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French Village Botanic

99 Botanic Avenue, Belfast BT7 1JN, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9029 7999
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (20 reviews)
“cakes” (21 reviews)
“french toast” (5 reviews)
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9:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
European, British, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
99 Botanic Avenue, Belfast BT7 1JN, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed yesterday

Before we chose to go to Maggie May's on the first day of our recent visit to Belfast, my son said that he thought French Village was more my vibe. He was absolutely right and I'm really glad we went there on day 2. We...More

Thank Steffi M
Reviewed 6 days ago

This was the best meal of our short New Year's break by a long way. 4 different breakfasts, all cooked perfectly, served with various coffees etc, all to perfection. We will be heading back for a return visit, on our next trip to Belfast. I...More

Thank DavidC856
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited for a birthday dinner recently and was quite disappointed. I have been before and enjoyed it on both occasions, but not so this time.The food choice I felt was quite limited. I was really disappointed with both my starter and main. The chicken wing...More

Thank aoife654
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I booked French Village for my team Christmas dinner as it was B.Y.O. I booked and paid the deposit over the phone without any hassle and the waitress I got on both occasions was pleasant. Pre-orders were made via email, again without any hassle. There...More

Thank ahols123
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The standard of service, food and atmosphere here is always high and consistently excellent. Eaten here for various reasons and the coffee is top class. The key lime donuts are gone to the Lisburn Rd branch, which is a huge pity, but that’s my only...More

Thank Gr8Review
Reviewed 14 December 2017 via mobile

First visit to this busy cafe/restaurant. Had to wait ten minutes for a table, usually a good sign! Prompt service once seated, interesting menu, food at least good, chorizo and chipotle beans excellent! Prices reasonable for a city eatery.

Thank TonyMoores
Reviewed 5 December 2017 via mobile

I recently organised a birthday dinner for my boyfriend at French Village. From the very first contact the girls couldn’t have been more helpful! As it was a party of 40 we all had to pre order our meals. When we arrived on the night...More

Thank Emma S
Reviewed 5 December 2017 via mobile

My friends and I dined here on Saturday night as a large group and were all thoroughly impressed with the standard of food and the service. The restaurant is BYO with a cost of £1.50 per bottle. The stuff were very prompt with opening bottles...More

Thank ClayreT
Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

We visited late Saturday morning and were lucky to get a table as it was so popular. The staff were really friendly and welcoming. We had a fry and hash with a tea and cappuccino - both our meals were delicious and reasonably priced. Would...More

Thank LennyLou64
Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

Reccomended by the daughter and partner. Brunch on the way to the Ulster Museum. We did not want a full breakfast. I had the buttermilk pancakes with maple syrup and a hot chocolate. Buzzing pls e Food served by very helpful and pleasant staff. Bakery...More

Thank William R
FrenchVillageBelfast, Manager at French Village Botanic, responded to this reviewResponded 4 December 2017

Hi there thank you very much for taking the time to write such a lovely review, we are delighted to hear your party had a good time we really appreciate your feedback and your custom and hope to see you again soon. Cara

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Questions & Answers
shanon w
31 January 2017|
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Response from Terry K | Reviewed this property |
Not sure, but they do have gluten free food.
shanon w
24 September 2016|
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Response from FrenchVillageBelfast | Property representative |
Yes Shanon we have gluten free options on our menu ranging from bang bang chicken to gluten free toasted sandwiches, soup & salads. If you ask a member of staff on arrival they will guide you in the right direction. Thanks... More
Kerry H
22 July 2016|
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Response from MackyD36 | Reviewed this property |
If required, your can bring your own alcohol. Enjoy!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 99 Botanic Avenue, Belfast BT7 1JN, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  Belfast
  • Phone Number: +44 28 9029 7999
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