Belfast is on the map as a culinary destination. With it’s traditional Irish pub grub to the creative Michelin-starred fine dining there is something to meet everyone’s budget and taste buds. The city is filled with fine dining, casual dining, street food, cafes and delis’ as well as food markets that provide you with fresh produce to prepared meals.
Below are just a few of our favourite spots to eat.
Darcy’s BelfastView More
Darcy’s Belfast is a family-run traditional Irish cuisine. Located only a short 1.4km from The Gasworks Hotel. Their menu offers a range of delicious traditional dishes, all made with fresh locally sourced ingredients ensuring every meal is an experience to remember.
James StView More
When looking for the perfect special occasion meal James St is the place to go. With a warm and inviting atmosphere, you can enjoy a delicious meal that’s guaranteed to not disappoint. The charcoal grill influences the menu with a variety of perfectly cooked succulent steaks.
The Muddlers ClubView More
The post-industrial interior, open kitchen and simple yet meticulously prepared dishes make The Muddlers Club a bucket list culinary experience. Named after a secret society that met in the historic backstreet of Belfast over 200 years ago, The Muddlers Club will be a dinner to remember.
John Long'sView More
If you are looking for the best fish and chips in Belfast go no further. John long’s traditional fish and chips have been providing the people of Belfast the best fish and chips for great value for over 100 years. Only a short 2.5kms away from The Gasworks Hotels.
The Ginger BistroView More
The Ginger Bistro is a multi-award winning restaurant, serving quality food with a friendly and relaxed atmosphere. The menu features a variety of dishes serving modern Anglo-European fare.
Molly's YardView More
Molly’s Yard is a courtyard restaurant, housed in the restored 19th century stables of College Green House. Serving modern Irish cuisine, diners can choose between a laid-back downstairs bistro or the rustically elegant upstairs restaurant to enjoy their meal.
Molly’s Yard is the site of Belfast’s first (and Ireland’s smallest) micro-brewery, and an interesting drinks list featuring such tipples as Belfast Blonde, Molly’s Chocolate Stout and Headless Dog.
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.
Waterman RestaurantView More
Local celebrity chef Niall McKenna’s latest venture incorporates a Cookery School, Events spaces and tasting rooms alongside a restaurant. The team are joined by guest chefs from time to time, who showcase the best of their cooking and specialities in one off events.
EDŌ is a modern Spanish tapas restaurant in the heart of Belfast City Centre. The menu features an extensive variety of small plates, taking influence from the best ingredients and cooking techniques from across Europe, whilst using the top local and market-fresh produce on our doorstep.
Deanes at QueensView More
In the vibrant university Quarter of the city consistently serving up dishes packed with the flavour of great local produce. The restaurant holds a Bib Gourmand, which according to the world renowned Restaurant Guide, indicates “good food at moderate prices”. It also has 2 AA Rosettes.
Deanes Love FishView More
Reminiscent of a warm summers day on the coast, the menu predominantly serves the finest of local seafood and shellfish but with other options.
Mourne Seafood BarView More
Visitors enjoy fresh shellfish carefully hand-selected from our independently-run shellfish beds. Mourne Seafood has been praised by top critics including the Observer Food Monthly Awards
Wellington Place’s Home Restaurant has received top reviews and awards, including the prestigious Bib Gourmand from the Michelin Guide. From early until late, Home Restaurant serves feel-good food.
Established in 1985, Archana is not only the oldest Indian Restaurant in Belfast but one of the longest established restaurants in the city. Using only the freshest of local ingredients & spices, chefs create the richest & most authentic flavours from North India.
Shu RestaurantView More
Shu was the ancient Egyptian god of atmosphere. SHU was established in 2000 and encompasses three unique design led spaces; The Main Room, Juls and The Upper House. The restaurant serves a seasonal menu of classic dishes with regularly added new additions in a thoughtfully designed, comfortably plush space.
Inspired by the Cicchetti bars of Venice and the rustic simplicity of real Italian cuisine, husband and wife team Andrea and Chef Tony O’Neill opened Coppi in 2012. Pasta is prepared fresh on-site, including vegan pastas!
Zen is one of Belfast’s much loved Asian cuisine restaurants. By definition, Zen means enlightenment through meditation. Zen fuses fine Asian cuisine with a modern yet authentic architecture with flamboyant entertainment to create the most enjoyable dining experience in the heart of Belfast city centre.