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The Bar & Grill at James Street South

21 James street south, Belfast, United Kingdom, BT2 7GA
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Mon - Sun
12pm to 9.30pm

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  • Disabled Access
  • Private Dining

About The Bar & Grill at James Street South

The Bar + Grill serves an exciting, seasonal and local menu with something to suit all palates. Every lunch we have daily special for £6.50 and an all day special for £9.50. To keep up to date with these follow us on Twitter. We are renowned for our beef which is from local farms, and cooked on our Josper Grill, a charcoal grill which gives the meat a unique texture and taste, to see what the experts think click here.

We are located within walking distance of Belfast’s main tourist attractions of the Crown Bar, the Europa Hotel, the City Hall and the main transport links of the Europa Bus Station, we offer you a friendly and relaxed dining experience from 12pm to 9.30pm daily.
We offer a great wine list and an ever changing list of Cocktails and Dessert Cocktails so whether you are in for a quick bite after work or a lazy lunch with your friends our aim at The Bar + Grill is to be your favourite, local eatery serving outstanding local food with great service. Enjoy!

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Visited On Saturday, 26 August 2017

Great atmosphere with broad age group, friendly professional service and absolutely great food. I am keen to eat here again in the very near future.

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Visited On Saturday, 26 August 2017

Great cocktails in busy restaurant serving tasty menu.

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Visited On Saturday, 26 August 2017

Really poor on all fronts

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Visited On Friday, 25 August 2017

We enjoy eating here

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Visited On Wednesday, 23 August 2017

There is something about the Bar and Grill which I just love...i love the atmopshere, the feel of the place and normally the staff make me feel very welcome and get involved in a bit of banter! Northern Irish style hospitality i call it...however on Wednesday i went with someone who'd not been there before and he made me challenge my thinking! So here are our collective views: ~ the waitress was 'cold' to start with, no smiles, no chat she did 'warm' up, but i feel should have made us much more welcome, smiled so much more and been more chatty. ~ the chips were a bit greasy. Only 2 negatives but as you know...a reputtaion is very hard to achieve and may take years! it can however be lost in a moment.

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Visited On Wednesday, 23 August 2017

I've eaten here several times and never been disappointed.

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Visited On Wednesday, 23 August 2017

Great restaurant

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Visited On Sunday, 20 August 2017

Such a disappointment. Starters (prawn cocktail, chilli calamari) - delicious.... Sunday roast - good but Yorkshire pudding so over cooked. Rump steak - uncooked and cold on inside - on return, a little less raw but so tough it was inedible.First and last visit. 😩

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Visited On Sunday, 20 August 2017

Visited The Bar & Grill after reading some good reviews online. I had the Sunday Roast which was not only delicious but also very reasonably priced and the apple crumble was the best I've ever had. Will most certainly be back.

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Visited On Saturday, 19 August 2017

An excellent restaurant. We had hired the private dinning room above the bar & grill for a suprise birthday dinner. Maire-Clare was looking after our booking and couldn't have been more helpful. She ensured everything was covered for the night and gave great advice on what she thought would work for us. Nothing was too much to ask. On the night Richard & Nicole were looking after our party and the service we received was second to none. Many thanks to both Richard and Nicole for ensuring the drinks were flowing and meeting all our requests on the night, it was very much appreciated. The food in James street south was fantastic. The set menu for the bar & grill private dining met everyone's tastes. Although we were a party of 21 all our meals arrived together and the food was piping hot. It really was a beautiful meal and everyone commented on how good the food was. Many thanks to all those in the kitchen who made it happen!! We were absolutely delighted with our night in James Street South and I couldn't fault any aspects of our experience. It is a lovely venue and we will definitely be returning again soon. Well done to all the team, Anna & Family.

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Visited On Friday, 18 August 2017

Very enjoyable

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Visited On Friday, 18 August 2017

Delicious food...but tables very close together! Service good but didn't like the fact the tip was in the bill even when there were only two of us!

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Visited On Friday, 18 August 2017

Wonderful birthday lunch at Bar & Grill.

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Visited On Wednesday, 16 August 2017

Our evening visit to James Streer South Bar and Grill was the first time we had dined there but it will definitely not be the last. The food was excellent. The wine list extensive and the staff were charming and friendly. Relaxed evening with great food and great service ....what more could you ask for ! 👍😊

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Visited On Saturday, 12 August 2017

Food fabulous. Waitress knowledgeable about the menu. Service efficient & all staff very friendly. Made us feel valued customers.

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Visited On Sunday, 13 August 2017

Love love love this place!

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Visited On Sunday, 13 August 2017

Excellent as always

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Visited On Friday, 11 August 2017

We had a first class experience last Friday at lunchtime. The food was of outstanding quality and the service was very professional. I had some guests from outside NI who have been involved in the hospitality industry for many years and they were very impressed with the professionalism of our young female server.

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Visited On Friday, 11 August 2017

Beautiful meal. One of the best steaks I've had. Service was a bit slow. Hard to fine someone to take drinks orders. It was very busy though. Lovely experience

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Visited On Friday, 11 August 2017

Amazing night hosting a 30th birthday party at James street south private dining - the room, staff and food were all amazing couldn't fault it!

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Visited On Friday, 11 August 2017

Lovely lunch here yesterday. I will definitely return.

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Visited On Thursday, 10 August 2017

All had steaks. All excellent!

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Visited On Wednesday, 09 August 2017

very disappointing lunch, the soup was dreadfully thin no taste whatsoever, the garlic and chilly chicken likewise. We will never be back again

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Visited On Tuesday, 08 August 2017

We had a date night last Tuesday in the grill. Skipped starters and went straight to a shared main of chateaubriand which was absolutely delicious and cooked to perfection. My partner had the chocolate pot for dessert and I had the Tiramisu martini. Both excellent. Staff couldn't be more helpful and very friendly.

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Visited On Monday, 07 August 2017

This was our first visit to the restaurant but definitely won't be the last. The service was brilliant but even better was the food....absolutely sublime. We had the chateaubriand which was cooked to perfection and melted in our mouths. For dessert we had baked Alaska which took me back to happy memories of my childhood when I was taught to make it in domestic science classes at school. Thank you for a great experience and we'll see you again very soon.

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