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South Belfast

Leafy avenues of chic shops and eateries and beautiful Victorian and Edwardian houses create a general ambience of laid back elegance while buzzing cultural and entertainment scenes add zest to any lifestyle.

About South Belfast


Leafy avenues of chic shops and eateries and beautiful Victorian and Edwardian houses create a general ambience of laid back elegance while buzzing cultural and entertainment scenes add zest to any lifestyle. South Belfast’s eclectic neighbourhoods range from the ‘style mile’ of the Lisburn Road through bohemian Botanic Avenue and charming Stranmillis Road to cosmopolitan Ormeau Road and the alluring grandeur of Malone Road.

With several main arterial routes leading into the city centre and beyond getting about is easy and Metro buses and trains offer reliable transport options. There’s an excellent choice of schools from pre-nursery upwards, while lovers of the outdoors can indulge in the area’s abundant acres of parkland, enjoying any number of activities from relaxing walks to challenging kayaking and top class golf.

Ideal for

Foodies, fashionistas, families and those seeking a chilled lifestyle with easy access to the bustling city centre and abundant parkland alike.

Nearby

Belfast City Centre, Lagan River, Queen’s University, Belfast’s finest parks, Stramillis Teaching College, Leading Schools and City Hospital.

The Market

Mostly period homes on secluded treelined streets, Parks and Avenues.

Popular Places

Lisburn Road’s stylish shops, Sir Thomas & Lady Dixon Park, Ulster Museum, and The Lyric Theatre’s acclaimed drama.

Experience South Belfast

Eat & Drink

Barking Dog

Cutting edge food served in cosy bare brick/wooden floored ambience by welcoming staff make this one of Malone Road’s top destinations.

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Shu

Brian McCann’s award-winning cooking draws foodies from all over the city to this longstanding favourite, named for the Egyptian god of atmosphere.

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Cutter’s Wharf

Enjoy South Belfast at its best – chilling out with good food and drink in this idyllically situated riverside bar/restaurant.

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The Albany

The Albany is based on the elegant sophistication of Old School America. An atmospheric environment within a stunning new venue, you can relax spacious surroundings, enjoying some iconic drinks paired with some wonderful dishes.

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Shops

Bedeck

This Lisburn Road style emporium is regularly packed with new homeowners, looking for the latest in baths, beds and designer homeware.

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Malcolm's Jewellers

A well known, established jewellers with a stunning collection of jewellery and luxury brands.

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Maven

Owned by sisters, Catherine and Patricia McGinnis, Maven offers a bespoke interior design service as well as a shop, stocking local and Scandinavian Brands.

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Arcadia

Grand dame of the famous delis of the Lisburn Road, Arcadia has been run by the Brown family since the 30s and is still winning UK-wide awards.

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Parks & Recreation

Sir Thomas and Lady Dixon Park

Join visitors from around the world crowding to see their spectacular roses each summer, explore its Japanese gardens and lose yourself in over 128 acres of woodland, gardens and meadows.

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Lagan and Lough Cycle Way

Every weekend and throughout summer, cyclists snake along the Lagan by South Belfast’s beautiful parkland, pedalling between Lisburn and Jordanstown on this fabulous 21-mile cycling path.

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Barnett Demesne

You can set the pulses racing at one of Ireland’s finest mountain bike trails or take to the water at adjacent Shaw’s Bridge for kayaking and canoeing, followed by afternoon tea in Georgian Malone House.

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Malone Golf Club

Built around a beautiful trout lake, this challenging championship course has some of the best views in the city.

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