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18-20 Quay Street, | Marine Court Hotel, Bangor, Northern Ireland
+44 (0)28 9145 1100 |
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
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Situated within the Marine Court hotel on Bangor seafront. The hotel entrance is dated as is the restaurant. Lunch is a carvery which had a good selection and the staff were generous with the portions. All staff were helpful and charming. The restaurant was busy with a very old fashioned feel... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed April 23, 2015
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Visited Nelsons restaurant today for the lunch carvery and I have to say it was beautiful, presentation and attention to detail were second to none. The food is of excellent quality and cooked to perfection. Congratulations to the management and staff looking forward to seeing you all again.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 via mobile

Situated within the Marine Court hotel on Bangor seafront. The hotel entrance is dated as is the restaurant. Lunch is a carvery which had a good selection and the staff were generous with the portions. All staff were helpful and charming. The restaurant was busy with a very old fashioned feel to the place. This will appeal to some people... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Was in your bar today whilst I no it was your staff need to learn more about the trade .I had to ask for cutlery sauce for which I had to wait also I noticed this with another customer.I also think that £6 for a kids meal is scandalous as it didn't even include a soft drink or ice -... More 

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Andalucia, Spain
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

If you were wanting a quiet drink and by quiet I mean theres more atmosphere in a tomb and more people too.

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Bangor, United Kingdom
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35 restaurant reviews
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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
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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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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 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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88 reviews
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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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lisburn
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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
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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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  • Address: 18-20 Quay Street, | Marine Court Hotel, Bangor, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Down  >  Bangor
  • Phone Number: +44 (0)28 9145 1100 |

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