Festival fun requires regular pit-stops to re-fuel and Belfast offers everything from fine dining, brasseries and bistros to gastro pubs, cafes, coffee shops and some of the best fish & chips around.

1. SQ Bar & Grill, part of the Ramada Encore (located in Saint Anne's Square) are pleased to announce

Children Eat FREE offer

Children 12 & under eat free - one free children's meal per adult main course purchased during Belfast Children's Festival 8-13 March. Mention offer when placing your order.  

Children's menu - all £4.05

SQ Cheeseburger, fries & ketchup
Battered fish bites, fries, peas & ketchup
Mushroom pasta, cheesy cream
Chicken goujons, fries, beans
Grilled fillet of chicken, mashed potato, veg & gravy

SQ Bar & Grill opening hours

Open from 6.30am

Lunch served daily from 12pm-9:45pm


2. The MAC Café Bar 

Free Fruit Shoot with Children's meal purchased during Belfast Children's Festival 8-13 March. Mention offer when placing order

Children's menu served 12pm-4pm (last orders 4pm)  

Children's menu:

Burger & Chips
MAC & Cheese (V)
Sausage & Chips
Chicken Goujons & Chips
All £4.95

Half Soup & Sandwich £5.00

Ice Cream £2.00


The MAC Cafe Bar Opening Hours

Café bar is open daily from 8.30am until late. Breakfast is served from 8:30am - 12 noon, and last orders for lunch are at 4pm. The bar is open later on show nights.

While you are at The MAC, which is the official festival hub this year, check out the family room, which is a big hit with little kids (and big kids too). Situated on the ground floor, it’s open from 10am seven days a week and is completely free. A fun, vibrant space filled with carefully selected books and creative activities for little ones.

Other family friendly facilities at The MAC include:

  • Baby-changing facilities on the ground floor, complete with nappies and supplies
  • Lockers in basement for bags and buggies
  • Breastfeeding mothers always welcome


3. 2Taps, located on Cotton Court, Waring St

Children Eat Half Price Offer - Children 12 and under can eat for £4 from the Kids Menu. One half price children's meal per one adult's food order, during Belfast Children's Festival 8-13 March. Mention offer when placing your order.


Kids Menu (under 12’s) Normal price £8.00

Includes Fruice Juicy or RiverRock water

Choice of 

Beef burger served with chips

Chef’s battered scampi served with chips and peas

Chef’s chicken goujons served with chips


Ice Cream for dessert


2Taps Opening Hours:

Monday – Closed

Tues 12 – 9:00pm

Wed 12 – 9:00pm

Thurs 12 – 9:30pm

Fri 12 – 10:30pm

Sat 12 – 10:30pm 

Sun 1 – 9:00pm


4. Coppi, located in St Anne's Square

£5 Children's Menu

Smoked Chicken, Tomato, Mozzarella & Cavatelli Pasta Bake 
Crispy Portavogie Prawns & Fries
Tomato, Broccoli & Parmesan Risotto (V)
Roast Chicken Breast, Garlic Potatoes & Broccoli
Margherita Pizza & Fries (V)

& for Dessert, choose between a Coppi Hot Chocolate & Marshmallows or 1 scoop of Gelato            


Coppi Opening hours:

Mon-Thurs 12pm – 3pm and 5pm - 10pm

Fri-Sat 12pm–10pm

Sun 12pm–9pm


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