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The Boathouse Restaurant

1a Seacliff Road, Bangor BT20 5HA, Northern Ireland
02891469253
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Ranked #2 of 131 Restaurants in Bangor
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Eclectic
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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English first
Belfast, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

Went here last night as it was both myself and my partners birthday. We did the 5 course tasting menu and we're not disappointed. The waitress checked if there were things that we would not eat so that the menu totally consisted of things we liked. Every course was delicious and stunningly presented. The salmon was particularly to die for.... More

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Lisburn, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

A great night out in Bangor ! Six of us went to the Boathouse for a meal to welcome home our daughter and husband. The menu was unusual and exciting. The decor was lovely. Our waiter was very attentive, taking the order for drinks and food promptly.. If there was a down side it was that we were the only... More

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Bangor, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Can't rate the Boathouse highly enough. We seem to end up here for every special occasion as it has to be my favourite restaurant ever. Just seems to get better and better.

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Bangor
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

The service , first class, the food, first class the presentation ,,, you get the picture ! I can honestly say this was the finest 3 course meal I've ever encountered ! Starting with the venison , proceeding to the supreme of guinea fowl , and finishing with the Pana cotta ! The main course was the most stunning piece... More

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Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

This meal was our first night on vacation and it was the best! We were luck and were able to get in early without a reservation. I had the lamb and it was cooked perfectly. Each piece we had was fantastic! The cooks know what they are doing. The service was professional and the atmosphere was perfect!

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Just back from my daughter's wedding in the Boathouse. We had 36 guests, family, friends and relatives from Australia. After superb canapes we sat down for the speeches. Mine of course was absolutely brilliant. There was a choice of starters. Chicken terrine, with pickled vegetables and pistachios or fennel cured salmon, mustard greens and fennel creme. The plates were cleaned... More

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014 via mobile

We went to the Boathouse restaurant for a small family birthday celebration after reading the TripAdvisor reviews: we were not disappointed! The location of the restaurant was a surprise and whilst looking quite small on the outside, the interior is quite Tardis-like! We had duck and smoked eel as starters and both were superb. This was followed with chicken and... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Killing time in Bangor before leaving for home. Tripadvisor search came up trumps with this little place, a great find. We had 3 courses of beautifully prepared tasty dishes, Smoked Lough Neagh eel was delicious, never eaten eel before, this was light and full of flavour. the lobster too was delicious eaten by my husband. for main course the Malaysian... More

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London, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Have eaten here a number of times each year and it never fails to impress. The food is exquisitely cooked and presented. The Dutch owners are very entertaining and the boat house building is an interesting location in itself. The staff and service are great. Because of the nature of the dishes it's best to be patient for service, it's... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Can not fault this place, everything about it is excellent!! 11/10 for me, I would urge anyone visiting or living in Bangor, to search this place out. You will not be let down and would be a fool not to try.. I believe it's the closest thing to heaven.. Honestly... So get yourselves down.. You know it makes sense..

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