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Belleek Castle

Belleek Castle Hotel, Ballina, Ireland
+353 96 22400
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Ranked #1 of 35 restaurants in Ballina
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $39 - $89
Cuisines: Irish, Contemporary
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Good for: Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night, Private Dining
Description: Belleek Castle is set in the heart of Belleek Woods. This is a Two AA Rosette restaurant with plenty of character. The kitchen team lead by local chef Stephen Lenahan uses only the freshest local ingredients available to create wonderful food inspired by the wild County Mayo landscape. This has been reflected in the awarding of the Georgina Campbell, Bord Bia, Just Ask restaurant of the year. The philosophy of the restaurant is use classic and imaginative cooking techniques with local, seasonal ingredients from our land, sea and air, combining a depth of flavour with the traditions of the Castle
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95% Recommend
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English first
Chicago, Illinois
Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

We were with a group of 25 or so people and the room was a historic room, medieval and hot. The food was fantastic! I had the salmon and highly recommend it. The flaming steak is their signature dish but when the salmon are running why not get salmon? I would just recommend dressing for the room. Layers! The poor... More

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Top Contributor
90 reviews 90 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Guys, Thank you for organising the event on the 15th of June. It was spectacular. The service was amazing and the food was really really good. I was really impressed with the organisation. Without a doubt Belleek is #1 in Ballina when it comes to service and good.

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014 via mobile

We came for the "market menu" 5 course meal, and enjoyed a most exquisite, delicious, well-served meal that beats anything I have had in Michelin starred restaurants in the UK. The welcome was very genuine and we enjoyed a drink in the bar perusing the menu in a very pleasant atmosphere, very intimate and comfortable. Each course was a choice... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014 via mobile

Had dinner here in the restaurant on Saturday night. Can't tell u in words how delicious it was. I had the steak (drunken bullock) cooked to perfection. We were in Ballina for a couple of nights and wish I'd eaten here both night. ILL BE BACK :)

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Dublin, Ireland
12 reviews 12 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

I enjoyed a wonderful friends wedding here. Food and service was very good. The castle feels wonderfully authentic and atmospheric. Would love to return again to enjoy an overnight stay next time.

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Ballina, Ireland
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

we went to Belleek castle Restaurant last night and the food and service was excellent the food was out of this world served in a most beautiful ambient dining room with stunning views and a surround filled with antiques from old . the food was beautiful, full of flavour and cooked and presented to perfection the staff were excellent friendly... More

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Top Contributor
67 reviews 67 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

spend a 2 night in the hotel that included a dinner. Decided to have the dinner on the second night. Dining room was quite initially but was almost full by the time we left- for a Monday night a good sign :) We opted for the resident menu & we were very pleased with the flavors in every dish. For... More

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Pune, India
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27 reviews 27 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

It was wonderful & truly unique experience, A true castle with antique handicrafts and ambiance. The service and food quality was excellent. I would highly recommend this place for any one visiting Ballina.

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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

The best meal I've ever had in a restaurant, period. We spent three weeks in Ireland, and regret not spending the whole time at the Belleek Castle, mostly (but not entirely) because of the food. We moved on to an even fancier Castle Hotel, but the food there was not even close to that created by the Chef at Belleek.... More

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Dublin, Ireland
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Fantastic experience what a jewel. We had the early bird menu and added in the "drunken bullock" which are fillet steaks served and flamed on a sword, a definite must at Belleek Castle, the food was fabulous. 10/10 The staff were so friendly and nice. A wonderful experience.

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