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74-76 Ballymoney Street, Ballymena BT43 6AN, Northern Ireland
+44 28 2564 5234
10:30 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 10:30 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 10:30 - 01:30
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Recently visited the new grouse restaurant and bar, can honestly say it is without doubt the most beautifully decorated bar I've had the pleasure of drinking in! Not to mention their gin bar which is to die for! Can't wait for my next night out so I can sample another one of their fine gins!

2 Thank Michelle M
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Had fantastic food . Glutenfree options Brilliant with added bonus of glutenfree soda bread👍service excellent. Staff very friendly and helpful. Really recommend. Oh and the Gin is amazing!!

2 Thank SuzieGwong
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited the Grouse with my wife for some afternoon snacks. The menu and service was fantastic as always would definitely recommend the Barbary duck. Definitely will be back

4 Thank Sjm S
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My partner and I were in ballymenas for the Easter weekend and came across the grouse at lunch time .my partner is a football fan ad asked to watch a match which was no problem at all to the staff . The bar is beautifully decorated inside and out and spotlessly clean toilets n all. I enjoyed a light lunch... More 

2 Thank Tracydmc
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45 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Called into The Grouse today with family. Lovely comfortable spacious surrounding. Had a wheelchair user with special dietary requirements with me and staff could not have been more helpful. From as soon as we got through the door we felt welcome. Our waitress was professional and warm. Food was perfect- great taste , good price , portion size and variety.... More 

3 Thank aevans28
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently visited the grouse after hearing so much about their renovation, we have eaten in here regularly over the years and it has always been first class. The decor has been finished to a high standard with comfy booths, two large bars and an open fire. My partner had the mussels to start followed by a steak, both were... More 

3 Thank Helen M
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited the grouse with business clients last week and was more than impressed with the whole experience. Food and selection of it was fantastic and the staff couldn't have been more attentive. Will definitely be visiting again very soon.

4 Thank Ellen M
Ballymena, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was lovely and the selection of gin even better! So nice inside, and really friendly staff. Definitely be back soon 😊

4 Thank Ljones421
Ballymena, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

New menu following refurbishment great range of starters less choice of mains. More expensive than previously.

1 Thank marypp1958
County Antrim, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been going to the grouse for years when in ballymena. Great spot and it has stepped up to a different level since the renovation. Comfort, food, drinks and service all top class. Liqueur coffee range best for miles. Love it.

5 Thank Murph374

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$32
Irish, European, British, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Parking Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
10:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 01:30
10:30 - 01:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 74-76 Ballymoney Street, Ballymena BT43 6AN, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Antrim  >  Ballymena
  • Phone Number: +44 28 2564 5234
Here at the Grouse we pride ourselves on our first class customer service & food. All of our food is locally sourced and cooked fresh. We are located in the centre of Ballymena right beside the tower centre car park. We hope to see you soon!

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