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Irish, European, Pub, Bar
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
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Reviewed 15 March 2021 via mobile

Went there a few times with friends. I'm a pescetarian but prefer vegetarian dishes. Everything there is fried, heavy. The choice is so small and for people like me non existent. Everytime I go the only choice I have are fish and chips, dripping in...oil, disgustingMore

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 21 August 2020 via mobile

I picked this place due to its high ratings however the food was very disappointing. I had Caesar salad which was okay but the croutons were on the stale side. My wife and I had the Cod and though it was good and hot, we’ve...had chunkier pieces in the past, a small handful of chips didn’t exactly make it a big portion of food, half the plate was filled with salad. For dessert, the brownie was very dry while the jelly was watered down to within an inch of its life. The lads serving were good lads, very friendly and efficient but the food was very disappointing.More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 12 August 2020

Visited here when it reopened and we were pleasantly surprised the food was fantastic so tasty especially the chicken bacon pasta dish and the staff very friendly and helpful. All staff masked up and place was sanitised every 15 or so mins very safe, hand...sanitiser stations around the place. Definitely recommend!More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 13 November 2019

The steak was perfectly cooked the way we asked and the service was brilliant and really quick!Ideal for a night out! Would highly recommend it!

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed 9 October 2019 via mobile

I have eaten here so many times in the past. Had family functions and I can honestly say always excellent food. Staff always chatty and helpful . This is a very lively spot on a Saturday night

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed 9 August 2019 via mobile

A very nice gastro pub in Ballinasloe town. Staff were pleasant and efficient and the food was delicious, no complaints whatsoever.

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed 27 July 2019 via mobile

Wonderful food and drinks staff top class made to feel very welcome. Service was excellent couldn't fault anything.

Date of visit: July 2019
Reviewed 19 July 2019 via mobile

Staff were excellent, really helpful. Food was superb - we've been in Ireland a week and it was the best we've had. We had the chicken supreme and 'catch of the day' - salmon. No hesitation in recommending this place!

Date of visit: July 2019
Reviewed 7 July 2019

Just spent a weekend in balkinasloe and had dinner and drinks in The pillar house. Our server Niamh was so welcoming and friendly with such a great personality. The food and atmosphere was second to none. We will definitely be calling in there the next...time We are up there.More

Date of visit: July 2019
Reviewed 6 July 2019

Passing by and needed a meal. Ordered fish with chips and salad,was given lumpy mashed potatoes and over cooked soggy veg instead,fish was over cooked.small steak in steak sandwich.all 3 meals same standard.chips fozen under cooked.staff friendly only positive.noone finished food.felt robbed.

Date of visit: July 2019
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8 April 2016|
Response from Sandra R | Reviewed this property |
We drove around the block and parked in the hotel parking lot
8 April 2016|
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Response from mgtcreaven | Reviewed this property |
There is on street parking, also a car park approx 500 yards away from the building
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  • Gibbons' Pillar House Bar & Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4.5
    • Atmosphere: 4.5