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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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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good24%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Irish, Bar, European, Pub, International, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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The Old Bond Store Dillon Terrace | Dillon Tce, Ballina F26 H2X0, Ireland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is a fab restaurant that serves superb food. Lovely atmosphere and friendly staff. Paul the manager greets every one with a friendly welcome and a smile. Long may it last.

Thank maryellenDublin
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Thanks to trip advisor . Places like Dillons get great publicity. We were more than happy with pub, food .drinks and the bill

Thank hoopy81
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Whenever we dine in Dillon's, it's always perfect. Friendly staff, lovely atmosphere fabulous food, there were six of us and everyone left extremely happy with their food.

Thank cat085
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a wonderful evening with great food and drink in an atmospheric setting animated by some friendly, helpful, and efficient staff. A real pleasure. Thank you.

Thank Detibi
Reviewed 30 November 2017 via mobile

This is a gorgeous restaurant/pub in a lovely setting, it is not “fancy” and it doesn’t need to be, the decor is extremely inviting and the food speaks for itself, definitely worth a visit if you are in Ballina.

1  Thank Niamh52
Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

We were staying in a local hotel and wanted something tasty of a Monday. Dillon's was open but empty, it began to fill as we ate. We both ordered Fajitas and the chef was attentive to our specific needs. We devoured in no time at...More

Thank 123Sully
Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

A very busy restaurant, we walked through ballina and wondered where everyone was as it was so quite, I know why now, everyone was at Dillons!!! Packed but we managed to get a table, staff very friendly, service was quick, food was ok and live...More

Thank Mel1353
Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

Not just a pub restaurant, this is an historic renovation in a characterful victorian store yard with a lane entrance to a courtyard leading to the restaurant. I loved the spiral stairways outside. The dining is to the right of the bar all dimly lit...More

Thank MarOReilly
Reviewed 12 November 2017

An atmospheric restaurant as Paul has turned DillonsAn into what nobody else could quite manage a marriage of good food and a fine bar. Fillet steak was excellent and very reasonably priced, Salmon was good as was the steak sandwich. Kids menuses were perfect .Service...More

2  Thank johnmolloy1
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

Very warm welcome and a great pint in this busy restaurant. The Wings are to be recommended and we really enjoyed our meal. Tasty well cooked steak and burgers with good sides. Very enjoyable meal all round - you have to try it.

Thank CRC55
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Questions & Answers
27 October 2016|
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Response from Paul R | 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$18 - US$31
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
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
Groups, Local cuisine, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
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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