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Saphyre Restaurant

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Local cuisine, British, Irish, European, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Business meetings

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Saphyre, is a fabulous hidden gem in Belfast. The elegant dining room is bright and joyful during the day & at night seductively lit offering a warm welcoming atmosphere. The beautiful setting & excellent cuisine, making Saphyre one of the most unique & fashionable restaurants in Northern Ireland. Passionate Head Chef Jonathan Boyd, produces exquisite food with a renowned creative flair. Jonnie has achieved outstanding success throughout his career achieving 3AA Rosettes. Focussing on Local Northern Irish produce, fresh flavours and infusions are on the menu. Exciting 5 & 7 course tasting menu’s, a must for all the foodie’s out there… the curiosity of elements and the balance of flavours sets
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, After-hours
British, Irish, European, Contemporary
Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
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All reviews tasting menu oxtail mousse trout beef crab scones filet bread fine dining special occasion paired wines an amuse bouche beautiful restaurant dining experience food was beautifully presented top class
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My partner and I visited during a trip to Belfast, it's the best taster menu we've ever had, clearly very talented chefs are involved in it's creation. Every single member of staff were so knowledgeable, friendly and accommodating. The wine reccomendation of the Sancerre Rouge...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Zszen
Reviewed 15 January 2019

Was very pleased to have a return trip to Sapyhre planned for the post Christmas blues! Delighted to see the 7 course tasting back on the menu. Last time we had the a la carte but we fancied spoiling ourselves this time around and liked...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Sinéad R
Reviewed 5 January 2019

In the grizzly days between Christmas and New Year, a couple of the obvious go-to special occasion Belfast restaurants were closed for a break. We were staying in the city centre wanting to do some celebrating and we were not wowed by the emphasis on...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank acdublin1980
Reviewed 9 December 2018 via mobile

We got a table for 7 having walked in off the street. Too expensive. Food alright but really not worth the money we paid. Left and wanted to go and get chips. Special occasion maybe

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Angel1964_12
Reviewed 29 November 2018

Booked a table for the pre-threatre menu as advertised online and on the board outside. On arrival we were seated and we ordered drinks. The menu arrived and we were offered a 7 course meal for an unrealistically high price. We requested the pre-threatre menu...More

Date of visit: November 2018
5  Thank KJA999
Reviewed 18 November 2018 via mobile

Fabulous lunch here on Saturday the food was just excellent. The staff were both friendly and knowledgable setting was very smart and the lovely girl singing just added to a very enjoyable afternoon. Well worth a visit.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Lynne H
Reviewed 5 November 2018

Beautiful fine dining here at Saphyre, crisp white linen, exceptional tableware and glassware, wonderful staff including Alex and Jonathan and last but not least great food and live music by way of acoustic guitarist - Happy Saturday lunch prices 5, 10, 5 - great wine...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Fair-Foodie
Reviewed 1 November 2018

Took my friend here for lunch before her wedding and she loved the food, style and elegance of the restaurant. The food as always was excellent as was the service. One of my favourite restaurants in Belfast.

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Bellfastgirl
Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

What a fabulous venue, even from the outside, but once inside it's simply stunning. Amazing professional service and food to die for. Highly recommend the 7 course tasting menu with wine pairing. Well done saphyre, we'll be back

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Keith N
Reviewed 22 October 2018

I've been to this restaurant before and I have recently turned vegan, so I was really excited to go back and see what they would prepare for me. They were super friendly about my request, and were happy to adjust their 4-course tasting menu for...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Shauna Y
14 July 2018|
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Response from AlexD7193 | Property representative |
Yes the Restaurant has good Wheelchair access down the path at the left side of the building. Staff can help if assistance is required.
Monica J
17 August 2017|
Response from Stanley B | Reviewed this property |
Not sure you need to contact the restaurant
8 June 2017|
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Response from Saphyre B | Property representative |
Many thanks for your enquiry. Our Afternoon Tea event is on a Saturday afternoon from 2pm. We have three options, Classic £24pp service with a choice of tea; Emotion £32pp served with a glass of Antech Emotion Rose or... More
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