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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” (165 reviews)
“fish pie” (75 reviews)
“beef shin” (39 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 1 week ago

The Barking Dog has really worked hard to develop menus for so many different dietary needs! Thank you sooooo much! Every dish consumed by our party was delicious! The dishes were different and very tempting. The vibe within the restaurant was fun but there was...More

Thank bmudy54
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was staying in, on my own in a hotel room, so glad I didn’t. Recommended by the hotel receptionist, was much more. Terrific ‘kerb appeal’, lovely ambience and staff were terrific, friendly and just the right amount of attention. A perfectly matched menu, short,...More

Thank John H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited with a friend with the soul intent of catching up and having a blether but were pleasantly surprised with the great menu, with a great variety of food which came quickly. The interior has a classy shabby chic vibe and was busy and bustling...More

Thank anatomic
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a lovely dinner and desert here. Our waitress was also so nice, nice conversation and recommendations! Probably was the best burger I’ve ever had!! When we went in the front of house man wasn’t very welcoming but nonetheless the waitress more than made...More

Thank Stephen K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Average high street restaurant with sky high prices. Had a family meal for 4 people. 1 course . 2 pints larger 3 cans of lemonade... £87.00 A shin burger £17 . A pint of regular larger £6.00 The food was good but the pricing is...More

1  Thank AngusMcCoatup39
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had read good reviews -so we called in for some tapas and the cheese board early on Sunday evening. It was reasonably busy -so obviously popular. The tapas were very small ( even for tapas) and not that great. The prawn tapas was basically...More

Thank annelainea
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I enjoyed a wonderful dinner at The Barking Dog. Service was excellent, the food was delicious and we felt that there was very good value as well. As a tourist you get to experience a little local restaurant just out the city...More

Thank Rockin_RR
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited The Barking Dog after a recommendation from our Uber driver earlier in the day, who told us about the burger. We ate the most amazing scamp and pork belly to start. The best scamp I've ever eaten and the pork just melted in...More

Thank Chester2312
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely setting, good service, and delicious food. I am not much of a hamburger person, but the specialty hamburger here really is above and beyond and worth the price. The tapas (especially the pork belly) are wonderful to. Very nice place to go when you...More

Thank KatyBots
Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

Really enjoyed lunch at the Barking Dog. The gnocchi dish was delightful. The gnocchi were cooked perfectly and accompanied by apricots which worked so well.

1  Thank LouN1
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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
15 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
Business meetings, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
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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