Food in Belfast
Few things are more comforting than your favourite meal from home. And, because Belfast has such a vibrant international community, you'll find tasty and authentic global cuisine across the city.
Just a few minutes’ walk from campus, there’s Botanic Avenue. On this street you can find cafes and restaurants serving foods from around the world. Try Boojum for tasty Mexican burritos, Botanic Spice for rich Indian dishes, or Sakura for fresh Japanese cuisine. All of these are very popular with students.
If you’re looking to try something more local, Maggie Mays serves traditional Irish dishes. Classic Irish foods include champ (mashed potatoes with spring onions), Irish stew, dulse (red seaweed), potato bread farl, soda bread farl and Guinness.
Belfast offers a choice of cafes, pubs, coffee shops and restaurants, no matter what your budget is. And being on the coast, it’s the perfect place to try the British classic fish and chips! Whatever you love to eat, there’s something for you in Belfast.