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The Barking Dog Restaurant Belfast

33-35 Malone Road, Belfast BT9 6RU, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9066 1885
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“tapas” (142 reviews)
“burger” (205 reviews)
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Irish, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
33-35 Malone Road, Belfast BT9 6RU, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed yesterday

We loved our meal at The Barking Dog so much, we returned the following evening and enjoyed it even more! Varied menu with offering for the vegetarians and non-vegetarians in our party. The service was excellent - friendly and very informative about the offerings. The...More

Thank Richard S
Reviewed 3 days ago

It is advisable to book at weekends, as it is very poplular. Beautiful place with charming details and flowers. Very friendly staff.

Thank Enderlibearth
Reviewed 5 days ago

Very difficult to imagine that anyone could fault this excellent restaurant Tasty and unusual food choice, fine wine and a good atmosphere and service. It's also a short walk if you're staying anywhere near Eglantine Avenue. The Squid Ink Ravioli and the Pork were superb...More

Thank Peej1962
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had imagined Ireland would be a paradise for craft beer lovers, but alas. Many very nice restaurants have limited beer selections. The Barking Dog had great beer and great food, so we were all happy. Our beer lovers raved about the Foxes Rock IPA....More

Thank TeenFoodiesMom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great service and fantastic food make this a must see in Belfast. So many delicious gluten free, vegetarian, and dairy free options here...and good food for you normal people out there too.

Thank TravelBunnyFooFoo
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Noisy, minuscule portions, very expensive for what you get but on the plus side enthusiastic staff. Visited once but would not return as value for money is very poor.

Thank dodger107
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We, a family of four with two children aged 8 and 6 arrived at The Barking Dog at 7:45pm on Monday evening. We had read great reviews and were delighted to discover that the restaurant was very close to our holiday accommodation. In particular, I...More

5  Thank Nicola G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From our lovely B and B, we walked a few blocks to an upscale area that felt welcoming and safe. The proprietors of Barking Dog were highly professional and friendly. Our food was creative, scrumptious, and worthy of a foodie rating. Best of all, after...More

Thank patient111
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Probably my favourite place to eat in Belfast! Food was just so tasty!! Packed with flavour! I had the squid inked ravioli with stuffed sundries tomatoes!! 👩‍🍳 Staff were really friendly and witty! Also I rang last minute on a Saturday and there wasn't a...More

Thank joshua f
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited recently for the 3rd time for my girlfriend's birthday and cannot fault this place whatsoever. Had the Butcher's Special, which was a flat iron steak, and left the plate clean. Also called up earlier in the day to drop in a birthday cake and...More

Thank Rebecca T
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Questions & Answers
April 14, 2017|
Response from Ian M | Reviewed this property |
I would probably say no. Somewhere like Springsteins Diner on the Lisburn Road might be better.
April 14, 2017|
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Response from James D | Reviewed this property |
Yes of couse, there is a wide range and i highly recommend the shin beef burger
July 3, 2016|
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Response from garfieldBelfast | Reviewed this property |
Live music on a Sunday only (guitar player) and booking is probably essential.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$6 - $29
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Large groups, Romantic, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33-35 Malone Road, Belfast BT9 6RU, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  Belfast
  • Phone Number: +44 28 9066 1885
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