Restaurant Review

Restaurant Review: Dumpling Library in Belfast offers an education in delicious, casual dining

There were a few disappointing things at this spot on St Anne’s Square but the superb dumplings wasn’t one of them

The Dumpling Library: the menu is sizeable, with soups, dumplings, buns, bao buns, small dishes, noodles and a gluten-free section

A wave of dumpling spots opened around the country before the pandemic and we’ve now entered the post-modern era of dumplings in Dublin. I was curious to see whether it was the same up North, which is how I found myself outside Dumpling Library at St Anne’s Square in Belfast. Complete with cool outdoor pods and a neon sign displaying plump dumplings in a steamer above the door, you’d be hard pressed to miss the ...