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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” (79 reviews)
“poached eggs” (32 reviews)
“soda bread” (14 reviews)
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8:00 AM - 5:00 PMAll 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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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is a quick one, as was breakfast. Really nice surroundings, good coffee and a short but effective menu. If you want a sit down breakfast in Belfast and want something nicer than the greasy spoon type affair then give this a try. It’s a...More

Thank GregW75
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My husband and I found this place for breakfast since our hotel was packed full. We sure are glad we did! The food and coffee were to die for. Especially the red velvet pancakes with Nutella! My husband opted for the English breakfast. He was...More

1  Thank nbcarden
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Very nice spot with friendly staff and not far from the premier inn where we stayed. Decor was lovely with flowers and candles. My partner said it was the best fry he had in our time in Belfast. A bit pricier than other places but...More

Thank Bexyh24
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I was recommended this place by a good friend when I told him I was going to a concert in the Ulster Hall. So thought we would stop for a drink before moving on to some of the other better known spots around Belfast. Well...More

1  Thank JAMES m
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had an early flight into Belfast,which meant no proper breakfast. After a quick internet search we found the Harlem cafe! Not knowing we had met the proprietor as we walked in, and we were treated exceptionally,and it just got better I couldn’t fault anything...More

1  Thank SeasonedTraveller273
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Went in here after being recommended by a guy we asked in the street as the Bringer, where we planned to go, has closed. We both had the Irish breakfast which was very good. Staff were all friendly and efficient. Would definitely go there again

1  Thank PeterR1952
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was told I was get the best breakfast ever and the Harlan cafe...and they were right.!!! I had the full Irish breakfast...the tomato was the sweetest tom I’ve ever tasted.!! I’m not a fan of black pudding but this was like non I’ve had before....More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago

I'd been really excited about visiting Harlem for the first time, having walked past many times and thought it looked really quirky and different. I did read mixed reviews before I went but figured that you always get people who aren't happy. I should have...More

3  Thank Carol N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I am so saddened to be leaving a 1 star review as I had previously talked and written so positively about this place. The manager of Harlem sadly does not value her customers. I had an awful experience here one busy evening but I am...More

2  Thank Laurajc1991
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A unique cafe in central Belfast; service was exceptional, with all staff very lovely. We had two vegetarian breakfasts which were amazing! Especially liked the addition of pancake, slide of soda bread and a potato cake. Also, I usually leave the seemingly necessary, but unwanted...More

Thank Emma Y
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Cathy N
1 November 2017|
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Response from Hilary615 | Reviewed this property |
Some on street parking available, I’ve always been lucky enough to get that however there is parking not too far away at the Dublin Road cinema. Hope this helps
Holly N
2 October 2017|
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Response from Hilary615 | Reviewed this property |
Pot of tea, scone with cream and jam on it. It's good
Angie M
27 August 2017|
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Response from Sarah_2449 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, im not 100% sure but i would think they would have gluten free options
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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
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