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Golden Mile
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Arthur House 41 Arthur Street, Belfast BT1 4GB, Northern Ireland
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 12:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Mon - Wed 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thu 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
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44 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I usually love this restaurant but after our visit on Saturday I don't think I would be in a rush back. Dirty tables everywhere with customers clearing tables themselves, we had to clear a table just to get a seat, the table next to us, the mother, after clearing the table had to take a baby wipe to it, she... More 

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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited for Sunday lunch at around 3 pm and the cafe was relatively quiet. Sat for approx. 30 minutes and in that time failed to have our orders taken, even for drinks. Unable to catch the eye of any of four/five waitresses who were serving later tables and clearing up. Decided in the end to leave hungry and totally forgotten... More 

Thank neonmedusa
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I enjoy visiting the Cafe part of Avoca to buy carry out food to take home for evening meals, as we adore their offerings. But today the service at the counter was really bad, as it has been on previous visits, the young girl that was 'so called servicing us' started servicing us then on a couple... More 

Thank Fergie0744
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23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Really nice restaurant, seafood chowder was very nice, the afternoon tea looks very appealing also. Would be a good place to meet for lunch with friends.

Thank GMrgn
Ballyclare, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant is brimming with atmosphere. The staff are polite and helpful and the food is amazing. the desserts are a joy to behold! At weekend there are usually long queues but it is well worth the wait. Thoroughly recommend a visit

Thank Susan M
Cleveland, Ohio
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a regular visit for us on trips from the US and this time was no exception. Food as always was excellent but we have noticed that service in the restaurant appears to be slipping. To get served seems to take longer and on one occasion we had to enlist the help of the manager to resolve cold food... More 

Thank Arsenal48
Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had breakfast here whilst out shopping. Beautifully presented clean food. Good service and pleasant staff. Loved the shop too. Will be going back for lunch during my trip.

Thank Thea M
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our waitress was top notch. She provided the best service at a restaurant compared to anyone else in Northern Ireland. The food was okay. My friend and I shared a plate. Plenty of food. Reasonable prices.

Thank CRPD908
Oro Valley, Arizona
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156 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped for a couple breakfast items on our way to the Game of Thrones bus tour. Delicious berry scone and fresh squeezed orange juice.

Thank SharonLDRN
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This café had a cool, trendy vibe and the food was delicious. My dad and I both agreed that the porridge was the best we'd ever had. He got the toast and jam plate with a side of poached eggs and that was very good as well. Great place to go for breakfast if you're in the area (just don't... More 

Thank Megan R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Irish, Cafe, European, British, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine, Large groups
Open Hours
12:30 pm - 6:00 pm
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Arthur House 41 Arthur Street, Belfast BT1 4GB, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  Belfast>  > Golden Mile
  • Neighborhood: Golden Mile
This is an independent department store with a cafe restaurant upstairs

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?