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The Merchant Fish & Chip Shop

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41 Linenhall Street, Ballymena BT43 5AJ, Northern Ireland
+44 28 2565 1603
11:00 - 22:00
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Ballymena, Co.Antrim
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2016

We ordered lunch by telephone to pick up for 12 of us, food was ready at the time stated, was warm and enjoyable, would definately go back, good value for money.

Thank xesinedx
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43 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 December 2015 via mobile

I have been eating at terry scullions chippys for years because they are quality his sons carry on the tradition of friendly pleasent places to eat. The staff are so lovely nothing is any trouble I always have the fish which is devine I never order chips as the portions are so big and I hate to waste food they... More 

Thank Sharon M
Magherafelt, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 November 2015

We went In for a family tea, the young lady on the staff was so nice and friendly to our child. The food is fantastic and everywhere is so clean. 5 star well done. Don't miss this fish supper highly recommended.

1 Thank Vix M
Coleraine, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 November 2015

Have ate in the Merchants a few times, a few days ago i got a chip, cheese gravy and a bottle of coke and i got charged £6.90!!!!! shocking price!

1 Thank cm1724
Ballymena, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2015 via mobile

Can never say anything bad about here food always great the staff aways nice. always clean will be back np

Thank Paul S
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 November 2015 via mobile

My favourite chippy in Ballymena! Good sized portions, fast service.. and the chicken goujons and chips are the best in town!

Thank staceymcBallymena
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2015 via mobile

Just been to merchant chip shop in broughshane .Best chipy in Co Antrim Allso been to merchant b.mena first class been many times Allways good. Fish Allways fresh and we'll cooked nice crisby .And good value will be back.

Northern Ireland
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569 reviews
320 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,055 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2015 via mobile

This is a first class fish and chip shop worthy of five star rating in its class. The food is always fresh and superbly presented generous portions and reasonably priced.

Thank timeagain
Ballymena, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2015

I regularly buy our Friday evening carry-out here. The food is superb, the service is efficient by friendly staff. Helpings are generous.

1 Thank Desi M
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33 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2015 via mobile

Had some beautiful chips and burgers out of here tonight passing by! Definitely recommend to anyone. Hawaiian burger with lots of salad it was beautiful. The 3 kids ate every bite!

Thank Lisa M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Fast food, British, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Visa, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 41 Linenhall Street, Ballymena BT43 5AJ, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Antrim  >  Ballymena
  • Phone Number: +44 28 2565 1603

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