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Folklore Restaurant

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Contemporary
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34 King Street, Belfast BT1 6AD, Northern Ireland
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night

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  • 43
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  • 16
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 1
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  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
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
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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69 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
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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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
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
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
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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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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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108 reviews 108 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 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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Top Contributor
81 reviews 81 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
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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Belfast, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Came here as a double date. We were the only diners in the entire place which is a bit shocking considering it was 8pm on a Saturday evening! The place is above a bar which had live entertainment. This noise heavily filters through to the restaurant - we could barely hear eachother and had to shout. It made it really... More 

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co antrim
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19 reviews 19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
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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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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Restaurant Details

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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