44 Hill Street

4.2
330 Reviews
£26 to £40
Mediterranean
A vibrant celebration of modern food and drink, influenced by the flavours of the Med, using local products from local, independent producers.

We offer seasonal menus for you to share with friends and family, from a causal lunch to sharing plates to a full dining experience – you can enjoy it all with wine, beer, cocktails or bubbles!

The history of this building has ranged from a bonded warehouse to a butter merchants and now we bring you Forty-Four. The history of this vibrant restaurant is evident in the industrialised interior, from the exposed brick work to the metal beams dating back to the last century.
What 330 people are saying
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4.2based on recent ratings
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4.3
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86% of people would recommend it to a friend
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ZitaF
1 review
Dined on December 22, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had a lovely relaxing evening for Christmas dinner with my daughter, I enjoyed the food, service and ambiance of the restaurant , the only criticism I have , and it’s constructive is.... the Restarant looks empty because it is filled from the back to the front and possibly the other way round may encourage more customers bookings !

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MegD
N. Ireland
1 review
Dined on December 21, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service. Great food. Great restaurant. We will be back

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SeanM
N. Ireland
1 review
Dined on December 19, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great evening at 44 Hill Street. Service was quick but we did not feel rushed in the slightest. Staff had great knoweledge of the menu and were very helpful. Food was very nice and the atmosphere was perfect

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SeaneenM
N. Ireland
1 review
Dined on December 19, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Safe and very welcoming atmosphere. Excellent menu and service

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Sandra0
1 review
Dined on December 18, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This restaurant was recommended to us. Lovely restaurant with fabulous food and staff!!

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CatrinaA
N. Ireland
3 reviews
Dined on December 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great value tasty tapas in a chilled out friendly space

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StephenH
N. Ireland
1 review
Dined on December 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent welcome, service, value and above all, food.
All conducted in a COVID compliant setting. Delighted to be able to get back out again and savour the ambience and hospitality and delighted to be able to support our local restauranteurs.

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Niamh
1 review
Dined on December 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great food, staff are lovely- favourite place to eat in Belfast :)

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TonyC
N. Ireland
1 review
Dined on December 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Excellent food and service a bit pricey but ok will return soon

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NicoleH
N. Ireland
1 review
Dined on December 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was great, definitely be back for another visit!

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ChloeG
1 review
Dined on December 12, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

The food was delicious and the staff were really lovely. Anything ordered or needed was brought to us very quickly, with a smile. Thank you again for a lovely night

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RachelC
N. Ireland
1 review
Dined on December 12, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

The food was lovely and the service was so fast. The cocktails were also delicious. Really nice ambiance, very festive!

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susie
London
1 review
Dined on December 12, 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience5

Lovely food and atmosphere although a bit overpriced for what we got especially the small glass of wine

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Jay92
N. Ireland
1 review
Dined on October 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Beautiful food, lovely wine, and good service! Be back as soon as this lockdown is lifted!

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DenisT
Oxford
2 reviews
Dined on October 15, 2020
Overall3food3service4ambience4

Service was great as was some of the food.
The letdown was the taste of the fries and the halloumi - barely distinguishable from each other. I suspect the cooking oil wasn't fresh.
The bread for the bruschetta was twice as thick as it needed to be and too soft, which took away from the flavour of the topping.
Our wine choice was very tasty.

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RobertaC
Edinburgh
3 reviews
Dined on October 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was our 2nd visit in the last couple of months and again it did not disapoint. The creme brulee was especially good.

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AmyMcC
N. Ireland
1 review
Dined on October 10, 2020
Overall5food4service4ambience4

Food was amazing and the service was great. First time customer but will definetly be back. Great atmosphere inside too.

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Curtis
1 review
Dined on October 10, 2020
Overall1food1service4ambience1

Unfortunately all of our main courses were awful. They were all over £20 so I’m glad they didn’t charge us for them! We were the only people in the restaurant so there wasn’t much of an atmosphere.

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PaulaF
London
1 review
Dined on October 10, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience3

quiet for a Sat afternoon but not a surprise during Covid times. The service was great and food also. The background music was great, overall a lovely afternoon and would happily return

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Rachel
1 review
Dined on October 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had the roast dinner and it was absolutely 10/10 beautiful. It is now a Thursday and I am still thinking about that roast from Sunday. The sauce was everything! Staff were so lovely and polite. I will be back!

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LisaC
Tampa
1 review
Dined on October 3, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Really great atmosphere and beautiful setting and decor. The salt and chilli scampi was delicious and well presented but portion was very small. Mains selection was limited, probably due to Covid restrictions but we all had pizza and it was beautiful. The staff were so lovely and social restrictions were well in place and adhered to. We will definitely be back

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OwensL
N. Ireland
1 review
Dined on October 3, 2020
Overall2food2service3ambience3

Tapas and bread starters good.
Mains poor.
Lamb dish very poor value.although flavour good portion of meat ebbesml.
Potato fondant hard and no seasoning.
Monkfish cooked ok but swimming in sauce.very disappointing.
Wont rush back!

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UrsulaM
N. Ireland
1 review
Dined on October 3, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Booked at very short notice on Friday evening. We arrived a bit early and were allowed to go ahead and proceed to our table without having to wait. The meal was delicious small plates to start and then the lamb. Service was really friendly and helpful. Lovely surprise with the bill too in comparison to another city centre restaurant where we ate a few weeks before. We will definitely be back! 5 stars !

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OpenTable Diner
N. Ireland
2 reviews
Dined on October 3, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

From the minute we arrived it was a pleasant, the waitress was so lovely and made the worry of the pandemic a distant memory for the hour and a bit we were there! The wine was delightful and food was fantastic! We will definitely go back soon!

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TrevorS
N. Ireland
2 reviews
Dined on October 1, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Very good experience overall, great food, lovely wine, very French in every way. Thoroughly enjoyable afternoon

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Pedu
N. Ireland
1 review
Dined on September 30, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Very good food at a very reasonable price. Restaurant was very quiet but was a Wednesday evening.

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RonanS
1 review
Dined on September 27, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience3

Best Sunday Roast We ever had, nice setting great area.

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SophieL
London
3 reviews
Dined on September 26, 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience5

Great meal and fantastic service.

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EmmaM
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on September 26, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Lovely starters and tapas, friendly and helpfully staff and good value for money

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HarryL
N. Ireland
1 review
Dined on September 26, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Felt safe from the outset. Plenty to choose from including some good sharing plates. Enjoyed our meal

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StephanieM
London
2 reviews
Dined on September 26, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was delicious, we had the tapas and there was a good selection. Our waitress was attentive without being overbearing, she was able to recognise when we needed help. It was a really good atmosphere whilst also making you feel comfortable, with all the precautions they had in place working seamless and not getting in the way of having a good meal.

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CharmaineB
N. Ireland
2 reviews
Dined on September 26, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

As always fab food and service. Would highly recommend this restaurant.

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NIvisit
1 review
Dined on September 19, 2020
Overall3food3service2ambience3

The atmosphere was good and the staff were very friendly, but the service was quite poor. We had to wait a very long time for all the drinks we ordered (we had to promote the waitress / waiter twice for each order).

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LorraineV
Tampa
2 reviews
Dined on September 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had a lovely lunch and a few gins.Staff very friendly and efficient. Duck breast and lamb cooked as requested.Unfortunately due to Covid the restaurant was very quiet.That did not affect our very enjoyable experience.It just reminded us we all need to get out more and support these really good restaurants

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IsaacL
1 review
Dined on September 6, 2020
Overall2food1service2ambience2

I had a roast dinner and I had 1 carrot on my plate, portions were very small, disappointing

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MarieB
N. Ireland
1 review
Dined on September 6, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent meal! Will definitely be back!
Thanks for everything!

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DanielleB
N. Ireland
1 review
Dined on September 6, 2020
Overall4food4service2ambience3

Service wasn't great but food and drinks were good. Staff were slow to take order although we were only 1 of 2 tables. Seemed no arsed, but despite poor service food was tasty and cocktails are worth the wait

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DanM
Dublin
1 review
Dined on September 5, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience5

Very welcoming, good food and great service. No complaints

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JulieH
1 review
Dined on September 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food and great service. Will definitely be back.

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OpenTable Diner
N. Ireland
1 review
Dined on August 31, 2020
Overall3food3service5ambience4

Great night and great staff. We were served by Colleen, she was great and made the night. Would be back again

FAQs

44 Hill Street is rated 4.2 stars by 330 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.