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Bistro Este

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221 Upper Newtownards Road | Ballyhackamore, Belfast bt43jd, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9065 6976
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12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 1:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Tue - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

You need to book, had beef papaya salad which was tasty [£6] then a fish goan curry [14] it was good and I have no complains. My friends got the wellington duck, the dishes are well put together and satisfying, share a side.

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Thank Peter B
belfast
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 178 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lunch here midweek to celebrate a birthday. The waitress as a lovely girl. Efficient and friendly without being intrusive. The restaurant was quiet which was pleasant for us! There were two fish dishes on offer so I chose the hake which was perfectly cooked and delicious. I wanted a plain meal and the chef was very willing to serve steamed... More 

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Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We booked for a family birthday, everything was really outstanding, from booking to leaving, Service was very sharp and extremely well polished form the young lady front of house, chef wise they done a brilliant job, the starters where enjoyed by all, the goats cheese starter for me was a wonderful collection of flavours, and the portion was large, the... More 

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3 Thank petet454
Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First visit & there were nine of us for a family celebration. Great selection of food & very reasonably priced. The staff were lovely, very helpful & efficient. The place has a nice feel to it which added to a great wee night out.

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Thank PG66
Belfast
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A real delight ! It started with an authentic Welcome ...it continued with attentive friendly Service and exquisite food ..prepared by a Chef with flair and passion and it concluded at a leisurely pace with two very happy Diners .Not be missed .Bistro Este knocks the socks of the Competition in East Belfast !!.We will be back !!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely fantastic lunch at Bistro Este this afternoon - totally blown away with the great food! Can't wait to go back for dinner - lovely decor and very friendly staff also - my new fav eatery 😊

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1 Thank Visiting BELFAS... N
Brookfield, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

We were to meet here for a business lunch and it took us a bit to find the place but we were very happy when we did. The food was wonderful, presented in a gourmet way and the service was very good. The owner was there making sure everything was just right and that we were all very happy with... More 

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2 Thank Catherine W
Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

Great menu and great lunch time deals. would recommend anyone travelling to Ballyhack for something to eat to try this place.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

Great restaurant.. service excellent as ever, reasonably priced and interesting menu, food absolutely perfect. The brownie dessert is to die for!

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Groomsport, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016 via mobile

Our first visit here on a busy Saturday night. Service was friendly and welcoming and a nice exchange of banter. Food delivery was well timed and at no time did we feel rushed. Menu was inventive with an eclectic mix of ingredients. Sizzling beef starter and pork loin main were delicious. Initial concerns about booking a slot given they say... More 

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Restaurant Details

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
Average prices
$8 - $22
Cuisine
European, British, Gluten Free, Irish, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
1:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 221 Upper Newtownards Road | Ballyhackamore, Belfast bt43jd, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  Belfast
  • Phone Number: +44 28 9065 6976
Description
We serve modern british cuisine. Fully licensed restaurant.
We only use quality local produce cooked fresh to order.
Family friendly. Open 6 days a week.

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