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The Merchants Fish Bar

41 Linenhall St, Ballymena BT43 5AJ, Northern Ireland
028 2565 1603
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Ranked #33 of 84 Restaurants in Ballymena
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- Sep 7, 2014
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1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014 via mobile

Just been (sep 14). I phoned in an order. It took the 12/13yr old on the phone half a dozen attempts to understand what I was saying, apparently chip, pea, onion & gravy is a complicated combo?! I arrived at the shop, and... my order was wrong. So I changed it with the Eastern European girl at the counter, who... More

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Belfast, United Kingdom
14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 via mobile

I dropped in on the way home from a weekend on the north coast and was really looking forward to a tasty meal. Unfortunately I was left very disappointed with what I got. The premises are well appointed and were very clean throughout, a credit to the owner. I ordered fish goujons, a pastie and a portion of chips. The... More

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Ballymena, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

When we feel like fish and chips this is the place to go, friendly staff, efficient service. Its always a real treat to have a Merchant fish supper.

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2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Best chicken fillet burger, fish and chips I have ever had. They also serve heinz ketchup which is a nice touch. Slick rick

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Lisburn, United Kingdom
16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014 via mobile

Called in for a quick bite of lunch on a Saturday. At first I was disappointed because they didn't have any haddock. I decided to try the cod and went to sit and wait. After a short wait my tea arrived. Very disappointed. It was cold and like it was sitting a long time. When my cod arrive with some... More

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Ballymena, United Kingdom
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

easily the best fish supper ever ...and im not coddin ye lol....hi all jokes on the side iv tried fish here and iv tried fish there infact iv tried fish everywhere ...but nothing comes close to the merchant in bmena hi

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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

Popped in here on our way back to Lisburn and we had a lovely meal. Simple menu but everything is cooked fresh and to order. Staff were lovely and service was quick and efficient.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

Always bring the family here for a treat we have had everything on the menu and its always been quality food :) if u want good fish and burgers look no further

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Ballymena, United Kingdom
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60 reviews 60 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

Popped in for a quick Fish Supper before concert in Braid, tasty fish & chips & good portion for cost. Staff were friendly but dining area is basic & I question extra charge to dine in. Will certainly purchase a take away Fish Supper in the future.

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Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013

as a carry out this outlet maintains its standard. while costs are rising causing some to buy cheaper ingredients this outlet seems to maintain price and quality

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