Fine Dining In Belfast
|| If you’re looking
for a place to eat a luxurious banquet or try some contemporary culinary
delights, you’ll find plenty of venues to visit in Belfast.
Belfast’s particular food speciality is oysters and other
such seafood and you’ll be spoilt for choice when it comes to
picking a restaurant to eat in.
Those who would rather go for something contemporary should head to
Belfast’s Golden Mile for the best in modern cuisine.
The Golden Mile covers one mile incorporating Dublin Road, Shaftesbury
Square and Great Victoria Street, and offers some of the best entertainment
venues and dining experiences in the whole of the city.
Your first port of call should be the celebrity-chef run Cayenne
at Shaftesbury Avenue, where you’ll be able to taste a very
modern take on Irish cooking. The contemporary décor prepares
diners for a really modern experience and a menu that offers a plethora
of local ingredients including wild game and seafood dishes. There’s
also plenty to appeal to vegetarians and those in search of some eastern
Michelin-starred chef Michael Deane is in charge at Deane’s
Howard Street, which offers European fusion cuisine. Many of Belfast’s
high-flyers choose to dine here and you might even spot a celebrity
or two. Signature dishes include peppered venison with creamed artichoke,
and crisped salmon with cous cous. The menu changes constantly so
you never know quite what will be on offer next. And there’s
an extensive wine and champagne list if you really want to push the
The trendy area around University Street is home to Opus One [map],
but you're unlikely to find a poverty-stricken student in this up-market
venue. Try the latest fashionable dish including unusual food such
as ostrich, or simply kick back for a no fuss high quality meal. For
those who want to dine in style but can’t quite afford the tab,
there’s an early bird menu here between 5:00pm-7pm to cater
for your needs.
Another painfully fashionable venue is the Ta Tu Bar and Grill
Lisburn Road, which upon first inspection looks like it’s part
restaurant part scaffolding factory. Once you get used to the exposed
industrial piping you’ll be able to relax and enjoy the ambient
mood and laid back service, which is often complimented by live jazz
and blues music. Serving a mixture of Thai and European cuisine you’re
sure to find plenty here to suit your palette.
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