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Shu Restaurant

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253 Lisburn Road, Belfast BT9 7EN, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9038 1655
17:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
Closed now
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Mon - Fri 17:30 - 21:30
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 14:30
Sat 18:00 - 22:30
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Craigavon, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Been to this restaurant a few times and had the pleasure of enjoying another good meal here with my wife. Had the starter of squid followed by rock bass risotto and sweet of rubarb rice pudding. Very tasty food, was very busy as usual and not extortionate prices. Worth a visit

Thank David H
Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

we decided to give shu a try for my daughters leaving to Canada and we are glad we did. we were greeted by the manager Julian who made us feel very welcome, our service was fantastic without being intrusive and the food was top notch

Thank Tom M
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Easy to book Great table downstairs....quieter than main restaurant seating at street level Excellent food at reasonable price...as they say you get what you pay for. Excellent service from very pleasant and competent staff they look after you well. Most definitely will be back to this jewel in Belfasts crown

Thank Sharon B
Belfast, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Work commitments have prevented a Valentine's Day outing for us, luckily enough as Shu's booking list was full for the 14th. We've eaten here many times for family lunches, dinners, outings with friends and it is a firm favourite for ambience, good service, and excellent food. It was nice to see the owner there tonight, keeping in touch with his... More 

Thank PBJanet
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I just love visiting this restaurant! The staff are friendly and well informed about the dishes. Ambience excellent, there is always a buzz about Shu. Food is superb. Four of us went this time. Three had pate starter, I had the smoked salmon - all very good. All mains were fantastic including aged sirloin steak, lamb and chickpea curry, cornfed... More 

Thank Wilma M
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

£3 starters and £8 main courses were exceptionally good value and the quality and the quantity were both excellent. The chicken liver and foie gras pate was excellent and the apple jelly complemented the starter very well.Main courses of chicken and veal liver were well presented and full of flavour. Service unobtrusive and very efficient.

Thank Terence Michael N
Callander, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was my fourth visit to the restaurant which has always been excellent. However, on this visit we had been put on a table for two right at the back next to a very long table of approx. 15/20. We had been in the restaurant for about 20 mins when the other party arrived and the noise was awful, it... More 

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Ballyclare, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have used Shu's private dining room for business meals over the years and it is an excellent venue with consistently good food. The private room is upstairs and seats around 20 people. I don't know if it has lift access, so worth asking about that in advance. The Christmas menu is always good, with pork belly, risottos, fish and... More 

1 Thank metaltia
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

This was our first time at Shu to celebrate a big birthday (8 adults). Our coats were taken when we arrived and overall the service was excellent. Very busy but not too noisy. Food was delicious and presentation was superb. The salt and chilli squid for starter was very popular and really tasty. We hope to return again soon for... More 

2 Thank Donna A
County Down, NI
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

We had lunch on a Saturday & ate off the "business lunch" menu. One course £9.50, 2 courses £13.25. Exceptional value for money. Starters: Risotto of curried chicken, raisins & apple and the Smoked mackerel & horseradish, toasted sourdough. Mains: Crispy pork belly, creamed sprouts, potato terrine and the Beef Bourguignon, mashed potato. We also had an Irish Coffee &... More 

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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
Average prices
US$31 - US$44
European, British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 253 Lisburn Road, Belfast BT9 7EN, Northern Ireland
  • Public Transportation: Adelaide
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  Belfast
  • Phone Number: +44 28 9038 1655

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