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“Best place to eat in for ballymena.” 5 of 5 stars
Review of The Merchants Fish Bar

The Merchants Fish Bar
41 Linenhall St, Ballymena BT43 5AJ, Northern Ireland
028 2565 1603
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Ranked #23 of 90 Restaurants in Ballymena
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3 reviews 3 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Best place to eat in for ballymena.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2013 via mobile

Best place in town. Great food at great prices. Excellent service from friendly staff. clean environment. You can not be dissapointed.

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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  • English first
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English first
Shankbridge
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62 reviews 62 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 16 cities Reviews in 16 cities
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
“Poor service for poor food”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2013 via mobile

I visited this place one Sunday eve where I dont mind paying for good food this was a real let down there wasnt enough fish nearly all hard batter and when I complained the waitress sort of tutted at me. She did return with a new piece but it was still pretty much the same for the price you pay in this place I was expecting better.

    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 1 of 5 stars Food
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Ballymena, United Kingdom
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7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“lovely just to over priced!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2012

the food is always 100% clean and very tidy inside :)
but its defo the dearest chippi in town.FAR to over priced!!!!!!!!
and also the other thing is that there is no toilets for the costumers to use?? strange!!

Visited August 2012
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133 helpful votes 133 helpful votes
“10% EXTRA TO SIT IN”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2012

the ten percent extra is the first problem, they have NO toilet which isnt good, fish isnt even cod, prices are beyond a joke

Visited November 2011
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“AWFUL”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2012

Have just visited this establishment about 1 hour ago. It was awful truly awful. The fish was not fresh and the chips were full of rotten pieces. Don't visit.

  • Visited June 2012
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 1 of 5 stars Food
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