We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

John Long’s Fish & Chips

39 Athol Street, Belfast BT12 4GX, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9032 1848
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good15%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“fish chips” (13 reviews)
“potatoes” (4 reviews)
“bread” (5 reviews)
Closes in 9 min
11:30 - 18:30All hours
Irish, Seafood
39 Athol Street, Belfast BT12 4GX, Northern Ireland
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (141)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

11 - 20 of 132 reviews

Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

Simply the best fish n chip in Belfast (and beyond) period! Great food and service with a smile - never disappoints.

1  Thank BernMTB
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

We had a fantastic dinner with a group at John Longs. The fish was likely the best we have had in a long while. The staff we're awesome and extremely friendly. John came out to visit and was a great guy. A must!

1  Thank OurGreatEscapes
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

So good! Would recommend to anyone! We went here on a Sunday as part of a tour group when they are normally closed...John took time to talk to each table.

1  Thank Renee S
Reviewed 2 September 2017

A year or two ago, I did a review for Beatties chippy on the Shankill Road and rated it the best fish n chip shop in Belfast, well it has been usurped by John Longs. I had not been to John Longs in about 11...More

Thank Salisbury67
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

This place feels like stepping back in time, one of the oldest chippies in Belfast. Good for fish and chips and people watching. Good portions and tasty chips. Would recommend sitting in. I wish they would stay open longer in the evenings as 6pm closing...More

Thank fcm90
Reviewed 29 August 2017

You are in Belfast, after a full day of strolling and sight seeing, tired and hungry, and you do not want to end up in the easy solution of impersonal pizza and burgers. What are you going to do? But what else? Walk the three...More

Thank nikos_travel
Reviewed 20 August 2017

The oldest Fish & Chip Shop in Belfast. I was here in 1964 because it was my Grandfather's Favorite Chippy. It has definitely been upgraded since then, but the quality has not changed. Still the best Fish & Chips I know. The staff was wonderful...More

Thank csarchibald
Reviewed 8 August 2017

We visited for lunch. Very substantial. One portion of chips was more than enough between two.Fish and chips(real potatoes peeled and chopped) prepared on the premises. Freshly cooked and crisp. Delicious! Traditional cafe with hard seats, so we didn't overstay, but a great lunch and...More

Thank Linda M
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

There is truth in the "saying 103 years makes perfect". And even "if it ain't broke don't fix it" So it is with family run long's. Just good fish and chips the way it should be. And DO sit in for the full Experience.

Thank Tommy W
Reviewed 29 July 2017

Proper chippy in the centre of Belfast serving great quality food. Staff are all friendly and service was fantastic. I would definitely recommend getting a fish supper, mushy peas, bread and butter, and a big mug of tea to wash it all down :) I...More

Thank Aaron D
Nearby Restaurants
The Lantern
653 reviews
.14 miles away
Howard Street
1,148 reviews
.13 miles away
Stix and Stones
1,303 reviews
.18 miles away
The Crown Liquor Saloon
4,059 reviews
.16 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Grand Opera House
1,082 reviews
.12 miles away
Monument to the Unknown Woman Worker
76 reviews
.11 miles away
Sandy Row
79 reviews
.19 miles away
Spires Mall and Conference Centre
15 reviews
.15 miles away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
15 November 2017|
Response from bangorblue | Reviewed this property |
Sorry John, don't know but there fish & chips are exceptional
6 August 2017|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from weehinny051055 | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, if you arrive early you may be able to park close by but I would suggest you contact them and ask. My husband is disabled do we have a blue badge. The owner allowed us to park in their car park. Do phone though... More
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 18:30
11:30 - 18:30
11:30 - 18:30
11:30 - 18:30
11:30 - 18:30
11:30 - 18:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 39 Athol Street, Belfast BT12 4GX, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  Belfast
  • Phone Number: +44 28 9032 1848
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing