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SD Bell

516 Upper Newtownards Road, Belfast BT4 3HB, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9047 1774
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good20%
  • Average18%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible14%
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516 Upper Newtownards Road, Belfast BT4 3HB, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've visited here for lunch, breakfast, morning snacks, afternoon snacks, and the food is always top notch. Coffee comes in individual cafetieres, and there are a range of beans to choose from. Hot chocolate comes hot. I recommend their lunch salads, great mix and very...More

Thank ChicaGuarani
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped for a tea and scone. Accidentally dropped the tray with the tea at the table. Staff where over immediately to clear up my mess and brought over new pot of tea without charging me. Great service and great to get actual tea leaves and...More

RBell1887, Owner at SD Bell, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind review. I will pass this on to the Manager, who will circulate among all staff. I hope to see you here again soon, please let me know if you are in again. Thanks, Robert

Reviewed April 11, 2018 via mobile

Great coffee and lovely scones. My Grandsons loved The Hot Chocolate. Very busy place hard to get seated due to people occupying tables for 4 with newspaper spread out. However look forward to another visit soon.

Thank Robert M
Reviewed March 17, 2018

I Received £25 worth of Bells vouchers for a gift. This was purchased for me as I enjoy a regular cup of SD Bells coffee. I was very disappointed when I went in today for my first coffee to be told I couldn’t get change...More

2  Thank cairnssylvia
Reviewed February 20, 2018

This is a very popular coffee house. Top quality coffeee in a comfortable American diner type layout. There are good parking facilities and it is an easy place to get to from most parts of the greater Belfast area.

Thank arkay72
Reviewed January 6, 2018

I had work colleagues who regularly used SD Bells for lunch, so I thought that I would try it also. It's a 5-minute drive from my office, and I was also intrigued by the coffee counter! The two occasions I ate here were poor, to...More

2  Thank Wallace45
Reviewed December 18, 2017 via mobile

The automatic doors in this establishment seem to be their only concession to welcoming disabled customers in wheelchairs. Sadly, this also makes the place unbearably chilly on a December day, especially if the doors are continuously activated by people queuing in the shop. Having found...More

Thank Trixiebe
Reviewed December 7, 2017

Called in for a speciality tea and lunch, wanted somewhere I could relax on a cold December day. Unfortunately, the place was freezing, sliding door to the rear car park is a bad design. Service was a bit robotic, more interaction from a self service...More

Thank Jc3670
Reviewed November 15, 2017

Popped into our ‘local’ for lunch and were not disappointed, again. My chicken sandwich, served with a small salad and crisps, was enough to choke a donkey! Fresh chicken breast between slices of brown, seeded bread. My wife’s chiche with salad and chips, was also...More

Thank Henry M
RBell1887, Owner at SD Bell, responded to this reviewResponded November 17, 2017

Thank you for your kind comments. RB

Reviewed August 8, 2017 via mobile

We had a Belfast Fry and coffee for Breakfast. Excellent coffee and food good value for money. It also has a good range of reasonably priced food options. The staff were very helpful

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RBell1887, Owner at SD Bell, responded to this reviewResponded August 10, 2017

Thank you for coming in for breakfast, and for your kind and positive comments.

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November 21, 2015|
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Response from Liz T | Reviewed this property |
Not sure if they do Gluten Free or not, I am sure they would cater for most customer needs.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 516 Upper Newtownards Road, Belfast BT4 3HB, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  Belfast
  • Phone Number: +44 28 9047 1774
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