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Heffernans Fine Foods

€€ - €€€Irish
4 Market Square, Ballina, Ireland
+353 96 21218
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good29%
  • Average17%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible8%
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“cake” (4 reviews)
“soup” (5 reviews)
“bread” (5 reviews)
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4 Market Square, Ballina, Ireland
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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
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

Have been here for lunch a few times lately. Great choice of menu. Tasty specials and good value. Picked up something for dinner in the butchers before going home.

1  Thank hawlsbre
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

Visited in mid-afternoon. Staff were very attentive. Service was efficient. The food was freshly prepared and was very tasty. Based on the food experience, my rating would have been 'good'. BUT there was a downside.... Visited the toilet which is off the downstairs dining area....More

1  Thank FlamboShambo
ballina096, General Manager at Heffernans Fine Foods, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2017

Thank you for your review. We are glad you enjoyed your food and that the staff were attentive. However, we are disappointed that you didn't find the toilets in the condition to which we like them to be in either. There is only one toilet...More

Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

Always enjoy the food here, have never been let down by it. Very friendly staff and nice atmosphere. Would always recommend to anyone.

1  Thank BRENDAN L
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Ok place for lunch if you order salads, fishcakes or food that was previously prepared in the deli. The restaurant itself, which is supposed to be "Italian", has some pasta, pizza and chicken dishes. Waiting times tend to be long. Staff is generally nice. Don't...More

Thank Fred T
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

Today I visited the cafe part having been here many times previously. However I have recently been diagnosed as coeliac. I am so very disappointed to discover the only gluten free option on the menu was soup. When I asked the waitress did you have...More

2  Thank Katrina K
Reviewed 18 March 2017

First floor bistro restaurant serving a wide variety of Italian style and contemporary foods. We visited on a Thursday night and the place was at full capacity. Lively atmosphere, attentive staff, good drinks and wine list. Highly recommended

1  Thank Brian M
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Nipped in here for a quick cuppa and a snack. Friendly staff. Good value. Nice window seats. Was sitting near the shop part and was glad I bought the homemade oaty brown bread - so delicious and healthy too.

1  Thank Janhen14
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elizabeth O
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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
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
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, 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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