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The Other Place

79 Botanic Avenue, Belfast BT7 1JL, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9024 9709
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good20%
  • Average15%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible19%
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All hours
British, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
79 Botanic Avenue, Belfast BT7 1JL, Northern Ireland
Neighbourhood: Queen's Quarter
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here for Sunday roast,very tasty meal,+ the banoffee pie to do for,excellent service + friendly staff,been back again for a meal.

Thank WallybLiverpool
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a pleasant lunch here this afternoon. Entered the restaurant and got seated right away. My friends ordered burgers and chips, and I had the chicken fajitas which came out on a hot plate. The accompanying wraps has be over heated, which therefor made them...More

Thank askim_10
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great little place ,went for breakfast(the top fry amazing)We looked for places to eat in the area online and this didn't disappoint .The staff were really nice and friendly ,went back second time before we went home

Thank Amanda G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The quality of the food was excellent and great value for money. The waiters were very helpful and welcoming. The restaurant was clean and very nicely decorated.

Thank MaryG0297
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited a few times now and it is painfully average. Reasonably priced but food is extremely bland and definitely not cooked fresh. Chips taste hollow. Could make the food yourself at home and it would probably be nicer. Lots of nicer places in botanic/ lisburn...More

Thank flightmode77
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

If you want a friendly place to sit with a fine piece of apple or banoffee pie, this wee cafe is fantastic. If you are looking for something a little more substantial in terms of a main course, then the food is not quite as...More

Thank Speff
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

Came here as a group of five, but the tables were so small that one of us had to sit separate.. the food was below par, we had two teas which were served in dirty mugs which had literally only just been rinsed. service was...More

Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

Eaten here on several occasions and it's a great wee spot to grab a quick meal and catch up with friends and family. The food is tasty and inexpensive while offering a wide enough variety of options to suit most tastes, and the staff have...More

Thank CarolineA95
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

I ordered a chicken ceasar salad but what i got was not a chicken ceasar salad at all. A ceasar salad doesn't include tomato or cucumber and is made from cos or romaine lettuce (not mixed leaves). Very disappointing (which was what was listed on...More

Thank elemcy
Reviewed 29 March 2017

We ate here for breakfast on our recent trip to Belfast. Staff very helpful. Place itself very clean and nice looking. Excellent breakfast and service. Would definitely recommend eating here.

Thank SportsworldDublin
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Maureen R
Do u need to book for mothers day
20 March 2017|
Response from Richard W | Property representative |
Hi Maureen, we take walk ins however booking is recommended on this very busy day for us. Call us 02890 249709 or drop a PM on the Facebook page and a member of staff will confirm for you. Regards The Other Place
Scott M
Do you cater for vegans ?
20 March 2017|
Response from Richard W | Property representative |
Hi Scott, if you speak with the front of house team on arrival they will inform the chef on duty and he will give you a selection of vegan options that will be cooked specially for your order. Regards The Other Place
Do u need to book a table or can u just walk in. Thank you
18 February 2017|
Response from Richard W | Property representative |
Hi Cathy, you can just walk in no need to book unless of course its for more the 4 people. Best regards The Other Place
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$13
Brunch, Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 79 Botanic Avenue, Belfast BT7 1JL, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  Belfast>  > Queen's Quarter
  • Neighbourhood: Queen's Quarter
  • Phone Number: +44 28 9024 9709
  • E-mail
The Other Place has been in the heart of Botanic for the last 15 years. It is the home of the TOP breakfast fry, great quality lunches and value for money evening meals with a no corkage charge on Bring Your Own. Call us to book a birthday, special event or big family night out as we can seat up to 20 people at a time.