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The Square Cafe & Restaurant

89 Dublin Road, Belfast 8T2 7HF, Northern Ireland (Golden Mile)
+44 28 9023 9933
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Ranked #93 of 789 Restaurants in Belfast
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $5 - $76
Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 6:30 am
Tue - Thu 5:30 am - 9:30 am
Tue - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 am
Fri - Sat 6:00 am - 9:30 am
Cuisines: Contemporary
Neighborhood: Golden Mile
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Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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English first
Isle of Man, United Kingdom
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181 reviews 181 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

It was a couple of years ago since I had last visited this restaurant and I cannot believe I hadn't been back sooner. The service was brilliant, nothing was too much trouble. They were attentive without being intrusive and made us all feel so welcome. There was a special of which consisted of 3 courses (plenty of choice from each... More 

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Belfast
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83 reviews 83 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Okay the goods: nice decor, friendly staff, decent bacground music, the squid starter, the sides with the mains (al dente veg and yummy champ) the not so goods: only 2 beers, one draught and one bottle, pork kofta starter dry, hake main VERY small (hake ain't a dear fish), duck main - should have known better when told it wasn't... More 

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Market Drayton, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

We visited on a Friday night at the end of november 2014 for a pre-booked family Birthday party.On arrival we were shown upstairs to the restaurant,which on a cold winters evening, was warm and cosy.Suprisingly it was not busy (at 1930),I think there were 4 other tables occupied.The restaurant is clean,the staff are attentive and friendly.The food,a little expensive was... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

First choice of from a very limited choice ,not available,second choice not available third choice passed sell by date should have not been served. The food was excellent,fish risotto,pork belly,just right. I will return for the food and the service but smarten up your wine.

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n. ireland
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35 reviews 35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

we had a groupon deal and were very happy with the lovely pate(best in belfast) and the chicken kiev. very helpfull and cheerfull staff. would def. go back . the lunch menu looks great and good value. There is a nice cosy atmosphere and plenty of choice on the menu.

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Lisburn, Co. Antrim, N. Ireland
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51 reviews 51 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Had a business lunch here. Lovely atmosphere. Lots of parking nearby (max 2hrs) and enjoyed a gorgeous pasta with chilli sauce. Service was excellent and very attentive.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014 via mobile

We have been here many times and it never fails The food is great with lots of choice some mains are rather expensive particularly the steaks Starters are good and some signature dishes here are fantastic The quality of food served is always top and staff especially the head waiter / manager are very attentive I will return

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Antrim, United Kingdom
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160 reviews 160 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
138 helpful votes 138 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014 via mobile

My husband and I had a really excellent meal in The Square a few weeks ago. It was on a cold Saturday evening and we were warmly greeted and shown to our table. The pate and crayfish salad were perfect starters, and were followed by equally good fillet of plaice and duck. And of course we couldn't resist the creme... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 via mobile

We got a great Living Social deal for this restaurant. I had never heard of this place until this deal! We arrived just before 7 and it was quite empty for a Friday night however, a few more tables filled up by around 8pm. I had the plaice and my partner had the duck. My plaice was so fresh, gorgeous... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

This is a small place but very good atmosphere food is excellent clean white table cloths and excellent service not to be missed if you are in the city for dinner or lunch

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Additional Information about The Square Cafe & Restaurant

Address: 89 Dublin Road, Belfast 8T2 7HF, Northern Ireland
Phone Number: +44 28 9023 9933
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  Belfast>  > Golden Mile
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 6:30 am
Tuesday 5:30 am - 9:30 am  12:00 pm - 3:00 am
Wednesday 5:30 am - 9:30 am  12:00 pm - 3:00 am
Thursday 5:30 am - 9:30 am  12:00 pm - 3:00 am
Friday 12:00 pm - 3:00 am  6:00 am - 9:30 am
Saturday 12:00 pm - 3:00 am  6:00 am - 9:30 am
Average Prices: USD 5 - 76
Cuisine: Contemporary

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