Are you looking for the Techno clubs in Belfast?
Well you’re in the right place!
So on this page, you’ll find the official shortlist of the Techno clubs in Belfast. (More in-depth further below)
Check out our full list of nightclubs in Belfast.
Fans of techno music should not feel left out because Belfast caters to their needs as well. There are a number of joints in the city that play the music. These places march to their own beat and blast songs from the speakers until morning. The night clubs have a retro vibe so that they attract all the techno freaks. Many of the venues are underground because techno can never be mainstream. So, you will find yourself partying in warehouses, abandoned factories and other non-conventional spaces. The history of the building adds to the club’s charm and makes the night even more magical.
We have searched for and looked at all the clubs in the city to find the top 7 techno clubs in Belfast. So don’t worry about anything but choosing the club you want to party at! We have all the information you will need for a fun night out; the cost, the location, the dress code and more!
Keep reading to find out:
1. The Menagerie
The Menagerie as you can tell by the name is a classy establishment. It is near the QUT campus which is why it is always busy with students. The space is a café and bar in the day time with dimly lit rooms and quiet corners to sit and talk. At night it turns into a raving night club where everyone is screaming out the lyrics to their favourite song. Their interior is decorated all in black and they mismatched furniture which adds to the quirky vibe.
2. Thompsons Garage
Thompsons Garage is the type of club that attracts people from all over, but especially music lovers. This is because the type of music playing in this club ranges from dance to EDM. Moreover, this club has been open for almost 20 years and is open every night of the week, making it a popular spot amongst people. The drinks in this club are also quite cheap, making it popular amongst students.
Alibi is a new opening on the Belfast nightclub scene, but it has proven to be quite popular among the crowd. The ground floor is open during the day and offers cocktails, spirits as well as food. Moreover, the upstairs club only opens at night to cater to the party crowd. In addition, the club also has two indoor floors as well as a three-tier smoking terrace.
4. The Art Department
The Art Department is a club located on Donegall Street in Belfast. This club is open every Friday and Saturday night and is the ultimate party spot in the city of Belfast. Moreover, this club is also quite popular among the younger and more cooler crowd because the club hosts various artists during their themed nights. In addition, they also host themed nights such as A level results party for students awaiting their results.
The Limelight is a venue that is famous for its parties and live music events. The venue has hosted many international acts such as Oasis, Two Door Cinema Club, Steve Aoki and Arctic Monkey. The place has been divided into four different areas including the event hall with the latest technology in lighting and sound. There is also an outdoor terrace that is equipped with a fully-stocked bar.
Plastik, or formerly El Divino, is one of the largest nightclubs in the city of Belfast. It is also home to Ireland’s biggest Saturday club night, known as Different Gravy. The club has three floors, with different genres of music playing on each. The bottom floor plays RnB, hip hop and dance, the middle floor plays funky house and disco, and lastly, the top floor plays club and trance. Just choose the type of atmosphere you want and travel to that floor.
Ollie’s club is the epitome of luxury and opulence in Belfast. It is in the basement of a building which used to be bank vaults. The ceiling is reinforced with granite walls which adds to the ambiance of the club. Ollie’s can have 500 guests inside yet still feel intimate because the venue is divided into rooms and private spaces. Ollie’s has hosted many VIPs, Belfast’s socialites and celebrities.
Techno freaks will enjoy the ambiance at these clubs. Get ready to stomp your feet to the beat of the music and drink special concoctions made just for you. Make sure you are wearing your dancing shoes and rocking your party wear because it is going to be a night worth remembering.