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Nelsons Restaurant

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18-20 Quay Street | Marine Court Hotel, Bangor BT20 5ED, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9145 1100
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Greater Manchester
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 19 August 2014

They certainly have the best restaurant in Bangor by far, spoilt for choice, great staff! I have been to many restaurants, love eating out & can honestly say The Marine Court will always be the place I recommend to everyone!

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 2014

My first impressions were the place smelt bad and it was dark and dingy. But as we had booked over the phone using our tastecard+ we decided to give it a chance. We ordered drinks which the waiter brought to us promptly. His manner was polite and affable. But this did not seem to soothe the people sitting next to... More 

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Rugby, United Kingdom
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104 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2014

I recently spent 4 nights in this hotel so regularly ate in the restaurant. The service was friendly and the food was very good, being large portions. The menu has been stripped back since I was last here about 4 years ago but there is still a good choice. (On a personal note, I'd rather have a proper menu that... More 

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lisburn
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51 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2013

my wife and I had a meal in nelsons it was great value at £29,95 for 2 courses and a nice bottle of wine.we had xmas dinner which was excellent very tasty and a good quantity,the waiter serving us I think his name was billy was a great guy very attentitive and looked after us well,good value and honest grub.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2013 via mobile

My wife and I have been there three times in the past 8 months and each time the food has got been worse than before. The last time we went there was a Saturday night in August, the occasion was to spend a £50 voucher received as a fathers' day gift. The reason I had kept it so long, I... More 

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1 Thank sixroadends
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40 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2013 via mobile

My husband and I booked a table for ourselves and two visiting relatives for lunch in Nelson's restaurant today. We hoped to seat our guests upstairs at a window table, where they enjoy the view. To our dismay we were told that the upstairs restaurant does not open at lunch time. Ourselves and our guests found this very disappointing. To... More 

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Belfast
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381 reviews
248 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 173 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2013 via mobile

This was only my second time eating here in the past year and I've been very impressed on both occasions! The food is great, with large portions. I had the combo starter which is good for sharing between 2 people and you get plenty! The chicken goujons were amazing! My main course choice was the surf and turf which consisted... More 

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Bangor, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 July 2013

I have been going to Nelsons on and off for years always expecting the menu to change but it never does. The food is usually fine but if you go late on a Saturday night it can be a bit hit and miss. On the plus side the staff are always helpful and pleasant.

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Bangor, Co. Down
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111 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 June 2013

Called in to Nelsons for lunch. Greeted by a pleasant waiter and given our choice of table. Order was quickly taken and our drinks arrived while the food was being prepared. Food was good in both quantity and quality and staff were attentive. Prices were reasonable. Our only gripe was the music being played was geared to a much younger... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 June 2013

29.95 GBP for a 2 course meal for 2 people, including a bottle of Pinot Grigio.. Perfectly cooked with perfect service by Ilhan - what more can you ask for?

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Restaurant Details

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Cuisine
British
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18-20 Quay Street | Marine Court Hotel, Bangor BT20 5ED, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Down  >  Bangor
  • Phone Number: +44 28 9145 1100
  • This restaurant is at Marine Court Hotel

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?