To get to the city centre from Botanic Gardens, take the shared walking and cycling path that follows the river to the Lagan Weir (3km). Access the path at Stranmillis Embankment.
- Cheap Eats Maggie May's and Tribal Burger on Botanic Ave are a magnet for local students. On sunny days, buy take away to eat on the lawns of Botanic Gardens.
- Hangouts Clements is the go-to place for locals to read or catch up on gossip.
- Nightlife For local students Wednesday nights at the Bot (Botanic Inn) are a regular fixture; the Eg (Eglantine) is popular for pub quizzes and open mic nights.