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The Other Place

79 Botanic Avenue, Belfast BT7 1JL, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9024 9709
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good20%
  • Average14%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible18%
Travellers talk about
“goujons” (7 reviews)
“soda bread” (3 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
Irish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
79 Botanic Avenue, Belfast BT7 1JL, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We stumbled upon this place for lunch having visited the Botanic Gardens. There was a good choice on the menu, and for a reasonable price. We had a strawberry and chocolate milkshake, these were amazing! Then shared a club sandwich and chips which was delicious....More

Thank danitheman2016
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the restaurant tonight, god what a let down. The best way to descible the food is Basic, like honestly the most basic ive ever had. Our starter of garlic bread with cheese was something my 2 year old niece would present me, then the...More

Thank AMB1988
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Succulent sausages, mouthful breakfast with reasonable price. I have met with nice people in here and had fun chat.

Thank Aaron C
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

Came in as a table of two and had a lovely meal. Great value as well! The staff were very friendly and couldn't be more helpful

Thank Noeleen73
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Visited here tonight. 5 tables of two including me and my partner, took ten minutes before staff approached us as they stood talking around the till. Very confused and unprofessional blonde waitress was very unhelpful about my food intolerance and couldn't tell me what ingredients...More

Thank fionnualakeenan
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Went here about 2 months ago. Had the 2 course special which was fabulous. Great choice of fresh food and cooked to perfection. There was a good atmosphere on that Sat night and there were a couple of free tables for those who hadn't booked....More

4  Thank CLEREK
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Surprised at the mixed reviews as I really enjoyed my meal at the Other Place!! Great food, big portions, good service - Can't fault!

Thank Kim B
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

Myself and my partner had dinner here on Sunday night. It is such good value with specials on the menu. Two courses for £10. Which is a fabulous offer. The staff are very friendly and the service is first class. It was very busy when...More

Thank 954vio
Reviewed 2 August 2017

Cosy, but below average quality when it comes to the food itself. I would recommend checking out other places to eat on Botanic Avenue instead.

Thank Rhianna H
Reviewed 1 August 2017

Called in here on the off chance after seeing the sign for 2 courses for £9.95 (this was on a sunday). There was not much of a starter selection so we decided to have the dinner and dessert... both had the roast beef dinner -...More

Thank Nivagni
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Questions & Answers
Maureen R
21 March 2017|
Response from Richard W | Property representative |
Hi Maureen, we take walk ins however booking is recommended on this very busy day for us. Call us 02890 249709 or drop a PM on the Facebook page and a member of staff will confirm for you. Regards The Other Place
Scott M
21 March 2017|
Response from Richard W | Property representative |
Hi Scott, if you speak with the front of house team on arrival they will inform the chef on duty and he will give you a selection of vegan options that will be cooked specially for your order. Regards The Other Place
18 February 2017|
Response from Richard W | Property representative |
Hi Cathy, you can just walk in no need to book unless of course its for more the 4 people. Best regards The Other Place
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$21
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 79 Botanic Avenue, Belfast BT7 1JL, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  Belfast>  > Queen's Quarter
  • Neighbourhood: Queen's Quarter
  • Phone Number: +44 28 9024 9709
Situated in the heart of Botanic Ave we are the ideal location for breakfast, lunch, dinner or a quick cup of tea or coffee and a snack. With a relaxed, casual decor we offer a unpretentious restaurant serving a comfort food menu with a friendly atmosphere. Enjoy a mixture of dishes from traditional, cooked breakfasts, to fresh soups, sandwiches, wraps, homemade burgers, steaks, fajitas, pastas and many other mouth-watering dishes. We are famous for our value for money menu and you can B.Y.O bottle *we won’t even charge you a corkage fee!). We have a list of daily specials on the blackboard and there is always amazing deals available every all day every day. With bottomless tea and filter coffee, free wifi, its means your money goes much further. All the above with our “ Always Cooked Fresh “ policy we sure this is sure to appeal to everyone.
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