Best Restaurants in Belfast
Mourne Seafood Bar, 34-36 Bank Street, Belfast
The Mourne Seafood Bar is renowned as one of the best seafood restaurants in Northern Ireland. The extensive menu ranges from oysters to fresh fish, and they get all their shellfish from their own shellfish beds which ensures absolute freshness. There are also options meat options incluiding juicy steaks and there is also a large vegetarian selection. Early booking is advised as this popular restaurant can get quite busy.
Sonoma at The Hilton Hotel, 4 Lanyon Place, Belfast
The Sonoma at the Hilton Hotel looks out on the River Lagan making it a nice relaxed setting for a good meal. THis restaurant is popular with patrons of the nearby Waterfront Theatre and the produce specially designed pre-theatre menus, with delicious items like rump of Irish lamb, pan-fried seabass confit of duck leg with an orange among the tasty items on the menu. They serve vegetarian and Halal dishes also.
Gingeroot , 75 Great Victoria Street, Belfast
Belfast people love Indian cuisine and and so Gingeroot is very popular as it is widely regarded as the best in the city. The cuisine is mainly Northern Indian and their menu includes spiced, marinated meats, cooked in a tandoori over hot coals. The restaurant blends its own spices with no additives or artificial ingredients to give that extra fresh flavour. Like most Indian restaurants there is a wide range of vegetarian dishes available.
Molly’s Yard , 1 College Green Mews, Botanic Avenue, Belfast
Located in a converted Victorian stables, Molly’s Yard serves modern Irish cuisine in a simple style. Menus are based on available fresh local produce and some of their regular dishes include steamed mussels in a cider, bacon, steak and leek broth with crusty bread, pan-roasted fillet of halibut, Seared duck breast salad, Potato and spring greens Thai curry and many more succulent dishes. Unique drinks include Headless Dog, Molly’s Chocolate Stout or Belfast Blonde all produced locally.
Deane’s Restaurant , 36-40 Howard Street, Belfast
This was Belfast’s only Michelin starred restaurant and is considered by food lovers to be the essential dining experience in the city centre. ‘Subtle flavours created using predominantly local, seasonal produce of the finest quality, delicately prepared and perfectly presented. Fine dining at its best’. Sample dishes include risotto of asparagus, daube of beef, fillet of hake, chargrilled aged Irish beef and many other tasty offerings.
Hakka Noodle, 51 Adelaide Street Belfast
Hakka Noodle is Belfast’s most recent restaurant and noodle bar serving some of the best value Asian noodle, sushi, and rice dishes.
There is also a take-away and kiosk style food service which is fast and convenient.
The food fresh, tasty and exciting and offers the best value for money on a variety of Asian food and drink.
Nick’s Warehouse, 35-39 Hill Street Belfast
Nick’s is housed in a converted Whiskey warehouse and has been popular since it opened in 1989. Top quality food served in a great atmosphere has ensured its continuing appeal. As well as the regular menu there are several specials each day. The seafood dishes are especially well received. There is very varied wine menu ranging from the quite affordable to quit expensive. Menus for both Lunch and Dinner change daily, depending on the fresh produce available from local suppliers.