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Bar Square

Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
Irish, Bar, Pub, European, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options
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Garden street, Ballina 096, Ireland
+353 96 21894
12:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 12:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 21:30
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

In our group we have individual with dietary requirements so when we were in Ballina around lunch time we took to Google maps for options. We were pleasantly surprised by the detailed dietary information on the menu and even on the specials board. Great selection of choices. Friendly and helpful staff. Lovely decor.

Thank Rainy24
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57 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had cajun chicken wraps and soup really good. Great service and even better the waiter gave us a tip for the gold cup winner at Cheltenham.

Thank Dw0175
Foxford, County Mayo, Ireland
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Myself and a friend wanted to get an early bite to eat before deciding on whether or not having a few drinks, while being child free for once! We were shown to a table promptly and asked for drinks. The menu is extensive enough for a bar menu, perhaps airing towards a bit overkill with the amount of stodge on... More 

1 Thank RachelAO1306
Tralee, Ireland
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Square is one to head for if you in ballina for the day with kids. Lovely food great friendly staff, which is always a bonus. Nice warm atmosphere as well, and comfortable. Thumbs up for the square.

1 Thank Martinkerry2014
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017

bar square is a lovely modern pub with great bar food. i just had a toasted sandwich served with chips and salad and it was all very nice. the surroundings are cool, it looks very new. the staff were exceptionally friendly. i would recommend bar square if you are in ballina and want somewhere nice to eat.

1 Thank Walorl
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

Brilliant service aswel (girl with blonde hair) everything perfect! Not expensive, steak medium well cooked perfectly, burger tasty. Will come back definitely

Thank Iza S
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

Food not good very salty chef not happy to compromise on the menu (add salad instead of vegetables ) added extra charge after lengthy chat with waitress , restaurant manager rude and unapproachable Waitress and bar staff very nice , we have been again since and wouldn't recommend eating at this establishment

1 Thank Redzx3
Dublin, Ireland
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Have had lunch and an early evening meal here recently and on both occasions the food was really really good. Very high standard for bar food - everything was delicious and service also good.

Thank Fiona B
Patong, Thailand
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Fantastic venue. Saw Johnny Gallagher and the Boxtie band here on Friday 30th December. Lovely staff. Best venue we've been to.

Thank Christine F
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Here Christmas eve for food and drinks, couldn't recommend it more, great service, lovely friendly young lad behind bars, overall great service and food

Thank Elaine C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$24
Irish, Bar, Pub, European, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Garden street, Ballina 096, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Mayo  >  Ballina
  • Phone Number: +353 96 21894
Cracking food'great service'fun atmosphere your wish is our command :)here at bar square customer is king(queen):) we provide top notch food in a fun easy going atmosphere'opened 7 days a week we serve lunch with fantastic daily specials from 12-4 followed by our delicious local sourced a la carte menu from 4-9. Great kids menu also available. We have a late bar 3 nights over the weekend with DJ's playing every Friday and Saturday & some of the biggest bands in the country play live and loud every Sunday till late check out our website for all menu's and up and coming gigs :)

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?