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Dillons Bar & Restaurant

€€ - €€€Irish, , European
The Old Bond Store Dillon Terrace | Dillon Tce, Ballina F26 H2X0, Ireland
+353 96 72230
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“duck two ways” (6 reviews)
“steak” (40 reviews)
“seafood rice” (12 reviews)
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13:00 - 21:00 Hours
Irish, Bar, European, Pub, International, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
The Old Bond Store Dillon Terrace | Dillon Tce, Ballina F26 H2X0, Ireland
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Candle-lit, old-world charm with charming friendly wait-staff (who got us in and out in under 45 minutes as we'd a gig to go to) made up for the bog-standard food. I didn't think it would be hard to mess up fajitas and perhaps I should...More

Thank nikquaife
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a lovely spot great food great service ,can't say enough about the place really loved the experience , will go again next time we visit the town

Thank Brendan M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Enjoyed a lovely dinner here on a busy Saturday night. Despite being a half hour for our booking manager was extremely friendly and accomadited us as soon as he could. The young servers were very friendly and great to see proper service skills. Lots of...More

Thank footy22
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After a most pleasant meal this past summer we had arranged for a taxi pick up. When the taxi didn't show up a server lent me his cell phone not once but twice to call our hotel to find out what was causing the delay....More

Thank Sean B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a delicious dinner at Dillon’s Restaurant. My wife had great salmon and I had the 8oz. Fillet steak that was very good and cooked perfectly. The atmosphere is a friendly Irish pub. The price was very reasonable and great value. We’d definitely come...More

Thank Richard O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were recommended this restaurant by our host at our B&B. We arrived thinking it would be OK. What a lovely surprise. Everything about this place was perfect. We were made to feel so welcome too. I would just say go find out for yourselves....More

Thank harrisdk2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Set in a lovely courtyard, Dillons is a cosy bar and restaurant with an open fire and friendly staff. The atmosphere is very relaxing and easily the nicest place to eat in Ballina. Unfortunately I thought my duck two ways was over cooked, dry and...More

Thank generator5000
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Best steak I've had in along time , nice generous portion really tender & cooked perfect. Excellent service & friendly staff.

Thank larchfort
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The choice and quality of food is brilliant. One of the best places for food in Ballina. The staff are friendly, management are professional and go the extra mile.

1  Thank lucymayo
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

We were a group of 15 and everyone found something on the extensive menu to eat. The standouts were the fish pies and burgers. The best part about Dillons is the lively atmosphere and hard working staff. We’ll be back!

Thank ModMego
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27 October 2016|
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Response from 1967eater | Property representative |
Every Sunday evening in the Bar from 6pm
Marion K
12 March 2016|
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Response from Inscribe | Reviewed this property |
They have an extensive a la carte menu
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$16 - US$29
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
13:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Old Bond Store Dillon Terrace | Dillon Tce, Ballina F26 H2X0, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Mayo  >  Ballina
  • Phone Number: +353 96 72230
  • E-mail
Tucked away from the hustle and bustle of the town, you'll find the atmospheric Dillons courtyard an ideal place in which to chill out after a busy day. This refreshing haven gives local residents and visitors an opportunity to enjoy a drink, bar food or evening dinner in a unique location.We pride ourselves on delivering Restaurant food in a relaxed casual setting. Dillons is now under the stewardship of Paul Regan.Paul brings a lifetime of experience in the bar and catering trade to Dillons.Our motto is simple 'Quality Food at a Reasonable Price'.Whether it's a casual meal by the fireside or a more formal dinner in the restaurant you can be guaranteed of top quality fayre and friendly and efficient service. We specialize in catering for all family occasions. Christenings,Communions,Confirmations,Birthdays,Anniversaries,Post wedding day celebrations and have menu's to suit each occasion.A simple phone call is all it takes.We can also proivide entertainment for your family occasion,from a Traditional Irish music session to a lively local band.Ballina was originally one of Ireland's major ports. The Bond Store Warehouse (now Dillons) was built in the early 1800s beside the river Moy. It stored the imported liquor and porter that had been placed under Custom Seals until the appropriate duty had been paid. Dillons Terrace was of significant commercial importance and is steeped in local history. The stone floor in Dillons Bar originated from Kilmainham Gaol and a huge chimney breast in the bar was once used as a hopper to process grain.
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