Belfast’s Food Scene

  • Made in Belfast

    Talbot Street

    Cathedral Quarter

    Back to basic, rustic peasant food with international influences. An emphasis on excellent quality, homegrown and local (where possible) ethically and environmentally sourced produce.

  • Mumbai 27

    Talbot Street

    Cathedral Quarter

    Within a listed building that retains its old brickwork and character, Mumbai 27 serves excellent Indian cuisine. Opulent contemporary interior. Convenient location beside St. Anne’s Cathedral.

  • Coppi

    Saint Anne’s Square

    Cathedral Quarter

    Italian cuisine using the best of local seasonal produce serving a wide variety of dishes from cicchetti (a Venetian-style tapas) to pizza and lavish dinners. Contemporary décor with warm, moody lighting.

  • The Muddlers Club

    Warehouse Lane

    Cathedral Quarter

    Masterful cooking in a modern vein fired by a palpable passion and enthusiasm.
    Hidden away between Waring Street and Exchange Place, a confident Michelin star restaurant offering elegant dishes in a cool atmosphere.

  • House of Zen

    St Anne's Lane

    Cathedral Quarter

    Fine Asian cuisine bringing the orient to the Cathedral Quarter’s traditional cobbled streets.
    Delicious aromas fill the air within a cool interior defined by wooden screens, subtle lighting, banquette seats and a cocktail bar.

  • Buba

    Unit 4, St Anne's Square

    Cathedral Quarter

    Eastern Mediterranean-inspired food and cocktails with multiple delicious small plate dishes designed for sharing. Trendy interior décor and impressive vegan range.

  • Bunsen

    Hill Street

    Cathedral Quarter

    Straight up great burgers by a team that has perfected the classic American hamburger bun (Amish dinner roll) baked fresh daily. Sides of fries, milkshakes, soft drinks, wines and beers

  • Pizza Punks

    Waring Street

    Cathedral Quarter

    Masterpiece sourdough pizzas with over 50 unlimited toppings for one flat fee with vegan, vegetarian, and gluten free options. Cocktails, craft beers and riotous tunes served up too.
    Freedom of expression encouraged.

  • Deane's Deli Bistro (Vin Cafe)

    Bedford Street

    Relaxed, fun and fabulous. A regular haunt for locals, media types and celebrities wanting to wind down with great food, wine, and cocktails. A café by day serving breakfast, coffees, and lunch
    specials. By night, it transforms into an atmospheric candlelit bar.

  • Molly's Yard (near Lyric Theatre)

    College Green Mews

    Queen's Quarter

    Compact courtyard restaurant in converted Victorian stables, serving modern Irish cuisine. The site for Belfast’s first (and Ireland’s smallest) micro brewery, an interesting drinks list features Belfast Blonde and Molly’s Chocolate Stout. Laid-back bistro downstairs. Rustically elegant
    restaurant upstairs.

  • HOME

    Wellington Place

    Cathedral Quarter

    Feel-good food in a Michelin Bib Gourmand Restaurant. Specialising in hand-picked, local artisan produce, the menu is ever-changing with dietary needs including vegans, vegetarians, and glutenfree catered for.

  • Town Square

    Botanic Avenue

    Queen's Quarter

    Casual dining sitting somewhere between a coffee shop and a restaurant. During the day people pop in for breakfast, lunch, and coffee. By dinner time, the lights are dimmed, and candles are lit. Host to brilliant Belfast events and gigs.

  • The Barking Dog

    Malone Road

    Queen's Quarter

    First class cuisine in a relaxed, rustic candlelit setting with vintage décor. Call in for a full three course meal or a quick bite. The cocktail lounge serves up first rate cocktails, nibbles, and great craic!

  • Howard Street

    Howard Street

    Cathedral Quarter

    Exceptional dishes with south-eastern undertones made with fresh local ingredients with flavour at the forefront of every service. Industrial-esque setting. Talented team delivering old-fashioned customer service. Show-stopper cocktails.

  • Yügo

    Wellington Street

    City Centre

    With locations in East Belfast and Belfast city centre, fresh vibrant food combines the oriental flavours with a uniquely Irish twist. Eastern dining experience that is pure and unprocessed for the health and happiness of all who enter.

  • Established

    Hill Street

    Cathedral Quarter

    On trend café and coffee roasters where the coffee is king. Informal dining ranges from sourdough toasts, porridge, and sandwiches to home baked lemon pie, brownies and cinnamon rolls. Brilliant spot for brunch.

  • Freight

    Newtownards Road

    Titanic Quarter

    Uniquely located in shipping containers at C.S Lewis Square, a concept by two brothers, Gerard & Christy McQuillan. Since April 2017 Freight has quickly established itself as one of the best contemporary eateries in Belfast serving both classic dishes and daring new edible ventures. Brunch 6 days a week and dinner Thursday-Saturday.

  • Hill Street Hatch

    Hill Street

    Cathedral Quarter

    A spot that is synonymous for supporting Belfast’s food entrepreneurs. With ever evolving pop up shops, the menu is a constant surprise with everything from re-imagined classics to modern
    edible inventions.

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