6 1/2 things we loved about The Doyen and Morso

The former King’s Head pub opposite the King’s Hall on the Lisburn Road reopened as The Doyen recently with a much-needed makeover. The new food and entertainment venue boasts a traditional pub, cafe bar and spacious beer garden, along with a brand new Italian-themed restaurant, Morso. We’ve been to enjoy a few drinks in the beautiful bar and a […]

6 1/2 reasons why we loved brunch at the Gallery

The Gallery Cafe Bar is a recent and welcome addition to the Dublin Road. The stylish café features an elegant open-plan restaurant, bar and art gallery, with décor influenced by New York’s meatpacking district. Having just returned from New York we craved a little reminder of the great city, so off to The Gallery we […]

6 awesome reasons to love afternoon tea at Berts 

Berts, the 1930’s Art Deco inspired jazz club at the Merchant Hotel have recently introduced Berts Savoury Afternoon Tea. In a unique twist to the traditional afternoon tea in the Great Room next door, this Savoury creation will satisfy the needs of those of you who don’t have a sweet tooth. Although if you have […]

6 awesome reasons to dine at La Taverna

6 1/2 things we love about La Taverna La Taverna at Fratelli on Great Victoria street will forever be the place where the plans for me to be the new Northern Man columnist in Northern Woman were hatched! That all happened at the launch event, but I’ve been back to try out this reincarnation of […]

6 1/2 things we love about lunch in Parliament Buildings

We were recently invited along to Stormont Estate to enjoy lunch in the house on the hill. Lunch or Afternoon Tea in Parliament Buildings seems to be a closely guarded secret that many don’t know about, but should. What were the 6 1/2 things we love about dining in this iconic venue: Top of our […]

6 1/2 things we love about Tony & Jen’s

It’s our first ‘6 1/2 things we love’ feature in a while. We’ve brought it back for Tony & Jen’s on the Lisburn Road. It’s the feature where we celebrate six and a half things we love about a restaurant. Oh and don’t ask where the half bit comes from.. it just is what it […]

Things we loved about Cuffs at @crumlinroadgaol

Crumlin Road Gaol continues to evolve and grow with a multitude of activities inside the beautiful Lanyon designed exterior. The latest reason to visit the Gaol is Cuffs, their recently opened Bar & Grill restaurant. I’d bet you didn’t even know there was a restaurant there, and not just the cafe, a proper bar|grill. Set […]

6 1/2 things we love about the refurbished The Northern Whig

6 1/2 things we love about the refurbished Northern Whig It’s back, our randomly titled 6 1/2 things we love foodie feature. This time we visited the newly refurbished Northern Whig and what an impression it’s left on us. Here’s the list: 1. What an amazing refurb! This is one seriously impressive looking bar/restaurant now. […]

6 1/2 things we love about the Lewis restaurant

Time for another food venue, and on this occasion we head to Crawfordsburn to the restaurant in The Old Inn. I’ll always know it as The Crawfordsburn Inn, but things have changed! Here are our 6 1/2 things we love about the Lewis restaurant, The Old Inn Crawfordsburn.     The food. Prepare to indulge! A […]

6 1/2 things we love about Alfredo’s

6 1/2 things we love about Alfredo’s Alfredo’s, the newly opened restaurant in Lisburn Square is essentially a rather glamorous reincarnation of Angelo’s, which we’ve enjoyed many times!    Our latest ‘6 1/2 things we love’ feature should tell you why we will keep going back to Alfredo’s 1. Still the same delicious food. Italian […]

6 1/2 things we love about Pizza Express

6 1/2 things we love about Pizza Express Here we are, another update on our fab foodie ‘things we love’ feature. So far we’ve covered Nando’s, Kua Aina, Fratelli  and coming soon is the restaurant at The Old Inn Crawfordsburn and the newly opened Alfredo’s in Lisburn Square. But for this feature it’s all about […]

6 1/2 things we love about Kua ‘Aina

Kua Aina opened in the city the same week as a big name takeaway place exploded onto the Belfast foodie scene, but Kua Aina is unique and much more appealing, and it’s not a takeaway! Having already established themselves in London, the owners with the Northern Irish roots have brought this Hawaiian themed delight to […]

6 1/2 things we love about Nando’s

In what looks like it’s destined to be a new feature after my ‘6 1/2 things we love about Fratelli’ last week, here’s the follow up, featuring a restaurant billed as the home of the legendary flame-grilled PERi-PERi chicken, Nando’s    Here are our 6 1/2 things we love about Nando’s: There are THREE Nando’s […]

6 1/2 things we love about Fratelli

6 1/2 things we love about Fratelli Having just celebrated its first birthday and the launch of a new menu, the time had come to check out this buzzing centre centre Italian restaurant on Great Victoria Street.    Here are our 6 1/2 things we love about it: They have awesome pizza!! Need we say […]