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“The nicest Italian food I have eaten in years!”
Review of Scalini Restaurant

Scalini Restaurant
Ranked #20 of 1,088 Restaurants in Belfast
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Child-friendly, Groups
Dining options: Lunch, After-hours, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations
Neighbourhood: Queen's Quarter
Description: Scalini is an Italian family run pizzeria restaurant in the heart of South Belfast & within walking distance of Queen's University & Botanic Gardens. Since opening in October 2001 its popularity has grown to become one of Belfast's favourite Italian eateries. A Mediterranean glow welcomes you on entering the doors of Scalini - not just in the warm ochre hue of the décor but also in the welcome from our friendly staff.
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Went to this restaurant with family. We had the nicest Italian food I have eaten in years (including the week I spent in Italy last year). We had a house red wine with it (a two year old Palmento Sicilian Shiraz) and it was very enjoyable too. Couldn't pass up the desert: chocolate cake. I thought the prices were very reasonable. The restaurant does not take bookings on a Saturday night, but we had a very short wait for a table. It is clearly a popular restaurant as it was busy on the night. Might be a bit loud for some people's liking.

Thank Eamonn R
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Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

The place is huge and with so many diners I did wonder if the food would be good. However, all of those people were not wrong! Really tasty food, large portions, 4 very satisfied customers.

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Reviewed 11 August 2017

Stayed in the Queen's Quarter in Belfast and found this restaurant and went there for our 2 night stay rather than try to find another restaurant. Great variety and everything we ordered was perfectly prepared. Huge portions though; we could have easily shared a dish as there was so much; sadly, staying in a hotel, we could not take a doggy bag back!. French service, friendly, knowledgeable staff, decent wines. The lamb dish was succulent, tender and the best I have had in any restaurant in the UK; lamb is our go-to dish generally. Highly recommend it.

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Reviewed 10 August 2017

went here the both nights we were in belfast, have to say no complaints at all, lovely staff, very clean restaurant and the food was lovely. i'd recommend giving this place a visit if your in the area.

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Thank Ken8rgrs
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Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

We are surprises with the good reviews. We had lasagne (simply heated up meat with pasta) and a pasta with pork (almost no vegetables and far too much pasta. On top of this staff (together with the manager) was unfriendly to other guest coming in late. No recommendation at all.

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