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The Welcome

22 Stranmillis Road, Belfast BT9 5AA, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9038 1359
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good13%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Open Now
17:00 - 23:00All hours
CUISINES
Asian, Chinese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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LOCATION
22 Stranmillis Road, Belfast BT9 5AA, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We were visiting Belfast from the US and relied on TripAdvisor to find a good Chinese restaurant. We were not disappointed. We have eaten in Chinese establishments across 4 continents and I can safely say that this makes our top 5. The food was freshly...More

1  Thank Renaud S
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Fantastic place to eat staff are extremely helpful and food is superb never disappoints us relaxed atmosphere.

1  Thank martbeat
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely tasting food for everyone in the family. Excellent service from all the staff. Have been going for 30 years and would highly recommend. The wee ones were rared in the kitchen!!

1  Thank n2rua
welcomebelfast, Manager at The Welcome, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear n2rua, It's always great to hear one of our regulars giving us a shout out! Hopefully we will see you again soon! Regards, The Welcome Restaurant Team

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food, lovely service, a place not to miss! Chicken chow mein was beautiful, best spring rolls I have ever had. We have found our local go to Chinese!

1  Thank ADN2017-UK-4561
welcomebelfast, Manager at The Welcome, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear ADN2017-UK-4561, Thank you for your review. We are happy you enjoyed your food. We would love to see you again soon! Regards, The Welcome Restaurant Team

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We decided to try The Welcome due to our usual Chinese restaurant (Mandarin City) being closed, and we are so glad that we did! It was absolutely brilliant, the staff were very friendly and welcoming, especially Michael. The food was fantastic, so full of flavour...More

3  Thank Kathy M
welcomebelfast, Manager at The Welcome, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Kathy M, Thanks for giving us a try! We are so happy to have met your expectations. Don't wait too long to come again! Regards, The Welcome Restaurant Team

Reviewed 1 week ago

Arrived early on a Tuesday evening over the holidays and had the restaurant to ourselves at the start. Although an empty restaurant isn't always a good sign our fears were soon allayed.The staff quickly put the 4 of us at ease and were both pleasant...More

1  Thank atgowen
welcomebelfast, Manager at The Welcome, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Andy, Thank you for writing an excellent review of our restaurant. We throughly enjoyed serving you and your family and we hope to see you and your family again soon. We'll make sure Michael will get to see this review. Regards, The Welcome Restaurant...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love this place, would highly recommend it! Really couldn't praise the staff enough, they're always friendly and bend over backwards to try and help you with whatever it is that you want, even if it's not on the menu. Been many time and can honestly...More

1  Thank Anthony M
welcomebelfast, Manager at The Welcome, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Anthony M, Thanks for taking time to write a review of our restaurant. Our aim has always been "good food, with great service". We are so happy that all the food you have tried, you enjoyed. We will make sure we pass on your...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Once again Michael and all the other staff provided friendly service with his usual twist of humour and as always the food was excellent (easily the best Chinese food in Belfast)and the craic was great with a few people I was meeting for the first...More

1  Thank Darren H
welcomebelfast, Manager at The Welcome, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Darren H, Thanks for your review. I'm glad your guests and yourself enjoyed the atmosphere of the restaurant and especially Michael's "humour". We hope to see you again, soon. Regards, The Welcome Restaurant Team

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really loved everything about this restaurant ,such beautiful fresh food with amazing flavour .Michael was wonderful with his attention and good humour. The lemon prawns were delicious.

1  Thank cordoba222013
welcomebelfast, Manager at The Welcome, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear cordoba222013, Thank you for having your birthday party at our restaurant! Michael does aim to please! Don't leave it too long before you come back! Regards, The Welcome Restaurant Team

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had wonderful food and service at the Welcome. It was my daughter's graduation Michael was most accommodating. We had not been for a while but we won't leave it so long next time. All the staff were friendly.

1  Thank Karen M
welcomebelfast, Manager at The Welcome, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Karen M, Thank your for leaving a review of our restaurant. Come back again soon! Also, congratulations to your daughter on her graduation! Regards, The Welcome Restaurant Team

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Berant_Louth
26 April 2017|
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Response from welcomebelfast | Property representative |
We do have a separate children's menu, please google our menu online, as we cannot post a link here. We do use some MSG in our food, but you can request no MSG with our servers. Although there will have traces in our... More
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Marie O
13 February 2015|
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Response from Polkadots8 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Marie, Yes, gift vouchers are available to purchase in the restaurant. They can be used in the restaurant and take away. The restaurant is open from 7 days a week. Call to check the times. Great gift idea!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 9 - US$ 29
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts American Express, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
15:00 - 22:00
Monday
17:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:30
Thursday
17:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 13:45
Friday
12:00 - 13:45
17:00 - 23:00
Saturday
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22 Stranmillis Road, Belfast BT9 5AA, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  Belfast
  • Phone Number: +44 28 9038 1359
  • E-mail
Description
Opened in 1982 by the then Lord Mayor Tom Patton, The Welcome Restaurant is the oldest family run Chinese Restaurant in Northern Ireland.
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