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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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Irish, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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33-35 Malone Road, Belfast BT9 6RU, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 16 August 2009

Atmosphere was really nice, decor lovely, staff extremely helpful and attentive, food was really lovely. For Belfast I would say the price range is middle of the road leaning towards pricey. But in my opinion it was well worth it and I would go back....More

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Reviewed 10 August 2009

I went to this restaurant last week for the first time, and have just booked to go back again this weekend. Food,staff and decor were all really lovely...cant wait to try it again..Cant remember what all the food choices were, but on the recommendation of...More

Thank joylikes2shop
Reviewed 17 July 2009

I visited the barking dog with my family last Saturday, we went early evening because we had 3 young children with us, I can honestly say I've never been to a restaurant more welcoming. Our waiter was really friendly and set things out of reach...More

1  Thank mags72Belfast
Reviewed 17 June 2009

Had a great meal here at the weekend there were eight of us and everyone of us thought the meal service and surroundings were brilliant. It was also great value for money.Will come again next time in Belfast

Thank Debs022
Reviewed 7 June 2009

After reading the previous reviews I was really expecting something special from the Barking Dog. Although the staff and atmosphere of the restaurant was great the food really didn't deliver. The menu its-self is well put together and promises a lot but when the dishes...More

Thank Joan84_belfast
Reviewed 30 March 2009

I was disappointed with this restaurant. I didn't think the menu was varied enough (far too much fish and seafood-even though I do love both) I enjoyed the starter of butternut squash soup but wasn't impressed with my main course - seabass. In my opinion,...More

Thank lunnie77
Reviewed 27 March 2009

the four of us ate here last nite and cant praise it highly enough - excellent friendly staff who described each course on the menu to perfection - try the homemade pate - to die for- we also had lamb, duck, tagliatelle and shepherds pie...More

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Reviewed 2 March 2009

Far from run of the mill 'shall I eat it or climb it?' Norn Iron muck offering a choice of 29 different potatoes with your main course, this joint strives to breakaway from the A-typical template for restaurants that abound in this country/large town. Head...More

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Reviewed 22 February 2009

It serves even better Sunday roasts than your mum makes, and we all know that is a challenge!!!! The prices are very reasonable and menu is varied. We tried the sticky toffee pudding for dessert, now I am not really a dessert person, but it...More

3  Thank Bournville
Reviewed 1 January 2009

I decided at 5pm on New Years Eve 08 that my wife and I would go out for dinner that night and looked up reviews on a number of restaurants. I spotted the previous review here for The Barking Dog and thought I would call...More

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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, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
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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