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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
Today
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner

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  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 2
    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
Overpriced and over rated

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... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed May 23, 2015
Ryan W
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Surfers Paradise, Australia
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Darwin, Australia
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109 reviews
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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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Surfers Paradise, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
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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gagadju
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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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Palmerston, Australia
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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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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Orders 3x fish, family serve of chips,5x dim sims at 6pm for pick up at 7.30pm. Live at Darwin River, so headed in got there at 7.31 to be told that I had a further 15 minute wait. Finally my name was called paid $47.40 drove back home and went about plating dinner only to find 3 x fish. Phoned... More 

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Darwin, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Definitely will not buy food from here again. Tiny portion of chips despite asking for enough for 4 people. All food tasted horrible. Asked for chicken nuggets and they gave me 1 chicken nugget! Yes that's right 1 chicken nugget! Took them 25 minutes to prepare this awful meal.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 via mobile

These guys have a great operation going. Efficient service. Great burgers, yiros, fish and chips. Their potato cakes are yummy. Their hero dish is chips and a tub of gravy.

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Additional Information about Ballantynes Fish Chips

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

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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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