News / 3rd August 2020

5 Best Places for Dinner in LQ

While dining out still looks a little different, most of Linen Quarter’s restaurants have reopened again and are accepting reservations to those who wish to eat out. From signature specials to the best of vegan dishes, curries and delicious desserts – there’s so much to choose from in LQ you’ll no doubt be back for future sittings.

Below we have rounded-up some of our favourite restaurants in LQ which are open to welcome you: 

James Street 

One of the most talked about restaurants in the Linen Quarter, James Street is a firm favourite for those wanting delicious, quality food served up in a very laid-back but high-end dining atmosphere. The upmarket venue’s menu is designed around seasonal and local produce cooked using classic French techniques. From classic dishes like their renowned crab and chilli linguine, to classic bistro favourites like their best stakes and cuts from the grill, you will be sure to find something on the menu to satisfy your taste buds.


Located just behind Belfast City Hall, Coco offers a bar and restaurant with modern bistro-style dishes. The bold interior, mix of furniture and quirky artwork, make Coco’s sexy-chic warm and inviting to those who want a a great atmosphere to accompany delicious food. Offering good quality dishes, signature specials and yummy cocktails, the sense of finesse will be sure to leave you with a lasting experience -you’ll want to book again!

Nu Dehli

Situated at the top of Great Victoria Street, Nu Dehli is a high-end Indian restaurant, offering creative, rich and fragrant dishes, giving diners a little taste of the best of Indian cuisine. From classic curries, to grill dishes, tapas to cocktails, Nu Dehli offers a sizeable menu all set within a very modern, spot-lit space – we know we will be heading back for more cocktails on the terrace!

Acton & Sons

Situated in the heart of the Linen Quarter in Blackstaff Square, Actons restaurant offers a fantastic menu that will appeal to all. The modern and vibrant restaurant produces flavoursome dishes designed to suit those who are gluten intolerant, vegetarian or vegan, along with traditional offerings for those who want classic specials. From their gluten- free grilled goats cheese and beetroot salad to start, to their signature Actons cheeseburger, you will be sure to find something on the menu that will leave you full!

Hope Street 

Hope Street is rather a hidden gem nestled on Hope Street within the Linen Quarter, offering fresh, high-quality food in a newly renovated and expanded ‘bring your own’ restaurant. From their delicious confit pork belly main to classic cod bites and chips for the kids, this is the perfect place to catch up with friends and family, or to celebrate a very special occasion – the staff will be sure to make a fuss!