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The Welcome

22 Stranmillis Road, Belfast BT9 5AA, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9038 1359
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Overview
  • Excellent80%
  • Very good12%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
12:00 PM - 1:45 PMAll hours
CUISINES
Asian, Chinese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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LOCATION
22 Stranmillis Road, Belfast BT9 5AA, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We are from the US and so happy to have found this gem through TripAdvisor! All 10 of us had a great time, from the service to the cleanliness to the food. Best food we had the whole trip. Only snafu was not being able...More

1  Thank Danielle J
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Wow. This place is a game-changer in Chinese food. Absolutely incredible. Can’t wait to go back soon.

1  Thank Rebecca C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

In the Stranmillis area for a show and afterwards we were looking for somewhere to get a quick bite to eat. Not renowned for its easy parking we found a space close to the Welcome Chinese Restaurant. Although it’s been there for a long time...More

1  Thank ColinC33842
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hot and sour soup to die for. Very tasty. Pork and duck I had a bit tough. Hubby dish very tasty. The steak was tender..will stick to fish dishes in future. They are very accommodating. I didn't like onions or chicken so they left out...More

1  Thank Deborah H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have eaten here many times and have never been disappointed. The surroundings, the food and the service are all great and I would thoroughly recommend what-ever the occasion!

1  Thank Valtpal
welcomebelfast, Manager at The Welcome, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Valtpal, Thank you for your review. We are so happy you enjoy your visits with us. We hope to see you again soon! Regards, The Welcome Restaurant Team

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Took a tip from a taxi driver, makes a change ;) Was a good one, good menu, good service, great food. I had 2 starters, and a main dish with a side, and 2 cokes £29-80 !! Ribs with honey, shrimp spring roll, and Malaysian...More

1  Thank ballens500
welcomebelfast, Manager at The Welcome, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear ballens500, We are so glad you enjoyed your first visit with us. Next time you are Belfast, please come again! Regards, The Welcome Restaurant Team

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been dining in this family run restaurant for over 30 years and never have we been disappointed with the quality of food and service. The staff are very friendly and more than willing to help with your choice of menu.

1  Thank Roisin2016
welcomebelfast, Manager at The Welcome, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Roisin2016, It's always great to see regulars in our restaurant! We hope you enjoyed the food and service as much as we loved serving and making sure everything is alright with you and your guests. See you again soon! Regards, The Welcome Restaurant Team

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Always wanted to try in here as it looks great from the outside. Food was amazing, I had the chicken curry for main and the chicken skewers for starter and loved both! Would recommend 100% Service from staff also exceptional. Toilets were very clean as...More

1  Thank DMG347
welcomebelfast, Manager at The Welcome, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear DMG347, We are so glad you gave us a try an enjoyed it! Come again soon! Regards, The Welcome Restaurant Team

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is the best Chinese restaurant in Belfast without doubt. On top of the wonderful cuisine however is the customer service. When we visited last night two things stood out. We were seated next to a young couple from Dublin and the manager engaged in...More

2  Thank N6RDK
welcomebelfast, Manager at The Welcome, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear N6RDK, Thank you for taking the time to write a review of our restaurant. Northern Ireland has been our home for nearly 5 decades and will love our wee country. Promoting Belfast has always been a pleasure. We always love meeting new local customers...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely deserves every bit of praise it gets. The food was outstanding and the staff were friendly and offered tips for visiting the city. Would definitely come back!

1  Thank Jackie L
welcomebelfast, Manager at The Welcome, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Jackie L, Thanks for visiting our restaurant. We are always happy to welcome visitors from abroad and if possible to introduce our wee country. See you next time you are in Belfast again! Regards, The Welcome Restaurant Team

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Tbeak
1 October 2017|
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Response from Zimbabwe2 | Reviewed this property |
Please contact them - they are very helpful and I am sure they can do it Enjoy your dinner!
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REMoore77
10 August 2017|
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Response from welcomebelfast | Property representative |
Hi REMoore77, At the moment we do not. We only have the standard a la carte menu, which you can peruse from our main website. Regards, The Welcome Restaurant Team
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Berant_Louth
26 April 2017|
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Response from welcomebelfast | Property representative |
We do have a separate children's menu, please google our menu online, as we cannot post a link here. We do use some MSG in our food, but you can request no MSG with our servers. Although there will have traces in our... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$9 - US$29
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts American Express, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Monday
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Tuesday
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Wednesday
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Thursday
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 1:45 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 1:45 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22 Stranmillis Road, Belfast BT9 5AA, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  Belfast
  • Phone Number: +44 28 9038 1359
  • E-mail
Description
Opened in 1982 by the then Lord Mayor Tom Patton, The Welcome Restaurant is the longest established family run Chinese Restaurant in Northern Ireland.
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