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The Bond Cafe & Bistro - CLOSED

The Old Bond Store | Dillon Terrace, Ballina Ireland, Ireland
+353 96 75060
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
6 Mar 2016
“Awesome steaks and big hand-cut chips!”
2 Nov 2015
Restaurant Hours Closed
Cafe, European, Italian, Irish, International, Mediterranean, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
The Old Bond Store | Dillon Terrace, Ballina Ireland, Ireland
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Reviewed 6 March 2016

The Bond Cafe and Bistro is located at 5 Dillon Terrace, Ballina, Co. Mayo, Ireland, not far from the River Moy. It is a continental style restaurant and it specialises in producing awesome food that uses locally sourced produce. The inside of the restaurant is...More

Thank Inscribe
Reviewed 2 November 2015 via mobile

Love this place. Food is great, my favourite being their vegetarian lasagne with chestnut mushrooms and spinach....so tasty! Really nice atmosphere with lovely staff. Keeps me going back there.

Thank Johanna D
Reviewed 29 October 2015

Whilst visiting Ballina for the day from Manchester, we strolled upon this lovely bistro in a lovely courtyard setting. On asking if they did gluten free the waiter showed me the menu which surprisingly contained lots of gluten free options. The meals were fresh, filling...More

Reviewed 17 October 2015

This intimate, hidden away restaurant deserves far more customers than it gets. The food is exceptional; fresh ingredients, well sourced and transformed into absolutely delicious fare.

Thank Olddragonslady
Reviewed 6 October 2015

Late in the day so enjoyed Eton Mess and Apple crisp with a nice cup of tea - delicious and fantastic service!

Thank netnrrd
Reviewed 9 September 2015

Lovely food, fresh and local, salads great. Children loved the pasta. Men loved the steak. Very friendly.

Thank Orchardlodge
Reviewed 1 September 2015

Had lunch there, with 3 adults and 6 kids, and ate well and for good value. Friendly staff and very knowledgeable about gluten free food, with a couple of GF options as main courses and even a GF homemade dessert.

Thank Niall O
Reviewed 30 August 2015

Not bad at all, at first I was a bit hesitant about trying it, but I'm glad that I did eat there. The food was good and wholesome, and the reception and atmosphere were excellent. Also, the lighting gave a remarkable and relaxing effect, which...More

Thank anneQ4742QF
Reviewed 2 August 2015

We were a little apprehensive at first as there were no other diners eating when we arrived. However we were not disappointed, the meal and the service were excellent, the food was cooked to perfection, even our teenage grandchildren enjoyed it! Would definitely recommend.

1  Thank Susan F
Reviewed 6 June 2015 via mobile

We have visited before and always had a lovely meal and this visit did not disapoint. From starters to mains the food cooked by Michelle was exceptional and perfectly cooked. The wine was lovely. The staff - especially Ruby - were fantastic. Il Divo playing...More

1  Thank Sue D
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$5 - US$30
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Open Hours
18:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Old Bond Store | Dillon Terrace, Ballina Ireland, Ireland (Formerly The Bond Cafe)
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Mayo  >  Ballina
  • Phone Number: +353 96 75060
  • E-mail
Continental Style Bistro in beautiful cobble stoned, south facing setting. Serving freshly prepared food for brunch, light lunches. Evening meals on Friday and Saturdays off-peak. Every Evening July/August. Speciality being Local Fillet of Beef for our Steak on the Stone or Gourmet Burgers and Lasagnes. Fresh fish, pasta dishes, Healthy Salad Selection, House Dressings. Vegetarian dishes and scrummy home-made everything, including the Demi Glace! Desserts an absolute must. Gluten Free Soups, Mains and Desserts. Eight Croi Healthy Ways Approved Dishes.
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