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Callender Street, Belfast BT1 5BN, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9027 8220
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good23%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
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“cornbread” (88 reviews)
“beef brisket” (46 reviews)
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11:30 - 20:00All hours
American, Fast food, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
Callender Street, Belfast BT1 5BN, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Walking back to our hotel from the Botanical gardens and was invited to try this delight. Cooked meat, rice and a variety of sides. Simple, tasty, well presented food. Good modern fast food, topped with a choice of well flavoured bar b cue sauces. Local...More

Thank Craig B
Reviewed 3 days ago

Shopping in Belfast decided to give it a go and wasn't disappointed,enjoyed everything about it,the selection of different sauces just added to the delicious food. Had to bring the Mrs down who also thought it was worth the drive.

Thank Ian G
Reviewed 4 days ago

Decided to give Bubbacue a try as I hadn't been for years, was staying locally and wandered round. Had the chicken, chips, mac cheese to go and headed back to the hotel. The chicken was quite dry and a bit tasteless and the rice not...More

John B, Owner at Bubbacue, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hey PMACCA, Thanks for the review. Glad to hear you enjoyed the mac & cheese but we're not happy to hear you weren't 100% satisfied. I'll have to look into the chicken to see why it might have been dry. The fries not being piping...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

The food was ok but the menu limited. The first time I had bubbacue was at the back of Marks and Spencer. Then they had a nice large menu which has since shrunk down. Brisket and burnt-ends no longer available. They used to have a...More

Thank Maitlag
John B, Owner at Bubbacue, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hiya Maitlag, Thanks for taking the time to write a review. The old Bubbacue menu you mention was actually much smaller than our current one. True, burnt ends are no longer available but we still have beef along with vegetarian options and some new side...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Came to Belfast on business and had lunch with an old friend. He suggested this place for lunch. Great tasty food and staff very friendly even smiled for my GoPro recording.

Thank midlifemike01
John B, Owner at Bubbacue, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hey Mike, Glad you enjoyed your lunch! Thanks for letting us know. Regards, John

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sat in today and had a wrap and chips. Beef was excellent and no issue customising the salad items. Clean plates all around

Thank donnelle69
John B, Owner at Bubbacue, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks Donnelle! Great to hear you enjoyed your wrap! They are a new addition to the menu but seem to be going down well. Kind Regards, John

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My daughter and I went to Bubbacue for an early lunch. On arrival there was a queue but it was to place our orders. There was a good selection and it was probably the hardest job to decide on what to have. We placed our...More

Thank dawnecallender
John B, Owner at Bubbacue, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Dawne, Thanks for taking the time to write a review of your visit. We're always happy to hear people enjoyed their meal and service. Hope to see you again. Many thanks, John

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Honestly, I was quite skeptical as I entered this place. Being from Texas, I was most wary. But I was pleasantly surprised at with the quality of the meat. You order and pick up your food. Very casual place. They had just run out of...More

Thank Gregory M
John B, Owner at Bubbacue, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hey Gregory, Thanks for the lovely review. Should we comment on a Texan actually deducting points for salad? Ha ha , just kidding mate. Thanks again. All the best, John

Reviewed 19 June 2017

Bubbacue is a fast food joint with a difference. Having undergone a renovation last year, the old, cheap wooden facade has been replaced by much more modern fittings. All orders are taken on an iPad, and you then walk around the counter to watch your...More

Thank Keith W
John B, Owner at Bubbacue, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hey Keith, Great to hear you're a Bubba fan! Have to say, I'm a bit partial to the old mash & sausage myself. Take care, John

Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

First time with the Veggie and kids. Chose a bowl of brisket and pulled pork, rice, slaw and salads. Was pleased with the portions, taste and freshness of the product. Sauces on the table, none too hot. I suspect you have to ask for something...More

1  Thank Amazing-Underpants
John B, Owner at Bubbacue, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks so much for the lovely review! We sometimes have Crystal hot sauce on the tables if looking for something a bit spicer than our homemade sauces. The trouble is they go quickly! Hopefully the next time you're in we'll have some more back in...More

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Questions & Answers
17 August 2016|
Response from John B | Property representative |
Hiya, I don't think the hell fire will be making a comeback. However, we usually have a bottle or two of super hot sauce in the restaurant, which you can use to add some extra heat. Just ask one of the bubbacue crew members... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 6 - US$ 18
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Cash Only, Takeout, Waitstaff, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
13:00 - 18:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Callender Street, Belfast BT1 5BN, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  Belfast
  • Phone Number: +44 28 9027 8220
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Slow & Smokey American style fast casual BBQ restaurant.
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