The Great Room
The timeless grandeur of the Merchant Hotel's sumptuous Great Room restaurant offers a superb dining experience, inspired by the classics and complemented by Ireland's finest wine list. Open daily for breakfasts, lunches, afternoon teas and a la carte dining. No lunch served on Saturdays - Afternoon Tea only.
Hill St Brasserie
A modern stylish little restaurant on the cobbled Hill Street it has a lively atmosphere popular with Belfast's young trendy set. An eclectic and very reasonably priced menu includes extensive vegetarian options of superb quality.
Malmaison Brasserie is one of the hottest places to dine in the city. It celebrates the traditional values of wholesome cooking presented in an eclectic way. Locally inspired dishes are complemented by a fabulous wine and beer list.
Cathedral Quarter pioneer, the multi-award-winning Nick's, based in a spacious old whiskey warehouse, is one of Ireland's premier restaurants, famous for its buzzy ambience, acclaimed cuisine and superb wine list.
Situated at the Potthouse building on the corner of Cathedral Quarter's Hill & Waring streets, 21 Social offers three floors of exquisite libations, delectable eats and carefully curated sounds, and includes Cigarette Girl - a private bar for members and special guests.
Opposite the Merchant Hotel and boasting one of Belfast's largest heated outdoor eating experiences, you can enjoy the finest authentic tapas and great value wines at this popular Belfast outpost of Spanish culture.
A new bistro in Saint Anne's Square aiming to provide top quality food in a relaxed atmosphere, with professional service an important part of the experience.
The menu consists of local organic Salmon and salads, fabulous Dundrum Mussels, sustainable fresh fish, Strangford Crab and Dry Aged Sirloin steak, all locally produced in Northern Ireland.
House of Zen
Cocooned in the Heart of the Cathedral Quarter is the newest addition to the Zen Restaurant Group, the House of Zen. The House of Zen blends a little bit of The Orient into the Traditional cobbled streets and cosy bars of the Cathedral Quarter in Belfast.
SQ Bar & Grill
SQ Bar & Grill is the modern European restaurant at the Ramada Encore.
At 4th Wall you will find a sleek and modern interior with a sultry atmosphere thanks to the jazz music. It is romantic, welcoming and warm, proudly exhibiting works from young up and coming Irish artists.
Made In Belfast
First envisaged as pop-up restaurant 'Hooligans', this restaurant re-emerged as Made In Belfast Cathedral Quarter in 2011. With a menu as eclectic as it's decor, Made In Belfast promises dishes inspired by back to basic, rustic peasant food but with influences from all over the world, Aussie burgers, Russian salads and Scandi Smushis - anything goes.
The Potted Hen
This chic, bistro-style restaurant is owned by husband and wife team Dermot and Catherine Regan, who also own the popular and award-winning Oregano Restaurant in Newtownabbey. The first restaurant to open in Saint Anne's Square, the philosophy of the Potted Hen is the same as its sister restaurant - creating delicious, imaginative dishes using the freshest of ingredients in a relaxed and friendly setting.
Located in a listed building, this indian restaurant it retains its old brickwork and character combined with lavish modern decor.
Head Chef and owner, Mr Ripon Biswas is world class, having trained in the famous 'Taj' restaurant in Mumbai, India. He has used the best of his experience throughout the world, and fused homestyle recipes with well known classics to create a unique menu.
A cichetti bacari/restaurant named for cycling legend Angelo Fausto Coppi. Coppi serves chichetti, small snacks served in traditional bars across Venice, a range of sharing dishes and pastas, made fresh daily in house.
Canteen at The MAC
Canteen is the MAC's café/bar & restaurant open 7 days a week from 10am offering fresh modern menus for breakfast, lunch and evening meals. Open from 10am, Canteen is the ideal meeting place to drop in for a coffee & pastry with complimentary newspapers and wifi.
Head chef Shaun Hanna has a wealth of experience and brings a passion for food which is quite remarkable and his commitment to local sourcing adds a significant dimension to Canteen's menu presentation at the MAC.
With a host of weekly promotions such as children's menu, wine & tapas and chef's grazing boards coupled with entertainment on Friday & Saturday nights there is something on offer for everyone.