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The Salty Dog Hotel & Bistro

10 - 12 Seacliff Road, Bangor BT20 5EY, Northern Ireland
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Ranked #3 of 4 hotels in Bangor
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
McString Northern Ireland
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Northern Ireland
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10 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Visited the Salty Dog numerous times on business and had some fantastic meals, unfortunately our recent visit was spoilt due to poor quality (rib-eye) steak, which was as tough as old boots. On other occasions our rib-eye was perfect, so something needs to be done to rectify this as fast? Three rib-eye steaks ordered to be cooked three different ways... More

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I visited The Salty Dog last weekend (26th July) with my boyfriend and his family for a goodbye dinner and it was absolutely fantastic! I really love this place, the atmosphere is brilliant from the moment you walk in. The staff are really friendly and service is both prompt and professional. The food is exceptional - every one of us... More

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58 reviews 58 reviews
22 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I stayed here recently on a business trip and to be honest it's a bit of a weird backwater where old locals walk their dogs and visiting families on holiday wander about looking for things to do amongst the empty chicken boxes and other discarded rubbish along the costal concrete paths (some of which was very unsavoury indeed, a clear... More

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55 reviews 55 reviews
18 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This place was recommended by friend - and he knows he food ! Called in for lunch yesterday and certainly wasn't disappointed. Given a table at the window, overlooking the boats. The menu arrived quickly and the specials explained. We settled for fish pie, fish & chips and creamy chicken pasta from the kids menu (not the usual boring processed... More

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Bangor, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

For dog owners and others this venue is a must! The staff were lovely and extremely friendly, the food was amazing-the best food i have experienced in bangor, and on such lovely seats outside! We are dog owners and did not have our dogs today. We watched as three different waitors/waitress not only brought a common patrons dog water, but... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited this place last week and was impressed although service was slow. It is nicely designed and set beautifully beside the water. The sun set is amazing. Enjoyed it so much decided to return with a few friends. This time I was very let down with the service. The young waitress who served us came straight over to take our... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Called in today for lunch and was really impressed by the welcome from the staff for both two and four legged friends. Great food, excellent variety, and beautifully presented. Looking forward to the next time

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Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Loved this place from start to finish. We were welcomed and shown to a lovely table overlooking the harbour. Menu was classic yet interesting - apple ketchup. Great choices for children, well beyond chicken nuggets & chips! I had the battered fish and chips - the fish was sizeable with a very light batter. Chunky chips, mushy peas and tartar... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went for the deluxe room and got two of the best features of Victorian seaside properties: wonderful high ceilings and huge bay windows. That's where the resemblance to old-school Bangor guest houses ends, though. This is a well-equipped contemporary hotel with an unstuffy atmosphere, comfortable beds and modern bathrooms. One caveat: the floorboards seem to register very footstep, as we... More

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Cookstown, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Going to try and this short but its gonna be hard from arriving there were 7 of us ladies just wanting a wee night away we were made so welcome got to our rooms and meet by a wee toweled swan class down we went to the outside area weather was fab ordered wine tapas amazing we booked dinber in... More

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Address: 10 - 12 Seacliff Road, Bangor BT20 5EY, Northern Ireland
Location: United Kingdom > Northern Ireland > County Down > Bangor
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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An old Victorian townhouse that’s been beautifully transformed into a stunning boutique hotel overlooking Bangor’s Marina and the Irish Sea. A perfect retreat from everyday hustle and bustle. Friendly staff, gorgeous rooms and great food will make your stay a memorable one. Committed to fine local produce, our highly skilled, award winning chefs, offer a real alternative to Belfast’s restaurants. Whether you’re visiting North Down’s attractions or want a memorable Bangor night out – The Salty Dog offers accessible, nostalgic food in a relaxed setting. ... more   less 
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