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41 Linenhall St, Ballymena BT43 5AJ, Northern Ireland
028 2565 1603
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Dining options: Dinner, Takeout

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Quick bite for lunch

We ordered lunch by telephone to pick up for 12 of us, food was ready at the time stated, was warm and enjoyable, would definately go back, good value for money.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
xesinedx
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Ballymena, Co.Antrim
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Ballymena, Co.Antrim
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We ordered lunch by telephone to pick up for 12 of us, food was ready at the time stated, was warm and enjoyable, would definately go back, good value for money.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2015 via mobile

I have been eating at terry scullions chippys for years because they are quality his sons carry on the tradition of friendly pleasent places to eat. The staff are so lovely nothing is any trouble I always have the fish which is devine I never order chips as the portions are so big and I hate to waste food they... More 

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Thank Sharon M
Magherafelt, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015

We went In for a family tea, the young lady on the staff was so nice and friendly to our child. The food is fantastic and everywhere is so clean. 5 star well done. Don't miss this fish supper highly recommended.

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1 Thank Vix M
Coleraine, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015

Have ate in the Merchants a few times, a few days ago i got a chip, cheese gravy and a bottle of coke and i got charged £6.90!!!!! shocking price!

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1 Thank cm1724
Ballymena, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015 via mobile

Can never say anything bad about here food always great the staff aways nice. always clean will be back np

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Thank Paul S
ballymena
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015 via mobile

My favourite chippy in Ballymena! Good sized portions, fast service.. and the chicken goujons and chips are the best in town!

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Thank staceymcBallymena
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015 via mobile

Just been to merchant chip shop in broughshane .Best chipy in Co Antrim Allso been to merchant b.mena first class been many times Allways good. Fish Allways fresh and we'll cooked nice crisby .And good value will be back.

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2 Thank NEVILLE L
Northern Ireland
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266 reviews
178 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 279 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015 via mobile

This is a first class fish and chip shop worthy of five star rating in its class. The food is always fresh and superbly presented generous portions and reasonably priced.

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Thank timeagain
Ballymena, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

I regularly buy our Friday evening carry-out here. The food is superb, the service is efficient by friendly staff. Helpings are generous.

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Thank Desi M
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 via mobile

Had some beautiful chips and burgers out of here tonight passing by! Definitely recommend to anyone. Hawaiian burger with lots of salad it was beautiful. The 3 kids ate every bite!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 41 Linenhall St, Ballymena BT43 5AJ, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Antrim  >  Ballymena
  • Phone Number: 028 2565 1603

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: British, Seafood

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