The Michelin Star Deanes EIPIC restaurant serves the very best of local ingredients, cooked to the highest of standards. A fitting name, therefore, for this recent venture, with its links to the Greek philosopher Epicurus, who held that the highest good is - of course - pleasure!
The Tasting Menu is on offer for Friday lunch from 12noon to 2.30pm, and for dinner, Wednesday to Saturday from 5.30pm to 9.30pm. Diners can choose to savour as they wish from the brand new menu, and vegetarians will fine a full menu to suit their needs.
Experience seasonal creativity in this award-winning restaurant overlooking the River Lagan, and have a top gastronomic experience.
OX is a cool and funky restaurant that seats 40, with a plate glass shop front view over the water, exposed brick and polished concrete details, as well as an intimate mezzanine area for more secluded dining. The style is relaxed, the décor is paired back and the space buzzes with energy from the open kitchen, but make no mistake, this is fine dining at its absolute best and having been awarded a Michelin Star, the experts clearly agree.
Open Tuesday to Saturday for lunch and dinner service.
Tucked away in an graffitied alleyway between Waring Street & Exchange Place in the historic back streets of Cathedral Quarter, The Muddlers Club has been named after the secret society that met there over 200 years ago. The restaurant has been designed by Oscar & Oscar to be an intimate, relaxed social setting.
Head chef & owner Gareth McCaughey hand picks ingredients daily from the best of homegrown Irish produce to ensure the quality of each dish served. Menus change throughout the year, focusing on ingredients when they are at their best. The busy, open kitchen provides a sense of theatre and allows the diner to watch as ingredients are transformed into meticulously simple dishes in front of them.
If you enjoy fresh local seafood at an affordable price then make your way to the Mourne Seafood Bar in Belfast. Situated beside Kelly's Cellars Irish pub, this well-placed eaterie serves locally sourced mussels, oysters, langoustines and lots of other delicious marine morsels, with all shellfish sourced from their very own shellfish beds.
Mourne's aim is to serve fresh local seafood at an affordable price. To ensure freshness they purchase direct from the local ports of Annalong and Kilkeel on a daily basis. Their mussels, oysters and cockles are sourced from shellfish beds at Ballyedmond in Carlingford Lough.
Think of walking in the Tuileries with a decadent pastry in hand, expertly crafted by your favourite Parisian pâtisserie. You don't have to go that far.
Lazy Claire in East Belfast creates the same delectable treats you'll find in France. Each one is handmade to a standard that is hard to replicate.
At La Taqueria, the food speaks for itself. A small family of independent taco restaurants in Belfast they are rooted in trusted, traditional Mexican flavours and recipes that not only showcase some of Northern Ireland’s famous local produce but also Mexico’s amazing ingredients that they ship themselves.
‘Tribal Burger’, is nestled in the heartland of Belfast’s thriving Queen’s Quarter on Botanic Avenue and is about fun dining not fine dining; Tribal Burger is a place where people can relax and enjoy a delicious quality burger alongside local craft brews, both ‘hard’ and ‘soft’ shakes, spicy chicken wings and hand cut chips.
Tribal Burger is also vegan freindly with delicious Veggie Burgers
Heading up Belfast's burgeoning coffee scene, Established takes its beans seriously, serving a range of specialist drip coffees, as well as light meals like salt beef sandwiches, and roast celeriac with puy lentils. Its bright corner plot with concrete floors, low-hanging bulb lights and shared wooden counters makes it a popular spot to linger with a laptop.
A great option for casual dining and has garnered praise from food critic Jay Rayner who commended them for "An £8 bowl of ramen, deserving of poetry."
The Errigle Inn is worth a visit for good pub food, a drink with the locals in the historic, panelled Oak Lounge or to hear live music at the The Real Music club. Monday night is quiz night and on Tuesdays you can enjoy a traditional Irish music session.
Bread and Banjo is our local bakery, making delicious baked goods with gluten free and vegan options available.
General Merchants is a modern neighbourhood cafe and bistro open every day for lunch and from Wednesday to Saturday for dinner.
Al Gelato is our local Gelateria. Their gelatos may have an Italian name but they are chock-full of local ingredients. The majority of flavours are gluten-free and the sorbets are dairy-free. Their packaging is 100 per cent biodegradable and they are also vegan-friendly.
Shed Bistro is a great place for lunch or dinner. The whole kitchen is on show you can quite literally hear your dinner sizzling away and smell the wonderful creations that are being prepared.
Northern Lights, your favourite craft beer bar in Belfast! Great atmosphere, amazing beer selection and friendly bar staff. We have several rotational taps, a huge range of imported and local bottled beers, and of course all the Galway Bay Brewery beers you know and love. Situated on the Ormeau Road just a 5 minute walk from Ravenhill House.