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The Other Place

79 Botanic Avenue, Belfast BT7 1JL, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9024 9709
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good20%
  • Average14%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible18%
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“soda bread” (3 reviews)
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Irish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
79 Botanic Avenue, Belfast BT7 1JL, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed August 7, 2017 via mobile

Myself and my partner had dinner here on Sunday night. It is such good value with specials on the menu. Two courses for £10. Which is a fabulous offer. The staff are very friendly and the service is first class. It was very busy when...More

Thank 954vio
Reviewed August 2, 2017

Cosy, but below average quality when it comes to the food itself. I would recommend checking out other places to eat on Botanic Avenue instead.

Thank Rhianna H
Reviewed August 1, 2017

Called in here on the off chance after seeing the sign for 2 courses for £9.95 (this was on a sunday). There was not much of a starter selection so we decided to have the dinner and dessert... both had the roast beef dinner -...More

Thank Nivagni
Reviewed July 8, 2017 via mobile

We had a fantastic end to graduation day.The food was lovely, service excellent. Friendly and really made it special. Will return soon especially for steak and mushroom bruschetta yum.

Thank mkandlrrh
Reviewed July 7, 2017 via mobile

Went for the £9.95 two course deal. Really good value, the food was great quality and the staff were friendly. The only downside was the loo desperately needs a tidy up. Apart from that a great spot to start your night. Surprised at how quiet...More

Thank julesoBelfast
Reviewed July 7, 2017 via mobile

I've came here every day, sometimes twice a day for the fabulous coffee and food since I started working in botanic avenue. I really love the food and the atmosphere here. The staff are so lovely and always make me and my colleagues feel at...More

Thank Elaine S
Reviewed July 2, 2017 via mobile

I visited yesterday thinking third time lucky but i will not be back! My partner and i went for our first time around December 2017. We both had two large frys which were ok but an eldery lady came in that day and sat down....More

Thank AlisonMc123
Reviewed July 1, 2017 via mobile

If you come alone they put you in front of the window,basically they punish you, I have seen an old lady leave because she was not alowed to sit where she wanted and said she had to sit "in the window" Its like a "chicken...More

Thank Christopher C
Reviewed June 21, 2017

Visited last night and my father enjoyed his fish and chips,my husband loved the chicken and champ ( though shouldn't champ have scallions in it?).I absolutely hate complaining in a restaurant but when the lovely waitress asked did we enjoy our meal I had to...More

2  Thank taramarie2016
Reviewed June 5, 2017 via mobile

Sunday night 8pm visit. No one to guide us to seats despite a wait to be seated sign. We just went in and sat down at a bench which was too tight a squeeze so I asked to be moved. Shown to another which was...More

Thank frankm654
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Questions & Answers
Maureen R
March 20, 2017|
Response from Richard W | Property representative |
Hi Maureen, we take walk ins however booking is recommended on this very busy day for us. Call us 02890 249709 or drop a PM on the Facebook page and a member of staff will confirm for you. Regards The Other Place
Scott M
March 20, 2017|
Response from Richard W | Property representative |
Hi Scott, if you speak with the front of house team on arrival they will inform the chef on duty and he will give you a selection of vegan options that will be cooked specially for your order. Regards The Other Place
February 18, 2017|
Response from Richard W | Property representative |
Hi Cathy, you can just walk in no need to book unless of course its for more the 4 people. Best regards The Other Place
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$4 - $21
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 79 Botanic Avenue, Belfast BT7 1JL, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  Belfast>  > Queen's Quarter
  • Neighborhood: Queen's Quarter
  • Phone Number: +44 28 9024 9709
Situated in the heart of Botanic Ave we are the ideal location for breakfast, lunch, dinner or a quick cup of tea or coffee and a snack. With a relaxed, casual decor we offer a unpretentious restaurant serving a comfort food menu with a friendly atmosphere. Enjoy a mixture of dishes from traditional, cooked breakfasts, to fresh soups, sandwiches, wraps, homemade burgers, steaks, fajitas, pastas and many other mouth-watering dishes. We are famous for our value for money menu and you can B.Y.O bottle *we won’t even charge you a corkage fee!). We have a list of daily specials on the blackboard and there is always amazing deals available every all day every day. With bottomless tea and filter coffee, free wifi, its means your money goes much further. All the above with our “ Always Cooked Fresh “ policy we sure this is sure to appeal to everyone.
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