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Harlem Cafe

34 Bedford Street, Belfast BT2 7FF, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9024 4860
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (63 reviews)
“poached eggs” (25 reviews)
“potato bread” (12 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Irish, Cafe, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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34 Bedford Street, Belfast BT2 7FF, Northern Ireland
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1 - 10 of 1,093 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Beautiful spot for a fry. Can get extremely busy for breakfast / brunch so be prepared to wait if calling in peak times. Worth the wait. Veggie fry even has a veggie sausage! Yay.

Thank Paula G
Reviewed 3 days ago

Nice spot for breakfast, if a bit arty and cheffy. I do enjoy quality food, but sometimes the descriptions can put you off rather than encourage. Food fine, service slow, very good coffee.

Thank GregRDublin
Reviewed 5 days ago

I wanted to give this a better rating but the menu online is out of date and the food options for gluten free folks are not that great. The super food salad is very good though. It's a good location and while the interior has...More

Thank TravelBunnyFooFoo
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Harlem = love. Loved my soup and bread. If your are in the neighborhood, do drop in. They also have great taste in music.

Thank JodeenSings
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had not been back to Belfast, Northern Ireland for over three years and noticed quite a difference in the city. New hotels are springing up, along with interesting shops and incredible restaurants. While staying downtown, we stumbled upon the Harlem Cafe. Judging by the...More

Thank Bnzboy
Reviewed 1 week ago

I love the eclectic atmosphere in this eatery. Friendly, accommodating staff good food with a varied menu. Cocktail menu available

Thank MargieVenus
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited this place twice during a four day stay in Belfast as we loved it so much the first time. The decor is lovely, lots of old pictures on the walls and it's really buzzing all the time. Food was great and so was...More

Thank PhoneJoan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ordered some simple things for dinner, but had to wait a long time to get drinks and food. the food was very oily (chips and beer battered shrimps)

Thank jvoegeli
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Close to the main rail and bus stations and next door to the Ulster Hall this place is easy to find and well worth finding! It reminded me very much of a popular UK chain of restaurants that go in for real food and shabby-chic...More

Thank Leslie T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had the Irish Breakfast and the poached eggs. Both were delicious and more up market and well presented. Excellent coffee and a lovely ambience.

Thank manchesterl76
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Questions & Answers
3 February 2017|
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Response from Lisa G | Reviewed this property |
yes they do. it gets quite busy, but they are very accommodating.
Cliona M
18 July 2016|
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Response from Cliona M |
Thank you! I was planning on going to St George's Market the day before for breakfast in fact! I am veggie so might look into Tony and Jens! Thank you all!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34 Bedford Street, Belfast BT2 7FF, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  Belfast
  • Phone Number: +44 28 9024 4860
  • E-mail
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