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Callender Street, Belfast BT1 5BN, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9027 8220
11:30 - 20:00
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Sun 13:00 - 18:00
Mon - Sat 11:30 - 20:00
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28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Almost hidden down a side alley, this diner style restaurant/take away servers food so tasty at such low prices it's incredible. If you want fine dining this place isn't for you but if all you care about is good food I highly recommend it. The food is clearly cooked from scratch and is leagues above what you might expect. They... More 

Thank Decor58
John B, Owner at Bubbacue, responded to this review

Thanks Decor58! Great to heat you enjoyed our homemade food. Our location is a bit hidden unfortunately so we're glad you just happened upon us! Regards, John More 

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71 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When I go to a restaurant it's usually all about the food but the ambience here was so bad I feel the need to comment on it! Staff were very unprofessional-especially the cook who was constantly shouting and even roaring 'your mama's so fat' jokes. Not to mention the music playing was inappropriate. The lyrics were explicit. Clearly profanity. There... More 

Thank Claremary86
John B, Owner at Bubbacue, responded to this review

Hi Clare, Naturally this is not an easy review to read. Good manners should always be used. Let me please offer my sincere apologies for your visit. Our staff should always act appropriately, at all times. This is something we do take very seriously and I would love to continue to gain more information from you regarding your visit. Could... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I visited here at the weekend and can't fault the food,I had a beef brisket sandwich with fries which was absolutely gorgeous. The one negative I had was a member of staff doing food prep never changed his gloves once in my time there. He cut the cooked meat up,pulled the skin off the chicken,prepped customers orders,cleaned a table,went back... More 

Thank Irene M
John B, Owner at Bubbacue, responded to this review

Hi Irene, Thank you for your review. Great to hear you enjoyed our food! However, it seems we didn't do such a great job on your visit regarding hygiene, our apologies. This is something we take seriously as we do have a 5 star rating from Environmental Health. So I showed your review to all our staff to remind them... More 

Belfast, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I've still not forgiven Bubbacue for no longer offering ribs but, everything else they do is delicious! Their choice of excellent tasty meats, lovely rice and other garnishes for their food is unrivaled! Extra Smoky sauce is a must. Highly recommend a visit!

Thank Davd87
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90 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had lunch here during our stay in Belfast, very impressed with the service and food, however it could have been served hotter. Mac n cheese was yummy and the beef & pork were lovely. Great price too, especially if we were to compare to a similar place like that in London.

Thank NCL19
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went in here for a quick bite before work and was surprised by the variety they offered. Food was so good, I didn't even notice sweet corn in my burger and I hate sweet corn. Will be back.

Thank Clare S
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The beef brisket was best ever beef. Loved it, highly recommended, value for money food right in middle of city center.

Thank Monika A
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70 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

Both my partner and I got pulled pork sandwiches. We also shared chips and Mac &a Cheese! So the Mac and cheese was ok, the pork was cooked excellently however it felt like it was being overpowered by an almost alcoholic flavour, possibly just the mixture of the moist meat and the spices but it wasn't very pleasant :(! However... More 

Thank Aimee L
John B, Owner at Bubbacue, responded to this review

Hi Aimee, Thanks for the review. Great to hear you liked our fries. We actually chip all our potatoes by hand everyday, close to 100kg! So we only ever use fresh potatoes cooked up fresh on the spot. Sorry to hear you didn't like the pork. It does seem like something was not correct as we normally get rave reviews... More 

Belfast, United Kingdom
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1,138 reviews
506 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 479 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

Took my girls and a friend to Bubbacue this evening and had an amazing meal. I went for rice and pulled Pork with all the trimmings, wife had halloumi sandwich and chips, girls shared BBQ chicken, mash and fries and friend she had BBQ chicken and salad and fries, we had potato salad and macaroni cheese sides. To wash it... More 

Thank BelfastFoodTravelMan
Belfast, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

Great to see a meat orientated restaurant having such a nice vegetarian option! I'm not an actual vegetarian but not fussed on meat and would prefer cheese stuff. It's really quick in here even if there's a big queue at lunch time. Can go for a quick lunch break from the office and can always get a seat even when... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$18
American, Fast food, Barbecue
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Cash Only, Takeout, Waitstaff, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
13:00 - 18:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Callender Street, Belfast BT1 5BN, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  Belfast
  • Phone Number: +44 28 9027 8220
Slow & Smokey American style fast casual BBQ restaurant.

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