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Cafe Fish

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539 Lisburn Road, Belfast BT9 7GQ, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9066 4731
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This place is what it is - quintessential Lisburn Road haute cuisine it ain't! But I have long enjoyed it for a cheap bite. Yesterday evening we tried upstairs for the first time and they brought us the wrong order - however, it was scarcely noticeable (it was entirely correct but for one piece between the two of us). It... More 

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Thank Ian P
Belfast, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

£7.49 for a standard fish supper which was of average quality. Theres a chippy on the upper Ormeau Road (wont mention the name) where for £10 you get one fish supper,one chip,two pasties and two sausages which where of at least as good quality. Owners please wise up and punters don't give them the pleasure.

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Thank sendit13
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is without doubt our favorite chip shop by a country mile. The fish is beautiful and worth the wait of being cooked to order. The children's meals are great value and I adore the mushy peas! I agree with some other reviews that the quantity of chips you get fluctuates and if you order a portion of sausages/pastie/fish on... More 

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Thank pjsme
Belfast, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Waited 30 mins for fried chicken and chips, couldn't wait any longer and asked for a refund. Lots of attitude for the till staff beg humpy. Only was 4 people in. Wouldn't waste my time again. Service needs sacked and replaced.

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Thank Honestbutfait
Belfast, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had haddock and chips with a coors light for £10. Dips 95p extra. Good service from friendly dark haired fellow. Will be back soon!

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Thank lennybuoy
Holywood
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Busy, busy spot. Worth waiting for. Had cod supper. Batter light and bubbly. Chips cooked to perfection.

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Thank 25heatherj
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

A picture says a thousand words, you don't get a scoop of chips with a piece of fish. They hand pick you four out.

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2 Thank James M
Belfast, United Kingdom
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134 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017

This is truly an excellent cafe and well worth the trip across town. I've even meet folk who drive from the suburbs of north Belfast, so I know I'm not alone in loving the traditional chippy.

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Thank Alexander M
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41 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

It's now a must visit place for my tea while working in N.Ireland. The restaurant is brilliant. The standard never drops and nor does the hospitality. Gabi is a great host and loves to come and chat. Which is great when your working away. A clear winner and well recommended.

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Thank acolley1969
2 reviews
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

The fish quality goes up and down, from beautiful to Ok at worst. The chips seem to be on the smaller size but still very tasty. I always try to get the lunch time special that finished at 2.30 I think. The staff are always friendly, just wish their was one on my doorstep and not over two miles away.

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Thank Terence K

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Fast food, British, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 539 Lisburn Road, Belfast BT9 7GQ, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  Belfast
  • Phone Number: +44 28 9066 4731

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