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John Long’s Fish & Chips

39 Athol Street, Belfast BT12 4GX, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9032 1848
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good16%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“fish chips” (13 reviews)
“pastie” (5 reviews)
“potatoes” (5 reviews)
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Irish, Seafood
39 Athol Street, Belfast BT12 4GX, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We visited John Long's a few weeks ago and were not disappointed. We were going to a matinee show at GOH and wanted somewhere close by to have a meal afterward. My mother in law (91) is in a wheelchair so I checked beforehand that...More

Thank 54Rosie
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

After checking the website I arrived with group of university students from United States who’d heard much about this place. After a long visit to PSNI and Belfast Lord Mayor, walked to this place arriving at 5.30pm May 21. One hour before closing time. Door...More

1  Thank raymondlennon
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

John Longs do the best fish & chips in Northern Ireland in my opinion.... Fish Supper, Tea, Bread & Butter was just perfect! The place is very traditional in its design (looks like it hasn't seen a drop of Dulux since the war) but is...More

Thank JF3043
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went as part of a tour group so no long lines to wait in. Had the fish (VERY fresh) and chips amd mushy peas as a side. Used to cole slaw back in the states but peas were very good also.

Thank 4bears2017
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had heard good things about this chippy and decided to try for the first time yesterday, sit in. On arrival the staff were friendly and took our order promptly. The place itself was typical of an old school chippy quite old fashioned but seemed clean...More

1  Thank Lyndsay G
copey186470, Owner at John Long’s Fish & Chips, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Lyndsay, Sorry you felt your visit to Long's didn't meet your expectations, at Long's we pride ourselves on good customer service and we are glad you felt our staff were indeed friendly when you visited-in terms of milk in cup-we have served our tea...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Traditional setting and owner nearly always there! outstanding fish and chips. Fresh, chirp not greasy. It’s not the cheapest but definitely worth it.

Thank P H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fresh fish, fresh batter, superb chips, pasties, mushy peas. Spotlessly clean, great service, good prices. You can sit in or take away. You must try this place.

Thank bobby911
Reviewed April 10, 2018 via mobile

What more can I say..the best out there. Staff attentive food fresh and delicious .. Always great fish , pasties the best chips unreal In fact don’t deflect try longs not others...the best

Thank simonbelfast1
Reviewed March 22, 2018 via mobile

The fish was crispy and piping hot. The chips were crisp and dry, proper size chips. Portion was big, not huge and my daughters fish bites and chips were more than enough. This place obviously hasn’t changed much in years, it it is clean and...More

Thank ZZTopperless
Reviewed March 15, 2018 via mobile

Used to sit on regularly but over past few years prices jump up all the time. Today for a take away fish bite meal which consists of chips, some fish strips and a 500ml bottle of Coke it was £8.50 - total rip off! Sitting...More

Thank licrogib
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November 15, 2017|
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Response from BernMTB | Reviewed this property |
Doubt it, it’s a fish n chip restaurant and batter has gluten.
August 6, 2017|
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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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
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
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