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271 Ormeau Road, Belfast BT7 3GG, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9069 1800
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good18%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
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“hot pot” (11 reviews)
“monkfish” (15 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
271 Ormeau Road, Belfast BT7 3GG, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Always upbeat. So this is a fair criticism the ambiance was fine if a bit loud. But the food was not good at all. Salt and chill was so salty to be almost ineatable and the main courses very bland.

1  Thank lilyc69
Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

Having heard so much about macau my hubby and I thought an impromptu visit whilst shopping in Belfast was a great idea. On entry we were less than impressed with the broken front door and tired seating and tables. However, I could live with it...More

3  Thank emmah6981
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Was so glad I had the opportunity to dine here again on my recent visit to Belfast. Yes it's busy, yes it can be noisy, but that's part of the charm, without it being off putting. The flavour balance of each dish was amazing, the...More

1  Thank l0ve2travel1970
Reviewed 15 December 2017

Will not be visiting here again. "Hotpot" deserves inverted commas. Ordered monkfish hotpot, expecting fresh ingredients and well, an actual hot pot experience. If you are unfamiliar with what a hot pot should be and enjoy the typical Chinese takeaway of battered meat in goop...More

3  Thank Dana M
Reviewed 7 December 2017

Well what can we say about Macau that hasn't been said on here, this is our favourite restaurant, it has a fantastic fish collection of Chinese food-quite rare in Belfast, on this occasion i didn't have the pork and monkfish hot pot for the first...More

2  Thank David M
Reviewed 17 November 2017

its a rare thing to experience such beautiful and fresh fish in a Chinese restaurant, but i was dazzled by the salt & chilli squid, followed by a HUGH piece of perfectly spiced hake. My fellow dinners had an equally delightful experience with ribs, chicken...More

1  Thank Angela C
Reviewed 15 November 2017

I recently went to Macau on route to the theatre, whilst the staff very really nice, I felt that the tables are far too close together, I like to have a chat when I am out, but I felt I was conscious of what I...More

1  Thank Knockabout
Reviewed 6 November 2017

I would like to start by saying that my husband and myself have been going to Macau regularly since they opened and have always had a lovely time, both with the food and the service. When we went on Friday night for the 6.00pm sitting...More

2  Thank ERIC S
Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

Used to be a regular for take away and decided to try some tonight. Ordered starter portion honey chilli prawn and salt and pepper squid. Cost approx 12.30 for two small take out starters. I used to love their salted chilli squid. Lady who served...More

1  Thank licrogib
Reviewed 14 October 2017

Wonderful take away last weekend followed by a trip to restaurant tonight and both meals exceeded my expectations. Best squid and seabass I have ever tasted. Can't wait to return. Heather Walker

1  Thank Heather W
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13 November 2017|
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Response from Robert K | Reviewed this property |
Hey David, I know that there are options on the menu which are gluten free and the staff are happy to point these out when they are taking your order, however, Im not sure about the cooking process sorry. All the best
Jonny W
23 August 2017|
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Response from Patricia C | Reviewed this property |
there is a corkage (or recycling) fee per bottle, as we drink wine it doesn't bother us too much - it is so much cheaper to bring your own wine than to buy at restaurant prices. i agree that for beer drinkers this would... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 271 Ormeau Road, Belfast BT7 3GG, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  Belfast
  • Phone Number: +44 28 9069 1800
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