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Top Choice Vegetarian in Belfast

Chase's Daily

A true farm-to-table experience, this cafe/bakery/farmers market presents fabulous, all-vegetarian fare – plus wicked good baked treats, from cauliflower and Gruyère tarts to custard buns. The lunch menu (creative s…
Seafood in Belfast

Young's Lobster Pound

Choose your lobster from the pound, or order from the short, simple menu, then tuck in at the waterside picnic tables – Young's has the no-frills lobster-pound aesthetic down pat. Impressively, there's nothing deep-…
American in Belfast


Open since 1865, Darby's is a picture-book bistro with tin ceilings, an original antique bar and paintings by local artists adorning the walls. Eclectic fare includes crab melts, pan-seared haddock, chicken enchilad…
Cinema in Belfast

Colonial Theatre

The art-deco Colonial Theatre has shown movies since 1912, luring moviegoers with a neon sign and a rooftop elephant.
Arts Center in Belfast

Waterfall Arts

On the way north out of Belfast, stop in at Waterfall Arts, a non-profit contemporary arts center that hosts exhibitions, lectures, art classes, musical performances, film screenings and more. Check its website for …
Gallery in Belfast

High Street Studio & Gallery

A studio and gallery exhibiting the bright paintings by a trio of local women. Also offers painting workshops and classes throughout year; see www, for details.
Historic Building in Belfast

Colburn Shoe

Colburn Shoe has a sweet and simple claim to fame: it's the oldest operating shoe store in the country (from 1832).