Enjoy sunny weather and long evenings with a bite to eat in the fresh air at one of Belfast’s best restaurants with outdoor seating. From rooftop terraces and river views to the piazza at St Anne’s Square, here’s a round up of the best spots!
Tetto is Bullitt Hotel’s stunning rooftop restaurant and garden with incredible panoramic views of Belfast. Tetto is a bright, modern, design-led rooftop restaurant, bar and garden showcasing fresh local seafood with an Italian accent alongside sourdough pizza and imaginative aperitivo inspired cocktails. And don’t forget about Tetto’s delicious, laid-back weekend brunch served every Saturday and Sunday!
Sit out on the sunny piazza at St Anne’s Square and indulge in delicious Italian food at Coppi. Serving small plates, sharing platters, pizza and pasta dishes alongside decadent cocktails, this is the perfect spot to catch up with friends in a stylish and contemporary setting.
Parisien offers a cosmopolitan location with a view for a memorable dining experience, perfect for gathering with friends and family for elegant dining in the heart of the city, with stunning views of Belfast City Hall. Perfect for catch ups, or romantic date night, the plush surroundings of Parisien will make for a memorable evening on their all weather terrace.
2Taps Winebar & Restaurant
Boasting one of the city’s largest outdoor heated terraces, 2Taps welcome family, friends, and admirers from across the world, to treat 2Taps like a holiday and home in one. Known not only for their freshly made paellas, but also meat, fish, vegetarian, and vegan tapas dishes, 2Taps caters for all tastes. With a fully equipped cocktail bar and specials complimentary to season and theme, they use the highest quality fresh produce and premium spirits.
Ideal for a relaxing meal on a sunny evening, Cutters Wharf is a must-visit spot for outdoor dining! There are al fresco dining areas on terraces overlooking the River Lagan, offering stunning riverside views.
Take a seat in Buba’s intimate outdoor seating area, set in the quiet piazza of St Anne’s Square. Expect a menu full of eastern Mediterranean delights (including their famous halloumi fries), sharing platters and lots of vegan options. Then relax and watch the world go by with a colourful cocktail.
The Crafty Vintner
Enjoy, al fresco food and drinks at The Crafty Vintner’s fully heated and covered outside terrace. Open every day from 8:30 am. The Terrace is the perfect spot to catch up with friends or watch the world go by. Order a morning coffee or an evening bottle of wine.
Step back in time down Winecellar Entry where you’ll find Whites Tavern’s hidden outdoor garden. Dating back to 1630 this is one of the oldest taverns in the city and the entry is said to be the home of Belfast’s first wine and spirit store. Soak up the history in the secluded alleyway while enjoying fresh, local and authentic Irish food.
Mourne Seafood Bar
Unwind in beer garden at Mourne Seafood Bar. Located in the secluded Bank Square this hidden gem offers a relaxing space to enjoy their casual street food menu from “The Shack” featuring premium seafood.
The covered and heated terrace at Fish City is the perfect place to catch-up with friends. Choose from a menu of award winning fish and chips, gourmet dishes and burgers complimented with a wide selection of wine and beer.
Trademarket is an exciting new outdoor street-food and retail market with amazing bars right in the heart of Belfast open Wed-Sun from 12pm! Trademarket is a collective and has a lineup of independent vendors who are the best at what they do and offer a diverse selection of amazing cuisines. If your friend wants pizza and you want some amazing modern barbecue, no problem, they have you sorted. It’s perfect for a stop when its sunny, 80% covered when its not.
Tuck into mouthwatering COQ Burgers (think chunky friend chicken burgers with all the trimmings and loaded fries on the side) in The National’s spacious beer garden. Their outdoor areas also plays host to entertainment and live music. No booking required.
Ten Square Hotel Jospers Bar and Restaurant
Jospers Steakhouse & The Linen Bar at Ten Square Hotel is a steakhouse restaurant located directly behind City Hall. For more than 11 years this Belfast restaurant has served only the finest quality foods, featuring Northern Ireland reared prime-aged beef, fresh fish and seafood, hand-picked produce and delicious appetisers. Reserve a terrace table on their website.
Little Wing Pizzeria
What could be better than pizzas in the sun? Visit Little Wing Pizzeria on Ann Street for outdoor seating and mouthwatering Naples style pizzas. Lisburn Road, Lisburn Square, Whiteabby, Bangor, Hollywood and Newtownards locations.
Restaurant Guide to Belfast
With restaurants, food markets and artisan producers tucked away in every corner of the city, Belfast is nothing short of a foodie haven.
Beer Gardens in Belfast
Come rain or shine you can find a great outdoor space in Belfast to enjoy a cool beer or a cocktail. Take a look at these beer gardens and terraces in and around the city.