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City Picnic

McAuley House 2-6 Castle Street, Belfast BT1 1BH, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9024 6194
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good18%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible8%
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“burgers” (139 reviews)
“fries” (62 reviews)
“cheeseburger” (11 reviews)
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British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
McAuley House 2-6 Castle Street, Belfast BT1 1BH, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Had a lovely lunch here yesterday food was great service was good this is much more than a fast food restaurant had a lovely feel to it and was very enjoyable

Thank Russell C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Been a few times, food is just ok but told today they don't serve tap water - forcing me to either buy a soft drink or a bottle of water which I didn't want to do. Won't be back

Thank David B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I would describe this restaurant as high end fast food. The decor and tables are basic but functional with nice bright colours. Prices are great with fries either being free- on the lunch rapido menu or costing £1 when added to your order of a...More

Thank Susan F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

lived in belfast and have actually never tried this place for so long but i had high hopes, i’m not one to complain but the vegetarian options were so disappointing, i think there’s possibly 4 at a push with a menu of like almost 50...More

Thank Brenna M
Reviewed 6 January 2018

Went here after having a nice conversation with a young man named James who was advertising the restaurant with a bill board he was very informative about the food and showed us where restaurant was just a little down the street from where he was...More

1  Thank clarnor
Reviewed 5 January 2018

This place is fantastic ! Really enjoyed our lunch here, and the friendly service from the staff. The burgers are to die for !! Would highly recommend, and looking forward to visiting again very soon.

1  Thank Lorraine T
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Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

On a recent city break in Belfast, we decided to look for somewhere for a quick lunch and saw a sign saying Best Burgers so that was it. We had a great lunch and enjoyed it so much that we went back the next day...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

City Picnic is our favourite lunchtime restaurant and it’s right in the centre of Belfast. We love the fast, friendly service, the top quality food and it’s great value for money. When we’re shopping in Belfast it’s a must for us. The fact that gluten-free...More

Thank alanliz
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

I’ve eaten here twice in a week, as a general rule I don’t eat out very much but the food here is so great that cooking at home had much less of an appeal. This time I had the classic cheeseburger with garlic Parmesan fries...More

2  Thank jordanandrewgraham
Reviewed 20 December 2017 via mobile

Have been a few times before and always loved the gluten free food however today I was thoroughly put off by the horrendous customer service I experienced. Possibly due to my background in training customer service experts and working in marketing I find things irritating...More

1  Thank AgentGlutenFree
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 6:00 PM
11:30 AM - 6:00 PM
11:30 AM - 6:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: McAuley House 2-6 Castle Street, Belfast BT1 1BH, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  Belfast
  • Phone Number: +44 28 9024 6194
We make real hamburgers, made from the best local beef, grounded with just a touch of pepper and nothing else, served in a soft fresh brioche bun with fries.
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