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The Ava Grill Restaurant

132 Main Street, Bangor BT20 4AG, Northern Ireland
028 9146 5490
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Ranked #6 of 132 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
Bangor, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 NEW

Usual Friday night, can't be bothered cooking, lets go to the AVA. No problem getting a table as they know us by now, and we don't stay long. My wife had a lovely soup served with home made bread and I had the Garlic Bread with cheese, both excellent as always. I had the Chilli Chicken board with skinny fries... More

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Bangor, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 NEW

It used to be a glass of wine filled the glass. I ordered a glass of wine and was asked small or large, I said large but what I got was a half glass and at £5.50 - expensive! The food was ok again expensive. The waitress was indifferent. When we got the bill I noticed a bottle of Corona... More

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

Dropped in to the Ava for dinner. I had the standard fish and chips, with mushy peas and my wife had the cesar salad. Also had an excellent pint of Guinness, sorry, two pints and shared a reasonable bottle of Sauvignon blanc. Food was excellent, reasonably priced and service from Dolores was superb. The restaurant is very comfortable and a... More

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Bangor, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Looking forward to a nice meal, but alas what a disappointment. Ordered a 8oz steak, got something that I would have bought in Bangor market 3 for a tenner. Just won't be back, nor will I recommend anyone to go there. Atmosphere was good, lovely surroundings, why can't they give value for money. Definetly won't be back. By the way... More

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

To our steak customer, I would like to point out that you seem to have left out a huge chunk of your evening. You are very quick to point out that you were not happy with the size of the steak, of which clearly states on the menu is an 8oz minute steak, garnished with pepper sauce, chilli onions and... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 via mobile

The food was lovely and great portions. Nice place for family meals. Great atmosphere and comfortable seating. Prices were very good.

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 via mobile

At 5 minutes notice we decided to try the Ava for a quick pre concert meal. It was a good decision. Pleasant surroundings , friendly staff and a good value meal deal for two courses less than £10!! Very tasty , quick and efficient. We will return Thanks

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Airdrie, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

My sister and just popped without booking, got a table within a few minutes and served just as quick!! We were in a rush so asked for quick service, it came so fast I was impressed and the taste...ugh....delicious and seriously comforting food on a rainy day! It must be said the staff feel like friends even though they're complete... More

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5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

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
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

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
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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