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The Other Place

79 Botanic Avenue, Belfast BT7 1JL, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9024 9709
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good20%
  • Average14%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible18%
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“soda bread” (3 reviews)
09:00 - 21:00All hours
Irish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
79 Botanic Avenue, Belfast BT7 1JL, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Popped in this morning with my son for breakfast and the food was excellent. Couldn't believe the value, the decent portions and the extremely helpful and pleasant staff. It's worth paying the extra few pence for the continual refills of coffee...will most definitely be back.

Thank Andy44223311
Reviewed 4 days ago

15 of our Cobra fit crew went here on Saturday night (9th December). The majority of us had three courses. The food was fantastic and the price was great. It's BYO which is even better and saves you a little bit of money. The waitresses...More

Thank Lesleyarmour
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I was here on 6 or more occasions, food has always been very good. ( Highly recommend the all day breakfast) on the first few occasions I felt that the staff were a bit inexperienced but from my more recent visits I believe they have...More

Thank mcbride32
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I Call in at lunchtime when I can get out of the office and The Other Place never disappoints. They always have freshly cooked daily specials for the same price as local fast food takeaways. Food always comes out in about 20 mins and just...More

Thank Gerard M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Myself and partner are regular visitors every week to Botanic Ave and have ordered practically every dish. The food is always cooked properly and comes out promptly. There prices are amazing considering the size of there portions. The staff are friendly, courteous and hard working....More

Thank Julie-AnnHamill
Reviewed 1 week ago

Last Thursday night my husband and I went here for their Steak Night. We were extremely impressed by the food which was well presented and delicious. The staff were exceedingly pleasant too which made our visit really enjoyable. We have already spoken to friends about...More

Thank Monica_McMurray
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went in today, shown a table and waited 10minutes, still wasn’t given a menu. Went up to ask for one and waited another 15 minutes and no one took our order, wasn’t even offered a drink. Dreadful service, left and went a few doors up...More

Thank Kathryn W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I’m not normally one who writes bad reviews but I feel I should warn others to avoid this was so bad we arrived and ordered the Christmas dinners and we chatted for a while after I both I’d drank 2 cups of my bottomless coffee...More

Thank Traveller_Ireland_10
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

breakfast was delicious served promptly. waitress staff pleasant but not on the ball. table of 2 next to us were served before us even though we arrived first. breakfast arrived minus our beans and mushrooms which were "on their way". minus any sauces, minus any...More

Thank sharon l
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great little cafe on Botanic Avenue. Staff were brilliant, very welcoming and friendly, nothing was a problem. Menu was nice and varied, food came out quickly and was very good, and excellent value.

Thank Andrew B
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Questions & Answers
Maureen R
20 March 2017|
Response from Richard W | Property representative |
Hi Maureen, we take walk ins however booking is recommended on this very busy day for us. Call us 02890 249709 or drop a PM on the Facebook page and a member of staff will confirm for you. Regards The Other Place
Scott M
20 March 2017|
Response from Richard W | Property representative |
Hi Scott, if you speak with the front of house team on arrival they will inform the chef on duty and he will give you a selection of vegan options that will be cooked specially for your order. Regards The Other Place
18 February 2017|
Response from Richard W | Property representative |
Hi Cathy, you can just walk in no need to book unless of course its for more the 4 people. Best regards The Other Place
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$21
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 79 Botanic Avenue, Belfast BT7 1JL, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  Belfast>  > Queen's Quarter
  • Neighbourhood: Queen's Quarter
  • Phone Number: +44 28 9024 9709
Situated in the heart of Botanic Ave we are the ideal location for breakfast, lunch, dinner or a quick cup of tea or coffee and a snack. With a relaxed, casual decor we offer a unpretentious restaurant serving a comfort food menu with a friendly atmosphere. Enjoy a mixture of dishes from traditional, cooked breakfasts, to fresh soups, sandwiches, wraps, homemade burgers, steaks, fajitas, pastas and many other mouth-watering dishes. We are famous for our value for money menu and you can B.Y.O bottle *we won’t even charge you a corkage fee!). We have a list of daily specials on the blackboard and there is always amazing deals available every all day every day. With bottomless tea and filter coffee, free wifi, its means your money goes much further. All the above with our “ Always Cooked Fresh “ policy we sure this is sure to appeal to everyone.
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