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“Best fish in 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 #22 of 90 Restaurants in Ballymena
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Ballymena, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
“Best fish in Ballymena”
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.

  • Visited June 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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  • English first
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English first
2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Chicken fillet burger and fish to die for”
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
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Reviews in 16 cities Reviews in 16 cities
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
“Almost gave it 4 stars because of a cold cuppa.”
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 chips my taste buds roared into life. It was the best cod I ever had. The batter was very light and crispy. Delicious. I upgraded my experience to 5 stars because a fresh cup of tea arrived with an apology for the cold one. I never complained about the cold cuppa they just sorted it when they realised. Will visit when I next visit Ballymena.

Visited March 2014
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Ballymena, United Kingdom
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“unreal”
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

  • Visited March 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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“Comfort food at its best”
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.

  • Visited March 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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