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Harlem Cafe

34 Bedford Street, Belfast BT2 7FF, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9024 4860
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (99 reviews)
“poached eggs” (33 reviews)
“soda bread” (14 reviews)
Closed Now
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Hours
Irish, Cafe, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
34 Bedford Street, Belfast BT2 7FF, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed today via mobile

Great atmosphere, friendly staff. The tea was good and the Irish coffee was the best I've ever had. :-)

Thank Chad S
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We stumbled into this very charming intimate cafe and they fed us well. Great place for a glass of wine, dessert and live music. We had the crab claws, halloumi fries, and the Fabulous seafood chowder. It was all so tasty. Friendly and attentive service....More

Thank Jodi P
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had two lovely meals here on a weekend away in Belfast. A lovely place with quirky decor and friendly staff. Would recommend the poached egg breakfast. Diolch!

Thank Catrin_Eleri
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food with some good choices for vegetarians. Halloumi chips were amazing. Service good and portion size good make sure you are hungry when you go there. Loved the decor and the live music really felt I was out for the evening and not just...More

Thank grace5204
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have to say this is my third time in this most wonderful place - I have been there as a family group and also with few friends then with my husband , and all I can say is this place is 100% amazing ,...More

Thank 622roisind
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The live acoustic music, colourful flowers and vintage outdoor aesthetic drew us into the cafe for our first ever visit (me and one friend). Greeted by the tall, blonde waitress/manager, we were made to feel at ease with the most welcoming, funny and pleasant service...More

Thank imeoinkelly
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in for a couple of drinks and a light bite to eat. My partner is gluten intolerent so we were really surprised at the amazing gluten free menu option. We ordered some drinks and mixed starter platter to share along with a small...More

1  Thank Mark2380
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My friend and I arrived at the door in a small queue for brunch, fine, good sign and when we asked for a low seated table as my friend has a disability (not visible) the very tall blonde waitress/manager just said ‘why’. My friend told...More

2  Thank Angie196748
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Recommended by the reception staff at the hotel, and we just managed to have brunch before they closed. Very eclectic cafe, so we might have passed it and not gone in if not told about it. Lovely staff, and wonderful food. Good choice and good...More

Thank Anne B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited here on Sunday just gone with 7 friends. The place was very busy and there was a queue out the door which is fine. We opted to sit outside which suited us fine as we where a bit hungover and needed air! We ordered...More

2  Thank catrionaw21
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Questions & Answers
Cathy N
November 1, 2017|
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Response from Hilary615 | Reviewed this property |
Some on street parking available, I’ve always been lucky enough to get that however there is parking not too far away at the Dublin Road cinema. Hope this helps
Holly N
October 1, 2017|
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Response from Hilary615 | Reviewed this property |
Pot of tea, scone with cream and jam on it. It's good
Angie M
August 26, 2017|
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Response from Sarah_2449 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, im not 100% sure but i would think they would have gluten free options
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34 Bedford Street, Belfast BT2 7FF, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  Belfast
  • Phone Number: +44 28 9024 4860
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