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.
One of the best places to eat in Belfast, Town Square is a top spot for all your brunch and dinner needs. The café and bar has got a fantastically varied menu for all times of day, including a breakfast avo on toast, some lunchtime tacos and evening cocktails.
Not only is this city centre restaurant plying you with dishes like the classic butter chicken, lamb biryani and takka daal, but 7 Spice is also allowing you to do it from the comfort of your very own outdoor dining pod. We're talking socially-distanced dining in an Instagrammable private area.
Up there with the most beautiful Belfast city centre restaurants, AMPM is a gorgeous chandelier-clad, floral-filled spot on Upper Arthur Street. Boasting afternoon tea, pre-theatre and small plates menus, this bohemian hangout wins our vote in terms of date night ideas.
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.
Get your fix of rotisserie chicken and pale ale at The Dirty Onion and Yardbird. Along with delicious comfort food, the traditional pub in Belfast also has a massive beer garden for those alfresco summertime meals and a roaring fire to keep you warm throughout the winter months.
Top restaurants in Belfast city centre? Michelin-starred Deanes EIPIC is a must for a special meal out, offering up a combination of sleek interiors, incredible service, delightful drinks and an exciting choice of two, three or ten-course seasonal feasts.
Renowned for dishing up creative and regularly changing six-course tasting menus every six weeks, Six by Nico is an obvious choice when it comes to places for a celebratory dinner in Belfast city centre. It's also a surprisingly wallet-friendly option, with your meal priced at only £29 and paired wines an additional £26.
Laverys is a popular Belfast restaurant with entertainment. Head to the fun pub where you'll find a mega pool room for all your gaming needs, over 20 screens keeping you up to date on the latest sports matches and hearty food in the form of juicy burgers and nachos.
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.