Description

Visit The Lamppost Cafe, a CS Lewis inspired, family run café in East Belfast.

The Lamppost Café is located on the Upper Newtownards Road, just a stone's throw from CS Lewis Square. The Lamppost is inspired by the life and work of local legend, CS Lewis.

With a Narnia twist on tea shop decor, a ragtime soundtrack and everything served on vintage crockery, you will feel as though you have stepped back in time (or into the wardrobe!)

The Lamppost Café is also dog friendly, so bring along your pooch to enjoy lunch or breakfast in this homely and welcoming hidden gem.
Eating and reading are two pleasures that combine admirably – CS Lewis.

The Lamppost Café is one of a kind, and is fast becoming one of Belfast’s most loved cafes. Perfect for visitors, locals and anyone in need of a caffeine fix. Winner of the Eastside award for Foodie Destination 2018, The Lamppost Café is not to be missed.
location_on
19 Upper Newtownards Road,
Belfast.
BT4 3HT

Top Reasons To Visit

  • CS Lewis inspired cafe
  • Narnia decor in a cosy tea room setting
  • Family friendly
  • Dog friendly
  • Upstairs Writers Room based on CS Lewis' study
  • The Cafe

    The Lamppost Café is more than just a homage to CS Lewis, it is an escape; a unique and quaint safe haven in the heart of east Belfast.

    The cafe has two floors; downstairs is the lively teashop, with Narnia décor and a 1930’s vibe. Upstairs is the Writers Room, a reimagining of CS Lewis’ writers study, where customers can escape the lively atmosphere of Narnia and are encouraged to relax, play chess, or read one of the books from our eclectic bookshelf.

    Many customers are self-employed and will sit with their laptops and happily work away all day. In a busy world, this room is a place to press pause, disappear for the afternoon or even just sit by the window, have a coffee and watch the world go by and with Classic FM as the soundtrack, it's hard not to feel relaxed.

  • Facilities

    It is important that everyone feels welcome at The Lamppost; this is why as well as being dog friendly the cafe is also family friendly. There are highchairs for little ones and baby changing facilities for even littler ones, with a complimentary basket full of everything you need to freshen up the wee beauties, for those just-in-case moments.

  • The Food

    Visitors are not just attracted to The Lamppost for the décor and facilities but also the menu. The ethos is ‘good food for a good price’ and caters for all tastes.

    Call in for breakfast with a menu including fries, poached egg and salmon or avocado, porridge and French toast. Lunch includes hearty servings of homely pie, soup, stew, salad and paninis. There are also lots of delicious treats including scones, cakes and tray-bakes. So you can come to The Lamppost and be good or seriously indulge.

    The Lamppost caters for a wide range of dietary requirements, with vegetarian, gluten free and vegan options available.

    The Lamppost is passionate about local food and local produce and so are proud of the fact that all suppliers are based in East Belfast and greater Belfast. With a small kitchen, anything that isn’t made in-house is brought in by one brilliant, local supplier. All local, fresh and carefully selected so that The Lamppost Café can provide quality that can’t be beaten.

You might also like

  • Lamppost Cafe

    gps_fixed 2.88KM

    Visit The Lamppost Cafe, a CS Lewis inspired, family run café in East Belfast.

    Find Out More
  • Sweet Afton Bar and Kitchen

    gps_fixed 0.25KM

    Named after one of Robert Burns' famous poems, enjoy the relaxed atmosphere of Sweet Afton with delicious food, craft beers or cocktails.

    Find Out More
  • Henrys

    gps_fixed 0.38KM

    Henrys, named after historic Belfast figure and United Irish man Henry Joy McCracken, has been a pub for over 100 years. Call into this Joys...

    Find Out More
  • Jailhouse

    gps_fixed 0.38KM

    The Jailhouse, and adjoining sister bar Henrys, offers a fantastic range of traditional food, local drinks and entertainment alongside the r...

    Find Out More
  • Dirty Onion / Yardbird
    Dirty Onion / Yardbird

    Dirty Onion and Yardbird

    gps_fixed 0.58KM

    The Dirty Onion is Belfast's oldest building, with real Irish music and craic seven nights a week.

    Find Out More
  • Sunflower Public House
    Sunflower Public House

    Sunflower Public House

    gps_fixed 0.75KM

    A simple corner pub free of gimmicks or themes, and music is very much part of its life.

    Find Out More
  • Sagart

    gps_fixed 0.35KM

    For I was hungry and you gave me food, I was thirsty and you gave me a drink, I was a stranger and you welcomed me. Established May 2018. No...

    Find Out More
Ask Us
Ask Us

We're here to help, so if you can't find the info you're after, or you just want to ask a really odd question, then we're here for you.

Ask A Question
arrow_upwardBack To Top
In order to display distances relevant to you, we'd like to be able to use your GPS location. Privacy Policy
Registered users can create scrapbooks to plan, save and organise ideas and itineraries for a trip to Belfast. Find Out More
In order to display distances relevant to your current position, we'd need to be able to use your GPS location. To find out more about how we use your location, please read our Privacy Policy
You have previously denied access to your GPS location. In order to allow access to your location, you need to update your site settings through your browser settings to allow this site access to your location.

To find out more about how we use your location, please read our Privacy Policy
Your settings have been updated. They will take effect next time you refresh the page.
By default, all distances on the site are calculated from Belfast City Centre. You can choose a different starting point here, or specify your own.