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The Salty Dog Hotel and Bistro

££ - £££Irish, , European
10/12 Seacliff Road, Bangor BT20 5EY, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9127 0696
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good26%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“fish pie” (28 reviews)
“scotch egg” (6 reviews)
“lamb” (12 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 22:00 Hours
Irish, Bar, European, British, Soups, Contemporary, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
10/12 Seacliff Road, Bangor BT20 5EY, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Recently enjoyed early dinner on a Saturday night. Service was great, even though we were on a Living Social deal - there were plenty of other dealers in attendance too. Place is busy and has a nice vibe. Quickly presented with full glasses of Prosecco...More

Thank thefinerthings99
Reviewed 1 week ago

To celebrate my granddaughters 18th birthday I booked afternoon tea for 4 people (when booking I told them it was a special occasion). On arrival we were shown to a table beside the bar. No tablecloth, no china cups and not even a nice napkin...More

Thank Elizabeth C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was a horendious day outside soked threw to the skin. The mutt wasn't best pleased either so as I walked off the harbour peir and across the road I see the salty dog and think I will pop in for a pint and dry out....More

Thank CAR T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Looking for a light Sunday brunch the Salty Dog was not our first choice but nearby. As the local tap water is heavily chlorinated I usually avoid it so we weren't off to a good start with that. We ordered three starters and as each...More

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

Very sorry to hear that. Could you possibly let us know what you had so that we can check the ingredients and composition of the dishes ... we pride ourselves on using great ingredients, sourced locally and frequently, so they should not be tired! It...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Situated in an old townhouse on the eastern seafront it apparently has the original flooring from Dublin's Guinness brewery. There is a view across Belfast Lough to Carrickfergus. Pretty quiet on a Monday evening. Pleasantly served by a team of waitresses. Far from gourmet fare,...More

Thank MadDocNI
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our second visit here: first time with whole family and second time just myself and my daughter. The food here is excellent. Quick service and welcoming staff. Lovely seaside setting with beautiful internal design. Highly recommend :-)

Thank Emma C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We wandered in for lunch while on an afternoon trip to Bangor . What a little gem we stumbled across . I’m diabetic and our waitress Victoria was so helpful in going thru the menus and checking in with the chef . Without doubt Victoria...More

Thank SweetLady2u2
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

my partner and I visited the salty dog during the summer. we had the fish and chips and the fish pie. Both were delicious and large portions. A little pricey but definitely fair as both the food and the service were equally excellent. Definitely will...More

Thank 939ryani
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

Came here with my husband and 2 year old and everything we ordered was just so good from starter to dessert. Recommended starter: mussels in white sauce: main: duck and pigeon; dessert: panna cota. Service was fast and friendly, too. Will certainly be back.

Thank whalesharkfanatic
Reviewed 15 September 2018

Great location, friendly staff,great food. This was a nice surprise as so many places in Bangor have closed down.Bit of a depressed feeling along the seafront and badly in need of rejuvenation.

Thank Aidan B
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Questions & Answers
17 July 2018|
Response from | Property representative |
We have disabled access to the restaurant & bar through our Kitchen Garden off Victoria Road. Unfortunately the bedrooms do not have any disabled access due to the age and nature of the amalgamation of the two Victorian... More
Ruth M
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$73
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
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 5EY, 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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