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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” (177 reviews)
“burger” (228 reviews)
“beef shin” (40 reviews)
Opens in 26 min
Irish, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
33-35 Malone Road, Belfast BT9 6RU, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 2 days ago

My sister and I (in the photo provided) decided to visit the Barking Dog one Sunday evening when she was visiting me at uni. We decided to go here as we had heard great reports from friends and family about the menu and the food....More

Thank Sophie C
Reviewed 6 days ago

Went for an evening meal. Very good service. Excellent food. I had the burger and my wife had the barbecue chicken with potato fritters (which were excellent).

Thank Lloyd H
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were lucky to get a cancellation booking on Sunday evening, and would recommend The Barking Dog for intimate, candlelight dining. There was a nice mix of diners, and a pleasant atmosphere .As you would expect, food is above average and service is discreet yet...More

Thank noel k
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

High end food with amazing service. Great atmosphere in a good location. Close to the university. Extremely happy

Thank Michele K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Family of four turned up for a birthday meal. We were not disappointed. Great selection of tapas type starters to whet our appetite. Main courses were wonderful seafood linguini, vegetable gnocchi and (requested )well cooked lamb. Tastefully presented and all piping hot. Just a little...More

1  Thank Ian C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went for Sunday lunch to the Barking Dog. Hubby ordered a roast beef dinner and I ordered the shin burger and chips. It was delicious! The restaurant is cosy and welcoming and the staff were so nice. Great lunch!

Thank Clare M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We passed this restaurant in our wandering around Belfast. It was also recommended by our hotel. We wandered in at 7:30 on Wednesday night and were seated without a reservation. We had several tapas, the fish pie and a small portion of pasta. The meal...More

Thank happytraveler1528
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It’s a small restaurant so when I called for reservations the manager, Tavi, said their policy was for 5 pm only for parties of 4+. But he quickly said okay to 6:30. From the moment we arrived we were treated like family. Our waitress, Martina,...More

Thank Sue H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food and service here was top notch. We had the full experience with tapas, dinner, drinks, and desserts. Our server was charming and so knowledgeable. The craft cocktails were great. We loved the steak tartar and the pork belly and ribs.I had the chicken...More

1  Thank Suzi P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The staff were simply superb, especially Stevie. He was knowledgeable, friendly and funny. The food was unbelievably excellent. Especially given that the restaurant was full. The food and service was timed to perfection. My suggestion, book early. This place is too good to miss, we...More

Thank MarkP08
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July 6, 2018|
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Response from tracyblair | Reviewed this property |
Most restaurants in all of Ireland and are awRe of Gluten Free Nd are more than happy to accomodTe. We found most had markings on the menu
December 31, 2017|
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Response from calapuno1981 | Reviewed this property |
Have a look at the menu and the prices 🤔 is this question for real 🙄
sheila m
August 20, 2017|
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Response from dodger107 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry have only just seen this question.. Yes, for the minuscule portions that you get!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$6 - $29
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 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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