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Things to do in Belfast

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Restaurant
“Right on the water! Sometimes you'll see the lobster boats pulling up and you know you can't get much fresher than that! ”
  • 36 locals recommend
Café
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“A wonderful co-op with everything you need. Look for our delicious three-year-cold-aged apple cider vinegar. A cafe for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Nice staff people.”
  • 27 locals recommend
Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant
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“Delicious homemade savory and sweet pastries and breads, unique sandwiches, fresh produce. A busy, fun spot. Cool atmosphere.”
  • 28 locals recommend
Bar
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“On Marshall Wharf in Belfast. Fun casual, funky waterfront bar with great craft brews and fairly extensive small plates menu.”
  • 20 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
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“Everything you could find at a Krogers, Piggly Wiggly, or your local grocery store. Much bigger than Toziers.”
  • 14 locals recommend
Meal Takeaway
“This is a staple for locals and it's family friendly. We love to go early afternoon before it gets really busy and have a steak caesar salad or a chicken tender dinner! Wings are a must too!”
  • 17 locals recommend
Bar
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“Chicken Pad Thai. you won't be disappointed! Darby's is the place we go to celebrate special occasions and random Tuesdays! ”
  • 13 locals recommend
Cinema
“Historic movie theater in down town Belfast. Walking distance to all the shops, restaurants and galleries.”
  • 11 locals recommend
Restaurant
“On Main St in Belfast. Refined venue in former hardware store serving classic & modern Italian plates and cocktails.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Bar
“Looking to grab seafood with a great view of the water? Check out Nautilus! They've got a huge menu and everything is delicious and fresh.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Fantastic drinks and great people! Have one of the drink specials with an order of their famous fries and you wont be sorry!”
  • 9 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“The best pizza I've ever had! Fresh, local ingredients. Famous for their fancy cocktails.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Clothes Shop
“Lovely clothes, great books, gifts of all kinds. High quality merchandise and great owner and staff.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Bakery
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“This is our go to for breakfast! the most delicious and freshly baked pastries around. highly recommend their raspberry muffins, ham and cheese croissants and pumpkin bread!”
  • 6 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“Community arts center with lots of drop in classes and events. Love this place!”
  • 5 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“A general store for the 21st century! All sustainable and fair trade certified. Household items, health and beauty, paints, books, toys....everything!”
  • 2 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Restaurant
“Right on the water! Sometimes you'll see the lobster boats pulling up and you know you can't get much fresher than that! ”
  • 36 locals recommend
Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant
“Delicious homemade savory and sweet pastries and breads, unique sandwiches, fresh produce. A busy, fun spot. Cool atmosphere.”
  • 28 locals recommend
Bar
“On Marshall Wharf in Belfast. Fun casual, funky waterfront bar with great craft brews and fairly extensive small plates menu.”
  • 20 locals recommend
Meal Takeaway
“This is a staple for locals and it's family friendly. We love to go early afternoon before it gets really busy and have a steak caesar salad or a chicken tender dinner! Wings are a must too!”
  • 17 locals recommend
Bar
“Chicken Pad Thai. you won't be disappointed! Darby's is the place we go to celebrate special occasions and random Tuesdays! ”
  • 13 locals recommend
Restaurant
“On Main St in Belfast. Refined venue in former hardware store serving classic & modern Italian plates and cocktails.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Bar
“Looking to grab seafood with a great view of the water? Check out Nautilus! They've got a huge menu and everything is delicious and fresh.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Fantastic drinks and great people! Have one of the drink specials with an order of their famous fries and you wont be sorry!”
  • 9 locals recommend

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