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The Welcome

22 Stranmillis Road, Belfast BT9 5AA, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9038 1359
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good14%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Asian, Chinese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
22 Stranmillis Road, Belfast BT9 5AA, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We just had our first visit and will definitely be returning. The service was great from start to finish, our waiter was prompt, friendly, and happy to help us with the menu and make suggestions. The food arrived quickly and the portions were generous and...More

Thank sarahnhazel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is by far the nicest chinese restaurant not just in Belfast but in Northern ireland !! Always order sweet n sour hong kong style with fried rice and its even enough for two people. Also best restaurant setting, very cosy and spa-like music .....More

Thank 309,376
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is quite an old fashioned style Chinese restaurant, but old fashioned in a good way. The mixed hors d'oeuvres ranged from ok (spring roll) to excellent (the chicken satay) but it was the main course dishes that impressed most. A Malaysian beef and honey...More

Thank The_Gastro_Gnome
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

An incredible welcome (thanks!) and superb food every single time. A genuine gem worth seeking out. Enjoy!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great meal with friends. This place is superb. Myself and 2 friends were made to feel special by the manager Michael. The dry salted chili meal was best yet. Would recommend to all.

Thank Martin H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great night with friends. Food and service excellent. Friendly and caring staff and time to relax over your meal with no pressure to leave. Highly recommend.

Thank italy1249
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Been meaning to try this place for a long time and it really did not disappoint food was amazing and extremely freindly tentative service. highly recommend.

Thank Shane M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We we early evening on Saturday 16th June. The place like its name was vary welcoming. The restaurant was half full when we arrived. We were brought to our table and ordered drinks. Seven in our party after given ample time to go over the...More

3  Thank Hoggy1970
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is without doubt the best Chinese Resteraunt not only in Belfast but in my opinion in the whole of Northern Ireland The food is superb piping hot and beautifully served

2  Thank jim b
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place has been around a while, and we visited recently. Apparently menu changed a while back with fresher flavours and a more modern take. Very good taste and big portions. Handy location, close to Queen’s, so perfect for lunch or dinner with colleagues. Service...More

1  Thank BelfastSmily_girl
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4 January 2018|
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Response from Valtpal | Reviewed this property |
Goodness, I’m so sorry I’ve just noticed your message.... for some reason it didn’t come through on my email. I hope that you decided to visit the Welcome and that you managed to get a table okay.... What did you... More
1 October 2017|
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Response from Zimbabwe2 | Reviewed this property |
Please contact them - they are very helpful and I am sure they can do it Enjoy your dinner!
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10 August 2017|
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Response from welcomebelfast | Property representative |
Hi REMoore77, At the moment we do not. We only have the standard a la carte menu, which you can peruse from our main website. Regards, The Welcome Restaurant Team
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 9 - USD 29
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts American Express, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 1:45 pm
12:00 pm - 1:45 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22 Stranmillis Road, Belfast BT9 5AA, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  Belfast
  • Phone Number: +44 28 9038 1359
  • E-mail
Opened in 1982 by the then Lord Mayor Tom Patton, The Welcome Restaurant is the longest established family run Chinese Restaurant in Northern Ireland.
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