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Novelli at City Quays - Belfast

90 Donegall Quay , Belfast Harbour, Belfast, BT1 3FE

((((* Mediterranean
  • Novelli  at City Quays - Belfast
  • Novelli  at City Quays - Belfast
  • Novelli  at City Quays - Belfast
  • Novelli  at City Quays - Belfast
Average
Main course: £16
Food spend: £30
Opening hours
Monday - Saturday: 12:00 - 22:00
Sunday: 12:30 - 22:00.

Welcomed by friendly staff, great location, and views of titanic quarter brilliant. Gorgeous food, great choice loved Jack in the box dessert. Waiting staff very helpful and informative. Well worth a visit and will certainly be back

Arlene 31 May 2019
from Belfast

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A stylish, modern brasserie in the heart of Belfast, Novelli at City Quays is a refined choice for French and Mediterranean dining. Afternoon teas are also served, and the al fresco terrace is a great choice for when the sun's shining.

The Novelli at City Quays menu offers a diverse taste of the Mediterranean, and includes a good selection of vegetarian and vegan options. There are light starters of local seared scallop with cured salmon belly and parsley root, moving on to succulent choices from the rotisserie like rosemary lamb rump, and roasted chicken. Prix fixe menus are a popular choice for quick meals, and there are dedicated children's dishes on offer as well.

Afternoon teas at Novelli at City Quays in Belfast are filled with beautifully crafted cakes, pastries and sweets, while the savoury options include tastes of the local area, such as smoked Irish salmon, and Kilkenny roast ham.

A bright, airy restaurant with floor-to-ceiling windows and modern décor, Novelli at City Quays is a 13-minute walk from Yorkgate Rail Station.

Novelli at City Quays - Belfast

90 Donegall Quay , Belfast Harbour, Belfast, BT1 3FE

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Customer reviews for Novelli at City Quays - Belfast

4.1 ((((* (based on 84 reviews)
88% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • dinner (57)
  • views (44)
  • lunch (25)
  • value (16)
  • business (15)
  • trendy (15)
  • breakfast (13)
  • afternoon tea (12)
  • romantic (12)
  • al fresco (8)
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  • child friendly (5)
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  • ((((* 12 August 2019 by Julie from belfast

    I love Novelli's- staff are well trained and attentive. The food is always outstanding- the desserts on this occasion were particularly fab. We had The tarte tatin and the 'Jack in the box'. My only complaint is the restaurant was too cold- doors were open and it was pouring with rain outside with a draft blowing in.

  • ((((( 8 August 2019 by Lorraine from Newtownards

    To celebrate our 20th wedding anniversary we decided to try out Novellis and we were definitely not disappointed. A relaxed casual atmosphere with attentive service and a mouthwatering menu greeted us as we were seated at our table. From the restaurant there was a spectacular view of the Belfast waterfront.
    We both chose the scallop starter which was generous and cooked to perfection. For mains I went for the cod while my husband plumped for the fish of the day, salmon. Both dishes were cooked perfectly and tasted delicious. I was really looking forward to dessert, as for me this is always the best part of the meal. My server recommended the signature tarte tatin with bourbon ice cream so I decided to go with that.
    As it is cooked to order I had a 20 minute wait but this was no issue and was certainly worth the wait. Crispy, chewy and the ice cream was sublime.
    We thought it was a particularly nice touch when our server brought us out a plate of handmade petite four biscuits and strawberries with Happy 20th Anniversary written on the plate with chocolate. It finished the evening off perfectly. We would highly recommended dining here and will return soon.

  • ((((( 7 August 2019 by Michael from Belfast

    Excellent meal, food and wine were both very nice and atmosphere brilliant. Will def dine here again.

  • (((** 15 June 2019 by Tim from Richmond

    The food was good. It felt like a hotel restaurant and wasn’t quite what I expected.

  • (((** 12 June 2019 by David from Belfast

    The food was excellent, the setting overlooking the river was nice, but the service was poor.

  • (((** 11 June 2019 by grant from Carrickfergus


    Dear Sir/ Madam

    Just a short note to make comment on Sunday Lunch today Sunday June 9 th

    I found the quality of service , quantity and quality of food below the standard I have received before and was rather embarrassed as I had booked this lunch for my Mother and Siblings who where visiting.

    Yes, the starters both hot and cold where excellent. All good.

    Service was slow, confused and seemed to be under poor supervision

    Portions and quality very small, maybe this was due to many people using vouchers therefore resulting in a needed reduction of protein, vegetables and potatoes.

    Desserts cold, and not as described on the limited menu..

    Staff had all been very pleasant but there seemed no direction.

    Maybe the chairs could be re covered ...looking very tired

    Yours
    Grant T A Dillon

  • ((((( 10 June 2019 by Philip from Belfast

    Spacious setting with quality wine glasses and cutlery. Food is exceptionally good with friendly and attentive staff. Each course exceeded the menu description. Will definitely be returning. This was one of the best dining experiences ever.

  • ((((( 9 June 2019 by Maria from Belfast

    A wonderful experience, great food that wasn’t rushed and a fab atmosphere

  • ((((* 3 June 2019 by Uel from Belfast

    We had a very good meal. The food and service were both excellent. Our only negative comment is in the ambience if the Restaurant. It is an open restaurant and bar setting just off the hotel lobby. To really capitalise on the quality of the menu and staff it would be better if the restaurant was completely separate and individual.

  • ((((( 31 May 2019 by Arlene from Belfast

    Welcomed by friendly staff, great location, and views of titanic quarter brilliant. Gorgeous food, great choice loved Jack in the box dessert. Waiting staff very helpful and informative. Well worth a visit and will certainly be back

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