The oldest family-run Chinese restaurant in Northern Ireland, The Welcome Chinese Restaurant Belfast has been serving up Chinese cuisine to the people of Belfast since 1982, picking up a collection of awards along the way. Located on Stranmillis Road, The Welcome Chinese Restaurant’s elegant and inviting setting makes it the perfect place for celebrating a special occasion with your loved ones. From Hong Kong-style roast pork belly to lemon chicken to chow mein and spicy Szechuan specialities, there’s something to suit all tastes on the menu, with plenty of options for vegetarians too. To guarantee a table at this renowned Chinese restaurant, making a reservation in advance is recommended.
The Welcome Belfast is without a doubt the most iconic Chinese restaurant in Stranmillis. Family-owned and operated since 1982, this award-winning restaurant is inspired by Hong Kong’s Cantonese cooking and culture and boasts a menu that showcases the best of this enticing cuisine. The dishes are created with balanced flavours of sweet, salty, sour and umami – and the results will blow your taste buds out of the water. Then menu at The Welcome is packed with all the classics you’d expect, alongside some signature dishes that have made this Stranmillis Road restaurant the foodie favourite it is today.
So, as for The Welcome Belfast’s menu... Kick things off with starters to share such as Wind Dust breaded chicken topped with dry garlic and chilli; duck spring rolls served with duck sauce; salted chilli cod and fresh scallops steamed in a garlic and black bean sauce. Then, get around to the main selection with Cantonese favourites like Hong Kong roast char siu, king prawn chow mein cooked with bean sprouts, peppers, onions and noodles or kung pao beef topped with cashew nuts. The Welcome in Belfast’s Stranmillis has truly perfected Chinese dining, so book a table and find out just what the fuss is all about!
Excellent service and the food is freshly cooked to order which incurs a little more waiting time. Only down side is when sizzling chili hits the air,,,coughing fits all round.
Always friendly welcome. There were five of us ,all excellent meals. Quickly and politely served. Good atmosphere ,nothing too much trouble. Will be returning in near future.
A really fantastic meal - as always. In my view the Welcome has to be the best Chinese restaurant in Belfast if not Northern Ireland!!