Bangor's Hidden Gem

Located in the heart of Ballyholme

The Esplanade Bar is a hidden gem in North Down.  With outstanding views across the bay it makes for the perfect location.

From the front bar to the cosy back bar, the fabulous sea terrace to the restaurant, with fabulous food and an atmosphere to match, a handy Off Sales and dog friendly areas The Esplanade Bar caters for all your needs.

Function Room

Our first floor function room offers unrivalled views across the bay.  The room has the capacity to cater for approximately 50 people and would make the ideal venue for small weddings, family occasions, meetings etc.  We can tailor catering to meet your needs giving you the ideal opportunity to make that special event personal to you in a beautiful setting.

8oz Sirloin Steak

£18.50

onion rings, charred tomato, truffle and parmesan fries, choice of sauce

Chargrilled Beef Burger (vegetable burger option)

£12.95

served with bacon, cheddar cheese, pickled onion rings, toasted bun, rocket salad and choice of side

Sticky Honey Chilli Chicken

£13.95

sweet potato fries and slaw

Battered Cod

£14.50

served with homemade chips, mushy peas and tartar sauce

Scampi Fritt

£15.95

lightly battered, served with homemade chips and tartar sauce

Catch of the Day

- ask server for details

“Esplanade” Escalope of Chicken

£14.95

chargrilled fillet set on champ, crispy onions and pepper sauce

Seafood Linguine (v)

£17.95

cooked in a chorizo veloute , parmesan shavings, charred breads

Thai Red Vegetable Curry

£11.95

basmati rice and flat bread
(add chicken £2.50/king prawn £4.00)

Extras  £4.00

Homemade chips, Skinny Chips, Sweet potato fries, Truffle and parmesan fries, Champ, Mash, House salad, Onion rings, Chef’s veg

Sauces £2.50

Pepper, Gravy, Garlic butter, Blue Cheese

WE PRIDE OURSELVES ON OUR DAILY SPECIALS- PLEASE ASK FOR TODAY’S SEASONAL OFFERINGS

       If you have any allergies or dietary requirements please advise your server

(v) vegetarian option available

Bread and dips to share

£7.50

selection of artisan breads

Nachos

£6.95

Beef or Vegetable, served with a tomato and lime salsa, sour cream

Chicken Salad

small £7.50 | large £10.95

Pomegranate seeds, parmesan cheese, beetroot pearls, caesar dressing

Crispy Pork Bites

£7.50

Asian spiced noodles, bbq sauce

Soup of The Day

£5.95

served with house bread

Salt and Chilli King Prawn

£7.95

set on crostini, garlic aioli

Seafood Chowder

small £7.95 | Large £11.5

Served with house bread

Baked Goat’s Cheese Tart

£7.50

Red onion marmalade, mulled wine and beetroot puree

Baked Goat's Cheese Tart

£7.95

Red onion marmalade, mulled wine and beetroot puree

Confit of Duck Leg

£7.95

Sweet soya dressing

OUR FOOD IS COOKED FRESH TO ORDER AND THEREFORE AT BUSY TIMES YOU MAY HAVE TO WAIT A LITTLE LONGER FOR YOUR DISH

 

The Esplanade Big Fry

£8.25

Pork coiled sausage, crispy back bacon, Clonakilty black pudding, grilled potato and soda bread, chargrilled tomato, seared portabello mushroom & eggs served to your liking

Sausage, Bacon and Egg Soda

£6.95

With black pudding, vine tomatoes & watercress

Eggs Benedict

£6.95

Grilled muffins, crispy smoked back bacon, poached eggs & Hollandaise sauce

Eggs Florentine £6.95/Crab Florentine

£8.50

Toasted muffins, sautéed spinach, poached eggs, Hollandaise sauce, garnished with cherry vine tomatoes & watercress

Smoked Salmon and Scrambled Egg

£7.95

Toasted muffins topped with creamy scrambled egg, local smoked salmon, watercress and chive crème fraiche

The Breakfast Omelette

£7.50

Pork sausage, smoked bacon, tomato, mushrooms & Clonakilty black pudding
(Vegetarian option available)

Baker Loaf French Toast

£6.95

Crispy smoked bacon & maple syrup OR Caramelised banana, strawberry and cream

Pancake Stack

£6.95

Berry compote, clotted cream or maple syrup and smoked back bacon

Kids Breakfast

£4.50

Mini fry/boiled egg and soldiers/pancakes served with bacon and syrup/bacon butty

OUR FOOD IS COOKED FRESH TO ORDER AND THEREFORE AT BUSY TIMES YOU MAY HAVE TO WAIT A LITTLE LONGER FOR YOUR DISH

 

Off Sales

Our Off Sales benefits from a personal touch as we continue to expand our selection of wines, spirits and ales to meet the demand of our customers. We pride ourselves on supporting our local brewer’s and distillers such as Copeland Distillery in Donaghadee, Hinch Distillery in Ballynahinch and Whitewater Brewery in Castlewellan to name but a few.  We offer a delivery service from the Off Sales and we are always willing to help source a product for you if you are looking for a special gift for any occasion. Call in or give us a call to speak to a member of the team.

Back Bar

Our back bar has had a new lease of life injected into it and it has become a firm favourite with the locals making it an ideal pace to come and enjoy a pint or two with friends whilst watching whichever sporting event is on show.  The log burner, comfortable seating and dog friendly makes our back bar the ideal Local Pub. No better place to call into when out for a walk along the coast.

Come in and eat with us

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