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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” (157 reviews)
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“beef shin” (39 reviews)
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Irish, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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33-35 Malone Road, Belfast BT9 6RU, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We were happy to get the last two seats on a Sunday evening. We had some tapas and the catch of the day. Everything tasted really good! Loved the atmosphere with a lot of locals.

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 2 days ago

Myself and 3 girlfriends went to the Barking Dig for a birthday meal. I had the pan fried hake on pesto ravioli, it was superb, so full of flavour: we all thoroughly enjoyed our meals and the service from a lovely waitress from the Czech...More

Thank Christine C
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Visited the Barking Dog recently as pre-theatre dining. I simply love the tapas- next time I go I’ll only have these. The flavours were amazing. Not that the Tandoori cooked fish wasn’t good, it was, I just preferred the taste experience of the tapas.

Thank Lynsey H
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Having heard many good things about the Barking Dog, I felt confident when I booked here for Valentine’s Day dinner with my boyfriend. The decor and atmosphere was lovely, so no complaints there. I also had two cocktails that were amazing. We decided to order...More

Thank Anna S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After travelling for 12 hours!! All we wanted was something to eat and bed! I quickly searched on tripadvisor and this place popped up as number 4 in the nearby area. I’ll say we’re glad we went! It was very busy for a Monday night...More

Thank rfriel92
Reviewed 1 week ago

Food and drinks were very good. Atmosphere was casual and relaxed. Food was over priced for what it was and I feel it didn't really reflect the location.

Thank SJS124
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our last night on holiday and we missed our dogs after 16 days. So I choose this place and it was a memorable last meal in the UK. Somewhat quaint good ambiance. Service was really good and the dinner was excellent. We tried 5-6 different...More

Thank JimmyJackk
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been here twice now. Had the fish pie both times as it is amazing!! Menu is brilliant for options and we had tapas to share at the start. Drinks menu extensive but simple. Layout of restaurant is great as the tables are well spaced for...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We attended for a family birthday.The restaurant was quiet an the service was good.The fare was acceptable although a bit expensive.What reply ruined the evening was a round of Irish coffees for the family group.I thought mine tasted odd but said nothing and took a...More

1  Thank BelfastHarvey
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Catered for a group of 15 no problem at all. Food is top class while being reasonably priced. Service was excellent - luckily considering our group were well able to take a joke - and give it right back again. Second year eating here and...More

Thank Macros42
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31 December 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
20 August 2017|
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Response from NathanCrudds | Reviewed this property |
In my opinion, for the quality and type of food you get, it's much cheaper than places with similar menus
14 April 2017|
Response from Ian M | Reviewed this property |
I would probably say no. Somewhere like Springsteins Diner on the Lisburn Road might be better.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 6 - US$ 29
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
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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