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The Blackstone

€€ - €€€European, British,
15-17 Hill Street, Ballymena BT43 6BH, Northern Ireland
+44 28 2564 8566
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“pork belly” (8 reviews)
“steak” (18 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 19:30 Hours
European, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
15-17 Hill Street, Ballymena BT43 6BH, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Called in on Friday night for dinner, we where seated downstairs which i liked, the staff were excellent very friendly, but the food was top notch, beautiful goats cheese and beetroot starter ( and im a big meat eater) the wife had the crispy beef...More

Date of visit: November 2018
2  Thank deekin13
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We recently had a meal in the restaurant. It has been a while since we visited here but we weren't disappointed. We had duck and the slow cooked beef which was excellent and very tender. Definitely will be back very soon again.

Date of visit: November 2018
2  Thank Beth R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The BLackstone never fails to impress ! Different menu from others ! Brilliant value ! Monday to Thursday 3 courses for £20 pounds per person ! Lovely attentive staff and nice ambience 😊

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank chloe2018
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Was slightly disappointed that the dining was downstairs in the bar, but it was grand....thankfully great staff and great service. Food was grand for a lunch, had to wait whilst the tart was made, but that is okay, as it was freshly cooked. Carafe of...More

Date of visit: November 2018
2  Thank Fair-Foodie
Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

I have only eaten here once for lunch. My goodness it was delicious! The seafood is to die for as is everything else. I would definitely go back!

Date of visit: September 2018
2  Thank L9130OIannem
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

Booked the restaurant, but found we were in the pub downstairs, which we should have been told at the time of booking. Noisy with very loud 'musak' and small children running around. Menu looked interesting and potentially good value, but what we saw coming out...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank W25GSjamesl
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

Visited here last month for a family dinner and really enjoyed it. We went for the 3 courses for £20 and it was great value. Would definitely recommend and will definitely be visiting again

Date of visit: August 2018
2  Thank sineadm586
Reviewed 1 September 2018

I came here with a friend for lunch (the time we tried before it was shut) and we were very impressed by the quality involved at the price. The menu is quite sophisticated and there are great options from the simple to the complex. The...More

Date of visit: August 2018
2  Thank b037
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

Fantastic lunch, wonderful menu, food delicious, especially the duck burger. A joy to discover, should be top of the list and very celebrated.

Date of visit: August 2018
2  Thank June I
Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

Stopped here for lunch and was really surprised by the fantastic food. The prices were really good for food that is expect on a higher end restaurant. Worth a visit and try the hake.

Date of visit: July 2018
2  Thank Mingles1902
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 19:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15-17 Hill Street, Ballymena BT43 6BH, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Antrim  >  Ballymena
  • Phone Number: +44 28 2564 8566
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