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Tedfords

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5 Donegall Quay, Belfast BT1 3EA, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9043 4000
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5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Tue - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Fri 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been massive fans of Tedfords for over 10 years. It has always been a treat going back each time, but that changed during our last visit recently. The normally exceptional service and food was distinctly missing. There seemed to be more than enough staff working, but they were not very attentive. Other tables were offered bread well before... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I chose Tedfords for my special wedding anniversary celebration. When met at the door we were told that they had no detail of our reservation. Our name was not on the list. We were asked which part of the restaurant we had booked upstairs or down stairs. We stood for several minutes while he went and made some phone calls.... More 

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Thank MrsSgelruof
Belfast, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Quick business dinner with some US clients and all left happy. Food was excellent and service good. Still a bit heavy on the bill. In essence £50+ per person with 3/4 glasses of wine between four of us, but the food was good. Save yourself for dessert as they really hit the spot.

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Thank Daveontour30
Belfast, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I'll start with the food it was great,but that's where it ends ,decor was drab and dull,atmosphere was non existent and it has been the most expensive meal I've had in Belfast, our dinners are usually the same wine 3 course cocktails so nothing extra to make price what it was £160 for 2

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Thank john l
Belfast N .ireland
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91 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Preference is a wonderful restaurant that produces a fine dining experience. It's located near to the Queensbridge in Belfast city centre. And it and is well worth a visit. I visited here and number of times and I've never had bad experience.

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Thank Timhedgley
Belfast, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 3, 2017 via mobile

Visited Tedfords over the holiday period having heard a number of mixed reviews about this riverside establishment. First of all let me cover the good points of this converted sail and tentmakers eatery. Yes it is small but as they saying goes 'perfectly formed' with an intimate atmosphere and very welcoming and helpful staff. However although the food tasted very... More 

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Thank Belfastman1951
Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 31, 2016 via mobile

Starters: beautiful. Highly recommend the scallop and beef croquette. Carpaccio venison also lovely. Maybe the kearney blue fritter could be a tiny bit smaller so as not to beat the bejaysus out of the flavour of the venison. This is coming from a kearney blue aholic by the way. Mains: Lamb main was delicious, Could have done with more of... More 

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Thank bibimonaghan
Armagh, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 22, 2016

Been a few times and have mostly really enjoyed although previously it was empty and cold, this time half-empty and warm though were made to wait quite a long time before we were 'able' to order our food (about 40 minutes). The food was good - lovely underlying flavours though it was totally over seasoned - salty salty salty -... More 

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Thank Riles_Smiles
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 22, 2016 via mobile

Well all the hype about tedfords ..not impressed .. starters ok ..xmas dinner lukewarm and who serves an xmas turkey dinner without roast spuds or cranberry sauce... sauce asked for but nearly everyone finished before it came... oh dear not impressed...

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Thank Denis B
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87 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 12, 2016 via mobile

One of the two best restaurants I've visited this year. Interesting flavour combinations, food well presented, ( but without ridiculous theatrical dry ice and silly serving utensils), well considered portion sizes. Good choices available too, using local and seasonal ingredients. Nice atmos, friendly efficient and knowledgeable staff. Good vfm, £100 for 2.5 course meal for two with pre dinner drink... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$21 - $44
Cuisine
European, British, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Donegall Quay, Belfast BT1 3EA, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  Belfast
  • Phone Number: +44 28 9043 4000
Description
Closed Sun & Mon. A La Carte Tue-Sat from 5pm Pre-Theatre until 6.30pm 3Courses £22. Set lunch from £17 Thur&Fri. Laganside location close to Waterfront and Odyssey Concert Venues. Specialising in Seafood though our constantly changing menu also features the finest local meats.

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