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La Bastille

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182A Lisburn Road, Belfast BT9 6AL, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9066 7500
11:30 - 23:30
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Tue - Sun 11:30 - 23:30
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

La Bastille is like a little piece of France on your doorstep, with its authentic menu of classics like Bœuf Bourgogne and tarte du jour, there's something for everyone... but our family favourite is the soup, which is a warm bowl of France, silky and full of flavour. Prices are so reasonable, the service is friendly (and very French) and... More 

Thank Calfifi
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Went with my son who has just started Uni ,for a family dinner , food was amazing and staff lovely . So good my parents went back in October ( we are all from England )

Thank KimberleyTrow
Enniskillen, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to Bastille on Saturday night after a recommendation from family. Not disappointed!! The food was outstanding and the waiter was excellent, very attentive but not intrusive. We were there for our anniversary and the setting was perfect for couples or small group gatherings. I would definitely recommend to anyone, great menu and reasonably priced.

Thank Grainne M
Co. Antrim
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48 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited with two friends for lunch. We were greeted by a charming waiter (Gregoir) who made us feel welcome. The decor is lovely, pleasant and uncluttered. There was a daily menu and an a-la-carte menu, both offering authentic French food and plenty of choice. The service was excellent and the food very nicely presented, perfectly cooked, delicious. A really... More 

Thank ScamallNaoi
Donegal, Ireland
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17 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited here for dinner on a recent break to Belfast. The staff were very pleasant and polite. We ate three courses all of which were authentic French food, which we found to be delicious. I had the frogs legs Bon bons and my wife had the French onion soup which were very nice and authentic. We both had the... More 

Thank JSDonegal
Belfast, United Kingdom
1 review
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were a party of 4 to celebrate a special birthday. Everyone totally enjoyed their food. La Bastille never fails to disappoint. Excellent food, and service and all at a reasonable cost for the quality of the food.

Thank Foodgloroiusfood
1 review
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Its really all in the title honestly but as soon as we walked into the restaurant we were greeted so pleasantly, seated within good time and just felt so welcome. The atmosphere was just so nice in there with the music and lighting which made me just feel so nice and relaxed, we were given loads of time for our... More 

Thank Jack96G
Northern Ireland
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36 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Apart from the 10 foot illuminated Eiffel Tower outside, you would not necessarily know your were entering a French restaurant. It doesn't go with any of the false cliche French tell-tale signs you might see in other restaurants. However, my wife and I have visited many Parisien and French restaurants on our visits to France over the years, and you... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My 3erd visit and I've never been disappointed our meal was amazing take my word for it it's Amazing staff amazing and meals were second to none 😇😇😇highly recommended 👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻

Thank Catherine M
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very mediocre. Dessert was good but mains poor and overall very disappointed considering relatively good reviews definitely lots of better venues in town to spend your evening.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
French, European, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 182A Lisburn Road, Belfast BT9 6AL, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  Belfast
  • Phone Number: +44 28 9066 7500
La Bastille Restaurant boasts true, chic, parisienne style and class for Northern IrelandAuthentic, traditional french cuisine with a modern twist in an intimate, romantic setting.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?