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The Grapevine

5 Pottingers Entry, Belfast BT1 4DT, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9023 8182
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good17%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“lunch” (39 reviews)
“soups” (16 reviews)
“seafood chowder” (10 reviews)
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Irish, Cajun & Creole, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
5 Pottingers Entry, Belfast BT1 4DT, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed October 8, 2017

I had to have the seafood chowder after reading all the good reviews about it. It was nice but perhaps not quite as good as expected. on the other hand, the sausage rolls were very good! I found the service very friendly so think I...More

1  Thank carolsbelfast
Reviewed September 30, 2017

Jet- and train-lagged I staggered into this place hidden in Pottinger's Entry (which hides other interesting things as well). I needed a home-cooked meal. I got one. Nothing fancy. But it was delicious (a quesadilla), and it kind of stabilized me. And they were so...More

Thank HeisenbergCT
Reviewed August 26, 2017 via mobile

Great wee lunch stop with excellent fresh food - didn't know the area at all so asked the cashier in a nearby clothes store where to go for lunch and she recommended The Grapevine. It was so busy, you might have walked past as a...More

Thank Eriskay17
Reviewed July 3, 2017

Tasty food, with the feel of quality, fresh ingredients. Soups and stews and the like, for both take out and sitting in. You could do a lot worse than stop in here for lunch, or to grab lunch and go.

Thank Eeellbbee
Reviewed June 24, 2017 via mobile

Lovely food, lovely staff, great menu & all for a brilliant price. Great spot for lunch, esp the home made stew or seafood chowder (one of the best I've tasted!) Will be back!

Thank LucyRJ2013
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 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
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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, Takeout
Good for
Local cuisine
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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