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16-19 Shaftesbury Square, Belfast BT2 7DB, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9023 0213
12:00 - 23:00
Open now
All hours
Sun 13:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 12:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Went to Speranza on the 4th Dec there were 8 of us service was excellent and food fantastic no one had any complaints Very nice atmosphere very comfortable will go back next time in belfast

Thank Agnes M
Exeter, United Kingdom
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102 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Good menu choices catering for all. Friendly staff, good food and drink - what's not to like! The dining room is large and modern but has a good feel about it. Definately recommend this place.

Thank Sarah Z
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36 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just had our Christmas Dinner here. We're a group of 14 and I have to say the service and quality of food was second to none. Great quality, Great Service, Great Portions & Great Value for money. Well worth a visit.

Thank gouldie_lfc
Cork, Ireland
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25 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I called in for Dinner here recently, while on a visit to the wonderful city of Belfast. I was greeted and seated promptly with service good and food good. I had a meatball starter which was a little boring, however my main of Seafood Linguinie was wonderful. The best part of Speranza was however a young man called Stephan, who... More 

Thank WJH67
Bedford, United Kingdom
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198 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Recommended to eat here by our hotel. A large modern dining room but well decorated and good ambiance. Friendly helpful staff. Food good if not exceptional and well priced. Would be happy to return

Thank CliffordM8
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic food, very tasty and authentic Italian, hats off to the chef, great atmosphere, wasn't at all stuffy, hate being in a restaurant and it's too warm, this was just right, I had the meet balls for starters, the tomato sauce was exceptional!!, I had the 8oz steak for mains, it was really tasty and the asparagus was delicious ,the... More 

Thank Amcclure-patrick
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The staff are lovely and friendly but that's one of the few things I enjoyed about the restaurant. We had the sharing platter for two and a and it's just plain, nothing special. I had the steak, the waitress had asked had I wanted it with blood to which I replied yes to however it was cooked medium to well... More 

Thank Suze M
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely loved our food here at Speranza, I'm surprised it's not busy maybe because it's not on the main street I guess. Staff we're very friendly and on to it, also loved their Spotify Playlist. Food was tasty and only £5 👌 winning!

Thank Shawndawgs
Stranraer, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Booked table for the Saturday Night, 12 November. When arrived greeted with a smile, meal was excellent, can recommend the Mushroom Bruschetta, the staff were very friendly, we had a laugh and learned how to speak our best Italian, ha ha, we had a 10% off voucher which we forgot about until after we paid for the meal, however, the... More 

Thank margaretwatt
Belfast, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went for my boyfriends birthday - decent prices, lovely food and cocktails, and very pleasant polite staff

Thank Kirsty K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$19
Italian, Pizza, European, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
13:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16-19 Shaftesbury Square, Belfast BT2 7DB, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  Belfast
  • Phone Number: +44 28 9023 0213
Speranza (open 7 days a week!) is one of the most renowned Italian restaurants in Belfast offering great food, great service in warm, comfortable surroundings that has seen it blossom from year to year. Established in 1983, the restaurant has become well-known for its first class food, partcularly its home-made pizzas that have literally been the talk of the town. It’s success has been evident as the restaurant has grown from a trendy 50 seat venue to what is today a thriving family orientated 200+ capacity restaurant. With a focus on fresh, local produce, Speranza has always been about the food and with a wide variety of dishes on offer, you can really experience Italian food, at its best.

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