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Maggie Mays

2 Malone Road, Belfast BT9 5BN, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9066 8515
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good28%
  • Average13%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“ulster fry” (28 reviews)
“fry ups” (24 reviews)
“soda bread” (15 reviews)
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Irish, Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
2 Malone Road, Belfast BT9 5BN, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This was a great and cheaper alternative to a hotel breakfast or small lunch and or snack. It was patronized by locals, students, and tourists. It was cash only during our stay, I don't know that is a permanent thing. We ate there 5 times,...More

Thank Gary C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came here when we arrived on Monday and was not disappointed.We both had Ulster Fry Ups.The food was delicious and filling The staff were chatty friendly .On leaving Belfast on Friday we again stopped of at Maggie.We had to wait for a table one...More

Thank hwnurse
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have eaten here a few times over the years was back recently a couple of weeks ago were we had one of there specials the titanic burger which is large and delicious and quite a feed served with a large portion of chips I would...More

Thank Auldhan
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Called for lunch. Had to queue despite the back room being empty. No soup of the day available as they 'were expecting to be busy'??? Service was exceptionally slow although staff were friendly. We had burger with sweet potatoes fries and chicken goons with a...More

Thank Nuala T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went in on Sunday morning with a friend. The sign advised customers to wait to be seated. There were four empty tables, three of which were for two people. In the 10 minutes we stood waiting three staff members told us to wait and...More

Thank Declan C
megs_belfast, Manager at Maggie Mays, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hey Declan, I'm really sorry about your experience. I was there the Sunday morning when you both came in and were waiting for a table. Majority of our customers had just all came in at once. The back snug was full as well as people...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife Natasha and I again visited Maggie Mays cafe on Botanic Ave. And to our delight it was the same buzz cafe we had been to previously. It is full of a mixed clientele - students, business people and loads of tourists. The food...More

1  Thank Winston S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Popped in just before lunch on a Sunday. Had to stand for a good few mins before being seated - there was 2 tables empty but the servers were all really busy. We both had a breakfast. I had the veggie option my partner the...More

1  Thank Cate019
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for a traditional Ulster Fry on a Friday noon and were seated immediately. The staff were very friendly and the service was really prompt, even though the place was quite full. The atmosphere was really lovely, the inside had a nice family owned...More

Thank fakesaliva
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Called in for a coffee and scone this morning after hearing others singing the praises of the place. Very nice place - the scone was delicious (and huge) and the service was very good. A very popular spot - even at 8.30 in the morning.

Thank Peter C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Second visit here for breakfast. First was with husband and second was with great nephew and niece (7 & 2) before going across road to Ulster Museum. Great place for all ages. Both times the food was great and the service really friendly - good,...More

1  Thank Norma D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 10:45
08:00 - 21:45
08:00 - 21:45
08:00 - 21:45
08:00 - 21:45
08:00 - 21:45
09:15 - 10:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Malone Road, Belfast BT9 5BN, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  Belfast>  > Queen's Quarter
  • Neighbourhood: Queen's Quarter
  • Phone Number: +44 28 9066 8515
As one of the most popular eateries in Belfast, Maggie Mays serves the best home cooking in the Belfast area. Its situated at Botanic Avenue and also at Stranmillis which draws in families, students and business people.

Its popularity indicates the quality of food, service and value. Maggie Mays offers a large menu from early morning breakfasts, fantastic lunches
as well as a dinner menu. While having an evening meal you can also bring your own alcoholic beverage.

Its also the ideal place for a quick coffee/tea with a delicious dessert menu.
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