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The Post House

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John, Ballina, Ireland
+353 96 74932
09:00 - 17:30
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Crossmolina, Ireland
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Can't beat the post house for good home cooking. The Sea food chowder is to die for. Stuffed potato skins are great too and well presented. Pancakes are not too sweet with fresh fruit😋 Very clean and comfortable. Nice atmosphere, management and staff are very pleasant and helpful. We'll definitely be back😃

Thank CloMoe
lbarrett130, Owner at The Post House, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review!! we are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your time at The Post House!! We look forward to seeing you on your return visit!! 😊 More 

County Dublin, Ireland
Level Contributor
26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our meals, the atmosphere and banter. I had the Goat's cheese tart - lovely, my brother - the chowder which he raved about and my sister the chicken supreme. Definitely would recommend stopping by, I know I will as I have my sights set on the chowder.

Thank M1kelaw
lbarrett130, Owner at The Post House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review and we are delighted to hear that you all enjoyed your meals!! We look forward to seeing u again for some seafood chowder 🙂 More 

County Sligo, Ireland
Level Contributor
5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Great little cafe, ideal for a break in town. Good coffee and the BEST scones in the west! And if it's not raining (a rare one for the west of |Ireland) you can sit outside and people watch.

Thank RobandLorely
Western Ireland, Ireland
Level Contributor
76 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2017

Apart from the freshly made food, the ample menu, and the prompt service, always with a smile, there is more to this small cafe that meets the eye. The proprietors also run a catering service which, although I/we have not availed of it yet, we were not surprised to have heard great reports about it. The Cafe itself is like... More 

Thank Brendan G
lbarrett130, Manager at The Post House, responded to this review

Thank you Brendan for your lovely review! We are delighted to hear your lovely comments!! What a great way to end our week! 😊 More 

Level Contributor
4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

So recently i visited this cafe, and to be honest i wouldnt come back, i ordered the chicken caeser wrap which is advertised as chicken, bacon,lettuce, onion and parmesan cheese, there was hardly any meat, just loads of lettuce, and no cheese, and the caeser sauce had an awful taste of vinegar that actually ruined our entire wrap. My friend... More 

Thank nicola k
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

This place looked good , so we tried it out . I had chicken Kiev others had fish cakes . The chicken was a second choice as they had run out of my first choice meal, the chicken was all dried up an the creamed potatoes and turnips that came with it were all lumpy and dried up like it... More 

Thank Norman P
Ballina, Ireland
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52 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

Great menu, good coffee and a nice friendly atmosphere. All food is freshly prepared and cooked. Only downside is that they don't accept credit cards but they said drop the money in again but I felt a bit embarrassed so I had to go to the cashpoint.

Thank The-Celtic-Critic
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2016

If you want a wide variety of good quality food, served by friendly, helpful and efficient staff at a reasonable price, this is the place to come to. There is no such thing here as skimping on portions and you get the best quality cuts of meat. The atmosphere is very pleasant and the environment clean and tastefully decorated. You... More 

Thank Bernadette H
lbarrett130, Owner at The Post House, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your lovely review!! We are really grateful to hear such lovely things about our little cafe!! More 

Palmerston North, New Zealand
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43 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2016

Great coffee and delicious home baking. Friendly service. I make a point of visiting whenever I am on holiday in Ballina. Easy to find by the post office.

Thank han024
lbarrett130, Owner at The Post House, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review!! We are delighted that you come back to visit us whenever you are in Ballina and look forward to seeing you again 😊 More 

London UK
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74 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 July 2016

Popped in here for lunch after reading the reviews. Fresh salad, sandwiches and baked goods. I had a lovely salad, hubby had BLT. All very good. Baked goods looked fantastic and homemade, but couldn't try any this day. Will definitely go back. Hear the seafood chowder is great!

Thank seattletolondon
lbarrett130, Owner at The Post House, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review!! We are delighted to hear that you and your husband enjoyed your visit to The Post House and we hope you both Enjoy your stay in Ballina!! 😊 More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$2 - US$10
Irish, Cafe, Soups, European
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
09:00 - 17:30
09:00 - 17:30
09:00 - 17:30
09:00 - 17:30
09:00 - 17:30
09:00 - 17:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: John, Ballina, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Mayo  >  Ballina
  • Phone Number: +353 96 74932
The Post House, Ballina is PASSIONATE about food- serving the finest breakfasts, lunches and homemade baked goods In Mayo!!! It is a Family run business with a cosy and friendly atmosphere!!

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