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The Mad Hatter Coffee Shop

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2C Eglantine Avenue, Belfast, Northern Ireland
08:30 - 17:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 08:30 - 17:00
Mon - Sat 08:00 - 18:00
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Cork, Ireland
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25 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Saw this eatery mentioned so I called in late afternoon. the Place was empty, but I had Lasagne, which was beautiful, and just what was required after Black Friday Sales. Service very good and place very clean. Well done, I can highly recommend.......

1 Thank WJH67
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Mad Hatter Restaurant is not only fabulous for food but also for their Public Relations and attention to detail. We have had the pleasure of eating in the Mad Hatter on many occasions. We also make use of their brilliant 'home catering' service. Joanne and her staff are second to none. At Christmas time, especially, they go out of... More 

2 Thank Rosie C
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Visiting Belfast for three nights this was our breakfast stop and a great start to each day it was ! Great value and friendly staff - glad we found you in preference to paying inflated prices at the hotel just up the road. Coffee top-ups offered without asking ! Couldn't be bettered in our view ! However it would have... More 

4 Thank peterb41_dun
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

The Mad Hatter has been around for years and wiil be for many more too come in my opinion. A delight of a place with smiling friendly attentive staff with a great breakfast menu. Homely warm atmosphere.

4 Thank UlsterGuy365
Belfast, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

The Mad hatter coffee shop has been nestling on the corner of Eglantine Avenue and Lisburn Road for many's a year and it remains a comforting place for a quick lunch or a cup of coffee. The Ulster Fry is spectacular and well cooked, well worth stopping off for, whilst the daily menu freshly cooked, of pies, quickes, currys etc... More 

6 Thank Himandher325
Manchester, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Great coffee, lovely staff. Exactly what you would want from this type of cafe. The cakes and dinners looked fantastic, the place was busy, all the staff were chatty and helpful. Cheap as chips but worth every penny. Great little place. Free WiFi and lots of space. Great!

4 Thank Sophie W
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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71 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

Good little cafe for decent breakfast. The cafe was very clean and the staff were friendly and helpful.

3 Thank John B
Belfast, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

Great little eating place. Not plush, or the place for a romantic dinner or marriage proposal very simple furnishings and not a lot of space inside, but really good straight forward food at a great price. Fairly good choice of menu and amazingly friendly and helpful staff. All day breakfasts including a healthy option never fail to please, but the... More 

3 Thank Trish H
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

We thought this cafe would be good as the reviews were good and they were right and we were not disappointed. My daughter and I had the Ulster Fry and daughters boyfriend had scrambled egg breakfast.... It was all well cooked and tasty. Staff were welcoming and helpful xx

3 Thank Michele C
Newry, United Kingdom
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152 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

The menu is uninspiring. .I fancied a ham and pineapple toasties. Was asked if I wanted chips or salad.i choose salad. The toasty came with about 6 small pieces of pineapple. The salad was a desert spoon of coleslaw on top of a minute portion of chopped lettuce They had no salad cream so I went out to car for... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, British, Irish
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Open Hours
08:30 - 17:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2C Eglantine Avenue, Belfast, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  Belfast

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?