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Maggie Mays Stranmillis Cafe


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Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2018 Winner

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As one of the most popular eateries in Belfast, Maggie Mays serves the best home cooking in the Belfast area. Its situated at Botanic Avenue and also at Stranmillis which draws in families, students and business people. Its popularity indicates the quality of food, service and value. Maggie Mays offers a large menu from early morning breakfasts, fantastic lunches as well as a dinner menu. While having an evening meal you can also bring your own alcoholic beverage. Its also the ideal place for a quick coffee/tea with a delicious dessert menu.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Irish, Cafe, British
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a fab meal here the other night but then I always do when I come here! I used to come here every week when I was at uni nearly 2 years ago and its probably the place I miss most in Belfast since I...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Alison D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I love Maggie mays. real comfort food like you would get at home. Always lovely food every time. But be prepared u may have to wait on a table as it’s always very busy but it’s def worth the wait.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank laurasH7836ZQ
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious food with professional and very friendly service! Make sure you have some cash with you - no card payments available

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Sternbek
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was recently in Maggie Mays and had the most delicious fry , the service was brilliant and wee we're served quite quickly even tho the restaurant was very busy, I would also like to say how fabulous their milkshakes are I had an oreo...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank jacquelinekG906BX
Reviewed 3 January 2019

Recommended by our Taxi driver from the airport, it didn't dissappoint, What a great full irish breakfast for £6 odds. Can't say anymore except our two grandchildren went for the Chicken gougons and chips ?? Also very very good value.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank cornpixie
Reviewed 30 December 2018 via mobile

Came here today with my family (we travelled from Bristol). Wow is all I can say! The full fry was to die for and my 9 year old was in heaven with his kinder bueno shake. The staff were amazing and extremely friendly. Will be...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 136emilyr
Reviewed 30 December 2018

This place is extremely busy but don't accept booking so come early. Menu is extensive and food is pretty cheap. My only negative is that the seating is rather uncomfortable. Booths are a bit small and it's very cramped but otherwise best cheap eats in...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank kittyivan
Reviewed 18 December 2018 via mobile

Great food and service! Both Sam and Mollie were very welcoming. The onion rings were perfect and the shakes were awesome.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank MarMakGro81
Reviewed 12 December 2018

4 of us visited here for an evening meal, all four had something different, i myself had a wonderful stew, it was lovely and hot, full of flavour and a good sized portion. My husband had the cod in batter with chip's, loads of chips...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Sheila O
Reviewed 12 December 2018

Ate here a few times now and I suppose these folks are victims of their own success. Food is always tasty, hearty and offers good choices for meat eaters and veggies alike. Particularly good for a nice chilling on a Sunday afternoon.

Date of visit: August 2018
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Response from sun s | Reviewed this property |
It’s opened from 8am each morning from Monday to Saturday and doesn’t close until 11pm! However, on a Sunday it’s 9am until 11pm! Not sure why it was closed when you went as I go regularly!
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