30th December 2020

The NI executive have agreed that non-essential stores will cease trade for a 6 week lockdown, following the close of business on Christmas Eve. However, many businesses are serving customers who require use of essential retailers and some hospitality businesses are offering take-away and delivery services. 

Essential Retailers / Hospitality offering take-away across the City Centre by street:

Ann Street

  • Caffe Nero
  • Holland and Barrett
  • Superdrug
  • Poundland
  • Shuropody

Bridge Street

  • Jackson Greens
    They offer home delivery, click & collect in-store or the drive through option, where the order is placed directly in your boot, with no social contact. jacksongreens.co.uk/
  • Orrs Butcher
  • Bridge News

Callender Street

  • Subway
  • Tribal Burger

Castle Lane

  • Greggs
  • O2

Castle Place

  • McDonalds
  • Costa

Castle Street

  • Connors Opticians
  • Mace
  • Gordons
  • Maggie Mays
  • Premier Meats
  • Poundstretcher
  • Castle Street Discount Store
  • C.Mallon Butchers
  • Eileens Day Today

Chichester Street

  • Centra
  • Todays Express
  • Caffe Nero

Church Lane

  • Andersons Opticians
  • Miss Morans
  • Downtools (Loaded Street Food) Take-away Wednesday – Sunday 5pm – 10.30pm.

College Street

  • Savers
  • Sawers, Tuesday – Saturday 10am – 5pm.


  • Gordons
  • Shake -Opening Hours are Monday to Friday – 11am to 3pm for walk-ins. You can also buy online.

Donegall Place

  • Boots
  • M and S
  • Optical Express
  • Yangtze Noodle
  • KFC
  • Burger King

Donegall Square West

  • Centra
  • Greggs
  • Caffe Nero

Donegall Square East

  • Centra

Fountain Street

  • Caffe Nero
  • Trailfinders

High Street

  • Mace
  • Chemist Connect
  • Lidl

Howard Street

  • Medicare
  • Richard Owens Opticians
  • Post Office

Lombard Street

  • Caffe Nero

Pottingers Entry

  • The Morning Star – Online & Click and Collect (Big Sexy Burgers) or call 028 90235986.
  • Pottingers Deli

Queens Arcade

  • Jonathan Keys Opticians is still open. To make an appointment call 02890 326563 or book online at www.jonathankeys.com

Rosemary Street

  • B and M

Royal Avenue

  • Tesco Metro
  • Tesco Express
  • Greggs
  • Caffe Nero
  • Obento
  • Spar

Queen Street

  • City Heel Bar
  • Spin City dry cleaners
  • Mint dry cleaners

Wellington Place

  • Centra
  • Starbucks
  • Tim Horton
  • Juice Jar
Victoria Square

Some stores and restaurants are will continue to offer selected services. Specsavers & Q-park remain open as usual.


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Frankie & Benny’s
Contact: 02890 727820
Details: Pre-order for collection from the restaurant by calling 02890 727820 or through Deliveroo, JustEat & Uber Eats or Click here to order.

Ground Expresso
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Contact:02890 236098
Details: Pre-order for collection from the restaurant by calling 02890 236098 or order through Deliveroo or Uber Eats.

Yo! Sushi
Contact: 028 9009 9700
Details: Order through Deliveroo or Uber Eats. Click & Collect available Order now

Contact: 028 3898 5012
Details: Order through Uber Eats, Just Eat or Deliveroo

Essential retailers open for business are listed below for your convenience. Please note some retailers may need to vary their hours under the current circumstances – please check with individual stores if required.

Essential retailers open for business are:

  • Superdrug
  • Boots
  • Semichem
  • Poundland
  • Halifax
  • Holland & Barrett
  • Vision Express
  • Timpson

Food & Beverage retailers offering takeaway services:

  • Costa
  • Yangtze
  • Mitsuru
  • Cheesy Mix
  • Burger King