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Joy Inn Restaurant

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25-35 Dublin Road, Belfast BT2 7HB, Northern Ireland (Formerly The Joy Inn)
+44 28 9023 2485
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I now find myself in Belfast, working here for the foreseeable future, and, as I always do, fancied a Chinese. I was with a colleague and so I researched the restaurants closest to my hotel (The Holiday Inn on Hope Street) using Yell.com and then referred to Trip Advisor for previous customer reviews. The "JOY INN" on Dublin Road was... More 

1 Thank pongping
Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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167 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

On a works visit and after a couple of drinks watching the footy it was time to go back to the hotel. On the way spotted this place and the write ups on TA were pretty good so gave it a try. Went for chicken satay starter and salt/pepper chicken for main and was really tasty and big portions. The... More 

1 Thank CheekyRed
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just happen to notice this Chinese restaurant located above ground floor by the traffic lights. There was a Tripadvisor sticker. I was thinking just it a try. To my amazement, all the dishes I have ordered - simply GOOD! I returned the very night as staying 01 night in Belfast. The 2nd round did not disappoint at all. If you... More 

1 Thank DennisChuang
Ballymoney, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Warm welcome - 4 / 5th time I have eaten here - they remembered me & set us a lovely round table for 10 of us. service was very good food fantastic & really good value. I would strongly recommend this place.

1 Thank Dcpw69
Naples, Italy
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235 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 167 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a fine restaurant which happened to be within walking distance from the hotel my family and I stayed in recently. The service was OK; they were attentive alright, but the owner or manager let us know at some point he had a big group coming in, so we'd better hurry (was the general gist of the message I... More 

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Thank Tom B
Moira, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

We were greeted as we got to the top of the stairs, we were seated quickly and the drinks order taken. The table was booked for five people so we had a varied selection of food between starters and main course, everything ordered was delicious and served quickly by brilliant staff who were very attentive. Thanks for a lovely night,... More 

1 Thank Marion E
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33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Been here before about 12 months ago, should have been back sooner!! Food excellent and host benny cordial as ever! Probably best Chinese food in belfast!

Thank Samuel E
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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65 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Firstly, we looked at the menus outside and saw that there was a special, discounted early bird menus. Once we got in and sat down we were nit offered this menu until we asked for it. Once we got it and ordered the food was excellent, id especially recomend the salt and chili chicken.

Thank fearlessb0bfunkh0use
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

Seriously. It was delicious!! Welcomed with a smile and shown immediately to a table - lovely interior and warm atmosphere. Food was incredible... served very quickly and is reasonably priced (£50 for three of us... main, side and drink each). Perfect!

1 Thank Katie G
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52 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Popped in 8.30 ish on Sunday evening - nobody else there - we asked if ok - were told yes it did close at 10.30 tho, there were only three of us and we were only after main meals, food was lovely, fresh and served very quickly.....felt a wee bit rushed when they started hoovering about 9.45 but could not... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25-35 Dublin Road, Belfast BT2 7HB, Northern Ireland (Formerly The Joy Inn)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  Belfast
  • Phone Number: +44 28 9023 2485

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?