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Cafe Fish

539 Lisburn Road, Belfast BT9 7GQ, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9066 4731
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good15%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
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“pastie” (2 reviews)
“onion rings” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Fast food, British, Seafood
539 Lisburn Road, Belfast BT9 7GQ, Northern Ireland
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1 - 10 of 170 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well, the best on the Lisburn Road. If you're anywhere near there you should definitely pop in. There's a takeaway part as well as a cafe so you choose to eat at the very close-by Cranmore Park on a sunny day or enjoy your food...More

Thank Andrew G
Reviewed 20 May 2017

This place is what it is - quintessential Lisburn Road haute cuisine it ain't! But I have long enjoyed it for a cheap bite. Yesterday evening we tried upstairs for the first time and they brought us the wrong order - however, it was scarcely...More

Thank Ian P
Reviewed 16 May 2017

£7.49 for a standard fish supper which was of average quality. Theres a chippy on the upper Ormeau Road (wont mention the name) where for £10 you get one fish supper,one chip,two pasties and two sausages which where of at least as good quality. Owners...More

Thank sendit13
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

This is without doubt our favorite chip shop by a country mile. The fish is beautiful and worth the wait of being cooked to order. The children's meals are great value and I adore the mushy peas! I agree with some other reviews that the...More

Thank pjsme
Reviewed 9 May 2017

Waited 30 mins for fried chicken and chips, couldn't wait any longer and asked for a refund. Lots of attitude for the till staff beg humpy. Only was 4 people in. Wouldn't waste my time again. Service needs sacked and replaced.

Thank Honestbutfait
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

Had haddock and chips with a coors light for £10. Dips 95p extra. Good service from friendly dark haired fellow. Will be back soon!

Thank lennybuoy
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Busy, busy spot. Worth waiting for. Had cod supper. Batter light and bubbly. Chips cooked to perfection.

Thank 25heatherj
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

A picture says a thousand words, you don't get a scoop of chips with a piece of fish. They hand pick you four out.

2  Thank James M
Reviewed 10 April 2017

This is truly an excellent cafe and well worth the trip across town. I've even meet folk who drive from the suburbs of north Belfast, so I know I'm not alone in loving the traditional chippy.

Thank Alexander M
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

It's now a must visit place for my tea while working in N.Ireland. The restaurant is brilliant. The standard never drops and nor does the hospitality. Gabi is a great host and loves to come and chat. Which is great when your working away. A...More

Thank acolley1969
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Stuart M
what are the opening hours for both the sit in and carry out restaurants?
26 October 2016|
Response from Ian G | Reviewed this property |
Not sure on open hours shuts around 9 or 10 but it is closed a Monday or Tuesday nite
tootsy anne
Is cafe fish sit in open on Sunday.?
20 September 2016|
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Response from Audrey R | Reviewed this property |
Yes - 11.00 a.m to 11.00 pm. Be sure to go the sit in not the take away across the road
Becca H
Is it possible to book a table?
15 August 2016|
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Response from IrishPatMalaga | Reviewed this property |
I dont think that it is necessary but Im sure that if you booked they would accomodate you.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 539 Lisburn Road, Belfast BT9 7GQ, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  Belfast
  • Phone Number: +44 28 9066 4731
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