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James Street South

21 James Street South, Belfast BT2 7GA, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9043 4310
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good19%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“tasting menu” (59 reviews)
“rabbit” (13 reviews)
“steak” (70 reviews)
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Irish, European, British, Contemporary, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
21 James Street South, Belfast BT2 7GA, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Fantastic evening. Went for a 50th birthday celebration. Staff and food was really good. Definitely will be back.

Thank Mand682018
Reviewed 3 days ago

Had a meal here last week with catering students from SWC Dungannon as an end of year treat with their hard earned tips, and what a treat it was! Staff were most welcoming, service was excellent, restaurant pristine as always and food was delicious -...More

Thank Jeanette505
Reviewed 4 days ago

My family had given my husband and I a voucher and we invited our best friends to join us. Booing was very easy and our greeting on the appointed evening was warm and welcoming. We ordered drinks and set about perusing the menu. I won’t...More

Thank busby7
Reviewed 5 days ago

Great food, the service was very good and friendly and there was a nice relaxed atmosphere!!! Will be back

Thank Gary23Cullen
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice touch with glass of bubbly on arrival. Food absolutely superb 👍. Some waiting staff need to be more aware and up to speed with the standard of this place. In fairness, front of house did identify this without any complaint from us and we...More

Thank 464renzo
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's been a while since we dined at James Street South and I am glad to say the standard remains as high as ever. We didn't have a dessert but starters and mains were excellent and service very friendly and efficient. A bit pricier that...More

Thank Peter H
Reviewed 1 week ago

You expect the food and service to be excellent in JSS but it's the attention to detail that makes the whole experience special. Superb evening!

Thank 2018Michele
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here for a dinner with my family and although we though the service was very good and couldn’t complain about it, everything else was lacking. All 6 people had steak all at £30+ each and not one of the steaks was amazing and 1...More

Thank Jritchie99
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

steak, best steak we have ever ate; even better thannour Alberta beef, cooked perfect!!! The service was just as exceptional.

Thank tlw_90
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A group of four of us ate here recently and really enjoyed it. There was a real buzz about the restaurant and the food was top notch. Will def be eating here again!

Thank steve109w
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Questions & Answers
July 8, 2017|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from JamesStSouth1 | Property representative |
Hi K only a few minutes walk
March 3, 2017|
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Response from JamesStSouth1 | Property representative |
Hi No there is no dress code at James Street South.
louise c
November 29, 2016|
Response from Managerjss | Property representative |
Hello, We will be finalising our Tasting Menu for New Year's Eve this weekend. Please check our website as it will be posted as soon as it is finalised. Thank you. Amy
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$24 - US$99
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 James Street South, Belfast BT2 7GA, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  Belfast>  > City Centre
  • Neighbourhood: City Centre
  • Phone Number: +44 28 9043 4310
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City Centre Restaurant with Cookery School. Using the best of Northern Irish produce for a seasonal menu. Pre theatre Mon-Fri £21.50, A La Carte and Tasting Menu always available. Now with Private Dining Room and The Bar and Grill, a more casual dining option located next door. Our other restaurants are The Bar & Grill at James Street South, Hadskis and Cast & Crew.
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