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Summary

On the marina, this sleekly converted former harbourmaster’s building now offers an “unforgettable experience” for diners, taking in “exquisite wine pairings” and a “relaxed” fine dining ambience; staff are “fantastically cool” and “the chef/owner even delivers and explains some of his dishes to the table!”

£51
Exceptional
Very Good
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“It has to the best restaurant in Northern Ireland by a long stretch!”; this “old harbourmaster's building at the marina”“owned and run by two Dutch brothers” – has been sensitively restored, and wins the highest esteem for its “understated” and “professional” approach, and its “eclectic” cuisine “taking a serious approach to the use of organic local produce”; “interesting wine at really good prices” too and a well-stocked gin bar. Top Tip – “great-value tasting menu”.

£50
Exceptional
Very Good
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“Beautifully restored”, this former lifeboat station, run by two Dutch brothers (front/back of house) is tipped for “some of the best food in Northern Ireland” (and “great value” too); the wine list and the gin bar are also singled out for the thumbs up.

£48
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

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Restaurant details

10 pm
1a, Seacliff Rd, Bangor, BT20 5HA
Opening hours

Last orders: 10 pm

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