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James Street South

James Street South | BT2 7GA, Belfast BT2 7GA, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9043 4310
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good20%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“crab lasagne” (24 reviews)
“tasting menu” (55 reviews)
“rabbit” (12 reviews)
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Irish, European, British, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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James Street South | BT2 7GA, Belfast BT2 7GA, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

We had an excellent dinner here. We had the 5 course tasting menu with wine and we all agreed that it was great. The cheese course was extra special and even although I am not a red wine or port fan the pairings were spot...More

Thank Sc0tty75
Managerjss, Reservations Coordinator at James Street South, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2016

Dear Sc0tty75 Thank you for taking the time to review us. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your tasting menu experience with us. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Kind Regards Belinda

Reviewed 23 August 2016

Great food consistently good and service great and a nice selection of Wine Ambiance is always nice but not too formal or stuffy .

Thank KieranBelfast
Managerjss, Reservations Coordinator at James Street South, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2016

Dear KieranBelfast Thank you for taking the time to review us. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your experience with us and look forward to welcoming you back soon. Kind Regards Belinda

Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is modern and bright but romantic at the same time. The freshly baked bread, especially the Guinness bread is an absolute delight to start with the crab lasagne a personal favourite to follow up. The food has always been top class and the...More

Thank Benji H
Managerjss, Reservations Coordinator at James Street South, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2016

Dear Benji H Thank you for taking the time to post a review and for your kind words. We are glad you enjoyed your experience with us and hope to see you again in the near future. Kind regards, Belinda

Reviewed 20 August 2016

Me and 3 others ate here recently in the bar and grill. service was slow on a busy friday night but we were in and out in 90 minutes. One starter only it was served quickly but soup without bread or a roll seems incomplete...More

1  Thank sean f
Managerjss, Manager at James Street South, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2016

Dear sean f Thank you for taking the time to review our sister restaurant The Bar & Grill, we were disappointed to see that you didn't enjoy your visit. At the Bar + grill we pride ourselves on the high level of food and our...More

Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

The food was fabulous, even the bread to start was a brilliant treat. A great venue for a special occasion, the staff make you feel like a million dollars.

Thank Judeanketell
Managerjss, Reservations Coordinator at James Street South, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2016

Dear Judeanketell Thank you for reviewing James Street South. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your experience with us. We look forward to welcoming you again soon. Kind regards, Belinda

Reviewed 19 August 2016

We ate here with some friends and enjoyed every minute. The food was good, the service excellent and the prices reasonable. Nothing more to say really.

Thank Chris G
Managerjss, Reservations Coordinator at James Street South, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2016

Dear Chris G Thank you for reviewing James Street South. We are please to hear that you enjoyed your experience with us. Please join us again soon. Kind regards, Belinda

Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

We had dinner in James St South recently and both thoroughly enjoyed it. We had the 5 course tasting menu with wine, the food was perfectly cooked and every mouthful delicious. The staff were friendly and efficient. Most enjoyable meal we've had in ages. Highly...More

Thank KTMNorthernIreland
Managerjss, Manager at James Street South, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2016

Dear KTMNorthernIreland, Thank you for reviewing James Street South. We are please to hear that you enjoyed our tasting menu and your experience with us. Please join us again soon. Kind regards, Amy Erickson

Reviewed 1 August 2016

Lovely menus and plenty of excellent fish dishes. We were a large party and the service was spot on. Would go again. Near city centre.More

Thank David J
Managerjss, Manager at James Street South, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2016

Dear David J, Thank you for taking the time to review our restaurant. We are glad to hear you enjoyed your experience with us and hope to see you again in the near future whether it be another large party or a smaller group. Kind...More

Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

We had Canadian visitors staying with us and as it happened one of them had a birthday during their stay. We hadn't actually know that when we booked the restaurant but when seating us the waitress asked if it was a special occasion and we...More

Thank N_IrelandFranco
Managerjss, Manager at James Street South, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2016

Dear N_IrelandFranco, Thank you for your review and for choosing us to celebrate your special occasion. We always do our best to accommodate those with allergies and dietary requirements and I am glad you enjoyed your day with us. We hope to see you again...More

Reviewed 31 July 2016

We had a lovely dinner here and we are really impressed with the service ran into friends that were dining at the same restaurant in they enjoyed it equally.

Thank LTnD
Managerjss, Manager at James Street South, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2016

Dear LTnD, Thank you for your review. We are pleased to hear that both yourselves and your friends enjoyed your evening with us. We hope to see you both in the near future. Kind regards, Amy Erickson

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KazzaCarrickfergus
8 July 2017|
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Response from JamesStSouth1 | Property representative |
Hi K only a few minutes walk
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RobSBTFC
3 March 2017|
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Response from JamesStSouth1 | Property representative |
Hi No there is no dress code at James Street South.
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louise c
29 November 2016|
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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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 24 - US$ 100
Meals
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
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Monday
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Tuesday
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Wednesday
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Thursday
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Friday
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Saturday
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 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
Description
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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