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The Salty Dog Hotel & Bistro

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Visited here for lunch with my Wife and Baby today after hearing good reviews from distant 'Facebook Friends'. Needless to say those opinions will never be trusted again. Ordered Burger & Chips and fish & Chips keeping things simple. Fish was tasteless but more important was raw in the middle. Chef said it was a different kind of Fish and...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My partner and I stayed here on Saturday night hotel was very nice and so where the staff our room was good clean but the view was rubbish that was my fault as I didn't book direct..... the only down side was our meal we both ordered ribeye steak n the bits we could eat were good but the rest...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was here last night for a meal in the restaurant. We were seated promptly in a lovely seat right next to the window. Our drink order was taken quickly but our drinks did not arrive for a significant amount of time.. in fact, I actually to ask another waiter to go check on them for me. For the starter...

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Thank TheTruthOfFood
Bangor, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Yesterday evening at the Salty Dog, was simply a fabulous experience. Andy, the chef designed, constructed and delivered the most sumptuous culinary experience which was complemented by his matching of fabulous gin based cocktails, including the devine Fizzy Rascal (Copeland Rhuberry gin, champagne, lemon, gimme). Imagine this, paired with beetroot cured salmon, caviar, burnt lemon and red amareth! My taste...

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3Thank 925Angela
Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I decided to try the Salty Dog on Saturday after an afternoon walk. I was really hungry by the time I got to the Salty Dog and ordered lunch. My main course arrived quickly and tasted amazing. The portion size was huge, it tasted excellent and was very well presented. My Fiancee is vegetarian and really enjoyed the haloumi burger...

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2Thank Gareth M
Bangor, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here Sun 5th March with family. Ordered roast for myself and mum and my daughter had the kids chicken breast. We have had Sunday lunch here before and we're happy with it the last time. This time it took a long time to arrive, the beef roast was mostly fat and not presented well. The bed of mashed Potatoes...

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Kenneth S, Owner at The Salty Dog Hotel & Bistro, responded to this review

I am really sorry to hear about this. As you know from your previous experiences this is not our normal standard. It would be great if you could drop me a line at ken@saltydogbangor.com so we can address the issues directly with you.

Inverness, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went for lunch with my family and I left with a bad taste in my mouth in more than one way! Before I go on I'd like to say that the service from our waitress was fine and we have no issues with that. My wife got the goats cheese starter which was described as a fritter with rocket salad....

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Kenneth S, Owner at The Salty Dog Hotel & Bistro, responded to this review

I am very sorry to hear your comments. They are obviously far below our normal standards. Could you please let me know when you were in so we can investigate. I would also like to check your bill because that is not the price we should be charging for apple juice. ken@saltydogbangor.com

Groomsport, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have had mixed experiences in the Salty Dog in the past – not with the quality of the food, but with the quantity (for the prices charged) and with the service. However our last experience was very good. As usual for a Friday night the restaurant was quite busy, but even so the service was efficient and friendly. Our...

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2Thank AJBGroomsport
Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had lunch here on Tuesday. Lovely bar/restaurant, great view Dog friendly, so fur baby could come with us, he got bowl of water & treats. Nice staff. Food was fantastic & plenty of it. Would highly recommend.

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2Thank MelG6
Buckinghamshire
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We a=stayed here a few years ago ( read review ) and glad to say we returned to find a very much more happy and warm place to stay. The room was immaculate, overlooking the sea, the bar busy the staff happy. We had a decent meal and a bottle of wine. Breakfast was quick and perfectly cooked although not...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
Food & drink at the hotel
The Salty Dog Hotel and Bistro
The Salty Dog Hotel and Bistro
Cuisines: Bar, European, British, Contemporary, Gastropub
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
An old Victorian townhouse that’s been beautifully transformed into a stunning boutique hotel overlooking Bangor’s Marina and the Irish Sea. A perfect retreat from everyday hustle and bustle. Friendly staff, gorgeous rooms and great food will make your stay a memorable one. Committed to fine local produce, our highly skilled, award winning chefs, offer a real alternative to Belfast’s restaurants. Whether you’re visiting North Down’s attractions or want a memorable Bangor night out – The Salty Dog offers accessible, nostalgic food in a relaxed setting. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Salty Dog Hotel & Bistro

Address: 10 - 12 Seacliff Road, Bangor BT20 5EY, Northern Ireland
Region: United Kingdom > Northern Ireland > County Down > Bangor
Price Range: $145 - $246 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Salty Dog Hotel & Bistro 3*
Number of rooms: 15
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