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Joy Inn Restaurant

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25-35 Dublin Road, Belfast BT2 7HB, Northern Ireland (Formerly The Joy Inn)
+44 28 9023 2485
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Ballymoney, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

Warm welcome - 4 / 5th time I have eaten here - they remembered me & set us a lovely round table for 10 of us. service was very good food fantastic & really good value. I would strongly recommend this place.

Thank Dcpw69
Naples, Italy
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233 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 166 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a fine restaurant which happened to be within walking distance from the hotel my family and I stayed in recently. The service was OK; they were attentive alright, but the owner or manager let us know at some point he had a big group coming in, so we'd better hurry (was the general gist of the message I... More 

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Thank Tom B
Moira, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were greeted as we got to the top of the stairs, we were seated quickly and the drinks order taken. The table was booked for five people so we had a varied selection of food between starters and main course, everything ordered was delicious and served quickly by brilliant staff who were very attentive. Thanks for a lovely night,... More 

1 Thank Marion E
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31 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been here before about 12 months ago, should have been back sooner!! Food excellent and host benny cordial as ever! Probably best Chinese food in belfast!

Thank Samuel E
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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64 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Firstly, we looked at the menus outside and saw that there was a special, discounted early bird menus. Once we got in and sat down we were nit offered this menu until we asked for it. Once we got it and ordered the food was excellent, id especially recomend the salt and chili chicken.

Thank fearlessb0bfunkh0use
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Seriously. It was delicious!! Welcomed with a smile and shown immediately to a table - lovely interior and warm atmosphere. Food was incredible... served very quickly and is reasonably priced (£50 for three of us... main, side and drink each). Perfect!

1 Thank Katie G
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49 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Popped in 8.30 ish on Sunday evening - nobody else there - we asked if ok - were told yes it did close at 10.30 tho, there were only three of us and we were only after main meals, food was lovely, fresh and served very quickly.....felt a wee bit rushed when they started hoovering about 9.45 but could not... More 

Thank EileenEdinburgh
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What can I say about this place that isn't positive! Benny is a gem,the food is always to the highest quality and the taste is too perfection..the staff are so friendly and helpful and always around if needing any extra food or drinks to be ordered..the place itself is beautiful the decor and the lovely fish..the prices are affordable Day... More 

Thank Ríona M
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5 reviews
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Chicken Satay starter bit tough but edible. Main course delivered completely wrong so sent back with the other correct main course. When the correct main course was delivered the original correct main course was returned cold. Manager berry apologetic but no other Action taken, not even a free drink. I have no idea why this establishment rates so high.

Thank AlGourock
London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

We went there last week. Good service, nothing wrong with food. It is a Chinese restaurant for westerners who tend to order chip and more chip with Chinese meal. It was ok, just not as authentic as some others.

1 Thank Tripofmylife15

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25-35 Dublin Road, Belfast BT2 7HB, Northern Ireland (Formerly The Joy Inn)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  Belfast
  • Phone Number: +44 28 9023 2485

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