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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, Takeout

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  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
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Always good

Food is great here. Never disappoints. Great burgers and best chips and gravy in town. Traditional fish and chip shop

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Tania F
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English first
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184 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Food is great here. Never disappoints. Great burgers and best chips and gravy in town. Traditional fish and chip shop

Thank Tania F
Darwin, Australia
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

went in to this shop at 12 midday the cook came out in a bad mood there was a sign on the counter no snapper so I made a joke oh well with have to go some where that has snapper {I only want 8 pieces of flake ] she said fine piss off then the thing is I was... More 

Thank gasvin
Hoi An, Vietnam
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015

Not a bad local fish and chip shop has got better over the last couple of months..little bit expensive but most things are in Darwin

Thank DarwinStewarts
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1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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

1 Thank Jacqueline W
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
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

Thank Danielle H
Darwin, Australia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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 

Thank Chris W
Darwin, Australia
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116 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
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.

Thank Daz G
Darwin, Australia
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
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 

1 Thank Abeechy
Surfers Paradise, Australia
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81 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 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 

1 Thank Ryan W
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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!

Thank savvychixk

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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
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm

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