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Restricted alcohol license laws over Easter?

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Restricted alcohol license laws over Easter?

Hi

Is there a license restriction over Easter in Belfast? Will be there from Good Friday to Easter Sunday

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1. Re: Restricted alcohol license laws over Easter?

Yes they are limited to 4 or 5 hrs on Good Friday

They must shut by 12.00pm on Sat

And again on Easter sunday .

Thank your lucky stars your not in the South where its Dry on Good Friday.

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2. Re: Restricted alcohol license laws over Easter?

Can you buy a carry out in the shops on the Friday, before 5pm?

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3. Re: Restricted alcohol license laws over Easter?

This story from a few years back might help. I don't think the laws have changed since then, although there have been consultations on alcohol laws here in recent times.

…bbc.co.uk/1/hi/northern_ireland/7993689.stm

This might also help (again from a couple of years ago but probably still relevant):

pubsofulster.org/Industry-News/Easter-Tradin…

Edited: 10:23 am, February 27, 2013
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4. Re: Restricted alcohol license laws over Easter?

Yes you can get a carry out, Let us know where your staying and we will tell you where.

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5. Re: Restricted alcohol license laws over Easter?

We're staying in the Radisson . A bit dissapointed as I've heard Belfast will be really quiet on Good friday night. Is that still the case?

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6. Re: Restricted alcohol license laws over Easter?

There is a wineflair in Cromac street or Tesco Dublin rd

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7. Re: Restricted alcohol license laws over Easter?

I don't think Belfast is "really quiet" any Friday night. People might go home a bit earlier or back to houses where they can continue to drink if they want, but certainly from around 7pm - 11pm you'll find plenty of people out and about. Just plan your night out a bit earlier.

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