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Wolseys Bar & Restaurant

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Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options
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24-26 High Street | Bangor, Co. Down, Bangor BT20 5AY, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9146 0495
12:00 - 21:00
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Belfast, N Ireland
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27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had a 2-star experience but I've given the third star for the sheer comedy value. We were a party of 10, including visitors to N Ireland, an acquaintance booked the table in the restaurant upstairs. We were seated at the other end of a long room from another party, a party celebrating a birthday. No other diners were there... More 

1 Thank triskele27
Belfast, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Called in for lunch and Sat downstairs, we have eaten upstairs previously and enjoyed it but downstairs is completely different.. very poor service the staff just don't care!! The food was very average and everything seemed grubby.

2 Thank williamsarran
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379 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 648 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2017

We were in Bangor over Easter making a documentary film. We happened to call in here on a cold wet Good Friday night - any port in a storm?! And very glad that we did. The very friendly staff made us welcome near a warm fire in the bar. From a slightly limited Good Friday menu, the food was tasty,... More 

1 Thank BrandonDublinIreland
Bangor, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Called in with family for a few drinks, the grey haired man who I assume was the manager is extremely rude and shouldn't be in this position as he has no customer service or manners at all. As I was ordering he decided to try and make little of me to his 'friends' at the bar. Wouldn't return in a... More 

3 Thank Kelly3008
Richard J, Public Relations Manager at Wolseys Bar & Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi Kelly, I'm sorry to hear that you were in recently and found one of our staff to be 'unfriendly'. That's not at all the attitude we want to portray and it's not what we strive for. Would you like to contact the bar via private message on Facebook with some further information and we can investigate? Kind regards, More 

Belfast, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Stopped into this typical little pub on our way home from Bangor. Very dated interior but makes it quite quaint in an old traditional pub type of style. Not the cleaniest but guess that's all part of the experience! Ordered 2 adult and 1 children meal and kids meals come free, so that was great. Service was friendly and good... More 

Thank Wiggles-World
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Great bar lunch. Chose four starters as we wanted nibbly food rather than a 'big meal' as we had dinner booked in the evening. Great portions and very tasty. Sports on tv and good atmosphere. Friendly staff. A tad pricey, (especially spirits) but maybe thats just the going rate in Bangor) but still worth a visit.

Thank Joan M
Richard J, General Manager at Wolseys Bar & Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks for the good review Joan, would love to see you back again! More 

Bangor, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

Brilliant place for food, visit this place on a monthly basis between amazing steak deals to drink offers in the bar, this place is a fantastic all rounder weather looking for a cosy bar with a partner or starting off on a girls night out, this place if fantastic for families and friends

1 Thank francesmil
Richard J, General Manager at Wolseys Bar & Restaurant, responded to this review

Pleasure having you and thanks for the kind words! More 

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47 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

We were in over the weekend and had a quite simply gorgeous meal. My wife and I both had a Sirloin. These to glorious pieces of beef really need to be tried ...... cooked to perfection, sauce was great and service top notch too. I really can't wait until my next visit. Thank you Wosleys for making a good night... More 

2 Thank Night-train88
Richard J, General Manager at Wolseys Bar & Restaurant, responded to this review

Aww shucks!!! :) Love to have you back any time! More 

Belfast, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017

3 of us had a late lunch here a few Saturdays ago. It was our 2nd time of eating here in as many months. The food was gorgeous. All 3 of us had the fish and chips - when it arrived the portions were so large we thought we couldn't possibly finish our plates - we did, due to it... More 

1 Thank gwenfj
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68 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Had dinner in the restaurant and spent the evening at the 80's Nite on Saturday night. What a brilliant night was had. Food in the busy restaurant was delicious and plentiful, with service faultless. Pleasant staff, attentive and unintrusive. The rest of the night downstairs in the bar was fantastic - brilliant music, great price drinks offers, and dont miss... More 

Thank Misskia10

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$31
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24-26 High Street | Bangor, Co. Down, Bangor BT20 5AY, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Down  >  Bangor
  • Phone Number: +44 28 9146 0495
Refurbished in 2012, Wolsey's is seen by many as one of Bangors best bars. Comfortable and relaxed surroundings ensure all who dine with us do so with ease and content. Head Chef Peter Harrison has created a menu that has something for everyone, and you certainly won't be disappointed! Chef Peter is well known for unrivalled steaks, burgers and seafood dishes, whilst still delivering home comforts such as lasagne and goujons, hearty soups and hand cut chips. Our produce is sourced locally from our free range eggs from Barr Eggs to our meat sourced from Mawhinneys Butchers of Bangor. We believe in strengthening our relationship with local suppliers to enhance our contribution to the economy, and we can guarantee that each of our delicious dishes will have been created from the freshest of ingredients.

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