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Soul Food Cafe

395 Ormeau Road, Belfast BT7 3GP, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9064 6464
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Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good32%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (19 reviews)
“soup” (11 reviews)
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CUISINES
Healthy, Mediterranean, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
395 Ormeau Road, Belfast BT7 3GP, Northern Ireland
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1 - 10 of 101 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Very nice breakfast. Really enjoyed the beans - there is a lovely salsa taste off the beans nice kick to the breakfast. Nice surroundings too. Black pudding could have been cut a bit thicker as it was quite skinny. Would return.

Thank David_maguire_IRL
Reviewed 1 week ago

So, called in with my brother and asked for an Ulster Fry. oh, we don't do that sort of thing was the reply from the waitress. She did offer sour dough bread, but I not Polish and I would have thought a place called Soul...More

1  Thank magliocco
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was our second visit and again we were very impressed by the helpful and friendly staff, the original and varied menu and the quality of the food. I had the breakfast bagel with a poached egg and my wife had the veggie bagel. Full...More

Thank nihunter
Reviewed 17 September 2017

Soul Food is well located, very pleasant atmosphere, great menu and all you could want in a drop in cafe with that little bit extra. I was there with a group of six mid afternoon for coffee, scones and sandwiches. We had an enjoyable time...More

Thank Twillburys
christinenaylor, Owner at Soul Food Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2017

This response is in reply to reviews titled… “Lovely food but sour taste left in our mouth” and “my rating would have been excellent but…” as both refer to same event as we were closing on Saturday. I would like to personally apologise for any...More

Reviewed 16 September 2017

There were six of us, 4 Americano coffees, 1 large Americano coffee and 1 tea, 3 scones, a bagel and a sandwich were ordered. Great service and lovely food but then we paid for our food individually as described on the bill. However the person...More

1  Thank Fran W
christinenaylor, Owner at Soul Food Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2017

This response is in reply to reviews titled… “Lovely food but sour taste left in our mouth” and “my rating would have been excellent but…” as both refer to same event as we were closing on Saturday. I would like to personally apologise for any...More

Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Three of us ate here and surroundings are pleasant with quite a good menu. I had goat's cheese salad. Tasty but far too big with a lot of leaves. My friend had Spanish omelette which was tasty but a bit overdone. Service pleasant but a...More

1  Thank Bernie S
christinenaylor, Owner at Soul Food Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2017

Hi Bernie.... We're so sorry service was slow for you... we cook every order from fresh and at busy times there may be a wait time. Our staff should have let you know if there was a delay. Again our apologies... Kind Regards

Reviewed 19 August 2017

Had a delicious breakfast of pancakes with maple syrup and bacon, with a glass of apple juice. Pancakes were large, light and fluffy and the bacon was perfect with crisp edges. Staff were friendly and helpful. They were almost full but when I asked the...More

Thank Local Loulou
christinenaylor, Owner at Soul Food Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2017

Thanks for your positive review. We aim to provide a relaxed atmosphere, good service and fresh food... so glad you enjoyed!

Reviewed 14 August 2017

Staff are really welcoming, was served promptly by young smiley girl. Could tell food was fresh, really recommend thai fish cakes, really lovely. Definitely will be back

Thank andrewpiersonba
christinenaylor, Owner at Soul Food Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2017

Hi Andrew.... Thanks for your lovely comments.... we aim to please! Kind Regards

Reviewed 27 July 2017

Dropped in for quick lunch for 2, had been to Soul Food few times before and always good, and again on this occasion, had soup and Granary roll, which is filling and tasty, think it was BLT. Followed with coffee and buns which were good....More

Thank Mo_DaW171
christinenaylor, Owner at Soul Food Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2017

Hi... Thanks... really glad you enjoyed our food! Kind Regards

Reviewed 12 July 2017

Simplicity. No big menus. Very pleasant casual drop in cafe to sit and read the paper, have a chat coffee and light lunch or breakfast. Really like coming here and do so regularly

Thank johnd3011
christinenaylor, Owner at Soul Food Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2017

Hi John.... Thanks for your kind review! We aim for a relaxed atmosphere with good food! Kind Regards

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Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$7 - US$14
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Delivery, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
9:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Monday
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Tuesday
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Wednesday
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Thursday
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Friday
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Saturday
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 395 Ormeau Road, Belfast BT7 3GP, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  Belfast
  • Phone Number: +44 28 9064 6464
Description
... the home of naturally good food! Established 2003....listed in Bridgestone Guide and Taste of Ulster
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