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Heffernans Fine Foods

€€ - €€€Irish
4 Market Square, Ballina F26 Y5D1, Ireland
+353 96 21218
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good28%
  • Average17%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible8%
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“soup” (6 reviews)
“bread” (5 reviews)
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4 Market Square, Ballina F26 Y5D1, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Popped in for a sandwich and soup. Very busy restaurant. Friendly staff with a good choice on the menu. Tasty food and relaxed atmosphere. Will be back again .

Thank Tree373
Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

Visited here on Sunday. There was only 2 girls working but busy as it was the tasty food was delivered to the table quickly and with a smile. Definitley will be back next time we're in Ballina 😁😁

Thank karenmcgrath68
Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

Myself and my husband visited this cafe as we always do when we come to Ballina , this time we only had tea and cakes and as always the tea was to our likeness and the cream in the freshly baked cakes was delecious ....More

Thank eleanor c
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

Arrived today 29th April and will make it simple No need for the “older” lady to be smart with her answers to the younger lady who served us as she simply asked where did my daughters cup cake go that she had left to one...More

1  Thank The_Mayo_Tourist
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

Visited here on Sunday. Friendly waiter took our order promptly. Food must have been precooked and reheated. The filo chicken wrap I ordered was so dry and tasteless I couldn't cut it. Disappointing

Thank Teresa K
Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

Had lunch here with my daughter and friend, top class as usual, cakes and deserts to die for, definitely recommend here, well worth the visit 🍽 staff very friendly and helpful 🍰☕

Thank Galway5672
Reviewed 16 April 2018

I have visited this café many times over the last few years - usually to chat with friends over coffee and cake. I always found it first class but of late the standard have dropped, choice of cake very limited and often not that fresh....More

1  Thank T G
Reviewed 12 November 2017

What's available at Heffernans that's cooked (and most important visible behind glass cases) is wonderfully varied in its seasonal abundance. There are multiple sides, character breads and bakery delicacies, a myriad of breakfast, lunch and dinner prepared options of every kind. We good a few...More

Thank preglad
Reviewed 17 October 2017

Booked on strength of reviews on tripadvisor. Its overrated. Average food quality. Very slow service with large gap between starter and main course. I would not return. On a postive note they have a reasonably good wine list.

Thank notebene
Reviewed 8 September 2017

This is a really remarkable establishment to enjoy a morning coffee or light meal. Situated just off the centre of Ballina it offers something different!

Thank John J
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elizabeth O
20 January 2016|
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It didn't occur to me to ask them at the time However your best bet might be to give them a call on 096-21218 If you decide to go I hope you have a good time there.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:30 - 18:00
08:30 - 18:00
08:30 - 18:00
08:30 - 18:00
08:30 - 18:00
08:30 - 18:00
08:30 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Market Square, Ballina F26 Y5D1, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Mayo  >  Ballina
  • Phone Number: +353 96 21218
  • E-mail
Heffernan's Butchers has developed the business into a fine food emporium including the Bakery, Cafe & Deli which offers fine food, excellent service, elegant surroundings. As well as providing top quality and fully traceable food we strive to do everything possible to make you feel welcome and comfortable. As you can tell food is what we do, Fine Food. All food in our delicatessen is prepared by our staff in house. Our policy is to source all our foods and ingredients from local suppliers and to prepare everything in our own abattoir, kitchen or bakery. We make homemade scones, cakes, breads, desserts, tray bakes.
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