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Tao

Academy Street, Belfast, Northern Ireland
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  • Excellent8%
  • Very good51%
  • Average0%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible33%
1 Feb 2016
“Poorly run and lacking manners”
8 Nov 2015
“good but expensive”
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Academy Street, Belfast, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 1 February 2016 via mobile

I visited this restaurant today at 12:30 in the afternoon after walking past and seeing a promotion in their window for a lunch box for £4. It showed different meals available all for £4. When I entered I could see that there was nobody sitting...More

Thank Vidikus
Reviewed 8 November 2015

lots of REAL Chinese food. i've missed lots of that stuff after coming back from China...however, beware: it's expensive and they don't take cards!

Thank Loughlin C
Reviewed 11 April 2014 via mobile

The food was shocking but when we complained about the chicken which they said was proper breast; I dont think so; it squirted with water and was chopped which it was as if it had been frozen then stuck into a microwave!!! Not just the...More

1  Thank Steve M
Reviewed 10 April 2014

First time and last time I will visit this place!!!!!! When approached for our order I asked the girl was the main course (kung po chicken) made with proper chicken breast she assured me it was!!!She was evidently lying because when the dish arrived it...More

1  Thank gabs33
Reviewed 21 March 2014

I have visited this restaurant many times and have always been told by the waitress "cash only" when I wanted to pay by card. After a nice meal today, I noticed a sign saying the same thing. I just don't know how a business continues...More

3  Thank Gavin_Bamford
Reviewed 14 March 2014

Only ever ate in Tao once & found it horrible, didn't get what we ordered, was tasteless & didn't seem to be the freshest. Won't be back & wouldn't recommend. Overall very disappointing & not great value for money.

1  Thank Emz1791
Reviewed 17 January 2014

We often go here for lunch when we visited Belfast. The food the delicious, served hot and newly cooked. They offer a wide variety on their menu (mostly Asian cuisine). We always choose what they have on their lunch specials, since it is much cheaper....More

Thank Berna C
Reviewed 8 January 2014

Went with my partner on Sunday night for a quick meal. Got welcomed with a smile, wasn't busy, menu was easy to understand, reasonable prices. Definitely will b back again :)

Thank Johny D
Reviewed 14 December 2013

I happened to be doing some work in the Cathedral quarter and decided to try Tao for lunch. They have a good lunch deal where you can get a starter and main course for £4.60. The portions are quite generous and the food is very...More

Thank sdempsey
Reviewed 26 November 2013

My travels took me past this place and I decided to go for the lunchtime special for a good bit less than £5. The chicken tempura starter arrived on same plate as main but that was a minor distraction. it was lovely I then enjoyed...More

Thank Liketogetoutandabout
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  • Address: Academy Street, Belfast, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  Belfast
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