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The Salty Dog Hotel and Bistro

) #14 of 119 Restaurants in Bangor €€ - €€€ Irish, , European
10/12 Seacliff Road, Bangor BT20 5HT, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9127 0696
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good27%
  • Average13%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“fish pie” (19 reviews)
“lemon tart” (5 reviews)
“beef” (14 reviews)
Closes in 18 min
08:00 - 22:00All hours
Irish, Bar, European, British, Soups, Contemporary, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
10/12 Seacliff Road, Bangor BT20 5HT, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had a delicious meal here one Sunday. An extensive menu was on offer but two of us had the traditional Roast Beef Dinner. A huge portion with the beef cooked to your desire. A truly lovely meal. The staff are young and very helpful....More

1  Thank Anne S
Reviewed 4 days ago

I was attracted to the Salty Dog because of its excellent progressive attitude towards dogs. Sadly, my own one passed away a couple of years ago, but I would have really liked the opportunity to bring him here. The sad fact is that most places...More

2  Thank boruthedog
Reviewed 1 week ago

called early to avoid crowd, few in for food, very slow service, very poor air..Food was less than good, they did take off the price off chips,but I would not go again,sorry!!

Thank lowrod
Kenneth S, Owner at The Salty Dog Hotel and Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Really sorry to hear this. Not the experience we aim to offer. Could you possibly let me know when you were in so we can try and identify the problems. ken@saltydogbangor.com

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Called in for some dinner on Sunday evening ,and we were given excellent service,very friendly staff and nothing was any trouble and best of all our wee pup Rudi loved being with us. We will definitely be back,my kids loved the mocktails! Food was good...More

2  Thank Sl C
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

You can't get more seaside than this .. a Victorian living room comfortably settled at the waters edge .. mouth watering dishes , great drink selection . Very busy place .. probably busiest in Bangor .. Used Jamaica many times and recommend to visitors all...More

4  Thank CrazyDaveBangor
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Nice hotel in a good location had lunch which was fish and chips the batter was soggy which made the fish inedible came with six chips served in a miniature basket had to ask twice for tartare sauce staff appear to be uninterested in serving...More

1  Thank fonziecool
Kenneth S, Owner at The Salty Dog Hotel and Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your comments. We do allow dogs in to certain areas of the hotel and lounge, however, the main restaurant areas are kept free of dogs, for guests who would rather not be around them. With regards to the quality of food could...More

Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

Staff are very friendly and views are good. Love their starter scotch egg. So much so I have had it as a main. Cocktails yummy

5  Thank Kim F
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

Great menu to choose from excellent value for money staff very friendly and helpful lovely surroundings

6  Thank Jenny M
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

We ate twice at the Salty Dog and our meals were fantastic both nights. As I had a 10 year old child with me who wanted a starter when the rest of the group didn't I was so pleased when the servers got her starter...More

6  Thank Boo G
Reviewed 2 May 2017

I'll be honest with you: I'm a crazy dog dad. A colleague of my wife's told her about this dog friendly hotel in Northern Ireland. It did not disappoint. Not only was it in a great location with plenty of history (it was the officers'...More

7  Thank KevinAJKline
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Ruth M
Read the re Jew in Sunday life and was curious to try for a special occasion . One query I don't eat to fish at all and hubby is gluten free. Do you Carter for this or is it a set menu
22 February 2016|
Response from Kenneth S | Property representative |
The menu is based on our a la carte, however, whatever meal you come for, whether our tasting menus or something else, we are happy to deal with any dietary requirements you may have.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$72
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10/12 Seacliff Road, Bangor BT20 5HT, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Down  >  Bangor
  • Phone Number: +44 28 9127 0696
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at The Salty Dog Hotel & Bistro
Situated on Bangor seafront with views over Belfast Lough The Salty Dog Hotel & Bistro prides itself on using local produce to create traditional and contemporary dishes with a twist.From bar snacks, to classic pub food and bistro dishes, as well as our a la carte, we work with local producers to bring the best of Irish Ingredients to the plate; breakfast, lunch, dinner and everything in-between.
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