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Maggie Mays Stranmillis Cafe

2 Malone Road, Belfast BT9 5BN, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9066 8515
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good28%
  • Average13%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“ulster fry” (29 reviews)
“soda bread” (16 reviews)
“burger” (48 reviews)
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8:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m. Hours
Irish, Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
2 Malone Road, Belfast BT9 5BN, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I went here with my wife and two daughters for lunch. My wife is a wheelchair user and had to struggle up the steps because the lift wasn't working. Not a good start. The food was ok but the filthy conditons in the cafe were...More

Thank Shterten z
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love every visit to this place . Staff always so friendly and helpful . Food is plenty and tastey . Choice of menu and prices make it a must for everyone . Love our weekly visit .

Thank Colin S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Decent food at a great price with massive portions! Lively atmosphere, friendly staff and it's BYOB - wine £1.50, beer £1.50 for four cans. I'll definitely be going back here!

Thank Fionn G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We dropped in to Maggie Mays and we were very pleasantly surprised. The food, while quite simple (Steak and Guinness pie, Fish and chips etc) was really good. The coffee was excellent and the staff were really nice and helpful. It has a very informal...More

Thank tom g
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are two Maggie Mays restaurants near Queen’s University. We had a meal here with friends at the Malone Road one. It’s somewhat more spacious than the one in Botanic Avenue, and we were able to eat right in the back area where there is...More

Thank Pelagius_Redivivus
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited with 2 friends to line our stomachs before a day on the beer!!!! Ordered two normal breakfast fries and the large breakfast fry. Good quick service - the only think missing from the fry was the black and white pudding (personal choice!). The large...More

Thank Colin B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Super nice dinner (we had beef stew and a burger) and really enjoyed the evening. The waiters were extremely nice and the value for money really impressive. One of our best experiences in Northern Ireland!

1  Thank Vicente H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

(Maggie Mays Botanic Ave) The breakfast was well prepared and arrived quite quickly after being ordered. I had the Ulster Fry & my partner had the New York breakfast. both were very tasty and filling. We shall be back for more on our next visit...More

Thank Rich C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful meal, good service, interesting menu choices. It was a lovely June evening so we sat outside to eat, not something you can do here all year round but it felt very Parisian ☺️

Thank lives2read
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Decent little casual spot for some breakfast. Jumbo breakfast for around £7. Busy at times, we were left standing at the door with no acknowledgement for around ten minutes when there were tables available but anyhow, partner really enjoyed his breakfast and I enjoyed my...More

Thank Betty G
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June 16, 2018|
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Response from sun s | Reviewed this property |
It’s opened from 8am each morning from Monday to Saturday and doesn’t close until 11pm! However, on a Sunday it’s 9am until 11pm! Not sure why it was closed when you went as I go regularly!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Malone Road, Belfast BT9 5BN, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  Belfast>  > Queen's Quarter
  • Neighbourhood: Queen's Quarter
  • Phone Number: +44 28 9066 8515
As one of the most popular eateries in Belfast, Maggie Mays serves the best home cooking in the Belfast area. Its situated at Botanic Avenue and also at Stranmillis which draws in families, students and business people. Its popularity indicates the quality of food, service and value. Maggie Mays offers a large menu from early morning breakfasts, fantastic lunches as well as a dinner menu. While having an evening meal you can also bring your own alcoholic beverage. Its also the ideal place for a quick coffee/tea with a delicious dessert menu.
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