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The Grouse

) #4 of 109 Restaurants in Ballymena $$ - $$$ Irish, European,
74-76 Ballymoney Street, Ballymena BT43 6AN, Northern Ireland
+44 28 2564 5234
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good9%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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10:30 am - 11:00 pmAll hours
Irish, European, Bar, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
74-76 Ballymoney Street, Ballymena BT43 6AN, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We found FANTASTIC Restaurant in center of Ballymena with very friendly and helpfull staff, the name is The Grouse. We are usually coming to eat on Friday or Saturday evening but next time we are planing to try also lunch menu ;-) All food what...More

9  Thank Kristinaa A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was on a short vizit to ballymena few weeks ago with a friend and we were recomend to try the new refurbished restaurant. Outstanding, experience, felt very welcome with extremly tasty food and professional staff. The manager /europen lady/ was very efficent and recomended...More

6  Thank julia p
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Six of us enjoyed a lovely and catch up on Friday evening. Excellent food and great service provided. Spoilt for choice from the gin bar which were all presented in large goblets with a rang of fruits and trendy mixers. See you soon Grouse to...More

7  Thank Geraldine M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great dinner, staff and drinks. Ticked all the boxes, especially if you like whisky or gin. Menu is fantastic and great value.

6  Thank Ruairi M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We've had lunch before but not dinner. This evening was outstanding: four excellent dishes. The venison was extremely good but the Chorizo Scotch Egg starter was the star of the show. Cheerful, efficient & friendly staff made it an evening to remember.

10  Thank James L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Met up with close friends for Sunday dinner, we took a chance as hadn't booked and even though the restaurant was very busy we were seated straight away and yet again experienced excellent service, super menu choice and very varied drinks selection on offer. We...More

9  Thank Moyna2017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fancied going for a meal after work so thought I'd visit the grouse after seeing all the amazing food on there Facebook in page. To start with we asked the server what drinks they recommended as the grouse had one of the most comprehensive drinks...More

5  Thank Fabrice W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Yet another superb meal at the new grouse! They say consistency is key, and I must say the grouse continues to set the bar high on each visit! From the beautiful full to the friendly service everything was perfect!

5  Thank Joshua K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

service excellent staff very good friendly atmosphere food excellent very relaxing atmosphere The Grouse is very central in Ballymena and a short distance from Fairhill shopping centre, Would recommend this place

6  Thank 281elvis007
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food in a really friendly place with excellent service. Have definitely recommended to friends and family for a stop off when touring the Antrim coast.

5  Thank ladymuck777
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kevin j
April 15, 2017|
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Response from Mark M | Property representative |
Hi Kevin, hope you're well! That won't be a problem at all if you want to give us a call anytime after 12pm tomorrow on 02825645234 and ask for Boryana and we will get it sorted and posted out to you. Many thanks Mark... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $32
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar scene, Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
10:30 am - 1:30 am
10:30 am - 1:30 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 74-76 Ballymoney Street, Ballymena BT43 6AN, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Antrim  >  Ballymena
  • Phone Number: +44 28 2564 5234
  • E-mail
Here at the Grouse we pride ourselves on our first class customer service & food. All of our food is locally sourced and cooked fresh. We are located in the centre of Ballymena right beside the tower centre car park. We hope to see you soon!
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