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Folklore Restaurant

Contemporary
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34 King Street, Belfast BT1 6AD, Northern Ireland
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Reservations

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  • 16
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  • 3
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Lunchtime Bistro Treat

We visited the Folklore for lunch, twice during our stay. The 'Special', was home-made soup (beautiful) with an egg baguette and salad (very tasty & filling, plus a glass of wine for only £6. They also offer 2 steaks, 2 sides, 2 sauces & 2 glasses of wine for only £25. The Bistro is situated above... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 10, 2014
Phil H
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

We visited the Folklore for lunch, twice during our stay. The 'Special', was home-made soup (beautiful) with an egg baguette and salad (very tasty & filling, plus a glass of wine for only £6. They also offer 2 steaks, 2 sides, 2 sauces & 2 glasses of wine for only £25. The Bistro is situated above Cosgroves Bar in King... More 

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Durham, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

popped in for a drink and a local recommended the food so we gave it a try...pleased we did... limited choice menu but the food was excellent value, very reasonably priced but of a very high standard . Well presented and extremely tasty would recommend highly. The staff were very friendly and efficient showing a high standard of proffessionalism ...

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Had a voucher for here a while back for steak and chips. Was lovely. Service was great and the quality of food was very good! Would definitely go back again.

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Dublin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Curiosity finally got the better of us and we decided we were going to give Folklore a shot. We got the warmest of welcomes from Christine who was chatty and helpful ( a real asset to this restaurant). Starters were tasty and quite substantial. Annemarie had some mussels and loved them. I had a burger as my main and it... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Me, my mum, auntie and aunties cousin all went over to Belfast for a wee day out. We asked a woman somewhere we could have lunch and a drink that wasn't a pub and she recommended here. Very good recommendation! The fish and chips was lovely, fresh fish with no bones and chips were cooked perfectly! The steak was the... More 

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Scotland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Decided to pop in for some lunch and pleasantly surprised. The restaurant upstairs was nicely decorated, love the table design, in par with Belfast mural scape and we were advised some of e artists were local. Waitress really friendly. Had a main and glass of vino, albeit small for £6. Chicken goujons and chicken burgers went down nicely and were... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

When we arrived at the Ibis Hotel across the street, my mom and I figured we'd better eat here seeing as it's right across the street. The decorations are lovely and the space is quaint. A delicious meal and I'm sure the bar was great too but we didn't go down there. Would recommend!

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co antrim
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

I went here as part of an offer...i will not say too much except DON"T GO. i really do not recommend

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014 via mobile

allways come to belfast .Lookin 4 something meww . tried this out. .Wow a wee gem . food was class . wee girl natile great. bar down stairs noisy but good fun. next time im over i ll give it another go . ps the tables are smashing . well done

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uk
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

Went to folklore on a living social deal good food for the money, starters were a bit bland but mains good, good sized portions & the girl who served us was very friendly, nice decor, would return

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Address: 34 King Street, Belfast BT1 6AD, Northern Ireland
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  Belfast
Cuisine: Contemporary

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 34 King Street, Belfast BT1 6AD, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  Belfast

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Contemporary

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