We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

French Village Botanic

99 Botanic Avenue, Belfast BT7 1JN, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9029 7999
Website
Save
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (17 reviews)
“sandwiches” (21 reviews)
Open Now
7:30 am - 10:00 pmAll hours
CUISINES
European, British, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
99 Botanic Avenue, Belfast BT7 1JN, Northern Ireland
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (403)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 388 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

Visited French Village for the first time today for breakfast. It is a very small place with not many chairs or tables so this meant that we spent 20+ minutes waiting on a table in the first place. I have to say that our food...More

Thank Kevz19
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had lunch here last Saturday after watching a movie at the nearby QFT. The setting was lovely and the lunch menu was extensive with a huge selection of sandwiches. Staff were all very friendly and efficient. We just shared some chicken wings and a...More

Thank victoria_jamison
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had breakfast two days in a row because the service and food were so amazing. Don't miss this if you are in the University neighborhood. Eat before 10:00 AM because classes let out then and the restaurant can get jammed.

Thank 727marciab
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

i had brekfast and lunch there for few times realy tasty and afordable , good service and nice place

Thank Missan J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Possibly could be viewed as a bit expensive but portion sizes are pretty decent and it is in Belfast...been here a few times, nice place :)

Thank NicoleNornIron
FrenchVillageBelfast, Manager at French Village Botanic, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi there thank you very much for taking the time to write such a lovely review, we appreciate your feedback and your custom, and we are happy to hear you enjoyed our red velvet ! Hope to see you again soon. Cara

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just went for a bit of breakfast after returning from dropping my son to airport to start uni. Called in as highly recommended so I wanted to treat my son's friends as we were feeling pretty low. We had a wait a good few minutes...More

Thank TasteBuds12
FrenchVillageBelfast, Manager at French Village Botanic, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi there , thank you for taking the time to write a review, we appreciate all feedback. We are disappointed to hear your experience wasn't great. We will address this issue regarding vegan options, we are normally praised on our menu accommodations for all preferences,...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went to French Village on Botanic Avenue on a Monday night so it wasn't too busy. We were greeted at the door of the restaurant which almost looks like the hallway of someone's house. I'll start off by saying the food was incredible. We...More

Thank Calum B
FrenchVillageBelfast, Manager at French Village Botanic, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi there thank you very much for taking the time to write such a lovely review, we appreciate your feedback and your custom, our male toilet was repaired the next day sorry for your inconvenience and we hope to see you again soon. Cara

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Booked this place last minute , have not been here before , I will definitely be back ! Food was delicious and plenty of choice on menu , service was great very attentive staff and speedy service , lovely atmosphere

Thank gerri99
FrenchVillageBelfast, Manager at French Village Botanic, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi there thank you very much for taking the time to write such a lovely review, we appreciate your feedback and your custom, hope to see you again soon. Cara

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Found this place through TripAdvisor and trekked over in the rain. We were able to grab a table while it was still quiet...tables started to fill up as it got later in the morning. The place is decorated well and is clean. There are several...More

Thank Patricia B
FrenchVillageBelfast, Manager at French Village Botanic, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi there thank you very much for taking the time to write such a lovely review, we appreciate your feedback and your custom, hope to see you again soon. Cara

Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Visited here for dinner one evening as we were staying in the hotel right opposite. Really nice, intimate, lovely decor, friendly staff and great food. Only thing to note is that they don't serve alcohol and have a byob policy. Got the pork belly bites...More

Thank Sarah O
FrenchVillageBelfast, Manager at French Village Botanic, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi there thank you very much for taking the time to write such a lovely review, we appreciate your feedback and your custom, hope to see you again soon. Cara

Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Molly's Yard
689 reviews
.06 km away
Scalini Restaurant
780 reviews
.06 km away
Moghul Indian Restaurant
415 reviews
.13 km away
Boojum - Botanic Avenue
771 reviews
.11 km away
Nearby Attractions
Ulster Museum
2,712 reviews
.47 km away
Botanic Gardens
1,451 reviews
.33 km away
Queen's University
492 reviews
.30 km away
Paddywagon Tours
20 reviews
.48 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
shanon w
31 January 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Terry K | Reviewed this property |
Not sure, but they do have gluten free food.
0
Votes
shanon w
24 September 2016|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from FrenchVillageBelfast | Property representative |
Yes Shanon we have gluten free options on our menu ranging from bang bang chicken to gluten free toasted sandwiches, soup & salads. If you ask a member of staff on arrival they will guide you in the right direction. Thanks... More
0
Votes
Kerry H
22 July 2016|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from MackyD36 | Reviewed this property |
If required, your can bring your own alcohol. Enjoy!
0
Votes
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 99 Botanic Avenue, Belfast BT7 1JN, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  Belfast
  • Phone Number: +44 28 9029 7999
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing