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The Boat House Restaurant

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1A Seacliff Road, Bangor BT20 5HA, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9146 9253
13:00 - 20:45
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Sun 13:00 - 20:45
Wed - Sat 17:30 - 21:30
Sat 13:00 - 14:30
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Bangor, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Staff were lovely. Food was good and restaurant not crammed with tables. We both had fish which was beautifully cooked. Dessert was a trio and well presented.

Thank angelusbt20
Bangor, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I went to the Langmeil Wine Dinner on 23 March. It was stunning in every way. A great welcome when we arrived. Knowledgeable and friendly staff. The food was as wonderful as it is always is at The Boathouse and the wine matching with each course, the story of the winery and each wine, was fascinating. To... More 

Thank Henry B
Newry, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really like this place, the guys are very friendly and create art in the kitchen. We meet friends here each year and highly recommend it. This is fine dining so portions are limited but ample when ordering multiple courses.

Thank Glenn-Newry
Donaghadee, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Just had the fabulous 5 course tasting menu with wine selection at The Boathouse. What can we say ? Excellent service, delicious food and an inspired wine selection. We will be back !

Thank Shuv1990
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Hi Food Fiends, Bit of a Birthday treat on Friday, at the Boathouse Bangor. Me and wee mummsie, popped down there, for a set lunch. Fine dining can be a bit lifeless, and on that day it was just us. The girl serving was great, quite reserved which is very fine dining , but very engaging and professional. I have... More 

Thank Jeremy S
Rochester, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Not easy to find, in an unlikely spot, but very easy to park! The seating area is "cosy" but rather too many tables for a good ambience to prevail. The seating area is dark. Nearly all diners were using lights from phones to read the menu. The service was attentive and certainly knowledgeable but the family details of the wine-producers... More 

1 Thank Heather B
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017

what can I say....just home from an absolutely gorgeous meal in the Boat House restaurant in Bangor and it was amazing!. From the moment we walked in until we left the attention to detail was perfect. The maitre d' was friendly, knowledgeable, particularly about choosing wine, and very attentive without being over bearing or intrusive. The food was really beautifully... More 

Thank Konrad96
Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Love this place. We are lucky to be local to it and have used it regularly. Very special place. Small with lots of character.

1 Thank in2motorsports
Belfast, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

We visited here mid week on a recommendation and we were truly blown away. This is the type of dining experience you would expect from a high end restaurant in London or further a field. It really is hard to believe that food this good exists on our tiny door step. FOOD: We chose the 7 course taster menu without... More 

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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

This really was a #lastminute booking as we arrived to our normal Sunday evening eatery to find we had missed last orders for food! Now if you have read any of my reviews you will know that I am really fussy and hard to please lol. So not to let my hubby away with just going home, I quickly rang... More 

3 Thank Steffikittle

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$96
European, International, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
13:00 - 20:45
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
13:00 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1A Seacliff Road, Bangor BT20 5HA, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Down  >  Bangor
  • Phone Number: +44 28 9146 9253
The best of international cooking using great local produce served with flair.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?