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Harlem Cafe

34 Bedford Street, Belfast BT2 7FF, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9024 4860
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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“brunch” (76 reviews)
“poached eggs” (30 reviews)
“bread” (47 reviews)
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08:00 - 17:00All hours
Irish, Cafe, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
34 Bedford Street, Belfast BT2 7FF, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Rule number 1...... book it as extremely busy. Quirky and noisy and fun. Don't expect a peaceful relaxing meal....but go anticipating good food and very friendly service. Full Irish to fill you up for day ahead! One to go back to on next visit back...More

Thank Gavandi
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Was on my own as on a business trip & was made to feel welcome & was well looked after. Good value for money & friendly, enthusiastic staff 👍

Thank ClipperVictorN736PA
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Can’t review highly enough, arrived on our 1st day and I had the red velvet pancakes and my wife had breakfast bruschetta both were amazing and the coffee was excellent. I had to go back the next morning to have the breakfast bruschetta for myself...More

Thank 18,022,306
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband found this gem. Very friendly ,great coffee and hot nicely cooked breakfast . Generous portions so make sure your hungry. Very popular so get there early .

Thank Cycling2016
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love this place - great coffee, great choice on the menu irrespective of the time of day - also really friendly and helpful staff - and the place is always buzzing.

Thank Dave V
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic restaurant booked a table for eight and we got the best seats in the house next to two lads singing,starters and main course were to die for plenty of drink great crac lovely surroundings,music great pleased we went, staff couldn’t have been nicer, if...More

Thank john_richardson89
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great looking cafe. I had a veggie breakfast and my friend the Irish. Great quality and good service. The decor creates a good atmosphere and if visiting again I would call in.

Thank Blue Y
Reviewed 1 week ago

Quite quirky place near the Ulster hall in Belfast ..we went there for an early lunch .....good variety of plain food available the service and quality of the food was fine. Decor is interesting and quite homely

Thank mcallistern
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The owner made us feel welcome as soon as we arrived. The queue is long on Sundays but I recommend waiting it out!

Thank dan s
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I visited Harlem with my Sister for Brunch It was about 12.30. The place was packed. We waited to get a table We placed our order. 2 scrambled egg breakfasts. I Americano and 1 cappuccino. Our coffees came and we had almost finished them before...More

Thank Nicola M
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Questions & Answers
Cathy N
1 November 2017|
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Response from Hilary615 | Reviewed this property |
Some on street parking available, I’ve always been lucky enough to get that however there is parking not too far away at the Dublin Road cinema. Hope this helps
Holly N
1 October 2017|
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Response from Hilary615 | Reviewed this property |
Pot of tea, scone with cream and jam on it. It's good
Angie M
26 August 2017|
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Response from Sarah_2449 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, im not 100% sure but i would think they would have gluten free options
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34 Bedford Street, Belfast BT2 7FF, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  Belfast
  • Phone Number: +44 28 9024 4860
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