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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here

1. Excellent Sunday Lunch
1. Excellent Sunday Lunch
"service and food that was significantly above average in every way"
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2. Warm Atmosphere
2. Warm Atmosphere
"Food and wine were first class, atmosphere warm and lively"
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3. Irish Themed Meals
3. Irish Themed Meals
"Sunday Roast and Chocolate/Guinness mousse which were excellent!"
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Holohan's is a family owned Irish restaurant situated on University Road just a stones throw from the Queens University. Holohan's Pantry is located in an old listed building oozing charm and ambience, a mixture of old style surroundings in a bright and welcoming setting. Like its sister restaurant, the hugely successful 'Holohans at the Barge,' the Pantry offers the same unique dining experience, based around great Irish produce, recipes and warm, genuine Irish hospitality. Using classic recipes, updated with modern cooking techniques and some of the best local ingredients, the chefs at Holohans produce food that is both nostalgic and contemporary. There is also a real focus on locally sourced
$7 - $31
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Live Music
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Reviewed March 22, 2020

We were taken to this restaurant by friends. The waiter/owner explained the menu to us - we decided to try a meat boxty, something we had never eaten before. It was very tasty and quite a large portion. We followed this with rhubarb crumble and...More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed September 19, 2019

When you read other reviews saying places are great you sometimes doubt the truth but this restaurant is beyond good, it is amazing. Nothing is too much trouble for the guys here, the menu is varied and there is a good wine list. As for...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed March 13, 2020

Fabulous service, excellent food and wine. Thomas explained the menu and everyone found something they wanted - great atmosphere xx

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed March 7, 2020

Excellent, busy (but quite noisy) atmosphere. Outstanding welcome and service. But our food was basically pub standard, so we came away disappointed.

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed March 7, 2020 via mobile

Great food and lovely staff. Prawn starters and ham hock terrine were particularly good. Definitely worth a visit!

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed March 6, 2020

A great night. Warm & friendly atmosphere. Food delicious. What more could you ask for?!! We will be back.

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed March 5, 2020 via mobile

We had Sunday Lunch here. The food was incredible. It was so fresh and flavoursome. Give it a try, you won’t be disappointed

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed March 1, 2020 via mobile

Didn't feel it was above average. I had the boxty which was nice but the reviews set me up to expect big things. Not a very filling meal. The sticky toffee pudding was average I have tasted nicer from Marks and Spencers. Service nothing out...More

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed March 1, 2020

I visited the pantry with my sister for dinner whilst in Belfast over the weekend. The food and the service was outstanding. All the staff were very attentive and friendly. We had the bacon chop and the vegetarian boxty, which I highly recommend. We had...More

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed March 1, 2020

We came here for Sunday lunch and was greeted by a very friendly server. We chose the Holohans Sunday roast which was beef with all the trimmings, and when I asked if I could have my roast done not too well and with bernaice sauce,...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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July 25, 2018|
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Response from Bornbeautiful | Reviewed this property |
I had a Vegetarian Boxty myself and it was absolutely delicious. Not sure about Vegan options but I would definitely call the restaurant and ask. They are very friendly and helpful.
July 4, 2018|
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Response from CathyMcGiv55 | Reviewed this property |
I was a visitor but am sure they do !
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April 19, 2018|
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Response from Heiða L | Reviewed this property |
I really don't think there is a code. The staff is very professional and the restaurant is very nice, I'd think it worth it to dress a bit smart and leave the trainers at home ;)
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