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The Countryman

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120 Grove Road, Ballymena BT43 6UB, Northern Ireland
+44 28 2564 4814
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11:30 - 00:00
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Sun - Thu 11:30 - 00:00
Fri 11:30 - 01:00
Sat 11:30 - 01:30
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Really was looking forward to a family meal at the countrymans after hearing such good reviews. However They have recently changed the menu again and it is much shorter with very little variety and few options for those who have special dietary requirements. One family member asked for their steak well done however it came out practically rare, this was... More 

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Thank Vikki212
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Been visit the countrymans for the past few year and it has always been to a high standard and tonight was no different, ordered the chill chicken to start which was a real breath of fresh air, crispy and juicy, tried my friends mussels and they were as good as I've had in any seafood restaurant, for main I had... More 

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2 Thank Fabrice W
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Service was good even in a very busy setting, time between starter and main was perfect, food was nice.

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2 Thank coulter17
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Went with friends to try the new menu and it didn't dissappoint. Good ambience and excellent service as usual from all staff. The food was delicious, good portion sizes and everyone went home satisfied! Will be back.

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2 Thank Gary P
Belfast, United Kingdom
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90 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Chicken Maryland, was yummy. And it was great value at £12.95. The chicken was succulent tender nicely covered in bread crumbs. The plate was packed with good food, all cooked very well. The bacon was thick-cut and very lean. The sausage too was nice, battered pine apple and banana - on a very personal level I would have preferred it... More 

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1 Thank Greg P
Ireland
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food is great, plenty of choice, always a friendly chat with the staff. It's a reliable and pleasant venue.

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1 Thank chickencottage
Broughshane, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Another excellent meal once again at The Countryman Inn. The staff are so friendly and efficient, the food is absolutely delicious and a great atmosphere. The mixed grill is one of our favourites as is the chicken Caesar salad for a starter. Steaks are always cooked to perfection and food always piping hot. Nothing is ever a bother to the... More 

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1 Thank hazel nicoletti
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the countryman tonight for a family meal and the food was absolutely outstanding the service was great as well we will be back very soon and I would highly recommend the countryman

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2 Thank John N
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went to countrymans tonight for a family dinner! Must say the food, service and atmosphere was 1st class ! Best food I've had in a while! Will be back very soon !

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1 Thank Sarah-Jane M
Ballymena
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Called in today after work for a quick bite to eat with my girlfriend, we got seated right infront of a warm and welcoming open fire! We both decided to go for the salt and chilli chicken special which tasted absolutely beautiful! The waiter told us there is a whole new menu coming next week... looking forward to getting back... More 

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1 Thank Joshua K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Irish, Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Outdoor Seating, Television, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 00:00
Monday
11:30 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 00:00
Thursday
11:30 - 00:00
Friday
11:30 - 01:00
Saturday
11:30 - 01:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 120 Grove Road, Ballymena BT43 6UB, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Antrim  >  Ballymena
  • Phone Number: +44 28 2564 4814

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