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Go Sun Chinese Restaurant

43 Bridge Street | beside the Barid Art Centre, Ballymena, Ballymena BT43 5EL, Northern Ireland
+44 28 2565 3931
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“honey ribs” (5 reviews)
“boiled rice” (2 reviews)
“fillet steak” (2 reviews)
Open Now
17:00 - 23:00All hours
Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
43 Bridge Street | beside the Barid Art Centre, Ballymena, Ballymena BT43 5EL, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A busy restaurant. Got corner table. Staff work efficiently and you do not have long to wait. Early bird menu at £14.95 for 3 courses. Starters were nice, sadly the rest was awful. The mains, beef with mushroom and sweet and sour both terrible. Beef...More

Thank cathy606
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was excellent, service fantastic. This is a forgotten treasure, which due to familiarity you tend to forget about. However everything about this meal was excellent, quality, service, price all very good. No fault at all, really enjoyed the experience and will not be...More

Thank Colin M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The service and food provided by Stanley and his team is second to none. Always smiling always friendly - great food.

Thank nicole_92
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant has been in Ballymena for over 50 years and has had to be good to survive. We had the early bird menu which was excellent value with good food. We will be back!

Thank Centrehouse
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I ordered sweet honey chilli chicken with boiled rice. It arrived well presented and the staff were very pleasant. Not only was all the food presented well it was delicious. Family were well pleased with their meals and we would highly recommend this restaurant

1  Thank Patricia B
Reviewed 5 June 2017

love this restaurant so much...staff are brilliant, always smiling and happy to see you and nothing is too much bother. Love my lunchtime specials....particularly the chicken soup starter....brilliant ambiance attentive staff without being intrusive and always busy without keeping you waiting...a wee gem of a...More

Thank elaine l
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

The original Chinese restaurant in Ballymena. I used to go there as a child in the 70s and 80s . I hadn't been there in years. It is still very good - good food and service. There is a nice modern decor and it is...More

Thank Rodney L
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Went here with a large party and was not disappointed. Everything was well served by the attentive staff and there certainly was sufficient to eat for all.

Thank HeatherandDoug
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

great food at great price friendly staff in nice cosy warm place .gd for all ages .early bird menu good 3 course for 13 pounds

Thank Dominic S
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Best are the honey ribs but the satay is good as well. Chinese dishes are on the spicy side. Well worth a visit, the kids loved it.

Thank John F
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.14 km away
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 26
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Delivery, Reservations, Parking Available
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 43 Bridge Street | beside the Barid Art Centre, Ballymena, Ballymena BT43 5EL, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Antrim  >  Ballymena
  • Phone Number: +44 28 2565 3931
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est.1966, said to be the oldest Chinese restaurant in Northern Ireland, situated next to "The Braid" Art Center, offer pre theater menu and a full bar. A modern style, comfortable and inviting establishment.
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