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The Lantern

58 Wellington Place, Belfast BT1 6GF, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9032 8844
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good17%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (100 reviews)
“spring rolls” (25 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM Hours
Irish, European, British, Grill, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
58 Wellington Place, Belfast BT1 6GF, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed today via mobile

Maybe we picked wrong or got a bad night but our steaks were ok but nothing special. Slightly overlooked for what we requested but not enough to send it back. However someone on the next table did. Food was well presented and we both enjoyed...More

Thank mrl789
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had our lunch here when our in Belfast at a conference , we did have that much time but we had pre booked and pre ordered , well worth it , the food was lovely , staff pleasent , restaurant lovely , would go...More

Thank Susie-warren M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived to a very friendly welcome from our host. The restaurant wasn't too busy as it was an early evening reservation. The service was very attentive without being obsequious and the menu offered really good value .... portions were more than adequate and the...More

Thank SandraDalch
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Myself and some work colleagues found this restaurant on trip advisor and had a great night here. The food was amazing, they allow you bring your own bottle which is a great idea (3.50 corkage charge). We were in Belfast for a week and this...More

1  Thank aspurl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food was very good: chicken, pork and vegetarian dishes we had were delicious. The service was good and quick.

Thank Adventure06263875341
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here with best friends on Saturday night, table for 4 pre booked for 19.45. Warm welcome by an extremely pretty female member of staff. Prompt service ensued, short Wait for food,which was well presented. Everyone thoroughly enjoyed their food, and I must attest that...More

Thank Robert B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived late enough after 8 and had no booking made after our trip up to Belfast. The restaurant was quite full but they had a table waiting for us. The food was tasty and served quickly. Staff friendly and we were asked if the...More

Thank Karl M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I ate here a fee weeks ago using a groupon coupon. We arrived at 5pm & were first into the restaurant so had our choice of seats. The gentleman who dealt with us with very friendly & helpful. We selected our 2...More

Thank missinver
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great food. Ribeye was awesome. Busy Saturday night but staff were very attentive. Will definitely be back.

Thank tomfo2003
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What can we say - this restaurant ticks all of the boxes - the most important being the food! The starters were excellent; the main course was excellent and the dessert was excellent. And to top it off, the staff were really friendly and helpful....More

Thank nuri123a
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Questions & Answers
15 June 2018|
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Response from Puppet_mongoose | Reviewed this property |
Yes, don't accept amex, but all other major cards.
17 January 2018|
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Response from The L | Property representative |
Hi ,we do pre theatre menu tuesday till saturday starts at 5.00pm 6.15pm is last order.
9 March 2017|
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Response from PJBelfast76 | Reviewed this property |
There were definitely vegetarian options on the menu but couldn't be sure if they were vegan. The manager / owner was very helpful though, I'm sure if you contacted them in advance they could have vegan options available.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 22
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 58 Wellington Place, Belfast BT1 6GF, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  Belfast
  • Phone Number: +44 28 9032 8844
  • E-mail
DINING AT THE LANTERN, BELFAST Exciting established restaurant in the heart of belfast city centre. A fantastic High quality Northern Irish ingredients create a varied menu with the focus firmly on great seasonal produce. An established favourite in the hearts of locals, The Lantern is the perfect place to catch up with friends or celebrate those special occasions.
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