We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Deans Restaurant

36-40 Howard Street, Belfast BT1 6PF, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9033 1134
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good24%
  • Average13%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (30 reviews)
“sorbet” (3 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
French, Irish, European, British, Gluten Free Options
36-40 Howard Street, Belfast BT1 6PF, Northern Ireland
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (198)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 194 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Went for lunch with friends. We had the chowder which was tasty but could have done with a variety of fish as it seemed they had only salmon and some white fish. Said they had prawns etc in the soup, but we never found them....More

Thank John W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Dropped in for lunch. The food was excellent and on the face of it the service was great too, however the way they go about things is a bit underhand. They offer things implying they're part of the dish "what would you like with that,...More

Thank Kieran1723
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful restaurant. The function room upstairs was gorgeous, perfect for parties up to 40 people. Set menu, soup, steak and Eaton mess. The steak was cooked to perfection! (medium rare). Wish the desert was slightly bigger though. Only thing I didn't like was the fact...More

Thank Angelika N
Reviewed 12 July 2017

I went with a large group of friends for dinner. On the way to the restaurant the taxi driver said that the food was great and we weren't dissappointed. Steaks were mouthwatering and the service was excellent. I had Turf and Surf with sirloin medium...More

Thank donbosco2014
Reviewed 10 June 2017

Visited Epic at Deans twice in as many weeks. The menu sounds expensive at £60, but with about 8 mouthwatering courses, it is all excellent and worth every penny. The bread and butter about half way through is good, but quite filling since there are...More

Thank gjoh1956
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Lots and lots of choice now in Belfast at a weekend, and Deans Love Fish was a very lucky choice. We ate in a crowded dining area, but no way did that impact on our evening. The food and the service were second to none....More

Thank blue047
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Partner and I Called in for lunch today- the advertise lunch for £6.50 - j know you can. It expect a lot of lunch for £6.50 - I wasn't disappointed ... you don't! My partner had the Crab and celeriac on toast - menu should...More

Thank David S
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Went about 7pm to eat so no problem getting a table on Friday night. Very pleasant, smiley staff which is always good. We ordered a bottle of wine then my friend and I ordered. I had the salmon and my friend hake. I was asked...More

Thank gillian m
Reviewed 16 March 2017

I attended a function in Deans Private dining room, It was an interesting and rather mixed experience. It was interesting to see the chef cook our meal which was all cooked fresh even the bread rolls, I ordered vegetable soup, which I can only describe...More

Thank Teadane
Reviewed 5 March 2017

I have to say it was a very good evening. The food was really good and the service was excellent. The restaurant was not busy which hurt the ambiance.

Thank KenCountyDown
Nearby Restaurants
130 reviews
.06 km away
Howard Street
1,118 reviews
.10 km away
James Street South
916 reviews
.04 km away
Stix and Stones
1,255 reviews
.11 km away
Nearby Attractions
City Hall
3,141 reviews
.21 km away
Grand Opera House
1,051 reviews
.15 km away
Visit Belfast Welcome Centre
546 reviews
.20 km away
Linen Hall Library
197 reviews
.18 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Deans Restaurant staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Private Dining, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36-40 Howard Street, Belfast BT1 6PF, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  Belfast
  • Phone Number: +44 28 9033 1134
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing