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The Salty Dog Hotel and Bistro

) #16 of 118 Restaurants in Bangor $$ - $$$ Irish, , European
10/12 Seacliff Road, Bangor BT20 5HT, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9127 0696
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Overview
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good28%
  • Average12%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“fish pie” (21 reviews)
“lemon tart” (5 reviews)
“beef” (14 reviews)
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CUISINES
Irish, Bar, European, British, Soups, Contemporary, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
10/12 Seacliff Road, Bangor BT20 5HT, Northern Ireland
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1 - 10 of 493 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

My husband and I went to Salty Dog for a 3 course dinner. The staff were attentive but not intrusive. We had a lovely view of the pier and harbour.

2  Thank thewanderinggypsy
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I had breakfast here today. I ordered eggs Benedict. The meal just tasted of vinegar. When I complained at the till I didn,t even get an apology. Terrible customer service

Thank paulineheaven
KenTheJock, Owner at The Salty Dog Hotel and Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Very, sorry to hear that. Could you let me know when you were in so we can check who was on? Ken@saltydogbangor.com

Reviewed 1 week ago

We went for lunch today booked table for 5.Given table for 4 at fire escape door. Quickly changed to accommodate 5..We made the booking because of the online menu. Unable to order what we had planned as we were advised that the on line menu...More

Thank IWK1948
KenTheJock, Owner at The Salty Dog Hotel and Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Very, sorry to hear that. There is no excuse for not having crisps and the £7.50 is for the whole three course children's menu. Could you let me know when you were in so we can check who was on? Ken@saltydogbangor.com

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Meal was delicious. Service excellent. A warm and friendly atmosphere. Choice of sitting outside or inside.

3  Thank bettylightbody
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My daughter was staying in this hotel, as she had another wedding reception in Bangor where her husband lives for his family. We had a meal here with her husband parents, the night before. The staff were really friendly and helpful, as we had a...More

3  Thank Sheila P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had lunch today and was not a pleasant experience at all . Starters were ok , I had scotch egg partner had chicken strips . I asked for salt which didn't arrive until I was finished . Choice of mains was terrible , not one...More

Thank helena27_11
Kenneth S, Owner at The Salty Dog Hotel and Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

I am really sorry to hear about your experiences. As you know from your previous visits to The Salty Dog this is not our usual standard at all. I would very much like to know when you were in so that we can try and...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent and unusual crab ravioli, fish pie was fantastic, followed by a lovely poached pear with lavender ice cream. All excellent bistro food, recommended.

3  Thank Ian B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ordered the battered fish and chips... the batter was over cooked to point where it was exploding when I tried to cut it and it was a very dark brown in colour more like a breaded fillet.. More like a frozen fillet dropped in the...More

1  Thank Overnyter
Kenneth S, Owner at The Salty Dog Hotel and Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

I am really sorry you did not enjoy your battered AND breaded fish and chips as described on the menu. Could you possibly let me know when you were in so that we can check who as on and discuss the chips and bloomer with...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went there with my partner for lunch, we are both vegetarians and there was only 1 or 2 options for us,ordered halumi cheese burger which was ok. Had our dogs with us and we Sat out in the garden where we had out food. Service...More

3  Thank Anna B
Reviewed 4 weeks 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

3  Thank Anne S
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Ruth M
23 February 2016|
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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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$6 - US$74
Cuisine
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 21:00
Monday
07:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 22:00
Thursday
07:00 - 22:00
Friday
07:00 - 22:00
Saturday
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
Description
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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