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Strand Cinema Belfast

Strand Cinema Belfast

eating and drinking

In Venue

As a charity, Strand Arts Centre relies heavily on its shop income. Please do not bring food or drink purchased elsewhere onto the premises.

  • We sell a wide range of confectionery to enjoy during events including popcorn, hot nuts, nachos, ice creams and bags of sweets from award-winning local suppliers including Food Stories and Aunt Sandra’s Candy Factory. We sell Nespresso coffee and Punjana tea, soft drinks and bottled water.
  • Vegan options [no animal products]. The full list is displayed at our box office counter but includes:
  • Salted Popcorn
  • Sweet Popcorn
  • Starbursts
  • Raspberry ruffles
  • Skittles
  • Pringles: Original & BBQ
  • Hunky Dorys crisps: Salt & Vinegar, and Cheese & Onion
  • Ice lollies: Pear Picking Porky & Polly Pineapple 

East Belfast

2 minute walk…

Belmont Road, just a minute’s walk from us, has a wealth of excellent places for eating and drinking before or after your visit to Strand Arts Centre, including Bennett’s, Baker Street, Oliver’s and Slim’s Healthy Kitchen.

10 minute walk or short car journey…

Newtownards Road / Ballyhackamore (quickest route to Strand via North Road).

Movie Meal Deal – 2 courses plus cinema tickets for only £23

Great selection of food throughout the day including breakfasts/brunches and kids meals until 3pm – perfect if you’re coming to a matinee at the Strand! Phone (028) 9067 1474.

Cosy cafe serving freshly baked bread, award winning scones, healthy homemade lunches, all of our own cakes & traybakes and not forgetting great coffee! Phone (028) 9065 6384.

No. 36 Belmont Road. Lighter bites until 4pm (Sunday 3.30pm) including toasted wraps, sourdough toasties, vegan options and great coffee. Phone (028) 9065 7476.

Open 9am until late, there is plenty of choice at this popular restaurant whether you are coming to us during the day or in the evenings – from soups and salads to seafood, steaks and burgers, plus vegan and vegetarian options. Phone (028) 9065 6755.

Healthy and tasty menu including sweet potato fritters and bacon wraps. Kids’ menu available. Phone (028) 9508 8011.

Informal community brasserie with burgers, fish and steak dishes, plus blackboard specials. Sunday carvery featuring roasted meats and vegetarian roasts. Phone (028) 9065 0079.

Oliver’s Restaurant is a neighbourhood restaurant situated in the heart of Ballyhackamore. Their casual dining menus use ingredients that are fresh, in season and locally sourced from our suppliers.

Open until 3.45pm (3.30pm on Sundays) so perfect if you want to grab a coffee with a club sandwich, salad or tasty French toast before coming to a matinee. Phone (028) 9047 1405.

Before or after the movie, scoop up some ice cream or a guilty pleasure such as Banoffee Pie, Hot Fudge Sundae or Knickerbocker Glory! Open to 9pm Sunday to Thursday, and 10pm Friday & Saturday.

European cuisine with modern, global twists, plus cocktails, in a comfortable, glass-fronted space. Phone (028) 9065 3090.

Bistro Este. A family run business serving locally sourced, freshly prepared food including lamb shoulder, fillet of hake and sirloin steak plus kids menu. Fully licensed with an extensive wine and cocktail list plus local craft beers. Phone (028) 9065 6976.

Specially sourced ingredients + traditional Wood Stone oven + sprinkling Little Wing magic = Pizza Heaven! Skinny and Gluten Free options. Phone (028) 9065 1555.

A sociable pizzeria, serving lovingly handcrafted, delicious Italian pizza and more. Phone (028) 9065 7772.

Green’s Pizza has become an institution over the years, attracting diners from all over Belfast to Ballyhackamore Village and the Lisburn Road. Main menu, kids menu and puddings! Phone (028) 9066 6033.

Il Pirata. Neighbourhood restaurant serving tasty, authentic Italian food. Homemade pasta and pizzette, great wines and bangin’ cocktails. Phone (028) 9067 3421.