Best Restaurants In Belfast City Centre

Looking for a bite to eat in the hub of all the action? Fortunately for you, this city's not short of cosy pubs, award-winning spots and beautiful eateries to keep you fuelled up. Whether you're after somewhere for an easy mid-week meal, a romantic date night or a quirky brunch, you'll find them all in our guide to the best restaurants in Belfast city centre.

Last updated on 13th July 2022




An Irish restaurant in the heart of the city, Darcy's is a cute family-run restaurant. Spend a chilled evening here tucking into traditional dishes made from locally-sourced ingredients, including their speciality seafood chowder, homemade pies and lamb shank.

COSMO Belfast

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Whether you fancy heading to a cosy corner with your beau or watching some food theatre at a teppanyaki live station, COSMO Belfast is bound to impress. Head on over to this chic Victoria Street location to sink your teeth into tasty dishes, from Italian eats to Asian masterpieces. 

Housed within former Victorian stables, Molly's Yard is a charming city centre restaurant in the Queen's University Quarter. Take a seat in its intimate courtyard on a sunny day and enjoy an Irish-inspired menu made using locally-sourced grub.

Rustic interiors, candlelit tables and award-winning food are all on offer at OX. The Oxford Street gem is treating you to sustainably-sourced fish, top-quality meat and seasonal veggies. If that hasn't persuaded you? Try their Skeaghanore duck with fig, earl grey and sprouting broccoli and you'll be won over.

An unmissable restaurant? Not only is this city centre favourite plying you with dishes like the classic butter chicken, lamb biryani and takka daal, but 7 Spice also allows you to do it from the comfort of your very own dining pod. We're talking meals in an Instagrammable private area.