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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” (167 reviews)
“beef shin” (40 reviews)
“burger” (223 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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We had a really delightful meal at the Barking Dog. We were staying nearby and were very glad we booked on Sunday night as they were very busy. However, the service was great and the food and wine delicious. We shared tapas as a starter...More

Thank MaryRedshoes
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

You can easily spend 80-100 GBP for 2 people but it was worth every penny. Excellent food, excellent service. We loved it :) Definitely recommend to everyone.

Thank Zsolt K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Jon Snow from Game of Thrones was here when we were having a group Christmas dinner! It was brilliant! Also, the atmosphere and food was great. The price is fair, and the staff are friendly.

Thank Kimmy K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to the Barking Dog on Saturday for dinner, food and service where both 5star. We had Tapas to begin and then the Shin Burger and Chicken Supreme. Both Amazing!! Totally Recommended!

Thank Kerrie W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really enjoyed our meal at The Barking Dog. The restaurant itself is elegant, charming and cosy. Service was attentive and nicely paced. The crispy pork belly bites and the beef shortrib tapas were outstanding!!! The kileel crab one was good, but bit too salty and...More

Thank ZJartzee
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The setting is great, relaxing and vibrant. The food was perfect, officially my favourite place to have hotwings. A constant supply of ice water added to the good service.

Thank Darren H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was impressed when the waitress provided the option of a completely separate vegetarian or vegan menu. Great atmosphere and works well for a large group.

Thank Becadams
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent all the way around. The food was delicious- the Fish Monger was outstanding. The atmosphere and service were top notch. We wish we had another day in Belfast so we could hit it again. Thanks!

Thank Paul G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Two weeks ago, after attending a conference at Queens, we went to the Barking Dog for dinner. We had a booking for 10 people, we turned up with 8 people and thats when things began to go a awry. The manager was clearly not happy...More

6  Thank Sean O
Reviewed 11 May 2018

We had breads and Tapas. Staff were helpful, advising on degree of heat/spice in dishes and very friendly.

Thank TheAndo
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Questions & Answers
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 NathanCrudds | Reviewed this property |
In my opinion, for the quality and type of food you get, it's much cheaper than places with similar menus
14 April 2017|
Response from Ian M | Reviewed this property |
I would probably say no. Somewhere like Springsteins Diner on the Lisburn Road might be better.
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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
Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 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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