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The Salty Dog Hotel and Bistro

10/12 Seacliff Road, Bangor BT20 5HT, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9127 0696
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good27%
  • Average12%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“fish pie” (21 reviews)
“bread” (14 reviews)
“beef” (14 reviews)
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8:00 am - 10:00 pmAll hours
Irish, Bar, European, British, Contemporary, Gastropub, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
10/12 Seacliff Road, Bangor BT20 5HT, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had a really lovely experience from start to finish. The reception was warm and friendly, the staff and service were very attentive but not intrusive. There was a great buzz in the restaurant with a very relaxed atmosphere . We all had different starters...More

Thank Liz119
Reviewed 1 week ago

Recently stayed here on a business trip. Arrived late but had a lovely welcome and shown to my room which was spacious and very cosy. Bar meals are good and reasonably priced, however the breakfasts are large and of a good quality. Can't go to...More

Thank LairdPaul
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Gorgeous food! Halloumi and aubergine burger or the flat iron steak are must haves! Staff are lovely and knowledgable

Thank lucythejuice
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here for lunch the other week with my long suffering fiance. Looks like a nice, traditional pub, right by the sea. I had a paella, she had a fish pie, all of which tasted excellent, the fish pie particularly, I was raging I hadn't...More

Thank Dermot F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The hotel is very dog friendly. Pooches may sleep in bedrooms and well behaved dogs are welcome in the bar meal area and get treat and a mat as well as water. Food for humans is very good. Drink is dear,especially bottled real ales and...More

Thank Brian M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Perched across from the sea wall The salty Dog provides great views of the sea. So many places do Sunday Lunch so it is sometimes hard to differentiate them. Not so hard here as the service is spot on. the staff are friendly and helpful....More

Thank irwin100
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Can not fault the food or service and pet friendly aswell from a cup of coffee and sandwich or a meal and also seating outside if the weather is good

Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

Cannot fault this restaurant... from the moment we walked in we were greeted by a friendly woman behind the bar and then was shown to our seats by the restaurant manager. The table was right by the window and the view of the sea was...More

Thank Thomas P
Reviewed 25 September 2017

nice atmosphere - sometimes a bit packed - can be difficult to get a seat if not eating. free popcorn with drinks is a nice touch - well done.

Thank Mike H
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Whether it's a breakfast with family, a leisurely lunch with friends, a sophisticated dinner with your partner or a light bite and drinks at the bar this place caters for all. With an extensive gin and whiskey bar too it never fails to impress. Lovely...More

Thank GillMcl
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Questions & Answers
Ruth M
23 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
USD 7 - USD 75
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
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
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  • 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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