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21 James Street South | BT2 7GA, Belfast BT2 7GA, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9043 4310
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43 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I recently celebrated our anniversary with a meal at James Street South. We were shown to a lovely table where a card was waiting for us, lovely touch . We had the tasting menu with paired wines and it was out of this world; every course was sublime . The staff were friendly and attentive and there... More 

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Belinda T, Reservations Coordinator at James Street South, responded to this review

Dear KTMNorthernIreland Thank you for your kind comments and taking the time to post your review. We are delighted you enjoyed celebrating your anniversary with us and liked your card. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Kind Regards Belinda More 

Enniskillen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My first visit was in September where my partner took me for a surprise birthday meal. After a wonderful dinning experience we decided to go for our Christmas dining. Excellent quality of food, great selection of wine. Above of all staffs were very welcoming. Great service.

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Belinda T, Reservations Coordinator at James Street South, responded to this review

Dear AnthonyStephen Thank you for your kind comments and taking the time to post a review to share with others. We are delighted you enjoyed your experience with us and we look forward to welcoming you for your Christmas visit. Kind Regards Belinda More 

Monaghan, Ireland
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Both of us had the tasting menu, fantastic food experience! The night was greatly added to by all the staff we came in contact with but especially Jade. It is so nice to be served by staff with personality, and she certainly has that, adds greatly to the whole evening. Look forward to going back!

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Thank 3gmac
Belinda T, Reservations Coordinator at James Street South, responded to this review

Dear 3gmac Thank you so much for your review and taking the time to share your kind comments with others. We are delighted you enjoyed your evening with us and that Jade looked after you well, she is a valued member of our team. Look forward to seeing you again soon. Kind Regards Belinda More 

Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Had the most wonderful meal here after my recent graduation. Our lovely waitress Jade was just the perfect mix of friendly and professional - recommending an excellent wine and attending to our every need, and everyone was so impressed with the delicious food. I had mentioned in my booking that I was vegan and this was seemingly absolutely no problem... More 

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Belinda T, Reservations Coordinator at James Street South, responded to this review

Dear Veganbelfast Thank you so much for your great review and taking the time to share your comments with others. We are delighted that you enjoyed your experience and we will certainly let Jade know she looked after you well. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Kind Regards Belinda More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Dined with friends and have to say the food was 1st class as was the service. Highly recommend the fillet steak.

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Belinda T, Reservations Coordinator at James Street South, responded to this review

Dear Martina A Thank you so much for taking the time to post a review. We are delighted you enjoyed your visit with us and we look forward to seeing you again in the near future. Kind Regards Belinda More 

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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Ate here lateish on a Friday evening. Staff were all super alert and attentive but also natural. Wonderful rabbit for starters. Accompanying sauces and flavours outstanding. Duck with an imaginative twist for mains. Lemon meringue martini cocktail for dessert as let's just say I wasn't 'game' for pudding. (Ho-ho) Joking aside- it was moreish and deceptively light. Washed it down... More 

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Belinda T, Reservations Coordinator at James Street South, responded to this review

Dear Bollinger79 Thank you so much for your kind comments and taking the time to share them with others. We are delighted you enjoyed your evening with us, the Lemon Meringue cocktail has definitely been a big hit!! Look forward to seeing you again soon. Kind Regards Belinda More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

I ate in James street south for the first time with my girlfriend last night (29/10/16). I had heard a lot about the restaurant and its reputation. On arrival, I was surprised to hear that there had been an issue with my booking. I was told that I was not booked, but on a "wait list". I had received absolutely... More 

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Managerjss, Manager at James Street South, responded to this review

Good evening Martin M, Thank you for taking the time to review our restaurant. We are very sorry to hear that your experience with us was less that satisfactory. We have looked into the reason as to why you were on the waiting list and it was an accidental error on our part and we are extremely sorry that this... More 

Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

We turned up on without booking and not knowing Belfast. Great welcome, great food, great service. Partridge excellent.

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Belinda T, Reservations Coordiantor at James Street South, responded to this review

Dear Ged1000 Thank you for your review and taking the time to post your kind comments to share with others. We are delighted that you enjoyed your experience with us and look forward to welcoming you again soon. Kind Regards Belinda More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Fantastic....... I booked a table for my Wife and I on Saturday night, as a belated anniversary and I wasn't disappointed. First off, the staff are very friendly and welcoming, then we have the food..... we both opted for the tasting menu with wine pairing , beautiful is the only way I can describe it, so much in fact, that... More 

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Belinda T, Reservations Coordinator at James Street South, responded to this review

Hi Owen M Thank you for your kind comments and taking the time to share them with others. We are delighted you both enjoyed celebrating your anniversary with us. Thank you so much for your appreciation of our food and service. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Kind Regards Belinda More 

Derry, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

A good meal, attentive service, friendly management, cool vibe and finished off by that rarest of things a really good shot of espresso at the right temperature. What is not to like? It is certainly not cheap but I think, bill-wise, it is in the same ballpark as other up market restaurants in the Belfast area.

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Thank Hugh M
Belinda T, Reservations Coordinator at James Street South, responded to this review

Dear Hugh M Thank you for taking the time to post a review and for your kind comments. We are delighted you enjoyed your experience with us and we look forward to welcoming you again soon. Kind Regards Belinda More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$23 - US$95
Cuisine
Irish, European, British, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 James Street South | BT2 7GA, Belfast BT2 7GA, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  Belfast>  > City Centre
  • Neighbourhood: City Centre
  • Phone Number: +44 28 9043 4310
Description
City Centre Restaurant with Cookery School. Using the best of Northern Iris produce for a seasonal menu. Set lunch and pre theatre daily from fifteen pounds and fifty pence for two courses, 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.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?