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Nelsons Restaurant

18-20 Quay Street, | Marine Court Hotel, Bangor, Northern Ireland
+44 (0)28 9145 1100 |
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Ranked #83 of 130 restaurants in Bangor
Dining options: Reservations
Most recent review
- Aug 15, 2014
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Dining options: Reservations
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28 reviews from our community

46% Recommend
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English first
Belfast, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014 NEW

My first impressions were the place smelt bad and it was dark and dingy. But as we had booked over the phone using our tastecard+ we decided to give it a chance. We ordered drinks which the waiter brought to us promptly. His manner was polite and affable. But this did not seem to soothe the people sitting next to... More

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Rugby, United Kingdom
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61 reviews 61 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014

I recently spent 4 nights in this hotel so regularly ate in the restaurant. The service was friendly and the food was very good, being large portions. The menu has been stripped back since I was last here about 4 years ago but there is still a good choice. (On a personal note, I'd rather have a proper menu that... More

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19 reviews 19 reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

my wife and I had a meal in nelsons it was great value at £29,95 for 2 courses and a nice bottle of wine.we had xmas dinner which was excellent very tasty and a good quantity,the waiter serving us I think his name was billy was a great guy very attentitive and looked after us well,good value and honest grub.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013 via mobile

My wife and I have been there three times in the past 8 months and each time the food has got been worse than before. The last time we went there was a Saturday night in August, the occasion was to spend a £50 voucher received as a fathers' day gift. The reason I had kept it so long, I... More

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35 reviews 35 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013 via mobile

My husband and I booked a table for ourselves and two visiting relatives for lunch in Nelson's restaurant today. We hoped to seat our guests upstairs at a window table, where they enjoy the view. To our dismay we were told that the upstairs restaurant does not open at lunch time. Ourselves and our guests found this very disappointing. To... More

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Top Contributor
126 reviews 126 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013 via mobile

This was only my second time eating here in the past year and I've been very impressed on both occasions! The food is great, with large portions. I had the combo starter which is good for sharing between 2 people and you get plenty! The chicken goujons were amazing! My main course choice was the surf and turf which consisted... More

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Bangor, United Kingdom
12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2013

I have been going to Nelsons on and off for years always expecting the menu to change but it never does. The food is usually fine but if you go late on a Saturday night it can be a bit hit and miss. On the plus side the staff are always helpful and pleasant.

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Bangor, Co. Down
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101 reviews 101 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
179 helpful votes 179 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2013

Called in to Nelsons for lunch. Greeted by a pleasant waiter and given our choice of table. Order was quickly taken and our drinks arrived while the food was being prepared. Food was good in both quantity and quality and staff were attentive. Prices were reasonable. Our only gripe was the music being played was geared to a much younger... More

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Brisbane, Australia
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2013

29.95 GBP for a 2 course meal for 2 people, including a bottle of Pinot Grigio.. Perfectly cooked with perfect service by Ilhan - what more can you ask for?

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Belfast, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2013

Sometimes we over look what is right on our door step. Having eaten mediocre food before in this restuarant my husband and I got a very pleasant surprise recently, Under the fairly new management of Mr Brendan McCann the rather dull restaurant has been refurbished even down to nice little touches like fresh flowers and crisp linen table cloths which... More

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