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John Long’s Fish & Chips

39 Athol Street, Belfast BT12 4GX, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9032 1848
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good15%
  • Average7%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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“fish chips” (13 reviews)
“pastie” (5 reviews)
“potatoes” (5 reviews)
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Irish, Seafood
39 Athol Street, Belfast BT12 4GX, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What more can I say..the best out there. Staff attentive food fresh and delicious .. Always great fish , pasties the best chips unreal In fact don’t deflect try longs not others...the best

Thank simonbelfast1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The fish was crispy and piping hot. The chips were crisp and dry, proper size chips. Portion was big, not huge and my daughters fish bites and chips were more than enough. This place obviously hasn’t changed much in years, it it is clean and...More

Thank ZZTopperless
Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

Used to sit on regularly but over past few years prices jump up all the time. Today for a take away fish bite meal which consists of chips, some fish strips and a 500ml bottle of Coke it was £8.50 - total rip off! Sitting...More

Thank licrogib
Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

This spot is great to go if you want to experience how a typical cafe in belfast might have looked in the 70s but dont Iet this put you off. this is what makes it so charming and nostalgic, it was recently used for filming...More

Thank Mary-domino
Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

After hearing buzz around John Longs for years finally tried it out.... disappointed. Nothing special at all, firstly the food was lukewarm! And not one or two things everything we ordered. Great to see a veggie option but would be better suited having a normal...More

Thank SmoozySmoozy
Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile

Upon entering this casual and brick establishment we were greeted by the cook behind the open kitchen to select our seats. We chose a booth in the middle of the restaurant. Photos of H&W shipyard (Harland and Wolff, builders of the RMS Titanic) and other...More

Thank FLChristianMom
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

Ordered a meal for delivery at lunchtime and was very disappointed. Batter was very soggy on both chicken and the chips werent much better. The food didnt seem.as if it was fresh After hearing good reviews about here it was a big let down.

Thank Sean O
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

Omg iv never had a lunch like it. John longs was on my bucket list as it’s belfasts oldest chippy. When i told my husband i wanted to go he said im not taking you to a chippy for your birthday and i told him...More

1  Thank sharon2912
Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

Great fish and chips, cooked perfectly. Wonderful staff. Very friendly and made the experience a whole lot more enjoyable.

2  Thank Sarah O
Reviewed 4 December 2017

Undoubtedly the best fish and chips that I have ever tasted in the UK. Been many times and tried many different items from their menu. I can say that I have never been disappointed. Quaint old-school Belfast interior, nicely decorated with pictures of numerous celebrities...More

2  Thank Pubcrawler247
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16 November 2017|
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Response from BernMTB | Reviewed this property |
Doubt it, it’s a fish n chip restaurant and batter has gluten.
7 August 2017|
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Response from weehinny051055 | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, if you arrive early you may be able to park close by but I would suggest you contact them and ask. My husband is disabled do we have a blue badge. The owner allowed us to park in their car park. Do phone though... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 6:30 PM
11:30 AM - 6:30 PM
11:30 AM - 6:30 PM
11:30 AM - 6:30 PM
11:30 AM - 6:30 PM
11:30 AM - 6:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 39 Athol Street, Belfast BT12 4GX, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  Belfast
  • Phone Number: +44 28 9032 1848
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