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A traditional Ulster Fry Breakfast at The Great Room

Ulster Fry

Start your day with a taste of Ireland! Traditional Irish cooked breakfasts usually include potato bread, a tasty pan fried bread made with potato flour. You’ll often find soda bread with your breakfast too, an indulgent and doughy bread, the perfect accompaniment to tasty sausages, bacon and eggs. Tuck into a full Irish fry at James St, the Great Room Restaurant and the Causerie.

Holohan's Pantry


A boxty is a traditional Irish potato pancake made with grated and mashed potato, flour, buttermilk and baking soda. It’s the signature dish of Holohan’s Pantry restaurant, which serves fresh local ingredients and authentic Irish recipes. Or sample one in McHugh’s, too.

Breakfast at St George's Market

Belfast Bap

There’s no culinary experience quite like the city’s native Belfast Bap; a cooked breakfast in a bun with egg, sausage and bacon sandwiched in a fresh bap. Find these ‘belly-busting’ feasts at St George’s Market.

Mourne Seafood Bar2

Irish Coffee

Made with hot coffee, whiskey, sugar and a whipped cream topping, Irish coffees are must for coffee lovers visiting Belfast. Order one after dinner in Mourne Seafood Bar or try the signature Irish coffee at hip underground bar Margot.

Whites Tavern and Oyster Rooms4


Oysters are still a traditional part of Irish cuisine and our coastlines are a treasure trove of the delicious native molluscs. Buy them fresh at St George’s Market or tuck into a platter at Whites Tavern & The Oyster Rooms, where they’re served natural with apple, cucumber and dill or tempura-style with pickled ginger and soy.

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