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The Countryman

₹₹ - ₹₹₹, British,
120 Grove Road, Ballymena BT43 6UB, Northern Ireland
+44 28 2564 4814
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good19%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“steak” (20 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
120 Grove Road, Ballymena BT43 6UB, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have been here a few times as so handy for parking at the front. Staff are always very friendly. I chose the 2 course menu for only £12.95 and my husband had the 3 course for only £14.95. Great value and food was beautiful and...More

3  Thank Jenwhatts
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic food reasonable prices. Service can be hit and miss depending on time and number of customers but always worth a visit.

3  Thank elaine r
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Called in the other day to try the new 3-7-3 menu. We tried the soup, cajun spiced mushrooms, peppered chicken stack and eton mess dessert. All dishes were delicious and the final bill was very good value. The service and atmosphere were good as well,...More

3  Thank xxMissAxox
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food is okay. The staff are friendly enough. But the place just stinks of chips and stale beer. Needs a complete revamping. Otherwise it’s usually a not bad place to go

1  Thank Alistair T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Was out with friends and must say was not disappointed. Had the chicken fillet burger with bacon and cheese. Was delish chicken nice and moist and lightly spiced. With truffle fries. And if you love cherries the choc brownie with cherries and sorbet a Mus....More

3  Thank Mark M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just had another beautiful meal in the Countryman. Food was amazing, as was the service. Really can't say more-if you're in the area, you really must stop and try it

3  Thank Wendy F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very friendly staff & excellent service! We had ribeye & chicken burger, both excellent. Chips & tobacco onions very light, dry & crispy, yum ! And the chocolate brownie with black cherry sorbet was delicious!

3  Thank Karen M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went here on Sunday afternoon for lunch with my partner and grandchildren couldn't have faulted the place. We were met at the door by a bubbly young man who seated us promptly and took our drink order. The restaurant was absolutely buzzing as apart from...More

4  Thank Samuel T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had family lunch on Friday , service and food was excellent . I had the scampi which I can safely say was the best I have had in a very long time .

4  Thank Darcy1710
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

We booked here in their private room free of charge for a business meeting last week. 18 of us in total and we were well looked after throughout the day by the staff who are incredibly friendly and kept checking , but discreetly, to see...More

5  Thank Tony B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:30 AM
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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