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Babel launch for IoH Awards
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Babel launch for IoH Awards

December 1st, 2017 | by LCN Editor
The NI branch of the Institute of Hospitality has officially launched the 23rd Institute of Hospitality Awards For Professionalism (formerly the Janus Awards). The event will take place at Titanic Belfast on May 11 and guests...
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 place on Thursday night (September 28) at The Menagerie in Belfast, as part of the #AnswerTheCall...
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 Belfast’s Lisburn Road. The new food and entertainment venue sits on the site of the former King’s...
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 evening was presented by winemaking director, Aurelio Montes Jr – son of founding partner,...
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 sun may have been absent for most of the event, but a good turn-out of visitors enjoyed drinks on the...
The Hudson hosts a saintly event
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The Hudson hosts a saintly event

March 31st, 2017 | by LCN Editor
To celebrate the new-look Hudson Entertainment complex, the award-winning bar on Gresham Street in Belfast hosted a St Patrick’s Day themed event. Guests were treated to the venue’s signature Irish stew and wheaten bread...
A crowning achievement for Aaron
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A crowning achievement for Aaron

December 5th, 2016 | by LCN Editor
Aaron Lilley from The Cardan in Lisburn has been crowned Heverlee L’Apprentice 2016, winning an amazing £5,000 trip for two to Belgium, home of Heverlee lager. He emerged victorious from an exclusive group of around 100...
Open Gate at the Twilight Market
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Open Gate at the Twilight Market

November 16th, 2016 | by LCN Editor
The Guinness Open Gate Brewery made a return visit to Belfast as part of the Twilight Market earlier in November – and making its debut at the event was the new Guinness Nitro IPA beer. Guinness Nitro IPA (5.8% ABV) is the...
UWM launches exclusive Lehmann range in NI
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UWM launches exclusive Lehmann range in NI

November 15th, 2016 | by LCN Editor
United Wine Merchants Ltd. announced the launch of a new range of Australian wines from Peter Lehmann recently, during a lunchtime reception in Belfast. The company will be distributing three ward-winning labels from the winery:...
The definitive sound of summer
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The definitive sound of summer

September 6th, 2016 | by LCN Editor
Red Hot Chili Peppers and Avicii were the headline acts on the biggest stage in Northern Ireland recently as 75,000 music fans enjoyed another tremendous Tennents Vital outing at the Boucher Road Playing Fields in Belfast. And...
Bubbcue unveils a sizzling new look
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Bubbcue unveils a sizzling new look

September 2nd, 2016 | by LCN Editor
US-style barbecue chain, Bubbacue, recently celebrated its re-opening in Callendar Street, Belfast, with a VIP party. Originating from a pop-up style venue in 2012, Bubbacue has evolved its fast-casual offering and now serves...
Woodford Bourne NI celebrate Wolf Blass deal
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Woodford Bourne NI celebrate Wolf Blass deal

August 22nd, 2016 | by LCN Editor
Woodford Bourne NI has secured the exclusive distribution rights in Northern Ireland for leading premium wine brand, Wolf Blass. The agreement with Treasury Wine Estates will see Lisburn-based Woodford Bourne distribute a full...
Bushmills entertains at Belfast Blues event
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Bushmills entertains at Belfast Blues event

July 4th, 2016 | by LCN Editor
Revellers were in high spirits at the Bushmills Marquee as the annual Belfast City Blues Festival returned for its eighth year in the middle of June. Featuring the Johnny Max Band, Grainne Duffy and other independent live music...
VIP guests bring their A.Face to Belsonic
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VIP guests bring their A.Face to Belsonic

July 1st, 2016 | by LCN Editor
Music fans at this year’s Belsonic got into the festival spirit, with a little helping hand from Absolut Vodka. Throughout the June run of Belsonic shows at its new location on Titanic Belfast, Absolut invited VIP guests to...
Derry date for tourism awards
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Derry date for tourism awards

June 29th, 2016 | by LCN Editor
The beautifully restored St. Columb’s Hall in Londonderry was the setting recently for the N Tourism Awards, were trophies were handed out in 14 categories, including two special awards. The Outstanding Contribution to Tourism...
Magners hosts a day at the derby
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Magners hosts a day at the derby

June 29th, 2016 | by LCN Editor
A selection of guests from across the trade were invited to Down Royal recently by Tennents NI and Magners to enjoy a great day of racing and hospitality at the Magners Derby. Our picture above shows Carol and Steven Brown from...