Covid -19 - Update from Simon Brien Residential

Dear Valued Simon Brien Residential Clients and Customers,

We are open for business however in respect of the latest Government guidelines and regulations, it is our first priority that we must keep our staff and clients safe. Accordingly, our office doors will be closed and if you wish to visit our office in person, you will need to make an appointment, by phone or email in advance. Find out more

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East Belfast

Van Morrison sang about it, Georgie Best kicked a ball around its streets, CS Lewis created Narnia here – East Belfast is as impressive as its three most famous sons.

About East Belfast

Van Morrison sang about it, Georgie Best kicked a ball around its streets, CS Lewis created Narnia here – East Belfast is as impressive as its three most famous sons, streets of Victorian terraces, grand sweeping avenues, leafy suburbs and some of Belfast’s most atmospheric villages making this a most diverse in the city.

Main routes like the Newtownards and Castlereagh Roads lead quickly from city centre to the County Down countryside. A good range of schools and some of Belfast’s most iconic attractions also add to the appeal.

Ideal for

Young professionals and families wanting to be near both country and city centre. Those looking for a wide choice of home, neighbourhood and lifestyle.


Belfast City Centre, Belfast Lough, Stormont, Titanic Quarter, The Ulster Hospital, and The George Best City Airport

The Market

From grand mansions to first time buyer homes.

Popular Places

The bars and enticing eateries of Upper Newtownards Road, village-like ambiences of Ballyhackamore and Belmont Villages.

Experience East Belfast

Eat & Drink

Bennetts on Belmont

Mixed. From grand mansions to budget starter homes on atmospheric terraced streets.

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Neils Hill

In the heart of Ballyhackamore, Neill’s Hill has a superb weekend brunch menu and delicious steaks cooked to your liking, a great place to catch up with friends.

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Little Wing

Inspired by the Naples style of Pizza, Napoletana, Little Wing offers a range of delicious pizzas from a 24 inch to a slice and a salad.

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Il Pirata

Named for a favourite cyclist, this is yet another gastronomic triumph for Sam (‘Barking Dog’) Spain, with great rustic Italian food served in this cutting edge bistro.

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Hillmount Nursery

You’ll find everything from all kinds of outdoor plants to the best of garden furniture in this gem of a garden centre in the Castlereagh Hills.

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One of several stylish boutiques on Bloomfield Avenue, Siren sources the latest in fashion from around Europe, as well as offering a good range of jewellery and accessories and regular fashion shows.

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S.D. Bell and Co

The aroma of freshly roasted coffee lures customers into this famous family run firm. The city’s best choice of teas and the delicious traditional Ulster fare of the Leaf and Berry café (don’t miss their Sunday “Java Jive” Jazz Brunch) encourages them stay.

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Doris and Jeannie

Stunningly recycled furniture and home accessories, not to mention a diverse programme of workshops, make Leeoran Craig’s quirky Belmont Road shop a real boon to new homeowners.

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Parks & Recreation

Orangefield Park

A pleasant neighbourhood park with extensive playing fields, bowling green, tennis courts and cycling track. Never closes!

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Victoria Park

In the shadows of Harland and Wolff’s great cranes, this loughside park makes a lovely retreat from the urban bustle. Walking trails, cycling tracks, a lake and outdoor pool add to the attraction.

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Titanic Wake

Just beneath the world’s largest Titanic attraction, the awesome TitanicBelfast, you can try your hand at cable wakeboarding, a scintillating water sport with a difference, as well as waterskiing. All equipment and coaching provided.

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Stormont Park

Have a great day out at Stormont Park with woodland walks, sports competitions and family fun days.

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