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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” (171 reviews)
“burger” (225 reviews)
“beef shin” (40 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 3 days ago via mobile

Must-visit. Every aspect of our visit was brilliant - the service, the craft beers, the wonderful tapas, the desserts and the amazing specials. Thank you Barking Dog, you really did put the cherry on top of our trip to Belfast.

1  Thank Hemmy93
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had dinner here last night. Everything was great. Friendly staff,nice surroundings and great food. Our group had two GF people and one of them was dairy free too. I had the shin burger which was great, one of our group had the lamb and...More

Thank Chris F
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Nice staff and lovely atmosphere. I felt the menu had poor choice, the food was just ok, people had raved about the burger but was a bit disappointed and there was egg shell in the sticky toffee pudding. Quite expensive for what it was too.

Thank Aimee M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had the Sweet Potato Gnocchi. Then moved to a smaller table and enjoyed a recommended whiskey and tiramisu while I caught up on a bit of work. Highly recommend if you are in Belfast.

Thank Roman B
Reviewed 1 week ago

We passed this restaurant on the way to the Ulster museum and botanic gardens. It has a lovely outside terrace which attracted us to eat there in the hot weather. As a veggie there wasn’t a great choice of food so I chose 3 tapas...More

Thank Jeane R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely welcome, attentive but unobtrusive staff. The food was excellent the service prompt. They changed the water three times as the ice melted. The wine was chilled and the food superb. Even the taxi driver told us it was a great choice. When in Belfast...More

Thank philp995
Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm puzzled by some of the reviews here, as I found the food very indifferent, even poor, and extravagantly overpriced. For example, as a veggie I ordered a house salad as a main course (at £17) and it was little more than a few leaves...More

2  Thank robert a
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Close to our hotel and after a great tour day, we found the restaurant...and, what a find. Comfortable, eclectic, friendly place with an outstanding menu. NOT an Irish pub. One of the top meals in Ireland and fairly priced. The entire dining experience was wonderful....More

Thank Work2travelNY
Reviewed 1 week ago

I love this restaurant. The service and the food was just perfect! I really enjoyed my dinner when I was in Belfast.

Thank Malycia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had lunch here with my wife and daughter and we had the following: Salt and pepper scampi (large) - it was tasty enough and the reasonable portion but nothing exciting. Steak sandwich - again was fine, steak was tough in parts but the horseradish on...More

Thank stephenmcc25
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7 July 2018|
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Response from tracyblair | Reviewed this property |
Most restaurants in all of Ireland and are awRe of Gluten Free Nd are more than happy to accomodTe. We found most had markings on the menu
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 dodger107 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry have only just seen this question.. Yes, for the minuscule portions that you get!
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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, Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
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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