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 5th May 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.

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 outdoor restaurant in Belfast? 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 socially-distanced meals in an Instagrammable private area.