"The district has big pulls:the river Lagan, the fabulous park, beautiful homes, relatively quiet and most importantly of all, the ability to walk to Queens University, Botanic Gardens and the Lyric Theatre" - The Guardian, 2019.
Ravenhill House is situated in the Ormeau/Rosetta area of Belfast, a safe and vibrant neighbourhood. Ormeau Road is the hub of the local community where some of Belfast's best cafes, pubs and restuarants reside. Ravenhill House is on a main bus route to the city centre with a service every ten minutes and the journey time is 8 minutes.
Local Restuarants and Bars(All are a less than 10 minute walk from the house)
The Errigle Inn is worth a visit for good pub food, a drink with the locals in the historic, panelled Oak Lounge or to hear live music at the The Real Music club. Monday night is quiz night and on Tuesdays you can enjoy a traditional Irish music session.
Bread and Banjo is our local bakery, making delicious baked goods with gluten free and vegan options available.
Bia Rebel Ramen is a great option for casual dining and has garnered praise from food critic Jay Rayner who commended them for "An £8 bowl of ramen, deserving of poetry."
General Merchants is a modern neighbourhood cafe and bistro open every day for lunch and from Wednesday to Saturday for dinner.
Al Gelato is our local Gelateria. Their gelatos may have an Italian name but they are chock-full of local ingredients like Draynes Farm, Shortcross Gin and locally sourced fruit and plants. The majority of flavours are gluten-free and the sorbets are dairy-free. Their packaging is 100 per cent biodegradable and they are also vegan-friendly.
Shed Bistro is a great place for lunch or dinner. The whole kitchen is on show you can quite literally hear your dinner sizzling away and smell the wonderful creations that are being prepared.
Root and Branch are local speciality coffee roasters working sustainably. They have live acoustic sessions on sundays.