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The Barking Dog Restaurant Belfast

33-35 Malone Road, Belfast BT9 6RU, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9066 1885
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“tapas” (177 reviews)
“burger” (228 reviews)
“beef shin” (40 reviews)
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Irish, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
33-35 Malone Road, Belfast BT9 6RU, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Booked on a Sunday lunchtime at 1.30pm. Restaurant was approx one quarter full. We had booked a table for 5 but were shown to a table for 4 (2 small tables of 2 pushed together). When politely asking if we could have an extra table...More

Thank Waterbaby17
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Had high expectations based on the many reviews I read but the food was really just mediocre Went for a mid week lunch at 1:00 PM - very few tables occupied which meant no ambiance at all. Kinda disappointed given the £20 round trip cab...More

Thank VancouverZengirl
Reviewed 1 week ago

My sister and I (in the photo provided) decided to visit the Barking Dog one Sunday evening when she was visiting me at uni. We decided to go here as we had heard great reports from friends and family about the menu and the food....More

Thank Sophie C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went for an evening meal. Very good service. Excellent food. I had the burger and my wife had the barbecue chicken with potato fritters (which were excellent).

Thank Lloyd H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were lucky to get a cancellation booking on Sunday evening, and would recommend The Barking Dog for intimate, candlelight dining. There was a nice mix of diners, and a pleasant atmosphere .As you would expect, food is above average and service is discreet yet...More

Thank noel k
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

High end food with amazing service. Great atmosphere in a good location. Close to the university. Extremely happy

Thank Michele K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Family of four turned up for a birthday meal. We were not disappointed. Great selection of tapas type starters to whet our appetite. Main courses were wonderful seafood linguini, vegetable gnocchi and (requested )well cooked lamb. Tastefully presented and all piping hot. Just a little...More

1  Thank Ian C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went for Sunday lunch to the Barking Dog. Hubby ordered a roast beef dinner and I ordered the shin burger and chips. It was delicious! The restaurant is cosy and welcoming and the staff were so nice. Great lunch!

Thank Clare M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We passed this restaurant in our wandering around Belfast. It was also recommended by our hotel. We wandered in at 7:30 on Wednesday night and were seated without a reservation. We had several tapas, the fish pie and a small portion of pasta. The meal...More

1  Thank happytraveler1528
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It’s a small restaurant so when I called for reservations the manager, Tavi, said their policy was for 5 pm only for parties of 4+. But he quickly said okay to 6:30. From the moment we arrived we were treated like family. Our waitress, Martina,...More

Thank Sue H
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7 July 2018|
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Response from tracyblair | Reviewed this property |
Most restaurants in all of Ireland and are awRe of Gluten Free Nd are more than happy to accomodTe. We found most had markings on the menu
31 December 2017|
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Response from calapuno1981 | Reviewed this property |
Have a look at the menu and the prices 🤔 is this question for real 🙄
sheila m
20 August 2017|
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Response from dodger107 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry have only just seen this question.. Yes, for the minuscule portions that you get!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$29
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 16:00
17:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33-35 Malone Road, Belfast BT9 6RU, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  Belfast
  • Phone Number: +44 28 9066 1885
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