Walking around the University district you'll find many good places to eat and drink.
Venue for afternoon sessions
Welcome Chinese Restaurant at Dukes Hotel65 - 67 University Street
Location of Conference Dinner, Friday 25th August, 20:00.
Café India42-46 Malone Road,Belfast BT9 5BQ (028 9066 6955)
2 course lunch available from 12pm 2:30pm each day £5.95. Specialists in Bangladeshi cuisine.
The Abacus Cantonese Restaurant127 Eglantine Avenue, (028 9068 3268)
2 course business lunch (Entrée and dessert) for £5.
Rain City Café Grill33-35 Malone Road, (028 9068 2929)
American diner style eating. Main courses £5 - £10.
Serai1 University Street (028 9032 4000)
Zio Café Restaurant Grill23 University Road, (028 9027 8788)
Italian food. Lunch time special of 1 course £3.95, 2 courses £4.95 or 3 courses £5.95. Pre-order option available.
Famous for Ribs! Lunch specials 12-5pm £5-9.
Café Conor11a Stranmillis Road, (028 9066 3266)
Bustling Mediterranean-style eatery; renowned for their in house desserts. Daily specials for £8.95; Soup £4.25.
The Welcome Cantonese Restaurant22 Stranmillis Road, (028 9038 1359)
3 course set lunch menu with tea and coffee for £6.95. 12pm 1.40pm.
Giraffe54 Stranmillis Road, (028 9050 9820)
Laid back bistro. Lunch-time dishes for around £6 - £8. Soup and sandwiches also available. Unlicensed.
Blue Print Pizza Company92 Stranmillis Road, (028 9066 3101)
Wide selection of pizzas, pasta and salad dishes for around £6 - £7.
Heaven Bridge Cantonese Restaurant102 Stranmillis Road, Belfast, BT9 5AE
2 course lunch time special 12pm 2pm (main course and dessert) for £4.50.
Indie Spice159 Stranmillis Road, (028 9066 8100)
Fresh and exciting curries. 2 course lunch (starter and main) for £4.95 (12pm 2.30pm daily).
Tandoor Café Bar, lunch time special £5.95 12:00 pm - 2:30pm, Sunday buffet lunch 12:00 pm - 3:00pm £6.95
Yum157 Stranmillis Road (028 9066 8020)
Open 8am for breakfast, lunch & evening á la carte
Cafés & Snacks
Orchard Café3-5 Malone Road, Belfast, BT9 6RT (028 9068 7996)
Sandwiches and paninis from £2 - £4. Some main courses with a drink for £5
The Streat42-46 Malone Road (028 9066 0061)
Sandwiches and paninis for around £2 - £4, sit in or take away. Soup and salads also available.
Various budget catering outlets for breakfast, lunch & evening meal
Bookfinders Café47 University Road, (028 9032 8269)
2nd hand bookstore with café on premises. Meal and a drink for around £5. Renowned for their quality soups.
Dantes153 Stranmillis Road, (028 9066 2021)
Gourmet take away sandwich bar. £3 - £5.
Ravenous3 Stranmillis Road, (028 9066 8988)
Freshly made sandwiches and paninis. Take away only. Prices £3 - £4. Perfect for picnicking in Botanic gardens.
The Bagel Factory157 Stranmillis Road (028 9066 8020)
Selection of filled bagels for around £3. Sit in and take away.
Ulster Museum CaféBotanic Gardens, (028 9038 3000)
Located on the 3rd floor of the Ulster museum with stunning views of the Botanic gardens. Offers a selection of snacks and sandwiches for under £5.
Clements Café139 Stranmillis Road, (028 9032 2293)
Award winning coffee. Sandwiches, ciabattas, paninis and delicious tray bakes.
Bishop's Fish & Chip Shop137 Stranmillis Road, (028 9038 1234)
Traditional take away fish and chips for £5.
Pubs & Bars
The Eglantine Bar32 Malone Road, (028 9038 1994)
Bar food available from 12pm 9pm. Main courses around £6 - £7.
The Parlour2 4 Elmwood Avenue, (028 9068 6970)
Informal Italian style bar and restaurant. Pizza and pasta dishes for around £5 - £6.
Very popular entertainments & sports bar, often busy. Lunches from £3.75
Run by QUB catering services. Food served 10am-8pm. Sandwiches, salads & meals £4-7.
Molly's Yard1 College Green Mews, Botanic Avenue, Belfast, BT7 1LW (028 9032 2600)
Fine food and real ales, bistro menu £7 - 10.
Zinc12 Stranmillis Road, Belfast, BT9 5AA (028 9068 2266)
Bar with food available
Places of Interest
Famous for its Gothic Revival facade and Great Hall.
Souvenirs, information, guided tours and exhibitions. 10am - 4pm, closed Sunday.
Owned by Queen's University, QFT is Ireland's longest-established cultural cinema.
Located in the Lanyon Building on Queen's main campus. Admission to the gallery is free. Monday - Saturday 11am - 4pm
A key part of Belfast's Victorian heritage, yet a very cosmopolitan park. Ideal for picnics.
Palm HouseBotanic Gardens
Contains a wide range of tropical and temperate plants.
Tropical RavineBotanic Gardens
Opened in 1889. From a perimeter walkway the visitor can peer downwards into a plant-filled sunken glen.
Northern Ireland's treasure house of the past and present.
Take a tour of Belfast on an open top bus, departs from the bus stop opposite Queen's University at regular intervals.
Shops & Services
Numark Pharmacy62 Stranmillis Road, Belfast, BT9 5AD (028 9066 6477)
Open daily 9am - 5:30pm, closed Sunday
Botanic Gardens Post Office95 University Rd, Belfast, BT7 1NG (028 9038 1309)
Weekdays 9am - 5:30pm, Saturday closed 12pm, closed Sunday & Monday 28th (Bank Holiday)
Ulster Bank91-93 University Road, Belfast, BT7 1NG
Open daily 10am - 4:30pm, closed weekends & Monday 28th (Bank Holiday)
Academic bookshop serving the university. Open daily 9am - 5:30pm, closed Sunday