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“Good service and atmosphere” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of La Scala Bistro

La Scala Bistro
Ranked #194 of 1,040 Restaurants in Belfast
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$5 - US$32
Cuisines: British, European, Contemporary
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Good for: Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: Our stylish La Scala bistro serves up a stack of local favourites. Exquisitely prepared and beautifully presented by our attentive staff means it’s sure to hit the spot. Perfect for lunch or early evening, this contemporary bistro will let you kick back, relax and simply enjoy the delicious food!
London, United Kingdom
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99 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
“Good service and atmosphere”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2013

Ate here when staying at the Stormont Hotel, but it was obviously being well-used by non-residents too - had a very good buzz and the atmosphere was the right type of lively. The food was good, if not exceptional, and for the style of restaurant was not unreasonably priced. The service was excellent and overall it was a good dining experience.

  • Visited November 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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English first
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Overpriced.”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2013

Just had lunch here. The fact that there was a very busy Christmas fair on and there were only 6 people in the Bistro at 1pm says it all really. Found that the food was really just average, and at £38 for fish with a tiny bucket of chips and a glass of wine for two hugely overpriced. Perhaps if they did a meal deal like the Monday to Thursday £8.95 for main course and a glass of wine the room wouldn't be so empty. Wont be lunching here again.

  • Visited November 2013
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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100 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“Good service”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2013

We visited this bistro in the Stormont Hotel while staying with relatives who live nearby. The restaurant room is spacious and very modern and the food was delicious. The menu contained lots of locally-produced food and there was an excellent choice. The service was very good, especially our waitress Monika.

  • Visited October 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Welshgirl2010
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Michael M, Manager at La Scala Bistro, responded to this review, 22 October 2013
Dear Welshgirl2010,

Thank you very much for taking the time to share your plesent experience. Great to hear such good feedback, I will pass on to the team and Monika in particular.

Hope to see you again soon

Michael McGinn
Food & Beverage Manager
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Local restaurant of choice”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2013 via mobile

Went for our evening meal last Sunday and were as delighted as ever. Concentration on local produce is to be complimented. The service was of its normal excellent standard, especially the ever friendly Anthony.
Many thanks again.

Visited October 2013
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Thank chas3914
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Michael M, Manager at La Scala Bistro, responded to this review, 22 October 2013
Hi Chas3914,

Many thanks for your feedback, were delighted that you had a great meal in La Scala, Anthony is a great asset to the Restaurant and Hotel, his hospitality is exceptional. He will be delighted to hear this lovely feedback.

Hope to see you again soon

Michael McGinn
Food & Beverage Manager
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Ballymena, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
“Last minute decision!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2013 via mobile

Booked a table here as a last minute decision. We were certainly not disappointed. There was a good selection of starters and main courses. The food was excellent, perfectly cooked and full of flavour. Especially liked the red onion marmalade that came with my partners burger! Was only sorry that I was so full after a starter and main course that I couldn't manage a dessert....that will have to wait until next visit, which I hope will be very soon. Good atmosphere and good service. Would definitely recommend.

  • Visited October 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank 148jharrison
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Michael M, Manager at La Scala Bistro, responded to this review, 22 October 2013
Hello 148jharrison,

Great to hear such positive comments about La Scala, we will pass them onto the team!

Kind Regards

Michael McGinn
Food & Beverage Manager
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