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La Bastille

182A Lisburn Road, Belfast BT9 6AL, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9066 7500
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good19%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
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“creme brulee” (34 reviews)
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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
182A Lisburn Road, Belfast BT9 6AL, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed April 13, 2018

Ate at La bastille several times now, lunch and dinner have to say its always been very good indeed. House red wine is excellent, desserts are fantastic and love the pork belly. La Bavette of beef - lets call it steak and chips - is...More

Thank Jufinstel
Reviewed March 31, 2018 via mobile

Celebrated mothers day and went on a Sunday evening. A lovely experience as always with delicious food and wine. Stephen was the perfect host

Thank Johanna D
Reviewed March 29, 2018

Expensive starters at £7 and overpriced vegetables which we couldn't eat because they were sour! Meat was over cooked and tough. Feel very disappointed because I have just come home to make myself something to eat having just spent a fortune on food I couldn't...More

Thank ELeanor366
Reviewed March 27, 2018 via mobile

Went here on Sat night for a meal with my wife as we got a Groupon deal. Food was superb and service was also good. For starter I had the lamb belly and my wife had the foie gras, both very tasty. For mains I...More

Thank Rob L
LoveBelfast, Public Relations Manager at La Bastille, responded to this reviewResponded March 29, 2018

Sorry for the mix up in sauces, hope to see you again soon

Reviewed March 10, 2018

Just got back from a great evening in la Bastille restaurant. Absolutely beautiful food as always. Desserts are fantastic but the main courses are perfect and consistently good as well. Couldn't recommend highly enough.We have been for special occasions such as mother's day and many...More

Thank Alan I
Reviewed February 21, 2018 via mobile

I don’t usually have the heart to write a bad review but this place definitely warrants one.My conscious is clear because it really was that bad...Mine and my husbands starters were ok but just ok.Mains were awful ! So bad I didn’t eat mine (beef...More

1  Thank Moyajohnpollins
LoveBelfast, Public Relations Manager at La Bastille, responded to this reviewResponded March 29, 2018

Hi Moya Thank you again for bringing these issues to our attention and have spoken to the owner and kitchen staff. It appears the owner was on holiday and he apologises for the poor service and quality you experienced. Please reach out to me directly...More

Reviewed February 16, 2018 via mobile

I have ate here many times and have always liked the food and the staff have always been lovely but this time the owner made us very uncomfortable by shouting at his staff constantly in front of everyone and when l asked the staff if...More

3  Thank SusanaliceMcPeake
Reviewed February 8, 2018

Another visit and yet again, a very nice meal indeed. Service was excellent: friendly yet unassuming as before but the Boeuf Bourguignon was not quite up to the previous standard and that is why only 4 stars this time plus the fact that there were...More

2  Thank Terence K
Reviewed February 6, 2018

Had dinner one Saturday evening. The food was nice but the actual restaurant was cold and lacked atmosphere.

2  Thank Patricia L
Reviewed February 5, 2018 via mobile

lovely lunch here with friends. French onion soup was delicious as was the prune stuffed pork loin. Creme brulee was the best and a very unusual liqueur triple sec grand mariner I've had both triple sec and grand mariner but not together out of one...More

Thank valeria2016651
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Response from eddie212191 | Reviewed this property |
I would book to be on the safe side but they should have room for walking!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 182A Lisburn Road, Belfast BT9 6AL, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  Belfast
  • Phone Number: +44 28 9066 7500
La Bastille Restaurant boasts true, chic, parisienne style and class for Northern IrelandAuthentic, traditional french cuisine with a modern twist in an intimate, romantic setting.
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