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Manley Restaurant

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6-10 Ballymoney Road, Ballymena BT43 6AT, Northern Ireland
+44 28 2564 8967
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Newtownards, United Kingdom
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224 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

Okay firstly there's one big problem with this restaurant - it you don't know where it is you won't be able to find it!!!!! We were stopping here with friends on our way back to Newtownards from Bushmills. We rang ahead and booked. We should have been there in 20 minutes but when we got to Ballymena it took us... More 

Thank Jotravelnut21
Ballymena, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

Had a meal in here recently and it was very good. The service was very good an the fresh fruit after the meal was a nice touch. My only complaint was that there is not a lot of privacy as the tables are very close together owing to the size of the restaurant. It's a pity this restaurant isn't open... More 

1 Thank Beth R
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

I wouldn't go anywhere else for chinese food! Chips are home cooked, fried rice is fluffy (not brown like other places) and the flavours of the dishes are something else. The chefs are very accommodating as well if you want any changes made to a meal. The restaurant is a little small but the food definitely makes up for it.... More 

Thank missjfo
Ballymena, United Kingdom
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77 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

Excellent Chinese food - good portion size, well presented & very tasty! Rib starter just fell off the bone, delicious. Staff very attentive and helpful. As others have said, very small, tables close together, cash only & only access I could see is up a flight of stairs.

Thank Motwoosotdot
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2016 via mobile

All I can advise is try the restaurant or takeaway.........you will not go into another chinese again...number 11 take away gorgeous...or any sizzling dish in restaurant....all staff absolutely brilliant..roll on Saturday night...

Thank cookiemcm
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42 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

Real love this place best Chinese in town. Only drawback is they don't have a card machine. After a delicious meal they serve you a plate of fruit. So tasty.

Thank cynni43_123
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32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2015

The food and service is of the highest quality. We are regular customers and would not even consider going elsewhere. The dishes are tasty, fresh and generous portions. 5 star!

Thank ClampetsIreland
Saintfield, null, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2015

We've been going to the Manley restaurant since we were children and the food and service never disappoints. Only draw-back is that no cards are accepted so you need to plan ahead and bring cash. Well worth it though!!!

Thank Susie H
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2014

Whilst this restaurant is small and they do not accept credit cards, the food is just about the best in Town.

1 Thank John H
Ballymena, United Kingdom
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125 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2014

the downside is, its small, but going early overcomes this. the food is amongst the best I have had, presented very well and service second to none. just a pity credit cards not accepted.

1 Thank albertgraham

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6-10 Ballymoney Road, Ballymena BT43 6AT, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Antrim  >  Ballymena
  • Phone Number: +44 28 2564 8967

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?