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Eating Out in Belfast

Belfast Festival Season brings with it a feast of comedy, arts, culture and fashion. Whet your appetite with a pre-show meal in one of our suggested restaurants or view all restaurants. The city boasts an amazing choice of venues for eating out and is home to some of the most talented chefs.

Molly's Yard

Tel: 028 9032 2600
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Located in the heart of Queen's Quarter, Molly's Yard has such a disarmingly relaxed and familiar charm that once inside you feel far from the madding crowd. Molly’s Yard is housed in the converted Victorian stables and courtyard of College Green House and serves superior but unpretentious modern Irish cuisine. Read more >>

Mourne Seafood

Tel: 028 9024 8544
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If you enjoy fresh local seafood then Mourne Seafood Bar in Belfast is a must visit. This seafood restaurant is unique in Ireland as they source all shellfish from their very own shellfish beds. Situated beside Kelly's Cellars Irish pub, this well-placed eaterie serves locally sourced mussels, oysters, langoustines and lots of other delicious marine morsels. Read more >>


Tel: 028 9032 5444
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Hadskis adds to the vibrant dining scene in Belfast's Cathedral Quarter, serving locally sourced produce on an ever changing menu of daily specials alongside some classic European dishes. Dig into Hannan's sugar pit short ribs or a Glenarm Burger from Glenarm Castle Organic Farm. Read more >>


Tel: 028 9023 4946
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Home was founded as a three month pop-up venture and was an instant hit with foodies, so much so, that the pop-up took up a permanent home on Wellington Place. The New York style high ceilings, chalkboard menus and dark wooden floors recreates a welcoming atmosphere, a home from home. On the menu you’ll find old favourites like hot and sour Asian chicken broth or whipped goats cheese with candied walnuts alongside seasonal dishes and specials. Home can boast vegan and gluten free menus as well as a Skinny Dinner Menu. Read more >>


Tel: 028 9031 4121
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OX menus showcase excellent meats, sustainably sourced fish and seasonal fruit and vegetables in this riverside restaurant. With a ream of accolades and awards, from the Irish Restaurant Awards to The Good Food Guide, OX continues to impress and delight diners on the Belfast food scene. Read more >>


Tel: 028 9023 3519
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Safa Indian Restaurant is located in one of Belfast’s oldest buildings, above Kelly’s Cellars Pub. The menu offers innovative Indian cuisine prepared and presented in a contemporary way. Read more >>


Tel: 028 9043 9590
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Sakura specialises in the wonderful culinary art of sushi as well as offering a variety of fusion food, including noodle and rice dishes, to satisfy all taste buds. This restaurant is a favourite with those who enjoy Japanese food with the central revolving sushi train. Read more >>

Love Fish

Tel: 028 9033 1134
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Love Fish is a totally different eating out experience in Belfast with an informal but stylish nautical themed interior. Seafood dominates the wide ranging menu with small plates, fruits de mer, sharing plates and sides like beef dripping chips to choose from. Read more >>


Tel: 028 9031 1150
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Coco offers some of the best food, locally sourced and cooked to perfection, food that will give you a hug and keep you coming back for more. Opt for the pre-theatre menu starting from £12.95, served every day from 5pm for a quick and super value bite before the many, varied performances Belfast has to offer. Read more >>


Tel: 028 9043 4000
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Built around 1843, this charming building, with its rich maritime history, still holds a link to the sea. Tedfords was once a hub of sea trade and a ship chandler business. In keeping with Tedfords link to the sea, freshly caught fish feature heavily on the menu. Curry Roast Monkfish with Coconut Rice, Pak Choy and Shellfish Wonton has become a firm favourite with many returning guests. Read more >>

St George's Market Bar and Grill

Tel: 028 9024 0014
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St George’s Bar and Grill has been dubbed the hidden gem in one of Belfast’s oldest and most beautiful buildings, St George’s Market. The menus use only the freshest produce, sourced locally, with fish from the fish mongers and the finest Irish and Northern Irish beef, aged for up to 35 days. Read more >>

Acton and Sons

Tel: 028 9024 0239
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Recently refurbished Acton & Sons is located on the bustling Brunswick Street in the ever expanding Linen Quarter. Family run since 1968, the restaurant is open all day serving light breakfast, lunch, dinner and weekend brunch. Fresh fish sit alongside local cuts of beef and classic dishes. Read more >>

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