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Crockets on the Quay

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Irish, Seafood, International
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The Quay Rd., Ballina, Ireland
+353 96 75930
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Crockets on the Quay has new vibrant owners It is a traditional,spacious...
Crockets on the Quay has new vibrant owners It is a traditional,spacious yet atmospheric award winning bar with a fantastic Restaurant that's featured in the Michelin eating out guide 2014, Set on the famous river Moy's most scenic spot and Belleek Forrest as a backdrop. Known throughout the land as a famous music venue, for all kinds of music lovers with live Bands and Djs Something to relax to after a beautiful meal or something to dance into the early hours, in our busy late bar extension. We also offer great accommodation at competitive rates, just on the outskirts of buzzing Ballina town. We are easy to find and have a secure private car park. Crockets can cater for all your needs and there's always something to do on week nights we offer Quiz nights, Poker, Pool or Dart competitions. Sports fans can watch on big plasma screens in one of the bars or in the spacious all weather beer garden.
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  • 70
    Excellent
  • 53
    Very good
  • 18
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 9
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
cosy pub with character

We enjoyed a tasty meal here cooked very quickly which surprised us but did not take from the quality of it. Delicious and very nicely presented. Wine was good value and in general a very pleasant experience, we will be back! Staff all very pleasant and attentitive also.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
deedsGalway
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Galway
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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English first
Galway
Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

We enjoyed a tasty meal here cooked very quickly which surprised us but did not take from the quality of it. Delicious and very nicely presented. Wine was good value and in general a very pleasant experience, we will be back! Staff all very pleasant and attentitive also.

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Arklow, Ireland
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

Crockets on the quay is a must visit for any 'foody', as regulars to Ballina we never miss an opportunity to pop in. Set on the quay or harbour area of the river moy lies this beautiful pub and restaurant. Always a great pint at the bar, nice music and a friendly face. We were seated without a reservation and... More 

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Cork, Ireland
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

A great place! Great food! the flavours are just divine. A few years back they had a chocolate milkshake dessert that was absolutely delicious and miss it till this day. The staff are wonderful and the whole ambience of the place is great. If you are ever in Ballina that is a place to visit!

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Wicklow, Ireland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Decided to have dinner on Friday night four adults and three children, the meal for the children was okay but two of us opted for chicken tempura which was noodles with chicken on top. The chicken was so hard we could not eat it the noodles were tasteless. We left it all and complained to the waitress, she Said sorry... More 

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USA-NC
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92 reviews 92 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Being a bit jet lagged on our first night, our B&B owner suggested Crockett's and we're glad she did. We try seafood chowder when it's offered on a menu in Ireland, and this is one of the best. Between the chowder, the wonderful brown bread and splitting a caesar salad, we couldn't have asked for a better way to start... More 

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County Dublin, Ireland
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Visited Crockets recently and really enjoyed the Friday special stir fry and bottle of wine for 2 people. Will definitely return when visiting Ballina again.

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Foxford, Ireland
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58 reviews 58 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Having been a huge fan of the menu, the pricing and the portion sizes here, I booked a table for seven adults on Saturday night last. After our meal I realised that another group had a set meanu for the night, when I made the booking, I was not offered one or maybe I should have asked. I think that... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015 via mobile

Popped in here for dinner. Food was lovely, and so was the wine!! Atmosphere very inviting we ordered a second bottle! Little bit out of town so a taxi would be required if your staying in ballina town itself but worth it. 5 minute walk to the famous ice house hotel so if your staying here I would definitely recommend... More 

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Canada
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

We were very tired after a long day of sight-seeing, so really appreciated the brightly lit restaurant when we found it. We had good service and food.

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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Service was very slow! Every time we wanted something from a menu to refills to place our order, we had to ask. They had 2 specials on order for 9.99 and it sounded like a good deal. Well they don't come with any veg! We asked for some and we're charged 3.75 for a side of plain boiled mixed veg... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: The Quay Rd., Ballina, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Mayo  >  Ballina
  • Phone Number: +353 96 75930

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 16 - 27
  • Cuisine: Irish, Seafood, International

Description

Crockets on the Quay has new vibrant owners It is a traditional,spacious yet atmospheric award winning bar with a fantastic Restaurant that's featured in the Michelin eating out guide 2014, Set on the famous river Moy's most scenic spot and Belleek Forrest as a backdrop. Known throughout the land as a famous music venue, for all kinds of music lovers with live Bands and Djs Something to relax to after a beautiful meal or something to dance into the early hours, in our busy late bar extension. We also offer great accommodation at competitive rates, just on the outskirts of buzzing Ballina town. We are easy to find and have a secure private car park. Crockets can cater for all your needs and there's always something to do on week nights we offer Quiz nights, Poker, Pool or Dart competitions. Sports fans can watch on big plasma screens in one of the bars or in the spacious all weather beer garden.

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