Places to catch up for coffee in Belfast

If you are out and about in Belfast and needing a place to stop for a cup of tea, coffee, or even a sweet treat- here are some suggestions for you.

Arthur Street Cafe

Located in the city centre on Arthur street, this cafe is situated in the department store Avoca. The cafe is a perfect spot to chill out in between shopping. It offers fresh baking of scones, cakes and bread and locally sourced ingredients. It contains a bakery section, deli counter with tasty salads and sandwiches and a food market which you can visit after your meal.

The Pocket

Located in the iconic Flat Iron building, beside Victoria Square, the Pocket cafe is a perfect spot to stop for hot drinks and cake. The cafe provides house-made treats and changes their menu depending on the seasons. It has a relaxed feel, perfect for a tea break and away from the hustle and bustle of the city centre.

French Village Lisburn Road

French Village on the Lisburn Road is a popular coffee stop for those with a sweet tooth. With delicious award-winning tray bakes and cakes- we can see why it is so well liked. There are another two locations to choose from in Belfast, one in Botanic Avenue and one on Montgomery Road.

Harlem Cafe

Another one in the city centre, Harlem Cafe is located on Bedford street. This cafe has a quirky atmosphere and is beautifully decorated, a perfect place to catch up over a hot drink and treat. If you are feeling more peckish, they also offer a wonderful breakfast and brunch menu. They have wheelchair accessible toilets and entrance suitable for those with mobility issues.

The Piccola Parma Cafe

On the Woodstock Road, the Piccola Parma Cafe is a dementia friendly cafe offering breakfast and brunch. This is a perfect spot if you are East of the city and need a coffee break. This cafe has been working with members of Dementia Friendly East Belfast to welcome those living with dementia. Training has been provided to staff from the Alzheimer’s Society.