Not just a bar,

a belfast institution

Home of Sport

The Legend That Is 'The Bot'

Trading since 1867 The Botanic Inn, which is more affectionately known as ‘The Bot’, is a Belfast institution and has long held the position as the city’s number one destination for anyone seeking great food, quality drinks, a lively night out and big screen sport.

The Bot consists of three different bars:

The Traditional Front Bar is a cosy corner where locals and visitors enjoy each other’s company in quiet, comfortable, surroundings. 

The Main Bar is a hive of activity from noon when the lunch crowd take advantage of the high quality, great value food, until night when the crowds gather to enjoy the nightly entertainment. 

The Club is one of Belfast’s longest running and most loved nightclubs, which is open Wednesday night and Saturday night.

With a steady stream of locals, students and visitors to Belfast, 'The Bot' is not only the biggest bar in Northern Ireland, but also the busiest.

The Boho Garden is an idyllic garden that can be discovered between the iconic Botanic Inn & the Wellington Park Hotel, which will boast an inviting space with relaxing surroundings.

With generous banquet style seating and individually themed huts, fitted with their own projector screens, games consoles and electronic charger ports. The BOHO garden offers the social and seclusion blend to meet every occasion.

We look forward to seeing you soon.



(028) 9050 9740



23 - 27 Malone Road,

BT9 6RU, Belfast,

Northern Ireland.



Mon-Tues: 11:30 - 01:00

Wed: 11:30 - 02:00

Thurs-Fri: 11:30 - 01:00

Sat: 11:30 - 02:00

Sun: 12:00 - 23:45



Cocktail Menu

£4 happy hour from 4PM - 10PM every day



bot wednesdays

The legendary Bot Wednesday's has long been recognised as Belfast's top student night out. With live music in the downstairs bar and a range of guest DJ's in the club, you'll need to get down early to beat the crowds and guarantee entry.

Check out the Bot Wednesday's Facebook page for guest list, competitions and details of upcoming special guests.

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Boho garden hire from £12 Per Person

Includes Food, Drink & Live Entertainment as well as full access to our Projectors, Sound System & Private Huts. 

Our Boho Garden is available for Hire, for Corporate & Private Events. For enquiries please complete the form below and we will get back to you shortly! (Minimum 50 people)

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LIVE Sport

A selection of sport shown throughout our bar & beer garden


We are proud to announce our new partnership with UUSU, as we become the official venue for Ulster University Students. Stay tuned as we have plenty of events for the upcoming academic year. For more information visit the UUSU page below.

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Simply add ‘Botanicinn’ on Snapchat and include your details below for your chance to win!

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We are always on the lookout for enthusiastic Bar Staff to join the Bot Family. Please send your CV to info@thebotanicinn and somebody will get back to you shortly!