Belfast’s first truly authentic Italian restaurant

Created by a group of Italian food and wine producers and restaurateurs who have been working in the food industry for more than 30 years, Gusto è restaurant (meaning ‘taste is’) is intended as a showcase for authentic, artisan Italian produce and cuisine. They have created a meeting place in Belfast between great food lovers and traditional Italian producers.  
Gusto è brought in top Italian chefs, authentic Italian ingredients and beautiful Italian wines from small producers to bring the real taste of Italy to Belfast.
The Café & Pasticceria is open for Italian breakfasts from 8am through to 5pm offering Italian pastries freshly baked in-house, the perfect Italian coffee and a range of lunch options including a variety of homemade paninis to sit in or takeaway.
The main restaurant offers classic Italian cuisine just as you would find in Italy, expertly prepared by top chefs Philly d’Uva and Nicola Attianese, with antipasti, primi (pasta courses), secondi (fish, meat or vegetarian main courses) and dolci (desserts). Gourmet pizzas are expertly prepared by our highly skilled Italian pizzaiolo. You can also enjoy exquisite artisan wines by the glass with small plates of cold cuts, antipasti and cheese.
Gusto è offers a programme of exciting food and wine pairing events with live music throughout the year.
Soloist Building
1 Lanyon Place,

Top Reasons To Visit

  • Authentic Italian cuisine prepared with artisan ingredients
  • Leading Italian chefs
  • Italian gourmet pizza made by an Italian pizzaiolo
  • Artisan quality Italian fine wines
  • Real Italian pasticceria and café

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