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34 Bedford Street, Belfast BT2 7FF, Northern Ireland
442890244860
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Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

My daughter and I lunched here on Thursday whilst in Belfast for the day. It was beautifully decorated inside, nice to see a modern, contemporary place that's not shabby, retro chic. The menu was really inspiring, very reasonable and our meals were delicious. The staff were friendly and efficient, the food came quickly and we would definitely come again. No... More 

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Thank MissClairey
Greater London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The morning after the night before and we needed something to reboot ourselves. The bloody Mary at Harlem café did the trick whilst we mulled over the Saturday papers and people watched in this busy café with a great, friendly vibe. Live music was setting up as we left.

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Thank David S
Armagh, United Kingdom
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100 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We were in Belfast recently for a day out to celebrate our wedding anniversary. We decided to drop by Harlem for a bite to eat before going home. Their evening menu was on by the time we got there. I thought I'd chance my luck and ask if there was any chance they'd cook me some gluten free battered fish... More 

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Thank isabella1970
Belfast, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My mum and I had a lovely Saturday breakfast at Harlem. We both ordered traditional Irish breakfasts and they were delicious! The staff were very accommodating as we asked to change one of the food items. The milk jugs were so quirky, they were cute cows and the teapots were vintage. We loved the interior and the unique atmosphere of... More 

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Thank soydanielle
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really nice cafe. I had a full Irish breakfast which was lovely. The cafe was clean, the staff were friendly and the cafe has a really relaxing vibe. Definitely recommend!👍

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Thank Sean M
San Francisco
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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So happy we stumbled upon this charming cafe. Had a wonderful breakfast and coffee and pastries. Even the milk was tasty! Service was so friendly and kind (unlike our experience and the Crown) Great ambiance too! I would have returned for every meal if I could!

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Thank noemec2015
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168 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A spur of the moment decision made whilst having a Sunday lie-in. We had heard Harlem Cafe was proving popular and decided to give it a try. On arrival shortly after noon we found there to be a bit of a queue although we were shown to a table within a relatively short space of time. However, having been given... More 

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Thank Murph976
Belfast, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Haven't been to Harlem in years and pleasantly surprised. Busy with a queue at the door which a good sign - didn't have to wait long. Nice table by the door if not a little breezy. Took slightly too long for waiting staff to take order but we didn't have a long wait for food after that. Breakfast bruschetta was... More 

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Thank JDAC1980
Baerum Municipality, Norway
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91 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for lunch on a saturday. Very cozy place with live music. The lunch menu had several tempting meals. I went with a bacon/brie/cranberries wrap and a bowl of the soup of the day, and the were both amazing

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Thank Haakonc2015
County Armagh, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've been here 4 times and half of these ended with a great experience with amazing atmosphere, food and service, however the other 2, coincidentally when the manger is not around, provided a poor dining and service experience. This time we went for breakfast and after being promptly shown to our table and given menu's, were left by staff for... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Irish, Cafe, European, British, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34 Bedford Street, Belfast BT2 7FF, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  Belfast
  • Phone Number: 442890244860

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