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L'Etoile

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407 Ormeau Road, Belfast BT7 3GP, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9020 1300
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17:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place has not changed from it opened. The plus is that it is cheap and bring your own food ok but worry about how clean is this place. Even the same duty curtain is on the window from it opened. Cheap and a cheap night.

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Thank castlewellan
Belfast, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Booked table tonight for 7.00pm, we did not want starters but ordered main courses which arrived at 8.00pm. Very enjoyable, we then ordered desert & Irish coffee @ 8.45pm and felt rushed as staff told us they needed our table for 9.00pm. Not a good dining experience, definitely won't be back !!

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1 Thank Rosemary W
Lisburn
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29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017

Food and ambiance was very French. I had French onion soup which was delicious followed by fillet steak. I asked for my steak to be cooked medium rare and it was perfectly cooked. The restaurant was full and there was a pleasant chatter. Service was good and the walls covered with French memorabilia. We were a party of three and... More 

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1 Thank Johnston D
Belfast, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

Despite being packed out, service was prompt and efficient. For a large booking, I got to see ( and taste) most of the menu and it was all good. A quirky and quaint style added to the atmosphere and I would return without hesitation

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1 Thank sawn44
Belfast, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

After having wanted to visit for years (too many interesting restaurants came to Belfast in the interim), we finally took the plunge. Once inside I thought this could be good. Its rustic in a non trendy way and looks like its been like that for years... However the food was REALLY underwhelming. I'm not an expert in French cuisine but... More 

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1 Thank thepointmisser
Belfast
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

Food not good at all,no atmosphere and kept change for tip without permission,they would have gotten one but it's courtesy to wait to be offered,tip-do not order the mussels!!!

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1 Thank bellabellaBelfast
Belfast, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

Quaint and quirky little french eatery in the Ormeau rd, very unassuming from the outside but really delicious food. All cooked to a great standard. Would recommend.

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Thank Natalie F
Belfast, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

A busy Saturday night the place was full of atmosphere. A very pleasant BYOB french restaurant. It's the 2nd time I've been and again it didn't disappoint. We were a table of 5 hungry souls. Starters were prompt, warm and tasty, the mains were the same. I opted for the mouth watering lamb shank and it was beautiful. Falling off... More 

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Thank Whataboutya79
Belfast, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Recently went to L'Etoile for a meal with 5 friends, out of the six of us only one was happy with the main course. The swordfish was not at all pleasant, it ended up being taken home and given to the dogs. It appeared to be frozen fish that hadn't been thawed before cooking, not very tasty and texture was... More 

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1 Thank P M
Belfast, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

We've been coming to L'Etoile since it first opened and it's one of our favourite restaurants anywhere in the world - don't mean that to sound cheesy !! If you want a fine dining experience and need perfectly matching furniture and crockery, then you'll hate here and don't go. If you enjoy recognisable ingredients cooked brilliantly in an informal atmosphere... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French, European
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 23:00
Monday
17:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 23:00
Thursday
17:00 - 23:00
Friday
17:00 - 23:00
Saturday
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 407 Ormeau Road, Belfast BT7 3GP, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  Belfast
  • Phone Number: +44 28 9020 1300

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