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Deanes Deli Bistro

42 Bedford Street, Belfast BT2 7FF, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9024 8800
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good30%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“tapas” (25 reviews)
“steak” (35 reviews)
“pate” (8 reviews)
Open Now
17:30 - 22:00All hours
Irish, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
42 Bedford Street, Belfast BT2 7FF, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Been a dozen of so times over the past 2 years and it never ever disappoints. Steak sandwich special was awesome as was the wine - service again was great. I will be back.

1  Thank William S
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is more bistro and less deli to the visiting American. And very good quality bistro at that. We enjoyed lunch and sandwiches are on fresh bread and are surprisingly large. Salads are delightful and chips (fries) are perfect. Service is to a good standard...More

Thank CatlondonUS
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After a matinee play ( Jane Eyre - which was very good ) in the Grand Opera House, we went to the meat Locker part of Deanes Deli on Howard Street. This was a first time visit for both of us. We both had the...More

Thank Mo_DaW171
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Unassuming from the outside and, initially inside. Hoop back chairs, high tables and low, shelves of candle kit wine bottles (It almost looked closed) and celebrity photos adorning the walls bit the menu was a complete surprise. Pan fried cod, mixed beans with mint and...More

Thank Andrew N
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

A warm welcome and top rate service all the time we were in. The atmosphere was so conducive to helping us enjoy our visit. Had the monkfish from the special board and it was simply delicious! Nothing was too much for the staff and they...More

Thank Mike S
Reviewed 11 August 2017

Took a cuztomer for dinner here last week and we all had a wonderful evening. i booked the table for the Thursday night visit. It was busy but still a few spare tables. Recommend to book to ensure you get a table. Welcome and service...More

Thank PJD68
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Three friends and myself were searching for a place for a late lunch today, after having toured the nearby BBC Studios. We happened upon Deanes Deli Bistro, read the posted menu in the window and decided to try it after seeing plates of delicious looking...More

Thank 16smiles
Reviewed 11 July 2017

My wife and I were very pleased with our dinner at Deanes Deli Bistro in Belfast. We had just arrived and were searching the streets for a good place for dinner and walked into Deanes Deli. This is a happening place, with many locals out...More

Thank Thomas K
Reviewed 7 July 2017

Had dinner here on a very busy night. Food was excellent. The four guys working the front of house were in total control of a high level of service. There was at least four tables of 8+ and the service was first class. We opted...More

Thank Hugh5160
Reviewed 24 June 2017

My wife and I had a very pleasant evening meal here. Service was both friendly and efficient, and we watched the staff handle the seating of large and small walk-in groups without any drama. Cocktails were potent, and the delicious cheese-cauliflower soup was served roaring...More

Thank JandJ67
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
08:00 - 11:45
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
08:00 - 11:45
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
08:00 - 11:45
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
08:00 - 11:45
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
08:00 - 11:45
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
09:00 - 11:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 42 Bedford Street, Belfast BT2 7FF, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  Belfast
  • Phone Number: +44 28 9024 8800
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