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The Ava Grill Restaurant

132 Main Street, Bangor BT20 4AG, Northern Ireland
028 9146 5490
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Ranked #8 of 136 Restaurants in Bangor
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $8 - $40
Sun 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 9:30 pm
Cuisines: Tapas, Café, Wine Bar, Family Fare
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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
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

We ended up here by accident with no expectations!! Our 5 year old son is autistic so new places are always a risk!! The staff were amazing and very tactful in seating us round a corner where we could relax. The food was delicious! There was 6 of us. All 6 dishes were beautiful. Not one bad thing to be... More 

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Portaferry, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

Had my first meal in this lovely restaurant with two other friends. We all had something different and each of the meals were of a very high standard and perfectly cooked and presented. The staff were most pleasant and very attentive to our needs. Would definitely recommend this place for a meal and will most certainly return.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
12 reviews 12 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

We went for a light snack mid-afternoon to discover that only a limited menu was on offer. We chose pea and bacon risotto, garlic bread with cheese and chunky chips. Couldn't fault the food in any way!!! It was very appetising and enjoyable! There was no atmosphere as there were no other customers in the restaurant. The attitude of the... More 

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Bangor, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

We had a meal out in The run up to Christmas and thoroughly enjoyed everything. The food was delicious the service was very good and it was value for money. Nice selection of wine and beers and a nice atmosphere in the restaurant Can't go wrong !!

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Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Decided to give it a visit after a friend recommended it. We arrived about 5.45 on Christmas Eve to find that there was a holiday menu on which had limited choice. However this did not stop us having an excellent meal. The restaurant was quiet when we arrived but soon filled up and became quite busy. The staff were very... More 

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Bangor, United Kingdom
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88 reviews 88 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014 via mobile

The Ava has been around as long as I can remember. Originally owned by the Hillen family, and maybe still is. It was one of Bangor's most popular bars with a huge clientele; they used to say that when a drink lorry came to the town 90% went to the Ava and the rest to the other bars! It went... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 via mobile

Called in last wed eve for quick bite to eat,busy enough,had off the £10.95 set 2 course,very good value,good quick service,and good food

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Kamloops, Canada
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014 via mobile

The food was well presented and flavorful. The Service was ideal. The waiting staff were always polite and gracious.

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2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014 via mobile

Despite a great meal and good fun with friends I regretfully must say that the customer service was rather bad and they were very rude when they reacted badly to charging 20 or so of us an added £10 on to what there own menu charged us... and when they were questioned about the price they claimed "misprint"... came to... More 

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Bangor, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014 via mobile

We went for my Mums birthday the staff very friendly the 2 course meal very good quality for the price. I would recommend.

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Additional Information about The Ava Grill Restaurant

Address: 132 Main Street, Bangor BT20 4AG, Northern Ireland
Phone Number: 028 9146 5490
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Down  >  Bangor
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 9:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 8 - 40
Cuisine: Tapas, Café, Wine Bar, Family Fare

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