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5 Father's Day Dining Spots: Belfast

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Dad, Papa, Padre, Jim?  Whatever you call him your dad deserves something special this Father’s Day.  We understand that Father’s day gifts are never easy but we are sure about one thing, all dads love some good food!  The question is where?  Not to worry we are on hand to help you by taking you on a culinary tour round Belfast to ensure you treat your dad to some stellar grub this Father’s Day.

Horatio Todd's: For the Dad who enjoys his home comforts

Treat dad to some home comforts this Father’s Day with a visit to Horatio Todds.  Situated in Ballyhackamore in East Belfast, Horatio Todd’s is an award winning local bar and restaurant providing quality drinks, food and entertainment.  The bar and restaurant gets its namesakes from local celebrated Pharmacist Horatio Todd who was a prominent business man owning a pharmacy at the turn of the 20th century.  Well-known for making his own products and expertise in perfume making, fans of  his products included very prominent royalty of the time, in fact the current Queen's grandmother!  This Father’s Day the guys at Horatio's have concocted a menu, good enough for the king of your house!  Enjoy some Bruschetta topped with with grilled goats cheese, red onion jam, balsamic marinated tomato and fresh torn basil.  Followed by Roast Irish beef with homemade Yorkshire pudding and rich onion gravy served with fresh seasonal vegetables, mash and roast potato.  What meal would be complete without a classic homemade sticky toffee pudding with honeycomb ice cream and toffee sauce.  The menu boasts many other classic dishes so make sure you give Horatio Todd’s a visit this Father’s Day.

Where: 406 Upper Newtownards Road, Belfast, BT4 3E 
Price:  2 courses £16.95/3 courses £19.95

Reserve Your Place for Hearty Comfort Food Here 

Fratelli Belfast: For the lovers of authentic Italiano

Contemporary, Charming and Cool.  Fratelli Belfast, oozes Italian charm and brings traditional Italian cuisine to the heart of Belfast.  Offering a twist to quality Italian cooking, Fratelli presents affordable dishes in a family friendly environment.  The unique menu features Italian cicchetti (tapas), rustic main courses, pizzas and mini-desserts as well as serving traditional cocktails and a large Italian wine selection.  After eating here you will surely be saying ci vediamo presto (see you soon) to Fratelli.

Where: 60 Great Victoria Street, Belfast, United Kingdom, BT2 7BB
Price: £15-20


Enjoy Some Authentic Italian Here  

Harleys: For the Bad-Ass Biker Dad 

Give Dad a taste of America with a visit to Harleys Belfast.  Located in Finaghy, Belfast, Jack Harleys is an authentic flame grilled experience with meat galore! Think big juicy burgers, monster flame grilled steaks and BBQ ribs (Drools).  That's not all folks Harleys also do signature hot wings and fresh made boozy shakes which are sure to make any Father's Day more memorable.

Where: 33-37 Finaghy Road North, Finaghy, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom, BT10 0JB
Price: £15-25

Rev up that Motorbike and Make Your Way Here

Hadskis: For The Elegant Dining Dad

Borne out of one man’s love for cooking and the other man’s love for making pots and pans, Hadski’s is a gem to be found in the Cathedral Quarter serving some of the finest classic European dishes.  From Pork Milanese to Provencal chips, Hadski’s aims to put a global twist on local produce across the menu. 

Where: 33 Donegall Street, Belfast, BT1 2GF
Price: £20-25

Embark on Your Culinary Adventure Here 

Nu-Delhi Lounge: For the Dad's Who Love a Good Curry

Treat Dad to something “Nu” this Father’s Day.  Promising to bring a Nu Delhi cosmopolitan look to Belfast we for one are convinced.  Keeping old favourites such as Masala, you will also witness some never before seen cuisine in Northern Ireland.  Using local produce such as tender lamb chops or sea bass, Nu Delhi combine these meats with a unique fusion of Indian spices sure to leave the taste buds tantalised.  Enjoy the cosmopolitan setting with vibrant music and why not order a heavenly cocktail or two.  The Nu Delhi experience is something like no other and will successfully transport you to the vibrant streets of India.  

Where: 25 Bruce Street, Belfast, United Kingdom, BT2 7JD
Price: £20-35


Enjoy some Fine Indian Food Here

Don't forget, your dad put up with a lot of your sh....enanigans thank him with some good grub! Happy Father's Day!