA hotel title
    The Old Inn at Crawfordsburn has taken the title of Hotel of the Year in Northern Ireland for 2017/18 at the...
  • Desmond takes charge at the Everglades
    Features
    26
    Sep 2017
    Desmond takes charge at the Everglades
    Desmond Morris, the new executive head chef at the Everglades hotel in Derry/Londonderry, may have enjoyed a...
  • Life’s just right for Jordan
    Features
    25
    Sep 2017
    Life’s just right for Jordan
    Coming from a family with a strong hospitality background, Jordan McGarvey has always been convinced that a...
  • What more could you want?
    Venue Spotlight
    01
    Nov 2017
    What more could you want?
    Award-winning local chef, Kelan McMichael has realised a long-cherished dream by opening a second restaurant...
  • Engineering a bright future for Brunel’s
    Venue Spotlight
    01
    Nov 2017
    Engineering a bright future for Brunel’s
    Newcastle chef, Paul Cunningham, puts his best foot forward as his restaurant project, Brunel’s, relocates...
  • That start of something new
    Venue Spotlight
    22
    Sep 2017
    That start of something new
    Belfast’s newest pub and nightclub development is the latest addition to the entertainment portfolio of 1...
  • Old Schoolhouse won’t be resting on its laurels
    Venue Spotlight
    18
    Aug 2017
    Old Schoolhouse won’t be resting on its laurels
    Named LCN’s Restaurant of the Year for 2017, The Old Schoolhouse at Comber has always developed its...
  • Vive la revolucion
    Venue Spotlight
    18
    Aug 2017
    Vive la revolucion
    The Revolution Bars Group has chosen the former Café Vaudeville building on Arthur Street in Belfast as the...

NEWS

Chancellor warned as pubs face fresh tax hike
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Chancellor warned as pubs face fresh tax hike

November 13th, 2017 | by LCN Editor
Pub landlords are being warned that they stand to lose an extra £29m in 2018 is the chancellor presses ahead with his punitive five-year plan to raise alcohol duty. Duty collected from pubs in the UK is set to soar to £2.1bn if...
Rare single cask Redbreast released
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Rare single cask Redbreast released

November 10th, 2017 | by LCN Editor
A Belfast whiskey shop will take a very special delivery next week which is sure to be a hit with local whiskey enthusiasts. The Friend at Hand on Hill Street in Belfast’s Cathedral Quarter will become one of a handful of...
International travel forum bound for Belfast
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International travel forum bound for Belfast

November 9th, 2017 | by LCN Editor
Belfast is set to host a major international travel forum next June. Held last year in New Orleans, the Hosts Global Forum will bring more than 100 of the world’s leading destination management companies and 100 global meeting...
New rapid transit Glider for Belfast unveiled
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New rapid transit Glider for Belfast unveiled

November 1st, 2017 | by LCN Editor
The public has had its first glimpse of a new high-tech bus that will soon be gliding around the streets of Belfast. The new Belfast Rapid Transit Glider vehicle was unveiled recently at the Busworld Europe exhibition in Belgium....
Industry warned as staffing crisis looms
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Industry warned as staffing crisis looms

November 1st, 2017 | by LCN Editor
The NI Hotels Federation warned this month that there is now “real concern” around the availability of skilled labour as the hotels sector here continues to expand at unprecedented rates. The Federation delivered the most...

FEATURES

  • In search of perfection…
    0
    Features
    November 1st, 2017

    In search of perfection…

    Thirty-four-year-old Richard Grimsey is a career bartender who has risen through the ranks by dint of his own efforts and now...Read more

It’s back to work for Jasper

It’s back to work for Jasper

November 1st, 2017
Life’s just right for Jordan

Life’s just right for Jordan

September 25th, 2017

VENUE SPOTLIGHT

  • What more could you want?
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    Venue Spotlight
    November 1st, 2017

    What more could you want?

    Award-winning local chef, Kelan McMichael has realised a long-cherished dream by opening a second restaurant under his distinctive Bull & Ram brand – this time in the heart of Belfast. Serendipity undeniably played in role in the runaway success of Kelan McMichael’s first restaurant project,...Read more

SOCIAL EVENTS

Belfast inventor hosts Menagerie workshop
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Belfast inventor hosts Menagerie workshop

September 29th, 2017 | by LCN Editor
Whiskey and Invention’, a collaboration from Bushmills Irish Whiskey and local inventor and entrepreneur, Ciaran Larkin, took...
Party night welcome for The Doyen
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Party night welcome for The Doyen

September 28th, 2017 | by LCN Editor
The trade was out in numbers towards the end of last month for a lively launch at The Doyen, Wine Inns’ latest venture on...
A stylish evening with Vina Montes
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A stylish evening with Vina Montes

September 26th, 2017 | by LCN Editor
Belfast restaurant Cutters Wharf hosted a gourmet, wine-paired evening with Chilean wine producer, Viña Montes recently. The...
Garden party celebrates 50 years at the Culloden
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Garden party celebrates 50 years at the Culloden

June 14th, 2017 | by LCN Editor
Culloden Hotel & Spa celebrated 50 years recently with a garden party in the grounds of the five-star venue at Cultra. The...