JAMES ST BELFAST

19 - 21 James Street South, Belfast, County Aintrim, United Kingdom, BT2 7GA
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Mon - Sun
12pm to 10pm (kitchen closes)

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  • Disabled Access
  • Private Dining

About JAMES ST BELFAST

James St. is the coming together of two of Belfast’s best restaurants, James Street South Restaurant and The Bar and Grill at James St.The new offering is the best of the Bar and Grill's menu with a few light touches to the fine cooking of James Street South.

Classic dishes are firmly established on the menu from the crab and chilli linguine, Dundrum crab used on toast, alongside classic bistro dishes such as farmhouse terrine, fruit de mer plates available from Thursday. The charcoal grill still plays centre stage, cooking not just some of the best steaks and prime cuts Northern Ireland has to offer but also fresh whole fish, pork and vegetables.

With a larger, more established bar area, a large range of wines are available alongside a considered spirit list and an extensive whisky offering. Locally produced beer, cider and gins take pride of place on the drinks menu.

Owned by Niall McKenna since 2003 the revamped James St. will offer locals and tourists a great dining experience in a Belfast city centre.

The restaurant team is headed up by Paul McGovern as Restaurant Manager.

We are located minutes walk away from the Europa Hotel, The Crown Bar and the City Hall.

Cuisine: Steak, Locally Sourced, Cocktails, European, Set Menu, Sunday Lunch
Dress Code: Smart Casual
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Visited On Saturday, 13 July 2019

Another fantastic meal at James St

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Visited On Saturday, 13 July 2019

Went for my husbands birthday and have to say had a lovely dinning experience from start to finish We were both offered a glass of bubbles each which I thought was a lovely touch. The service was fantastic and efficient The food was delicious, with us both having a steak cooked perfectly to our liking We both would highly recommend to anyone and will definitely be back

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Visited On Saturday, 13 July 2019

14 of us visited for my husbands 40th and we had a great night of excellent food and drink great service from Conor in a fab location in the new grill room which we had to ourselves

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Visited On Saturday, 13 July 2019

Beautiful meal on Saturday night. Thought availability of nice wine at mid level price range was really disappointing. Many thanks to the waitress who did all she could to help Us find something we liked.

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Visited On Saturday, 13 July 2019

Food was amazing..My husband ordered the burger and i ordered the ribeye.Cooked to perfection.The atmosphere was great,the place buzzing and the staff were unbelievable.Very attentive in everything.Well done James st.We will be back for sure.

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Visited On Saturday, 13 July 2019

James St South is just amazing. The food is fabulous and unlike some restaurants where the atmosphere can be very intimidating that is definitely not the case in James St South. The staff are welcoming and take the time to explain dishes. We spent the evening celebrating our son's graduation and he said the meal was the best he ever had and be remembered for a long time to come. Thanks so much for making our evening so special.

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Visited On Saturday, 13 July 2019

First time visit. Excellent all round. It's great when there's quite a short menu and you want everything on it! Lovely friendly and discreet service. We'll be back!

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Visited On Saturday, 13 July 2019

The food, drink and service is absolutely amazing but is extremely expensive. Expensive enough to put me off going back to honest.

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Visited On Wednesday, 10 July 2019

Excellent all round. Lovely food, beautifully presented and great, efficient service

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Visited On Monday, 08 July 2019

Food and staff excellent Will eat here again

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Visited On Sunday, 07 July 2019

Absolutely fantastic food... fresh, local produce. Service was fantastic with down to earth and caring waiting staff

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Visited On Saturday, 06 July 2019

From start to finish the experience was brilliant. Booked this for my husband's 50th birthday. The food was amazing and drinks also good x Team of people were polite, friendly ,professional and attentive without being overboard . Very busy however still able to chat and a brilliant atmosphere.

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Visited On Saturday, 06 July 2019

The service was great and our waiter was very attentive, we had however visited Hadskis earlier in the week and when you compare the two the quality of food in Hadskis was slightly better. Value for money again I am happy to pay for food that I thoroughly enjoyed but I got the 'fish of the day' in both restaurants and the cut of fish in James street would not compare to Hadskis which was disappointing as it was more or less the same meal I'd picked.

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Visited On Saturday, 06 July 2019

Every visit you are guaranteed a warm welcome and the best food in NI.

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Visited On Saturday, 06 July 2019

Delicious chateaubriand and Mum was spoiled on her birthday - thanks Paul and staff xx

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Visited On Friday, 05 July 2019

Probably the best meal we’ve had in Belfast x

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Visited On Friday, 05 July 2019

We always have an excellent experience at James St South! We love dining here and constantly recommend it to friends. Definitely one of the best restaurants in Belfast. Paul is a great Restaurant Manager who always has a warm and friendly welcome for every one!

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Visited On Thursday, 04 July 2019

Food and service was absolutely first class. Reasonably priced for the quality - overall was a great experience! Only one thing was the tables, pretty cramped together.

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Visited On Thursday, 04 July 2019

Food was ok. Full menu not available as they had run out of some items. Staff friendly however overrated for the cost.

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Visited On Thursday, 04 July 2019

The food was excellent and it was so nice to be able to pick and choose between the different menus, the staff and service were exemplary.

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Visited On Wednesday, 03 July 2019

Quite noisy with a full room. My first time in the new restaurant which is more 'Bistro' than a fine dining experience although he food and service was excellent..

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Visited On Wednesday, 03 July 2019

Everything was as I expected. Great food and great service

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Visited On Tuesday, 02 July 2019

Outstanding. Every dish was enjoyed and the service was of a high standard.

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Visited On Tuesday, 02 July 2019

Excellent in every respect!. We had a beautiful meal. Service was superb. Will definitely be returning soon.

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Visited On Monday, 01 July 2019

Fab dinner & service- highly recommend!

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