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Ice House Restaurant

) #12 of 28 Restaurants in Ballina €€€€ Irish, European,
The Quay | The Ice House, Ballina, Ireland
+353 96 23500
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Overview
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good29%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“chowder” (9 reviews)
“salmon” (9 reviews)
Open Now
07:30 - 20:00All hours
CUISINES
Irish, European, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€€€
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
The Quay | The Ice House, Ballina, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 144 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We enjoyed an excellent lunch in the bar with very pleasant views of the river. The food was verygood quality and reasonable value. The hotel is a great place for an afternoon or night away. The stroll down to view a concrete ship near the...More

1  Thank JS19772017
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Consistent and fine dining each time. 2 dinners and 2 breakfasts were highly enjoyed during our stay at the hotel. Thank you to the staff.More

1  Thank Andrew M
ICE-HOUSE-TEAM, Deputy General Manager at Ice House Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for your recent review of the restaurant at the Ice House. I am delighted to read you enjoyed your dining experience and indeed your stay with us, our chef and our entire team will appreciate your comments. We look forward to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful food and perfect portions. Best seafood chowder I've ever had. Very attentive staff without being in your face. Fantastic view over the river Moy and was treated to a stunning sunset. Great atmosphere.More

Thank Wayne R
ICE-HOUSE-TEAM, Deputy General Manager at Ice House Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for your recent review of our restaurant at the Ice House. We are delighted to read you enjoyed your recent dining experience with us and that you particularly enjoyed our renowned seafood chowder along with the magnificent views over looking the...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Spend last weekend at the Ice House,staff pleasant and restaurant food lovely,but the hotel in areas is tired and needs attention,our room was small in comparison to other rooms and needs up grading e.g the bathroom sink chipped,the mirror discoloured,tv hanging off the wall and...More

Thank jennifer n
ICE-HOUSE-TEAM, Deputy General Manager at Ice House Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for your recent review of the the Ice House. I am sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your recent stay with us, I will look into the comments you have highlighted which contributed to your poor experience and will...More

Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Restaurant beautifully set beside river. Staff very friendly. However it's clear why it's rated a lowly 12 on TA for Ballina. The amuse-bouche was described as 'an appetiser' by the waitress and it wasn't appetising at all!!! My risotto was a bit stodgy. Dessert was...More

Thank Niall B
ICE-HOUSE-TEAM, Deputy General Manager at Ice House Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2017

Dear Guest, Thank you for your recent review of our restaurant. I am sorry to read that on this occasion you did not enjoy your overall dining experience with us, we will take your valued feedback on board and discuss your experience with our relevant...More

Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

We had a bar snack the first evening. It was very good. Tonight we chose from the main menu. We had a taster from the chef that was delightful. I had the rib eye steak that was so tender and flavoursome with crunchy vegetables. My...More

Thank Linda S
ICE-HOUSE-TEAM, Deputy General Manager at Ice House Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2017

Dear Guest, Thank you for your recent review of the restaurant at the Ice House. We are delighted to read you are enjoying all aspects of your dining experiences with us, our chef and service team will appreciate your kind comments. We look forward to...More

Reviewed 12 June 2017

Great tasting food, good quality. Smoked salmon was delicious! Wonderful views of the River Moy. Love this place, friendly staff too. We’ll be back!More

Thank Kerry-100-w
ICE-HOUSE-TEAM, Deputy General Manager at Ice House Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 14 June 2017

Dear Guest, Thank you for your recent review of our restaurant at the Ice House. We are delighted to read you enjoyed your recent dining experience with us and that you particularly enjoyed our local smoked salmon starter along with the magnificent views over looking...More

Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

Dined there thrice on a short stay at the ice house hotel; the restaurant has a wonderful view of the Moy river. Portions were much larger to what we were used to in Dublin. Seafood and fish (salmon) quality was very good, I had also...More

1  Thank The_Miskatonic_Adept
ICE-HOUSE-TEAM, Deputy General Manager at Ice House Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2017

Dear Guest, Thank you for your recent review of the restaurant at the Ice House. I am delighted to read you enjoyed your dining experience with us and found our offerings good value, our chef and indeed our entire team will appreciate your comments. We...More

Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

Food was very nice and staff were lovely, I do feel there is better value to be found in Ballina though, Ice House is something to be done once and once only.More

Thank Murraymartin90
ICE-HOUSE-TEAM, Deputy General Manager at Ice House Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2017

Dear Guest, Thank you for your recent review of the restaurant and your overall dining experience at the Ice House. We are delighted to read you enjoyed your overall dining experience with us, our chef and service team will appreciate your kind feedback, however I...More

Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Very good restaurant with a super pitoresque view on the river. The food was very good and the staff is kind!More

1  Thank valerio76it
ICE-HOUSE-TEAM, Deputy General Manager at Ice House Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 20 May 2017

Dear Guest, Thank you for your recent review and valued feedback of our restaurant at the Ice House. We are delighted to read you enjoyed your dining experience with us recently and that the level of service you received overall impressed you. We look forward...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$8 - US$71
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 21:00
Monday
07:30 - 20:00
Tuesday
07:30 - 20:00
Wednesday
07:30 - 20:00
Thursday
07:30 - 20:00
Friday
07:30 - 21:00
Saturday
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Quay | The Ice House, Ballina, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Mayo  >  Ballina
  • Phone Number: +353 96 23500
  • E-mail
Description
Our funky furnishings, eclectic styling and stunning architectural design at the Ice House combine to make you feel like you're in the heart of the city. One look at the unrivalled view from all our rooms and you'll immediately know you're not. With great service, fantastic food, fine wines, clever cocktails and Ireland's best boutique hotel spa guaranteed to soothe, the Ice House is unlike any other hotels in Mayo. Discover the best of both worlds here in Ballina and make the Ice House your escape to the extraordinary. Breakfast you'll want to get out of bed for, lunch to linger over and dinner that's sure to delight...Let our restaurant menus whet your appetite and here at the Ice House, let us take care of everything else. There's simply no better restaurant in Ballina.
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