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James Street South

21 James Street South | BT2 7GA, Belfast BT2 7GA, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9043 4310
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good20%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“crab lasagne” (24 reviews)
“tasting menu” (51 reviews)
“rabbit” (10 reviews)
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Irish, European, British, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
21 James Street South | BT2 7GA, Belfast BT2 7GA, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

As always, an awesome dining experience in a non stuffy atmosphere. I had the pork t bone and would highly recommend this and the seasonal vegetables. Portobello mushrooms as a side were also impressive. Will be sure to visit again.

Thank William S
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Visited with 2 work colleagues! Fabulous place. The staff are friendly, able to offer opinions on the food choices and attentive without being overbearing. Starters approx £10 main meals £20-£30. The quality of the beef fillet was excellent. Wine selection is good; however approx £40...More

Thank Siobhan M
Reviewed 3 days ago

Great food and super friendly staff and relaxed atmosphere. Cheese board was excellent! We Will definitely be back.

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Thank Bellaghy1
Reviewed 3 days ago

On this visit we opted for the pre-theatre menu as our booking was early in the evening. The choice is smaller but the quality of food was excellent as usual and good value for money. Good to see local products used (the bread and champ...More

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Thank 123Seagull2014
Reviewed 3 days ago

A regular visitor. I just love an afternoon spent with friends here. Service is attentive but not overbearing. Food is delicious. Can't wait for my next visit.

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Thank martinhart67
Reviewed 3 days ago

I hadn't been to James Street South JSS) in some time, mainly because my last couple of visits (a lunch and an evening meal had been a disappointment). This was a pity because JSS had been one of my favourite restaurants. I visited about two...More

Thank gjoh1956
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Lovely restaurant with good food and wine menu's. Good value with most expensive starter £12 and most expensive main £28 with nice selection side dishes. Good service and busy even on a Monday so worth booking in advance. Good for couples or large party

Thank Geoff G
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Was offered a 2130 reservation on Friday evening when booking. Had been looking forward to trying this place for a few years now but hadn't got round to it. Was given a gift voucher this year so was keen to use it. The food was...More

Thank Tracy T
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is what a restaurant is all about. Fantastic service and food cooked with genuine skill and knowledge of ingredients. This is what good food is all about. Really looking forward to revisiting very soon. Well done to all those involved in what was a...More

Thank Diane M
Reviewed 1 week ago

A combination of friendly and efficient service, tasty and well presented food and a busy metropolitan atmosphere

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Thank aidan259
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Questions & Answers
8 July 2017|
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Response from Belinda T | Property representative |
Hi K only a few minutes walk
3 March 2017|
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Response from Belinda T | Property representative |
Hi No there is no dress code at James Street South.
louise c
29 November 2016|
Response from Managerjss | Property representative |
Hello, We will be finalising our Tasting Menu for New Year's Eve this weekend. Please check our website as it will be posted as soon as it is finalised. Thank you. Amy
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 23 - US$ 98
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
12:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
12:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
12:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
12:30 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 James Street South | BT2 7GA, Belfast BT2 7GA, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  Belfast>  > City Centre
  • Neighbourhood: City Centre
  • Phone Number: +44 28 9043 4310
  • E-mail
City Centre Restaurant with Cookery School. Using the best of Northern Irish produce for a seasonal menu. Pre theatre Mon-Fri £21.50, A La Carte and Tasting Menu always available. Now with Private Dining Room and The Bar and Grill, a more casual dining option located next door.

Our other restaurants are The Bar & Grill at James Street South, Hadskis and Cast & Crew.
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