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The Other Place

79 Botanic Avenue, Belfast BT7 1JL, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9024 9709
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good19%
  • Average15%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible19%
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“goujons” (7 reviews)
“soda bread” (3 reviews)
09:00 - 21:00All hours
British, Vegetarian Friendly
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79 Botanic Avenue, Belfast BT7 1JL, Northern Ireland
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1 - 10 of 257 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a fantastic end to graduation day.The food was lovely, service excellent. Friendly and really made it special. Will return soon especially for steak and mushroom bruschetta yum.

Thank mkandlrrh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went for the £9.95 two course deal. Really good value, the food was great quality and the staff were friendly. The only downside was the loo desperately needs a tidy up. Apart from that a great spot to start your night. Surprised at how quiet...More

Thank julesoBelfast
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've came here every day, sometimes twice a day for the fabulous coffee and food since I started working in botanic avenue. I really love the food and the atmosphere here. The staff are so lovely and always make me and my colleagues feel at...More

Thank Elaine S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I visited yesterday thinking third time lucky but i will not be back! My partner and i went for our first time around December 2017. We both had two large frys which were ok but an eldery lady came in that day and sat down....More

Thank AlisonMc123
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you come alone they put you in front of the window,basically they punish you, I have seen an old lady leave because she was not alowed to sit where she wanted and said she had to sit "in the window" Its like a "chicken...More

Thank Christopher C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited last night and my father enjoyed his fish and chips,my husband loved the chicken and champ ( though shouldn't champ have scallions in it?).I absolutely hate complaining in a restaurant but when the lovely waitress asked did we enjoy our meal I had to...More

2  Thank taramarie2016
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

Sunday night 8pm visit. No one to guide us to seats despite a wait to be seated sign. We just went in and sat down at a bench which was too tight a squeeze so I asked to be moved. Shown to another which was...More

Thank frankm654
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

The food is yummy and managed to feed a country boy, capable of eating any unsuspecting mammy out of house and home. Service is incredible, the girls where very attentive and polite, creating a lovely atmosphere. We will definitely be back x

1  Thank Dearbhail R
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

Good food absolutely yummy staff are so friendly definitely recommend this place love going here with friends n u can bring your own drink no corkage charge

Thank Lorraine D
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

Went here today for my birthday celebration with my friends food was absolutly gorgeous starter mains and desserts ... Service was very quick and the food was warm when it arrived ... All the staff are really so friendly and always polite and very helpful...More

Thank Barbs F
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Questions & Answers
Maureen R
21 March 2017|
Response from Richard W | Property representative |
Hi Maureen, we take walk ins however booking is recommended on this very busy day for us. Call us 02890 249709 or drop a PM on the Facebook page and a member of staff will confirm for you. Regards The Other Place
Scott M
20 March 2017|
Response from Richard W | Property representative |
Hi Scott, if you speak with the front of house team on arrival they will inform the chef on duty and he will give you a selection of vegan options that will be cooked specially for your order. Regards The Other Place
18 February 2017|
Response from Richard W | Property representative |
Hi Cathy, you can just walk in no need to book unless of course its for more the 4 people. Best regards The Other Place
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 4 - US$ 21
Brunch, Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 79 Botanic Avenue, Belfast BT7 1JL, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  Belfast>  > Queen's Quarter
  • Neighbourhood: Queen's Quarter
  • Phone Number: +44 28 9024 9709
Situated in the heart of Botanic Ave we are the ideal location for breakfast, lunch, dinner or a quick cup of tea or coffee and a snack.
With a relaxed, casual decor we offer a unpretentious restaurant serving a comfort food menu with a friendly atmosphere.
Enjoy a mixture of dishes from traditional, cooked breakfasts, to fresh soups, sandwiches, wraps, homemade burgers, steaks, fajitas, pastas and many other mouth-watering dishes.
We are famous for our value for money menu and you can B.Y.O bottle *we won’t even charge you a corkage fee!).
We have a list of daily specials on the blackboard and there is always amazing deals available every all day every day.
With bottomless tea and filter coffee, free wifi, its means your money goes much further.
All the above with our “ Always Cooked Fresh “ policy we sure this is sure to appeal to everyone.
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