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The Countryman

€€ - €€€, British,
120 Grove Road, Ballymena BT43 6UB, Northern Ireland
+44 28 2564 4814
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good17%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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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 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just called into countrymans for a light snack at lunchtime as i was heading out later that evening for dinner. I chose the stuffed garlic mushroom starter. It was quite tasty with a small side salad for £4. The lunch menu has a good variety...More

1  Thank Lorraine K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Having eaten here before over the years I thought I would give it another go ! , The food is best described as average.

1  Thank gordon8186
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We spent an afternoon here last week with a group of friends to enjoy the good weather while the men watched the football. The atmosphere was terrific. This was the perfect spot to sit outside with a few cocktails and gins. We all dined here...More

2  Thank PatriciaMacey
Reviewed 19 June 2018

The Countryman is a bar and restaurant jus outside Ballymena. The food is plentiful and the service is vey good. Good honest fare is the order of the day and that are very good at dealing with groups and allow pre-ordering, which is very useful...More

3  Thank David M
Reviewed 15 June 2018 via mobile

Brought our grand daughter for lunch. She loved her cod and chips. Told Sam our daughter and 3 grand daughters were coming over at the end of July. They are vegans and pescatarians. He told me it would be sorted if we gave him a...More

3  Thank Rosemary-James
Reviewed 10 June 2018

Good food but too expensive for lunch. Lower prices and then more customers will come back. It was pleasant but not really enough to write home about.

3  Thank Bernie M
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

Went on Friday evening 8th June with partner. Superb food and service first class. Highly recommended.

4  Thank Bud1963
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

We had a fantastic christening party here. Staff so attentive, helpful and friendly. Food super. Couldn’t ask for anything more😍😍

6  Thank Susan G
Reviewed 22 May 2018 via mobile

Met a couple of friends here for a meal and the food was delicious, easy parking and handy to get to from the motorway! Great service too!!

7  Thank OrlaghDH
Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

Went to The Countryman for a family birthday, as we come here often for our family meals. The food is always a great standard which keeps bringing us back, the portions are amazing and we all love the Sunday roast, the Yorkshire puddings are amazing....More

7  Thank jacqueline wilson
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29 December 2017|
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Response from MarkNI78 | Reviewed this property |
Hi. If your in the area, you could check out 'the Blackstone Bar' in Ballymena Town Centre, or the 'Adair Arms' hotel. Just out of town in a nice setting is 'Gillies' bar, or 'Fratellies', both of which are attached to the... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 01:00
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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