Pocket sized Coffee

So a speedy dander one lunchtime brought me to the aptly named pocket which sits right across the road from the impressive Queen's University Lanyon Building (sadly half covered in scaffold at the minute). They've managed to squeeze a coffee house into what is really a living room, on the ground floor with a couple … Continue reading Pocket sized Coffee

Roasted and Toasted

So here's a shiny new wee gem of a place you'll have to visit. Roasted and Toasted (great name) opened back in April on Botanic Avenue, a place absolutely crammed with coffee and therefore competition. Does this place hold it's own in the mix? Absolutely! Follow @thebowtieblog R&T serves fantastic locally roasted coffee alongside a … Continue reading Roasted and Toasted

Coffee by Quarters

Belfast has very recently settled itself into the very trendy position of being divided into “Quarters”. There do however seem to be 5 Quarters to speak of (i’ll just pause while you try and get you head round that one)... So there’s the Titanic, Cathedral, Linen, Gaeltacht and Queens (or University) Quarters plus the City … Continue reading Coffee by Quarters

Ohh Social

A Great Way to be Social

So there's been plenty of talk about the Ohh Social app recently from myself, other bloggers and plenty of people in general. If you haven't heard of it or haven't got a chance to look at what it’s about, read on, and also check out the fantastic offer that Ohh Social have given me for … Continue reading A Great Way to be Social

YAHI’s New Breakfast Menu

So the folks at YAHI invited me along to try their new breakfast menu which launched last week. No need to ask me twice! This is one of my favourite cafes in Belfast. YAHI’s coffee is great and their food is fresh and different. They’ve recently upped their game with starting to stock a new … Continue reading YAHI’s New Breakfast Menu

Glass House Coffee and Flapjack

Glasshouse Coffee Lisburn

Now i always get a little nervous when I write about a place in Lisburn. I've read more than few snippets of criticism of the City since starting this blog. Lisburn Square has been the target for some of this criticism, and it has to be said, the Square can lack a little atmosphere at times, and it has … Continue reading Glasshouse Coffee Lisburn

Glass House Coffee and Flapjack

Glasshouse Coffee

Now i always get a little nervous when I write about a place in Lisburn. I've read more than few snippets of criticism of the City since starting this blog. Lisburn Square has been the target for some of this criticism, and it has to be said, the Square can lack a little atmosphere at times, and it has … Continue reading Glasshouse Coffee

French Village Lisburn Road

French Village Patisserie & Brasserie

So this is my first post of 2017 and my 100th in total. A long overdue first visit to the latest addition by the French Village folks. The Patisserie & Brasserie which opened its doors for the first time on the Lisburn Road 6 months ago. BT9 is positively teeming with places to eat these … Continue reading French Village Patisserie & Brasserie

YAHI Christmas Sandwich Launch

Christmas is Coming! It's mid November, the Belfast Tree Lights switch on is looming along with the opening of the Continental Market at City Hall. The temperatures have plummeted to slightly below baltic and 'I'm a Celeb' is back on the telly. It's the perfect time to start getting excited about Christmas! Yesterday I was invited … Continue reading YAHI Christmas Sandwich Launch

Kaffe O | Botanic

Kaffe O | Botanic | Belfast Belfast is home to two Kaffe O's. The original located in the ever expanding food hub that is the Ormeau Road and its little Brother, which opened at the start of the year, right in the middle of the plethora of eateries along Botanic Avenue. Every time I've passed … Continue reading Kaffe O | Botanic

Bullitt Hotel Belfast Coffee Kees Van Der Westen

Bullitt Hotel Belfast | Coolest Coffee in Town

Bullitt Hotel, Church Lane, Belfast Bullitt Hotel is Belfast's newest hotel. A 4 star haven for anyone wishing to visit this great city. It's been portrayed as the hippest hotel around, flooding social media with sneak peaks and hype long before it's opening earlier this month. Bullitt Hotel's Courtyard Bar I hadn't planned a visit quite … Continue reading Bullitt Hotel Belfast | Coolest Coffee in Town