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ART Restaurant - CLOSED

52 High Street, Bangor BT20 5AZ, Northern Ireland (Formerly Fifty Two)
02891 450 452
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CLOSED
Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert

155 reviews from our community

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  • English first
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English first
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

We purchased the groupon deal for 3 courses for £40 for art bangor for valentines nite. Horrible food, inexperienced staff that looked so sad and unhappy to be there (no wonder with all the complaints and walk outs they were enduring), chef who from what i could make out was trying to pull off fancy food but tasted like oven... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
96 reviews 96 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

We'd bought a LivingSocial voucher for ART's 7 course tasting menu, as it looked nice and at the time the establishment had a reasonable Tripadvisor rating. After buying the voucher, the ratings on Tripadvisor started to get really bad and the majority of reviews were terrible. We wondered if we should cut our losses and not use the voucher, but... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

We bought a groupon deal worth £90 for Valentine's night when the maximum amount which could be spent that night was only £50. The back banquette seating was draped with a very grubby, wrinkly throw. We had to ask for the candles to be lit and after waiting for 20mins, asked for bread to accompany the hummus and butter left... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014 via mobile

I would not have the space in this comment box nor the time to write how bad this experience was! Not one of the 7 courses was pleasant or edible! The one waiter had only been there 2 days & had absolutely no experience in restaurant dining, he didn't even provide us with cutlery. I was honestly waiting for a... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014 via mobile

I live in Newtownards and see this deal and thought get a night out with the wife without the kids and somewhere different. Well put it this way the diet coke was not only out of date but they could not bring my wife an in date one. There was an awkward silence in the place and I had to... More 

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Belfast
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77 reviews 77 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
119 helpful votes 119 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

Expectations weren’t particularly high when my partner told me he’d purchased us a 9 course tasting menu at Art. Without wanting to be patronising, these are not the usual dining experiences found in seaside towns but after perusing their website, I was actually quite excited. A menu that changes on availability of local ingredients, organic fruit and veg, homemade preserves... More 

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Newtownards
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

The restaurant was cold, I was sitting at a radiator which I turned on, to little effect, it was barely warm on a very cold January night. Service was ok except for the fact that a couple who came in after us had their order taken first but, our meal came out first!! We were there on the Groupon deal... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

After seeing that "Art" (Squiggles) has another Groupon for sale, I am compelled to write a review from 2nd November- mine and my husbands wedding anniversary. Only that we were bought the apparently £150 worth of groupon voucher as a gift is the only reason I didn't blow a fuse in this place. Service was hilariously terrible and food to... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

My husband and I dined in Art last night on an internet offer for the 7 course taster menu and were pleasantly surprised by the whole experience considering all the bad press it has been getting on Trip Advisor. The staff are indeed very young, but very courteous and helpful. The chef also called me during the day to check... More 

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Bangor
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

I'm not sure how this restaurant (Squiggles) is staying open, other than the internet deals which reel you in. We had heard bad reports but my wife was curious. We arrived to an empty restaurant so wanted to look out of the window. We were told it was cold but it was very cold. The table was shabby with crumbs... More 

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Additional Information about ART Restaurant

Address: 52 High Street, Bangor BT20 5AZ, Northern Ireland (Formerly Fifty Two)
Phone Number: 02891 450 452
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Down  >  Bangor

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