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Gillies Bar & Grill

136 Fenaghy Road, Ballymena BT42 1EA, Northern Ireland
+44 28 2588 1001
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Overview
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good17%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (73 reviews)
“ribs” (18 reviews)
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CUISINES
Irish, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
136 Fenaghy Road, Ballymena BT42 1EA, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Ordered Chicken supreme the chicken was well cooked and charred just right with savoy cabbage and ham pieces with a gravy which was too salty really spoilt the meal. The gammon and chunky chips was very good. Next time will ask for Chicken Supreme without...More

Thank Ian S
CRobbGalgorm, Manager at Gillies Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Ian S, Thank you for taking the time to post a review on TripAdvisor following your recent visit to the Bar + Grill at Gillies. Thank you for providing your feedback and please accept my apologies for the gravy. I will be sure to...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

felt that we had arrived at an awkward moment.......went downhill from the start.....should have left, will not be backMore

Thank sallyclaire2015
CRobbGalgorm, Manager at Gillies Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear sallyclaire2015, Thank you for taking the time to post a review on TripAdvisor following your recent visit to the Bar + Grill at Gillies. I want to apologise for the experience which you had during your time at the restaurant. I would appreciate if...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The first thing that grabbed me about Gillies was they had a gluten free menu. Not one where I had to spend half the first part of my night trying to figure out the allergens and then find out there was very little to choose...More

Thank Bibi09ireland
CRobbGalgorm, Manager at Gillies Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Bibi09ireland, Thank you for taking the time to post a review on TripAdvisor following your recent visit to the Bar + Grill at Gillies. I am delighted that you enjoyed your dining experience with us and that we were able to accommodate your dietary...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hadn’t been for a while, but not what it used to be. Steak ordered medium well, cooked dry. Every main comes alone, sides must be ordered separately. Knickerbocker glory desert was the poorest attempt ever, the glass was 75% filled with a fruit compote, whipped...More

Thank kalthabeth
CRobbGalgorm, Manager at Gillies Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear kalthabeth, Thank you for taking the time to post a review on TripAdvisor following your recent visit to the Bar + Grill at Gillies. I am disappointed to read of your experience in Gillies on this visit and for the quality of food that...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My goats cheese starter was ok, the main of salted chilli squid was salted rubber and my dessert was a bland chocolate cake. I wouldn’t eat here again. There wasn’t enough staff to cover. It was very busy and very difficult getting a waiters attention...More

Thank GraceW1411
CRobbGalgorm, Manager at Gillies Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear GraceW1411, Thank you for taking the time to post a review on TripAdvisor following your recent visit to the Bar + Grill at Gillies. I am disappointed that you did not find the food or service to be of our usual high standard. I...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wouldn’t be rushing back to Gillies! The lunch looked lovely! Absolutely no taste and staff not helpful or pleasant! Disappointing after a great day at spaMore

Thank melissamaxwell1986
CRobbGalgorm, Manager at Gillies Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear melissamaxwell1986, Thank you for taking the time to post a review on TripAdvisor following your recent visit to the Bar + Grill at Gillies. I am disappointed that you did not have an enjoyable experience in Gillies however I am pleased that you enjoyed...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had dinner here on thursday night and it was delicious. Staff were friendly and welcoming and the atmosphere was good. Would definately recommend here.More

Thank natasha b
CRobbGalgorm, Manager at Gillies Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Natasha B, Thank you for taking the time to post a review on TripAdvisor following your recent visit to the Bar + Grill at Gillies. I am delighted that you enjoyed your meal with us and found the food to be delicious. I am...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had a great lunch here with friends and family,food delicious and staff all attentive and willing to go the extra mile.More

Thank Tugboat_11
CRobbGalgorm, Manager at Gillies Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Tugboat_11, Thank you for taking the time to post a review on TripAdvisor following your recent visit to the Bar + Grill at Gillies. I am delighted that you had an enjoyable lunch in the restaurant and that you found the food to be...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have been to Gillies several times and find the service doesn’t reflect the high standard of the rest of the hotel! Think the hotel should train the staff to the same level as the rest of there staff. Food is ok but avoid the...More

Thank ChristopherBenn
CRobbGalgorm, Manager at Gillies Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear ChristopherBenn, Thank you for taking the time to post a review on TripAdvisor following your recent visit to the Bar + Grill at Gillies. I am disappointed that you did not feel the service was not in line with the rest of the hotel...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great food. Plenty of variety. Plenty of space. Great service from staff. Nothing was too much for them they were great. The galgorm is a beautiful building but really its the people working there that make yr weekend. They were fantastic. Well done everyone. XxMore

Thank jezebel7
CRobbGalgorm, Manager at Gillies Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear jezebel7, Thank you for taking the time to post a review on TripAdvisor following your recent visit to the Bar + Grill at Gillies. I am delighted that you found the staff to be lovely and service to be of a high standard.I will...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 136 Fenaghy Road, Ballymena BT42 1EA, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Antrim  >  Ballymena
  • Phone Number: +44 28 2588 1001
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  • This restaurant is at Galgorm Resort & Spa
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