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Ballantynes Fish Chips

Seafood, Fast Food
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Shop 5, 35 Granites Dr, Palmerston, Northern Territory 0832, Australia
(08) 8931 0666
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9:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner

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  • 8
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  • 11
    Very good
  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 stars
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They have good serving size for chips...only get fish once in a blue moon coz it's quite expensive..still yummy though... (crumbed).. ring before u go to beat the queue

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 10, 2015
Danielle H
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

I ordered 2 flake, chips for 2 ($8.00),6 fish nuggets and chips 2 pineapple fritters total cost $40 all I got was chips and they were horrible.been there twice and both times mucked up order never again

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

They have good serving size for chips...only get fish once in a blue moon coz it's quite expensive..still yummy though... (crumbed).. ring before u go to beat the queue

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Darwin, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

We eat food from here nearly every week, the quality is consistantly good and is one of the few places you can order sea scallops. The wait time for your order is quit often underestimated by 5 minutes or so and Fridays are very very busy between 6-7.30 pm as people come from all over to order from this shop.... More 

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Darwin, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Easily the best fish shop around here and has been for some time. We never have any issue here and buy here at least once per month and have for years.

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Darwin, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

I gave this shop a second go after not being impressed a month before, but it lived up to the standard I had experienced - very poor. Again I had to wait 40 minutes for fish & chips, and again I had to peel the batter off the fish & the scallops I had purchased. Why there has to be... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

I was told this is the best fish and chip shop around but was very disappointed. We placed a phone order and I arrived to pick it up 5 minutes before the specified time. I was told it was 5 minutes away which was fine, until it came out 25 minutes later. I ordered the seafood basket and it was... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Fav fish and chips shop in palmy. Can be a little expensive but hey your in darwin now! Fish is always cooked right and chips are soo good. I always ring and pre order saves waiting around!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Fish and chips here are delicious and doesn't taste greasy. Even 1 serving of chips is A huge portion (for me anyway, others may disagree). Love the chicken salt added to the chips. Price is comparable to other fish and chip places around Palmerston.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Holly cow it almost the same price as taking the family to Hoggies when using out frequent diners cards. And I don't understand the Q and waiting time was huge.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Ballantynes is the best fish and chip shop in Darwin by far!! We order from here at least every week, their fish burgers with the lot are AMAZING, jaw dislocatingly delicious. There serve of chips with chicken salt ate the most perfect chips out, not to oily,not to soggy not to crispy, just right! I have never had to wait... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Shop 5, 35 Granites Dr, Palmerston, Northern Territory 0832, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Northern Territory  >  Top End  >  Palmerston
  • Phone Number: (08) 8931 0666

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood, Fast Food
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm

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