The popular restaurant previously known as St. George’s Market Bar & Grill, has opened its doors to the public today under the new name, George’s of the Market. The rebrand heralds a new era for the legendary restaurant which has overlooked the historic St George’s Market for the last 15 years and has hosted a stream of esteemed celebrity chefs including John Torode and Gino Di Campo.
Newly refurbished, the restaurant offers a welcoming, sophisticated space for patrons to dine, drink or simply enjoy a velvety cappuccino, while soaking up the bustling atmosphere of the unique Not forgetting its roots, George’s of the Market’s award-winning Ulster Fry is still on offer, along with a number of other high quality, classic dishes that feature ingredients straight from the market floor, which are sure to satisfy any appetite whether it be for breakfast, lunch or dinner.
The chic updated bar area means that after work crowds in the local vicinity now have a new venue where they can leave the busy working environment behind and welcome in the weekend instead. With a generous selection of delicious bar snacks and international and local beverages on offer, the relaxed atmosphere provides the perfect place to unwind with friends and colleagues.
Brian Martin, a member of the management team at George’s of the Market said:
“We are delighted to bring this new offering to Belfast which we hope will revitalise this part of the city as an exciting destination for dining and socialising.
“We believe our selection of fresh, locally sourced food is second to none and are proud to be working closely with market traders who, like us, place food quality – and its origin – above all else.”
“In addition to offering an exceptional dining experience, we are pleased to announce that we will now be offering event solutions to corporate customers who want somewhere uniquely different and memorable to host their meetings and functions.”
Executive Chef, James Bell, who has years experience of creating mouthwatering menus in a range of establishments added:
“There are very few restaurants who are in the position we are in. To be able to serve dishes to customers whilst seeing the supplier whom we purchased the ingredients from on the floor below us, is something truly special and we consider ourselves incredibly lucky.”
With convenient opening times of 10.00am-2.30pm for brunch Tuesday to Sunday and 5.00pm – 9.30pm Wednesday to Saturday for dinner, diners can enjoy a stunning meal at any time of the day.