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Equinox Cafe & Design Shop - CLOSED

32 Howard Street, Belfast BT1 6PF, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9023 0089
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good46%
  • Average0%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible9%
29 Mar 2015
“poor food,avoid”
7 Jul 2013
“Classy small restaurant”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Irish, Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly
32 Howard Street, Belfast BT1 6PF, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 29 March 2015

i popped in here for breakfast,never again,the bacon roll was awful,not butter and a dry old piece of bread.the staff were complete amateurs-not their fault.

Thank tigerdw
Reviewed 7 July 2013

I went to this restaurant straight off the train at Victoria Station. It was nearly lunchtime so we ordered coffee biscotti and cheese sandwiches. These were beautifully and tastefully presented and came on wholemeal bread full of filling, so nice we had carrot cake afterwards....More

Thank Cynthia W
Reviewed 1 July 2013

I came here twice while staying in Belfast. It has a lovely atmosphere and there was a different home-made soup on the menu each time I went, both of which were dairy-free and delicious. I also loved the choice of apple sparkling apple juice -...More

Thank Hep23
Reviewed 5 June 2013

Had a lovely Brunch . High standard of produce . Service a little off handish . Don't know how anywhere can serve a breakfast , and then look at you with disbelief when you ask for brown sauce . At £ 10 with coffee I...More

Reviewed 16 May 2013

Saturday afternoon, sun shining though the glass roof in the atrium, lovely open space (though its not a big area) and a really nice menu to suit everyone. It's located inside a kitchen/homeware shop which makes it quirky. We all ordered different lunches and all...More

Thank Z3angel
Reviewed 15 May 2013

Considering how mean the portions are this place is very expensive!! I paid almost £8 something for a sandwich and a small tray bake that was take-away. Shame as set in nice part of Belfast and handy in lunch hour.

Thank 19,771,234
Reviewed 1 April 2013

Popped in here for a wee snack when out and about. Lovely soup, coffee etc. Well worth dropping in for just a coffee or more, and a browse round the attached shop.

Thank erudite1
Reviewed 18 August 2012

What a find this was on our first visit to Belfast. We had lunch here and it was just perfect nice fresh sandwiches lovely homemade soup and a choice of breads. I had to stop before the cakes but next time I promise. Lucky me...More

1  Thank L0STAgain
Reviewed 12 May 2012

This is a nice intimate place for a quiet lunch, staff are friendly and we were served quickly. Friendly atmosphere food was good. I have been here a few times and have not been disappointed, It is small so get here early for lunch. You...More

1  Thank Des & Carol
Reviewed 23 April 2012

On Saturday 21stApril 2012 we popped in for a light lunch of soup/sandwich/coffee,so you can imagine my surprise when I found they had made a mess of the Bill. Watch out for mistakes.

Thank TubalCain
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$3 - US$13
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 32 Howard Street, Belfast BT1 6PF, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  Belfast
  • Phone Number: +44 28 9023 0089
  • E-mail
Recommended in the Bridgestone Irish Food Guide, Equinox Cafe and Design Shop, recently refurbished, is situated under a Victorian Lantern roof in Belfast's leading design store. Delicious lunch, al day brunch, morning coffee and afternoon tea all served on designer Finnish tableware. Daily specials and soups with an emphasis on locally sourced ingredients. Equinox Cafe has a reputation for serving real Italian style coffees accompanied by fabulous homemade cakes and scones. Take away also available.
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