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The Chubby Cherub

49A Upper Arthur Street, Belfast BT1 4GJ, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9031 2964
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (168 reviews)
“crostini” (21 reviews)
“crab risotto” (18 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 23:00All hours
Italian, Pizza, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
49A Upper Arthur Street, Belfast BT1 4GJ, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

How nice to come across an Italian in Belfast that isn't bordering on fast food like other places. Not the packed and rushed/hectic feel here, get you in and out again as quickly as possible to free up the table for the next lot, having...More

Thank Norma D
Reviewed 1 week ago

By chance came across this bijou little resturaunt , reminded me of a little trattoria in florence , charming decor , the food was delishous , I had chorizo risotto for lunch , and it was a good size bowl , atlases of vino and...More

Thank Hettie13
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great evening!! All the food (for party of 5) and the service was amazing throughout. We got a couple of starters to share, which included a big bowl of mussels in a beautiful garlic / herb sauce, and fresh tasty breads with various dips. Then...More

Thank jmallon2016
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved loved loved this place. Had salmon pasta and it was yummy. Wine was amazing too. Our waitress seemed a bit stoned but she wasn't. The music was well funky too. Give it a go.

Thank kypho
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Delicious food and really good staff would definitely go again. Quirky wee restaurant loved it. The tagliatelle was tasty hadn't tried basil cream sauce before will definitely try again.

Thank Julie H
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a small italian kitch decorated restaurant we incidentally passed. To our surprise we had great dishes, a goat salat and meatballs. Staff was very friendly and had time for a nice chat.

Thank Steenhuis
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stumbled upon this restaurant and although we didn't have a booking the staff kindly accommodated us. We were in a rush and again the staff were extremely accommodating. The food was excellent, really delicious and reasonably well priced. The restaurant was buzzing - a...More

Thank RJE67
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Booked a few weeks ago for graduation dinner. Original reservation for 7 but under pressure time wise. Phoned the restaurant around 6:50 to see if we could put it back by half an hour and was assured by the guy who answered that it "wasn't...More

Thank DonegalDynamo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

THIS IS NOT A CHAIN ! You will have to wait a while for food to come to table, but it will be worth it. Nice "untrendy" Italian food, served with a smile. No steaks and a small menu, but it's the most genuine meal...More

1  Thank holtender
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went there for a graduation dinner. The place is definitely not fancy and we were overdressed but the food was really worth it. Everyone at our table loved their dishes. Their mushroom, peas and truffle risotto was definitely the winner. starters and mains were the...More

Thank Balthabit
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 49A Upper Arthur Street, Belfast BT1 4GJ, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  Belfast
  • Phone Number: +44 28 9031 2964
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