Review on Edo
Edo which takes it name from 'I eat' in Latin is a welcome addition to Belfast's culinary scene, located on bustling Upper Queen Street, it's the first solo restaurant from chef Jonny Elliott. During his career he earned his cheffing spurs in the kitchens of acclaimed chefs such as Gordon Ramsay, Gary Rhodes and Michael Deane, as well as Michelin-starred Restaurant Vermeer in Amsterdam.
The restaurant has a floor to ceiling glass frontage, while inside it has a sleek modern décor decked out in a palette of navy blue and gold. Tan banquettes line the wall and are set against dark wood tables with plush contemporary blue bucket chairs, while the open kitchen and bar runs along the length of the opposite side.
The kitchen looks to Europe for inspiration with much of the cooking done on their Bertha wood-fired oven using peat, pear and apple wood to impart unique smokey and barbecue flavours. Diners can either choose to go the tapas route which is perfect for sharing or go the traditional two or three courses format. Amongst the seafood there's sardines on toast or maybe prawn, chorizo, lemon and garlic linguini, or meat fans will enjoy chicken wings and saffron alioli or barbecue ribs served with sweet potato and roasted corn. To close the show there's polenta cake, oranges and thyme or buttermilk panna cotta.
The wine list offers a creditable selection of styles and varietals and there's also snazzy cocktails.
Edo is also featured in: Michelin GuideRate this Restaurant
Modern European / Tapas
Restaurant Opening Times
Lunch: 12.00 - 3.00pm Tue-Sat
Dinner: 5.00 - 9.30pm Tue-Sat
Accepted credit cards
Visa, Master Card, American Express