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Yardbird Belfast, Belfast,

Yardbird Belfast

4.4
4.4
352 Reviews
£25 and under
Rotisserie Chicken

Yardbird is our rotisserie chicken restaurant upstairs above The Dirty Onion. Our menu is small but our flavours are big. Ok, we do chicken, but our chicken is famous!

Our local free-to-roam chicken is marinated for 24 hours in lemon, buttermilk, and paprika. It is then dry-rubbed, cooked and blast-chilled to keep it juicy and finally roasted on the spit. Ribs and wings are also available, as are a choice of sides and homemade desserts. Hungry yet?

We prepare all our food in-house and service is fast!

This is a booking for Yardbird the restaurant, The Dirty Onion bar operates on a first come first serve basis.

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Booked 10 times today

Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Cuisines

    Rotisserie Chicken, Barbecue

  • Hours of Operation

    Mon–Thu, Sun 12:00–21:30 Fri, Sat 12:00–22:00

  • Phone number

    028 9024 3712

  • Payment Options

    AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress Code

    Casual Dress

  • Area

    Belfast

  • Parking Details

    None

  • Additional

    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Beer Garden, Full Bar, Outdoor Smoking Area, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Wine

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What 352 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.4
4.4 based on recent ratings
  • 4.3Food
  • 4.4Service
  • 4.3Ambience
  • 4.3Value

NoiseModerate

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  • Northern Ireland

    Most Booked

  • Belfast/Antrim

    Best Value

  • Belfast/Antrim

    Most Booked

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  1. ER

    EleanorR

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 5 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience4

    Simple, but good chicken! Just what we were looking for after a drink in The Dirty Onion downstairs.

  2. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Devon

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined 6 days ago

    overall4food4service4ambience3

    Generally ok. Food was simple but nice, but a large table of lads making too much noise spoilt the ambience.

  3. H

    Hparkes

    N. Ireland

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined 6 days ago

    overall3food3service3ambience5

    To be honest it was just OK. Expected a bit more for chicken and chips.

  4. BG

    BarryG

    London

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on 14 June 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    We had a great evening- a busy Tuesday!-staff and food were brilliant.

  5. DL

    DavidL

    N. Ireland

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 11 June 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Fantastic food, kept simple but tasted awesome. A real gem of a place.

  6. KI

    KateI

    London

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 11 June 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Simple food but tasty. Funky decor and friendly staff.

  7. DB

    DarrenB

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 11 June 2022

    overall4food5service5ambience5

    Food was excellent. Good service from friendly staff.

  8. MB

    MaddieB

    Norfolk

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 6 June 2022

    overall4food5service4ambience4

    My partner loves chicken so this restaurant was a no brainer! Booked a table with ease. Upon arrival we could choose where to sit. Restaurant is quite small so not many little tables left so we sat opposite open kitchen and did not regret this. We could watch food being prepared and had a bit of light to eat in, restaurant was very dark. The food was beautiful. A small menu but everything you could want on it. Chicken really juicy and sides just as tasty.

  9. D

    Desy

    London

    5 reviews

    1.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on 3 June 2022

    overall1food1service1ambience1

    Went and they said they didn’t have my booking and refused to take us very bad

  10. r

    rosenkavalier

    London

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on 31 May 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Slap up chicken dinner, served by friendly people.

  11. SR

    SarahR

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 31 May 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Excellent food, very fresh. Wonderful and friendly staff who were efficient. Great atmosphere and very popular, would definitely recommend.

  12. SS

    ShaunaS

    London

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 28 May 2022

    overall5food5service4ambience4

    Great place for casual dinner out. We always take our teenagers. The food is simple but so tasty. It’s great value. Our bill for 4 was £80.

  13. RC

    RebeccaC

    N. Ireland

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 28 May 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Lovely combo that we shared perfect for the 2 of us tons of wings and ribs were awesome

  14. CM

    CiaraM

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 27 May 2022

    overall5food5service4ambience4

    Chicken is cooked well with a delicious rub. Would suggest one whole chicken between 2-3 people. Chips are amazing and don't forget to get the gravy!

  15. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Dublin

    7 reviews

    4.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on 22 May 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience4

    Simple food done very very well. Very tasty. Had chicken, corn, fries and coleslaw. We both enjoyed it. Very good quality meat and meat cookery. Nicest chicken I’ve had in a long time. Get the gravy it is amazing. Some confusion as they told open table we didn’t arrive for dinner and as you can see we did. Hopefully it gets cleared up, didn’t effect our rating.

  16. MR

    MichaelR

    Yorkshire

    8 reviews

    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on 21 May 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Fast service of great tasting chicken with sides in a busy, vibrant setting.

  17. BJ

    BrianJ

    Berkshire

    3 reviews

    4.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on 14 May 2022

    overall4food5service5ambience3

    Very enjoyable meal , good food & service with very different surroundings.

  18. N

    Nick

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 7 May 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Fantastic food. Small menu however don’t worry about that because the food really is great.

  19. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    N. Ireland

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 23 April 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Always very happy with our Yardbird experience! The chicken and sweet potato fries are hard to beat and service is very quick!

  20. GM

    GlennM

    N. Ireland

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 21 April 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Best chicken in Belfast. Very cheap and quick service.

  21. PB

    PaulineB

    Dublin

    4 reviews

    4.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on 18 April 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience5

    Staff lovely Ribs were OK Better on previous visit

  22. CM

    CarolynM

    N. Ireland

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 18 April 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Having frequented Yard Bird numerous times with friends, it was time to introduce the family. YB have 3 new converts after our visit! The menu is simple and not overwhelming, the food is extremely tasty and the staff are wonderful...... but shhhhhh, don't tell anyone as this place is a hidden gem!

  23. AH

    AndrewH

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 17 April 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Great food, very filling, excellent service. Really enjoyed our time.

  24. MB

    MandBC

    Bath

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on 14 April 2022

    overall3food2service2ambience3

    Very basic compared to what it was… avocado salad used to be made with large romaine lettuce whereas it was small chopped up iceberg. Extremely small portions… £46 for very small quarter chicken and salad x 2 x small glasses of wine and 2x tea.

  25. RH

    RebeccaH

    N. Ireland

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 10 April 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Fantastic staff, and a top service team

  26. A

    Asdfgh

    Glasgow

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on 9 April 2022

    overall3food2service3ambience3

    Food was fine in general though the avocado salad side was pretty awful. Restaurant was quite cold. Toilets had a lot of folk from the bar downstairs.

  27. PL

    PamelaL

    Glasgow

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 9 April 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Second to me we have visited and it didn’t disappoint a second time.

  28. SD

    SoniaD

    N. Ireland

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 9 April 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    As always great food, great service and great location.

  29. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 9 April 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Staff were lovely and very accommodating. And the food was amazing! 100% will be back again

  30. F

    Fiona

    Glasgow

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 4 April 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Delicious food and a great atmosphere! Would highly recommend!

  31. AH

    AndrewH

    New England

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 3 April 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience4

    Food great service great a little dark in the dining room

  32. MM

    MartinMagill

    Hampshire

    3 reviews

    4.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on 3 April 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience3

    Everyone very attentive, good service and speedy. No manically busy but it does what it claims, simple tasty food and affordable price. Had a glass of savignon blanc which was a cut above usual pub offering, very nice

  33. E

    Emily

    N. Ireland

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 2 April 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience4

    Geouo booking was easy to make & staff amended online booking for extra guests. Good food good atmosphere, would return

  34. JO

    JosephineO

    N. Ireland

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 2 April 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Staff were lovely and service was good will definitely be back

  35. FM

    FionaM

    N. Ireland

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on 31 March 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    The chicken is so delicious, I love that the fries are skin on, always more tasty that way. The beer bird meal deal is great value for money, plenty of food for two people and includes drinks 👌

  36. LC

    LorraineC

    Victoria

    4 reviews

    3.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on 30 March 2022

    overall3food3service4ambience3

    We enjoyed our time here but the food was not quite to our liking. the chicken was verging on overcooked but was tasty. the ribs were tender but lacked flavour, the sweetcorn was overcooked and the avocado salad was fresh and would have been good but was swamped with dressing. the drinks were very good local gin and beer and the service was charming. it was very cosy on a damp night and the food was fairly inexpensive. I would recommend it for a quick inexpensive dinner but not to a foodie friend.

  37. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    London

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 28 March 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Really good value. Was busy, even for a Monday. The chicken was delicious and the gravy was delicious! Not to be missed!

  38. LC

    LouiseC

    N. Ireland

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 27 March 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    fab food and service but there was an unpleasant smell in the toilets and corrider outside which ruined the experience a little

  39. SD

    SoniaD

    N. Ireland

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 27 March 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Great service, great food, great atmosphere. Highly recommend a visit to Yardbird.

  40. AS

    AlisonS

    N. Ireland

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 26 March 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Simply menu but food was amazing, will 100% be back

Safety precautions

  • Cleaning & sanitising

    • Surfaces sanitised between seatings
    • Digital, disposable or sanitised menu provided
    • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
    • Sanitiser or wipes provided for customers
    • Contactless payment available
  • Physical distancing

    • Limited number of seated diners
    • Distancing maintained in common areas
    • Extra space between tables
  • Protective equipment

    • Waiting staff wear masks
    • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
  • Screening

    • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace

FAQs

Yardbird Belfast is rated 4.4 stars by 352 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a booking

2 people

June 2022
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Booked 10 times today
Google Map for Yardbird Belfast

3 Hill Street Belfast, BT1 2LA

Additional information

  • Area

    Belfast

  • Hours of Operation

    Mon–Thu, Sun 12:00–21:30 Fri, Sat 12:00–22:00

  • Cuisines

    Rotisserie Chicken, Barbecue

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Dress Code

    Casual Dress

  • Parking Details

    None

  • Payment Options

    AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

  • Additional

    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Beer Garden, Full Bar, Outdoor Smoking Area, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Wine

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