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Folklore Restaurant

Irish, European, British, Contemporary
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34 King Street, Belfast BT1 6AD, Northern Ireland
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Galway, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016

This City is so friendly also the same experience in this restaurant the food and service was excellent.

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Thank Anna N
N Ireland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 26, 2016

A group of us dropped in without a reservation and were welcomed. The food is not fine dining but they serve appetising wholesome food.

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Thank JennyNIreland
Belfast, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 3, 2016

Tbh i wont b bk ... staff nt helpful food was cold.. thats all i can say.. i love my food i did nt enjoy my experience at folklore

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Thank Cathy M
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2014

We visited the Folklore for lunch, twice during our stay. The 'Special', was home-made soup (beautiful) with an egg baguette and salad (very tasty & filling, plus a glass of wine for only £6. They also offer 2 steaks, 2 sides, 2 sauces & 2 glasses of wine for only £25. The Bistro is situated above Cosgroves Bar in King... More 

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Thank Phil H
Durham, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2014

popped in for a drink and a local recommended the food so we gave it a try...pleased we did... limited choice menu but the food was excellent value, very reasonably priced but of a very high standard . Well presented and extremely tasty would recommend highly. The staff were very friendly and efficient showing a high standard of proffessionalism ...

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2014

Had a voucher for here a while back for steak and chips. Was lovely. Service was great and the quality of food was very good! Would definitely go back again.

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Dublin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2014

Curiosity finally got the better of us and we decided we were going to give Folklore a shot. We got the warmest of welcomes from Christine who was chatty and helpful ( a real asset to this restaurant). Starters were tasty and quite substantial. Annemarie had some mussels and loved them. I had a burger as my main and it... More 

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Thank Johnnybhoy67
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 2, 2014

Me, my mum, auntie and aunties cousin all went over to Belfast for a wee day out. We asked a woman somewhere we could have lunch and a drink that wasn't a pub and she recommended here. Very good recommendation! The fish and chips was lovely, fresh fish with no bones and chips were cooked perfectly! The steak was the... More 

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Scotland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 24, 2014

Decided to pop in for some lunch and pleasantly surprised. The restaurant upstairs was nicely decorated, love the table design, in par with Belfast mural scape and we were advised some of e artists were local. Waitress really friendly. Had a main and glass of vino, albeit small for £6. Chicken goujons and chicken burgers went down nicely and were... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 22, 2014

When we arrived at the Ibis Hotel across the street, my mom and I figured we'd better eat here seeing as it's right across the street. The decorations are lovely and the space is quaint. A delicious meal and I'm sure the bar was great too but we didn't go down there. Would recommend!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Irish, European, British, Contemporary
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34 King Street, Belfast BT1 6AD, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  Belfast

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