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DINING AT THE LANTERN, BELFAST Exciting established restaurant in the heart of belfast city centre. A fantastic High quality Northern Irish ingredients create a varied menu with the focus firmly on great seasonal produce. An established favourite in the hearts of locals, The Lantern is the perfect place to catch up with friends or celebrate those special occasions.
US$6 - US$29
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Irish, European, British, Grill, Fusion
Seating, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Wine and Beer, BYOB, Gift Cards Available
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food was delicious. It was worth every penny. We celebrated a friend’s birthday and the staff surprised him with a cake. He was friendly and polite. Will definitely return.

Date of visit: February 2021
Reviewed 18 December 2020

the lantern more like the best lantern in the world. great food and even better service 11/10, will be back again

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 16 December 2020

Great place to go if you’re in Belfast! Beautiful food, so so delicious!! Amazing service from staff and the owner, very friendly and welcoming! Will definitely be back !

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 23 October 2020

I will definitely be going back! Got dinner from here during lockdown for takeaway, the food was great and so was the staff!

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 18 October 2020

Yet another fantastic dinner in The Lantern under the friendly & professional care of owner Vijay. So glad to have managed to get a table before 2nd lockdown & I can't wait to go back when restrictions ease again. Food was excellent as always -...More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 11 October 2020 via mobile

Dinner with a friend. Food was fresh and tasty. Staff were attentive and everything felt safe and clean.

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 5 October 2020

Great service. Fantastic food. Amazing playlist. Couldn't fault. Recommended to other people that are local immediately 😊

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 5 October 2020

Decided to try the Lantern based on the Tripadvisor reviews. Was not disappointed. Excellent food, very attentive and friendly service, and good atmosphere. Would highly recommend you give it a go.

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 22 September 2020

The place was a gold mine! From starters, mains and desserts - the food was incredible. The BEST breast of duck my husband has ever eaten and the most delicious flavours throughout. Lovely service and so friendly. Great location and should 100% be visited when...More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 20 September 2020

Absolutely excellent service and we are still talking about the food today. It was absolutely delicious!! We will definitely be returning here on our next visit!!

Date of visit: September 2020
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5 March 2020|
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Response from patsyhayes8 | Reviewed this property |
From what I remember it should be okay for a wheelchair user. Maybe call and check with the restaurant.
4 January 2020|
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Response from Eileen S | Reviewed this property |
It is still byo even though it’s fully licensed
23 May 2019|
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Response from RoseandCharlie | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is still BYOB and no corkage charge!!
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    The Lantern is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4.5
    • Atmosphere: 4.5