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La Bastille

182A Lisburn Road, Belfast BT9 6AL, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9066 7500
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good18%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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182A Lisburn Road, Belfast BT9 6AL, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed yesterday

La Bastille continues to delight. Excellent lunch choice today Thursday at the city lunch club meeting. Good to see two delicious vegetarian optipns

Thank Sam W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My friend and I have eaten twice at La Bastille now and it has turned out to be a fabulous recent discovery! On the first occasion we dined early on a Saturday evening (6.00) and were rather surprised at the serious lack of customers. Taking...More

Thank Andrea34M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Such a beautiful place - food, atmosphere, setting, wine, staff, mood! It is one of Belfast's finest restaurants for those who appreciate beautiful European food and wine

Thank paultpwalsh
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

Was here yesterday and it was my second time. My wife and myself went for the pre-theatre menu which was outstanding value at £18 for three courses. The quality of the food is exceptional and you won't find better in Belfast. I had the tomato...More

1  Thank Tim9066
Reviewed 20 September 2017

Thanks to a persuading gift voucher a friend and I went for dinner and drinks. With it being a French restaurant I decided to go for options I usually wouldn't and had the lamb belly for starter and the duo of duck for main. When...More

1  Thank Robert K
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

For a person dining alone you were made to feel welcomed. Great service, excellent food and overall terrific value for money. Certainly worth a second visit (if time permits).

Thank AnnBonn
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

Quite busy early Thursday evening, in this airy basement setting. Pleasant, friendly waiter and maitre d', and prompt, but not rushed, service. Delightful starters of terrine, also deep fried, shredded lamb, which was quite superb, somewhat reminiscent of Chinese style crispy duck. Bavette steaks were...More

1  Thank MadDocNI
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

As a solo traveller, I really appreciated the warmth & friendliness of the Wait staff at La Bastille. No reservation was no problem for a diner who walked in off the street. I was served the largest gnt I've ever seen! The menu looked amazing,...More

1  Thank Susan H
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

We were invited here by friends who had purchased a discount voucher for the restaurant. A discount voucher and you question possibly the standard of food etc. No need service, quality of the food, presentation of the food and exceptional value for money.

Thank Roger A
Reviewed 27 August 2017

We only arrived in Belfast that day and were in walking distance from the restaurant which was suggested by our hotel Gregory. We were pleased to be slotted in and noticed that they were also catering for an 80th birthday party of 16 people of...More

Thank StellaCaroline
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9 September 2016|
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Response from eddie212191 | Reviewed this property |
I would book to be on the safe side but they should have room for walking!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 182A Lisburn Road, Belfast BT9 6AL, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  Belfast
  • Phone Number: +44 28 9066 7500
La Bastille Restaurant boasts true, chic, parisienne style and class for Northern IrelandAuthentic, traditional french cuisine with a modern twist in an intimate, romantic setting.
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