General Merchants

481 Upper Newtownards Road, Belfast, United Kingdom, BT4 3LL
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Sun - Thurs 8am-5pm, kitchen closes @ 4.30pm
Fri - Sat 8am-10pm, kitchen closed 4.30-5.30pm.
Dinner 5.30pm-9pm

Facilities
  • Disabled Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Outside Seating Area
  • Families and Children Welcome
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About General Merchants

General Merchants is a community café specialising in coffee and seasonal food.

Cuisine: Modern Australian, Brunch
Dress Code: Casual
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Visited On Friday, 09 August 2019

Member of staff appeared disinterested and lacked enthusiasm. Perhaps this casual approach to dining is trendy but definitely doesn't come across well to the paying customer!

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Visited On Friday, 09 August 2019

Staff were friendly and welcoming as always, starters were delicious, highly recommend, will definitely be back, great value for money.

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Visited On Friday, 02 August 2019

Food and Service superb. Nice addition of Steak to evening menu. Only slight annoyance is when you book a table for dinner Friday/Saturday evening they still allow casual customers calling in having coffees. Also last visit had booked table only to be given table near door and prime corner table not used all evening until two females called in casual clothing to have coffees and given one of best tables.

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Visited On Friday, 26 July 2019

Our food was great and the service was great. Our server was lovely without being intrusive. Definitely recommend here for dinner

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Visited On Friday, 28 June 2019

Always a pleasure to visit - great food, service and atmosphere!

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Visited On Friday, 28 June 2019

Simply the best!

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Visited On Friday, 21 June 2019

Gorgeous food at reasonable prices. Lovely staff

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Visited On Friday, 31 May 2019

Fabulous food and lovely relaxed atmosphere

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Visited On Saturday, 01 June 2019

We live close by so we are able to walk and as usual, the ood was fab. Thank u.

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Visited On Friday, 24 May 2019

Another lovely meal at General Merchants. Just one disappointment - no specials on the evening menu. We've been here many times but 'no specials' was a first. Hope it was just a one off.....

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Visited On Saturday, 16 March 2019

A lovely meal and a delightful evening with fantastic service

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Visited On Friday, 15 March 2019

Food was superb as was the service. Unbelievable good value for such excellent food and presentation. Will definitely be back very soon. Thanks

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Visited On Saturday, 09 March 2019

I have been to this restaurant many times , last night I was very disappointed with the menu , it definitely was not as varied as in the past . Also only one choice of dessert . The meals we had were tasty , but nothing special. As usual good service and friendly staff .

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Visited On Saturday, 09 March 2019

Fab place to dine - for any meal of the day. Always play good tunes but need to get the speaker fixed near the side window, it's a little fluffy :)

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Visited On Saturday, 22 December 2018

Fantastic food and service - will definitely be back!

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Visited On Saturday, 08 December 2018

Never a disappointment! Great food, atmosphere and friendly staff. Oh and coffee to die for !

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Visited On Saturday, 10 November 2018

We are big GM fans, we’ve been loyal customers since it opened. Recently we have been left increasingly disappointed by the food and the service. We keep coming back hoping it will get better, I think this may be our last visit unless something changes.

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Visited On Friday, 26 October 2018

The waiter who attended our table was great - professional, warm, atttentive and unintrusive. Meal was delicious and atmosphere lovely. Highly recommend.

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Visited On Friday, 19 October 2018

General merchants is lovely for a casual easy evening with friends. Just wish it was open more evenings

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Visited On Saturday, 13 October 2018

Excellent experience from start to finish. Great service and food, especially the snickers desert!

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Visited On Friday, 05 October 2018

Our waiter was lovely and the food was great. The place was nice and warm and I enjoyed having a traybake with my tea at the end.

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Visited On Friday, 28 September 2018

Food was absolutely delicious. We've already made our next reservation!!!

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Visited On Friday, 21 September 2018

The food was delicious & reasonably priced. We’ll definitely be back.

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Visited On Friday, 14 September 2018

Super Wee night out. Great value and is a BYO!!

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Visited On Saturday, 08 September 2018

Delicious food and attentive service from an intimate BYO bistro....making it really good value for money too! Would highly recommend!

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