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The Ava Grill Restaurant

132 Main Street, Bangor BT20 4AG, Northern Ireland
028 9146 5490
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Ranked #5 of 131 Restaurants in Bangor
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $8 - $40
Cuisines: Tapas, Café, Wine Bar, Family Fare
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: The Ava Grill & Tapas serves top quality food in a modern and relaxed setting in the heart of Bangor. It’s open seven days a week for both breakfast,lunch, early birds and dinner. Itoffers a diverse range of menus including blackboard specials and a la carte - perfect for families and couples. The food is freshly cooked with an emphasis on seafood, steaks and salads complete with a tempting wine selection.
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: The Ava Grill & Tapas serves top quality food in a modern and relaxed setting in the heart of Bangor. It’s open seven days a week for both breakfast,lunch, early birds and dinner. Itoffers a diverse range of menus including blackboard specials and a la carte - perfect for families and couples. The food is freshly cooked with an emphasis on seafood, steaks and salads complete with a tempting wine selection.
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English first
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

It's clean and well presented the menu is fairly simple and has something for everyone... Although the peppercorn sauce needs some work, taste like gravy with cream...

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 NEW

Called in without booking a table and the staff were more than helpful got seated right away . Very efficient staff, food was good def recommend

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Bangor, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

I have been there many times with my friends specially on a lunch time,they have a good deals two course lunch for 9,99 or something. Two course meal for 10£ . And it is really worth it. Their plates are full. Food very nice. I really recommend that.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

We had the pear and blue cheese salad to start....fabulous full of flavour. Then chicken strips and skinny chips. The food is amazing. The lunchtime special is great value.

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Dromara, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Myself and my parents had a meal in your restaurant yesterday. Very pleasant experience, beautiful food, pleasant staff and excellent wheelchair access for myself. We'll be back again.

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Bangor, N. Ireland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Unfortunately, with both of us having ill parents it was great to get another chance for an EB meal at the AVA… missed this place sooooo much…..brilliant food…..brilliant staff…..brilliant taste bud experience and…..brilliant value!!! YOU JUST CAN’T BEAT THIS PLACE…. It was a worry when we arrived at reception as to whether we would get in…..cos we didn’t book …..it... More

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TheAvaBangor, General Manager at The Ava Grill Restaurant, responded to this review

Many thanks Captain JO, it is lovely to be appreciated and so pleased you were able to join us for the evening, ps you can never have enough butter on your champ. regards claire @ the ava More

Bangor, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

The Ava is a great place for food in Bangor. Great food at reasonable prices and friendly staff. Highly recommended.

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Bangor, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

What a shame. We've lived in Bangor for 20 years and would eat in the Ava a number of times during the year and would take family and friends there for dinner too; we've even bought vouchers as gifts for family and friends but this is now, sadly, is something of the past. We visited tonight and it just wasn't... More

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TheAvaBangor, General Manager at The Ava Grill Restaurant, responded to this review

To our once a regular customer, Thank you for your constructive criticism, It would have been greatly appreciated on the evening of your visit if you had made us aware of your concerns, there is always a member of management on each shift that if any one should have an issue with their meal or a member of staff that... More

Belfast, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Where else could you get an excellent two course meal for under £10? I thought the restaurant had a great atmosphere, the food was beautifully cooked and well- presented and the waiting staff were helpful and friendly. This is a gem of a restaurant. It is so convenient to the shopping area and the train station and I will certainly... More

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Belfast, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
94 reviews 94 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Love this place for a bite to eat, I had a sandwhich board with a bowl of skinny fries and it was soo tasty. Service is always excellent and quick, thank you.

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