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15 Brunches Everyone Must Eat In Belfast

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The tastiest, cheapest, and often booziest brunches that Belfast has to offer.

Established Coffee

Established Coffee

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Perfect for those who consider themselves coffee connoisseurs. They have an exceptional assortment of brunch options, from indulgent to healthy, and you’re guaranteed to see a mouthwatering, adventurous dish featured on the menu.

White Chocolate Waffles w/Passion Fruit Yoghurt, Toasted Macadamia Nuts and Maple Syrup; OMFG. Serving the best coffee in Belfast City!

Address: 54 Hill Street

Slim’s Healthy Kitchen

Slim's Healthy Kitchen


For those days full of promise, goodwill, and diet plans. The brunch choices are simple, delicious and healthy so you get all the taste with zero guilt.

Treat your good self to one of their creative, fun and scrumptious breakfast smoothies – try the Raise N’ Shine to banish those morning blues! Slim’s also has a variety of fruit and vegetable juices to choose from – an ideal choice for the hipster Kale enthusiasts.

Address: 429-431 Lisburn Road

Arthur Street Café, Avoca

There is little in life better than #avoca savoury scones. #avocabelfast #businesslunch #thechutneyisamaze

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Avoca has to be one of the most aesthetically pleasing shops known to man, and their Arthur St Café is no exception. Perfect for the early morning shoppers, stop by this eclectic, vintage style café before 11:45am for some delicious freshly-prepared favourites.

Their homemade, sumptuous scones are to die for – try the pear, vanilla and almond scone, you’ll never go plain again! All of their ingredients are locally sourced, that’s why the food tastes so good.

Address: 41 Arthur Street

Made In Belfast

Enjoy a lazy morning in the relaxed atmosphere at Made In Belfast, and you might just stay for lunch too. It’s a shabby-chic restaurant with a brunch menu that’s just as rustic as its décor.

The menu is limited in comparison to other establishments listed here, but you’re guaranteed to salivate twice as much while reading it. What they lack in food choices they make up for in their attractive range of cocktails.

Their brunch menu is only available at their Cathedral Quarter branch, on Saturday and Sunday mornings.

Address: Cathedral Quarter, 23 Talbot Street


Located in the heart of the city centre, Remedy serves locally sourced produce in an intimate and stylish setting. They have an extensive brunch menu from cult classics such as soft-boiled dippy eggs with soda bread soldiers, to swankier remedies like their chorizo and avocado omelette.

The brunch extravaganza at Remedy can be coupled with a delicious cocktail from their adventurous menu without breaking the bank. Whether your morning appetite is big or small, you’ll find something to suit at Remedy.

Address: 6 Fountain Street

Rhubarb Café

Rhubarb Café

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Students need look no further than Rhubarb for their textbook brunch. This quaint café has portions big enough to curb your hunger at prices low as the remainder of your student loan. They even offer free tea and coffee before 10.30am!

Their fry up and fried soda bread rolls will soak up the remainder of last nights £1 shot while preparing you for a hard days learning. TIP: Go back for dinner – Rhubarb is BYOB, saving us money but filling our stomachs once again. Kind of like your mum, right?

Address: 2 Little Victoria Street


#sunday #brunch #eggs #bloodymary #bertsjazzbar #belfast #coffee

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Berts is the perfect place to get your drink on while devouring your eggs and browsing the Saturday morning paper. Not only do they offer a £15 brunch deal, there’s also live jazz music from 12-2pm on the weekends.

Their brunches are in keeping with the sleek and stylish ways at Berts, though that’s not to say that you can’t shamelessly parade around to the sound of Jazz with your Bloody Mary in one hand and your streaky bacon in the other.

Address: 16 Skipper St, Belfast. Inside The Merchant hotel

St George’s Market

The ultimate breakfast #lovebelfast #stgeorgesmarket #stgeorgesmarketbelfast

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Why not make it a Brunch-athon at this fabulous weekend market? Browse the market stalls, fists full with the Belly Busters no frills filled breakfast bap. Careful not to drop it, that would be devastating.

Not willing to take the risk amongst the market’s foot traffic? Relax on the balcony of St George’s Bar and Grill and indulge in their tasty fry up while perusing the hustle and bustle of the crowd below. The components for this famous fry up are all sourced from the market itself, making it a truly unique brunch experience.

Address: 12-20 East Bridge Street

Harlem Cafe

This is one for the tourists, Harlem Café is legendary for its Ulster fry-up, they’re tasty pancakes, and particularly the wheaten-bread toast, crafted lovingly by Head Chef Julie.

The café is adorned with gorgeous antiques and remarkable pieces from all over the globe, sourced by the café’s owner and fabulous hostess, Faye Rogers. Everything about Harlem will give you a taste of life in Northern Ireland, and an eating experience like no other.

Address: 34 Bedford Street

Yellow Door Deli

Yellow Door Deli


Yellow Door believe that in order to have a truly special morning meal, the ingredients must be sourced with care. Their brunch menu changes regularly due to this sourcing policy, but you’re sure to find something delicious to sink your teeth in to no matter what day you go.

They even cure their own bacon so try the dry-cured back bacon and free range fried egg on toasted ciabatta served with slow baked tomato to taste how much Yellow Door Deli care about their food! They also have on-site bakes so their bread is always deliciously soft!

Address: 427 Lisburn Rd

Maggie May’s

A sovereign in the Belfast café culture, Maggie May’s is a favourite among students, business folk and backpackers alike.

From the humble breakfast bap to the international New York breakfast, Maggie May’s caters for all tastes. Their milkshakes are delicious, as are their life-saving “Perfect Hangover Cure” suggestions, if you can stomach them of course.

Address: 2 Malone Road

The Barking Dog

The Barking Dog

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With mellow tunes, perfectly crafted Bloody Mary’s and hollandaise sauce, The Barking Dog has brunch sewn up.

The relaxed atmosphere welcomes customers to graze on their food throughout a lazy Sunday afternoon – until 3pm in fact! The menu is small, but it’s effective, offering the city’s best poached eggs, on the fluffiest muffins, smothered in the lightest, creamiest hollandaise sauce. Stop drooling please.

Address: 33-35 Malone Road

Kaffe O

Hungover brunch #kaffeo #sunshine

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Ideal for those opting for a lighter option, or those coming with kids in tow, or those who are just impossibly cool. The Nordic inspired café combines the chic and healthy lifestyle of Scandinavian’s and has made a stylish mark on the Belfast brunch scene.

Brunch at Kaffe O is a little different from the others listed here, offering a tidy little spread ranging from a Kaffe O plate which includes Greek yoghurt with seasonal compote and whole almond granola, rye bread, a freshly backed croissant, Irish cheddar and cured meats.

Address: 411 Ormeau Road

Black Bear Café

It’s about as quaint and beautifully simplistic as they come. This tiny, welcoming café in Stramillis serves brunch all day with an ever changing array of specials that will keep you coming back for more.

They cater to the naughty and nice in us all, as well as lovingly caring for our veggies and vegans with an unrivalled selection for them to choose from. Try the Bacon, Eggs and Avocado on toast, but leave enough belly room for a big ol’ slice of carrot cake and a perfectly foamed latté afterwards.

Address: 17 Stramillis Road

Little Pink Kitchen

Little Pink Kitchen

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Exclusive, imaginative and downright fantastic. For £15 you can join Sarah in her home where she’ll cook you a lip-smacking brunch in what is an utterly unique brunching experience.

Join locals, visitors and sometimes members of Sarah’s family on a Sunday morning, sip mimosas and discuss the headlines as Sarah prepares your fluffy pancakes!

Address: East Belfast. Address disclosed upon booking.