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The Grapevine

5 Pottingers Entry, Belfast BT1 4DT, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9023 8182
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good15%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“lunch” (37 reviews)
“gumbo” (31 reviews)
“soups” (13 reviews)
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Irish, Cajun & Creole, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
5 Pottingers Entry, Belfast BT1 4DT, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed March 27, 2017

This tiny cafe down Pottingers Entry is my favourite haunt in Belfast for an interesting breakfast or lunch. It's amazing that such a small place can produce food to the high standard that it does every time. Their seafood chowder is not to be missed...More

Thank pamela4356
Reviewed February 11, 2017 via mobile

Evrrything on the menu sounds so good. Was recommended veggie gumbo- no regrets. Reasonable pricing, really friendly and efficient staff and nice place to sit. Pretty busy but seemed to ve a good seat turnover rate. Do it.

Thank Eeimear
Reviewed February 1, 2017

Great lunch spot hidden away from crowds. Freshly made food. Highly recommended for a sandwich/baked potato type casual lunch

Thank annaheg123
Reviewed January 27, 2017 via mobile

Had a fantastic chowder, excellent value, also very nice tray bakes. friendly staff. Highly recommended

Thank cathrington
Reviewed January 24, 2017 via mobile

Get grapevine several times a week for lunch. Staff are very friendly and food is so good. been going for years and ever once had a poor lunch. Sandwiches / toasties / chicken brocolli bake / curries / seafood chowder all brilliant. Daily specials that...More

Thank Jamie O
Reviewed January 20, 2017

We stumbled across this place by accident after a long, early bus ride from Dublin and a 4 hours visit to the Titanic Belfast. Sufficed to say we were very hungry! We both had steaming bowls of creamy chowder, packed full of seafood and served...More

1  Thank Lizzie W
Reviewed December 28, 2016 via mobile

This is a wee gem of a restaurant for day time. Tasty, well cooked and good selection of imaginative food, perfect for a quick bite.

Thank jtme12
Reviewed November 30, 2016

This is my favourite cafe in Belfast to get a quick lunch while I am working. It has a good selection of hot and tasty food and never disappoints. Up until recently I would have rated it 5 stars as it was excellent value for...More

Thank gavinsmith82
Reviewed November 21, 2016

This is hands down the best working lunch spot in Belfast. The food is made fresh daily, with a range of standard menu options that warrant the out-door-queue. The best additional is hot, wholesome the daily specials (soups, sandwiches, hot pots) always with a little...More

1  Thank Dara H
Reviewed November 3, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful food with quite a few Vegetarian options on the menu e.g. baguettes, toasties, soups, porridge, bagels, quesadillas, blackeyed pea and lentil gumbo. Today (3/11/16) I choose a daily special of spicy pinto-bean quesadilla with Swiss cheese, dressed side salad and coleslaw. The food was...More

Thank CiaraSlevin
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$3 - $5
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Cash Only, Takeout
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Pottingers Entry, Belfast BT1 4DT, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  Belfast
  • Phone Number: +44 28 9023 8182
Casual Dining
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