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French Village Botanic

99 Botanic Avenue, Belfast BT7 1JN, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9029 7999
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (19 reviews)
“sandwiches” (23 reviews)
Open Now
7:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
Cafe, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
99 Botanic Avenue, Belfast BT7 1JN, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Visited to buy a box of pastries. 4 staff members behind the bar, restocking, another doing stock check and none seemingly interested in serving me. Priorities seem out of check. One member of staff stood directly facing me picking pastries for a sit-in order. Seemingly...More

Thank AverageExpectation
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

All the time when I come to BELFAST I come to this restaurant because I know they have good food. Somethimes is very busy and you have to wait a bit. That s why is busy because is good food. Eggs benedict the best. 5*****I...More

Thank Laurenlalala
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We got breakfast here and it was wonderful. However, service was very slow. They did not have enough people working the restaurant.

Thank Rebecca S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In Belfast for a show at the nearby Lyric and thought French Village would be the perfect spot for lunch beforehand. It certainly was not our day and turned out to be a bit of a comedy. Small queue waiting when we arrived, which was...More

Thank Hanlor
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Dropped in here as I am staying locally on business. What a wonderful place for my first meal in Belfast. The vegetables were noticeably fresh and the fish melted in my mouth. I rounded it all off with a delicious citrus cheesecake and could have...More

Thank Andy P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The service was professional and quick, the food was well presented and very nice, they had a good choice of breakfast and a children s menu. Their coffee was excellent The prices are reasonable and i would have no problem returning here or recommending this...More

Thank fireddy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have had the odd business dinner in France Village for the past year and it never fails to impress. The food is excellent, well priced and delicious which is not always easy to achieve when feeding large groups. It a 'bring your own bottle'...More

Thank bashamon
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We ate from the "breakfast menu" - which is served until 1400. Good choice of traditional breakfasts (various versions of an Ulster Fry, poached or scrambled eggs on toast (with optional extras), porridge/oatmeal) or less traditional pancake stacks (choice of flavours and optional extras). Good...More

Thank Stephen P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is such a lovely place but the service was terrible. Great service and food on the Lisburn Road store but there needs to be a shake up in this branch. Please do a mystery shop and you’ll see for yourself, I don’t like being...More

Thank instabelfast
Reviewed August 17, 2018 via mobile

Lovely gem of a place for a relaxing breakfast. The Brown bread was exceptional and we spent a lovely morning sitting outside, eating and drinking coffee watching the world go by.

Thank NiamhO244
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Questions & Answers
shanon w
January 31, 2017|
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Response from Terry K | Reviewed this property |
Not sure, but they do have gluten free food.
shanon w
September 23, 2016|
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Response from FrenchVillageBelfast | Property representative |
Yes Shanon we have gluten free options on our menu ranging from bang bang chicken to gluten free toasted sandwiches, soup & salads. If you ask a member of staff on arrival they will guide you in the right direction. Thanks... More
Kerry H
July 22, 2016|
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Response from MackyD36 | Reviewed this property |
If required, your can bring your own alcohol. Enjoy!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 99 Botanic Avenue, Belfast BT7 1JN, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  Belfast
  • Phone Number: +44 28 9029 7999
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