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Holohans Pantry


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Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2018 Winner

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Holohan's is a family owned Irish restaurant situated on University Road just a stones throw from the Queens University. Holohan's Pantry is located in an old listed building oozing charm and ambience, a mixture of old style surroundings in a bright and welcoming setting. Like its sister restaurant, the hugely successfully 'Holohans at the Barge,' the Pantry offers the same unique dining experience, based around great Irish produce, recipes and warm, genuine Irish hospitality. Using classic recipes, updated with modern cooking techniques and some of the best local ingredients, the chefs at Holohan's produce food that is both nostalgic and contemporary. There is also a real focus on locally sourced
US$6 - US$32
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great food and excellent service for my birthday, which happens to be on Valentine’s Day. Definitely the highlight of my trip to Belfast and must-go for those who want to try great local food.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank augustosiega
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This was my first time visiting and I was very impressed, I will be recommending Holohans frequently and I intend to return as many times as possible. Most definitely one of Belfast’s best restaurants 🍽

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Laura D
Reviewed 4 days ago

Intimate cosy space with excellent food that is a bit different to the run of the mill menu. The service is excellent. Had Sunday lunch, but have also been in the evening. Would thoroughly recommend.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank jenniferbD9938NA
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Really wanted to come here having read the reviews so when we were offered a 5pm or 9pm choice we grabbed the earlier one - and we weren’t the first ones there! Testimony to how good this place is, was that it was about 90%...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank KathyT91
Reviewed 5 days ago

Based on reviews, I knew I wanted to try this restaurant, and I was so glad we did. We started with the chicken liver pate and the carpaccio of venison which were both amazing. My husband had the boxty of the day with seafood filling...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank wwb10
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were fortunate enough to be using Google Maps to navigate our way as the restaurant isn't obviously visible from the street as you walk away from Belfast city centre but once inside we were given a warm welcome by the friendly and knowledgeable staff...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Christopher B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Got a voucher for here for Christmas. Went for lunch on Sat 2nd Feb, food outstanding, in had a loin of cod on lentil stew and my friend had a fish boxty. Both dishes outstanding, a lovely little place where if you are up near...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank hughj329
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I enjoyed our date night here. What a wonderful experience. I could not ask for more. Food is excellent and the staff were extremely helpful. Can not recommend this restaurant highly enough.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank khutchinson2018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely brilliant service, food was fantastic. Beef and Guinness Boxty was spot on The rice pudding for desert was gorgeous. Wine list was great.

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank joethemarra
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Recently ate here for the first time, very impressed. Lovely atmosphere, very friendly staff, especially Thomas, excellent food. Will definitely be back and recommending to friends.😁

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank mauraboyd
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Response from derek f | Reviewed this property |
think they do
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I was a visitor but am sure they do !
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Response from Heiða L | Reviewed this property |
I really don't think there is a code. The staff is very professional and the restaurant is very nice, I'd think it worth it to dress a bit smart and leave the trainers at home ;)
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