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French Village Botanic

99 Botanic Avenue, Belfast BT7 1JN, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9029 7999
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Overview
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (21 reviews)
“sandwiches” (23 reviews)
“pancakes” (17 reviews)
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CUISINES
Cafe, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
99 Botanic Avenue, Belfast BT7 1JN, Northern Ireland
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1 - 10 of 427 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We came to Belfast on holiday and was meeting the host of the apartment we was renting from here. We decided to have breakfast whilst waited and it was incredible. The absolute best scrambled eggs I have ever had in my life. Great value for...More

Thank Kate H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great wee place for a luxurious hot choc and delicious apple and cinnamon scone. Lovely friendly staff and ambiance. Highly recommend

Thank Kevin R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I go here often for brunch with my family when I’m back in Belfast (and recommend to a lot to people who are visiting). It used to be fantastic food and service, an all round great experience. However, the past two times I’ve been, we...More

Thank cfe273
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not sure why other reviews are complaining about the service, it was excellent for us. We came for breakfast, the waitress promptly arrived to take our order and we were quickly served. The food was really good and I enjoyed the laid-back and cosy atmosphere....More

Thank Bruno A
FrenchVillageBelfast, General Manager at French Village Botanic, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi there thank you very much for taking the time to write such a lovely review, we appreciate your feedback and your custom, we hope to see you again soon. Cara

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food was nice when I eventually received it, but was really put off by the fact you almost need a neon sign, flashing and saying HUNGRY before anyone comes near you. Like the place isn’t that big what takes so long?!?!!

Thank travellingtatty2
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food was outstanding. I had the speciality breakfast which was fabulous. However when it came to service the only quote that comes to mind is from Maranda Priestly in the devil wears prada ‘ by all means move at a glacial pace. You know...More

Thank critical_thinker212
FrenchVillageBelfast, General Manager at French Village Botanic, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi there, thank you for taking the time to provide us with some feedback. We are sorry to hear you were disappointed by the service, we will fully address the issue you have highlighted with our team and work to ensure it does not happen...More

Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

Visited today with my mum. Arrived 11.45 and lunch wasn’t served until. 12. Mum wanted brekkie I wanted sandwich and the waitress kindly took our order no fuss. Panini was scrumptious and mums pancakes were lovely. Was great not to have to wait for table...More

Thank licrogib
FrenchVillageBelfast, General Manager at French Village Botanic, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi there thank you very much for taking the time to write such a lovely review, we appreciate your feedback and your custom, we hope to see you again soon. Cara

Reviewed 13 March 2018

lovely little cafe with the most amazing breakfast - all fresh food with homemade potato farls and a huge selection to choose from - a must try

Thank ilovebitez
FrenchVillageBelfast, General Manager at French Village Botanic, responded to this reviewResponded 15 March 2018

Hi there thank you very much for taking the time to write such a lovely review, we appreciate your feedback and your custom, we hope to see you again soon. Cara

Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

We stayed in a hotel 2 minutes walk from here so visited here two morning on the run for breakfast as it opened at 7:30am and we are early risers. Friendly welcome by staff I had Apple & Cinnamon pancakes both mornings as they were...More

Thank MrsJoHall35
FrenchVillageBelfast, General Manager at French Village Botanic, responded to this reviewResponded 15 March 2018

Hi there thank you very much for taking the time to write such a lovely review, we appreciate your feedback and your custom, we hope to see you again soon. Cara

Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

It was the start of the Beast from the East- a very cold and snowy evening- we were starving and in a bit of a hurry, and very, very cold. The French Village is small but dining is divided into sections so you don’t feel...More

Thank MrsGillybirds
FrenchVillageBelfast, General Manager at French Village Botanic, responded to this reviewResponded 15 March 2018

Hi there thank you very much for taking the time to write such a lovely review, we appreciate your feedback and your custom, we hope to see you again soon. Cara

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shanon w
31 January 2017|
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Response from Terry K | Reviewed this property |
Not sure, but they do have gluten free food.
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shanon w
23 September 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
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Kerry H
22 July 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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
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
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Monday
7:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Tuesday
7:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Wednesday
7:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Thursday
7:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Friday
7:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Saturday
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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