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French Village Botanic

) #96 of 826 Restaurants in Belfast ££ - £££ European, British, Cafe
99 Botanic Avenue, Belfast BT7 1JN, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9029 7999
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
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“brunch” (16 reviews)
“sandwiches” (21 reviews)
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European, British, Cafe, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
99 Botanic Avenue, Belfast BT7 1JN, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Wonderful sandwiches and salads, attentive and friendly wait staff — it's a great place to have lunch.

Thank DerAlteBach
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really nice place to sit and enjoy a really nice coffee and scone, the staff are very good and the atmosphere is very relaxed. Similar to the other branch on the lisburn road.

Thank charles m
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ate lunch here - short wait to get a table, but staff very attentive & took order quickly. Huge menu of sandwiches, soups, snacks etc. We had steak ciabatta, chicken bacon & avocado club with sweet potato fries (huge), and New York style Rueben. The...More

Thank Jo62Bloggs
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The daily soup specials are always delicious, and we particularly appreciate the many vegetarian options. Service is friendly and prices are reasonable. Can't miss!

Thank Linda D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited just after lunch time today. It want busy but the service was slow. Food was good. My wife's order was carbonara at £7 and my daughter ordered the same of the kids menu and it was priced at 5.95 for which all she got...More

Thank Dermot M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I used to always love visiting here with a book and grab a coffee and watch the world go by...however, recently i find this cute little cafe to be full of pretentious, students. The clientele has totally changed in the last couple of years! This...More

Thank laurencewilson85
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came in for a late lunch/early dinner, and stood at the 'wait to be seated sign' for a long time, despite the restaurant being more or less empty before a waiter came over and sat us down. He then proceeded to take an even...More

Thank Calum95
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was in Belfast for two days on a business trip. I found French Village just around the corner from where I was staying. I had a really tasty breakfast (salmon and cream cheese bagel, coffee) that arrived quickly. I was eating by myself and...More

Thank Katie W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a must go-to cafe, bistro, restaurant. We had a delicious breakfast, menu was varied and presentation of food made it inviting to eat. Came back again for coffee and cake late in the day and enjoyed lovely cupcakes. Lovely warm welcome from all...More

Thank BredaHon
FrenchVillageBelfast, Manager at French Village Botanic, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi there thank you very much for taking the time to write such a lovely review, we appreciate your feedback and your custom, hope to see you again soon. Cara

Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

Separate veggie menu and the goats cheese and Portobello burger was beautiful. But do take your own drink if you want booze as they don't have a licence.

Thank Terry D
FrenchVillageBelfast, Manager at French Village Botanic, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi there thank you very much for taking the time to write a lovely review, we appreciate your feedback and your custom, hope to see you again soon. Ps. The owners last name is French :) Cara

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shanon w
31 January 2017|
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Response from Terry K | Reviewed this property |
Not sure, but they do have gluten free food.
shanon w
23 September 2016|
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Response from FrenchVillageBelfast | Property representative |
Yes Shanon we have gluten free options on our menu ranging from bang bang chicken to gluten free toasted sandwiches, soup & salads. If you ask a member of staff on arrival they will guide you in the right direction. Thanks... More
Kerry H
22 July 2016|
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Response from MackyD36 | Reviewed this property |
If required, your can bring your own alcohol. Enjoy!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 18:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 99 Botanic Avenue, Belfast BT7 1JN, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  Belfast
  • Phone Number: +44 28 9029 7999
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