Belfast has all the right ingredients for a winter city break – great food, unbeatable nightlife, and a bustling Christmas market in front of City Hall. If you’re planning a visit, here are some of the hottest restaurants to try while you’re there.
This modern European restaurant is owned and run by chef Jonny Elliott, who has worked across Europe for big names like Gordon Ramsay and Gary Rhodes. There’s something for everyone on his eclectic menu, from Spanish-inspired sharing plates to meat and fish cooked on the Bertha charcoal oven. They use pear and apple wood to give dishes a unique smoky flavour – try the beef cheek or the chicken thigh with romesco.
For a steak supper that won’t blow the budget, head to Top Blade where an 8oz flat iron steak will only set you back a tenner. There are weekly specials, a seitan steak for your vegan pals, and indulgent sides like creamed spinach and buttery champ. Throw in a glass of red and that’s dinner sorted for less than £20 a head.Continue Reading