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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 #87 of 136 Restaurants in Bangor
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English first
Bangor, United Kingdom
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47 reviews 47 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

On entering the hotel foyer you are immediately put off by the old, dull and dated decor. Upstairs the restaurant is clean, bright and airy with amazing views out over the harbour but again the decor is dated. The food, if you like everything deep fat fried, you are in for a treat! My husband ordered Classic Chicken Maryland -... More 

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Greater Manchester
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

They certainly have the best restaurant in Bangor by far, spoilt for choice, great staff! I have been to many restaurants, love eating out & can honestly say The Marine Court will always be the place I recommend to everyone!

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

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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80 reviews 80 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 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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Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 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
10 helpful votes 10 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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Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 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
145 reviews 145 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
94 helpful votes 94 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
185 helpful votes 185 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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Address: 18-20 Quay Street, | Marine Court Hotel, Bangor, Northern Ireland
Phone Number: +44 (0)28 9145 1100 |
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Down  >  Bangor

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