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Belleek Castle Restaurant

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Belleek Woods | Belleek Castle Hotel, Ballina, Ireland
+353 96 22400
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Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Private Dining, Reservations
Description: Belleek Castle is set in the heart of Belleek Woods. It is a cosy romantic...
Belleek Castle is set in the heart of Belleek Woods. It is a cosy romantic hotel with plenty of character and award-winning restaurant. Afternoon tea is available daily from 12pm until 5pm. Tours also take place each day of the dungeons where you will get to see and hold Irelands largest private collection of armour and we also boast a collection of fossils - plus a few extra surprises!The Armada bar has been constructed from a spanish armada ship which makes it boast plenty of character and is admired by all who visit the castle. Our restaurant is cosy and romantic with an old world feel. We are proud to serve gourmet dishes without the gourmet price! Our head chef Stephen uses only the freshest local ingredients available to create masterpieces in the kichen.The castle is also an ideal wedding venue with several weddings held here every year since 1971. We strive to ensure that everyone has the most perfect day possible and where better to celebrate such an occasion than in a romantic castle.Belleek Castle is a home away from home and is well worth a visit - we hope to be welcoming you here soon!
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  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
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Have been here a few times and it never disappoints. If you are celebrating a special occasion be sure to come here for dinner. The service and the food cannot be faulted. It's not too expensive as we ate here on a Sunday for an amazing three course meal at only 30 euro pp. The cost of drink is... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 22, 2015
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Mayo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Have been here a few times and it never disappoints. If you are celebrating a special occasion be sure to come here for dinner. The service and the food cannot be faulted. It's not too expensive as we ate here on a Sunday for an amazing three course meal at only 30 euro pp. The cost of drink is quite... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

On approach to Belleek Castle a squirrel crossed our path and then ran up the nearest tree. My friends comment was that it was great to see life in the woods. We then parked up and went for a short walk in the woods which was beautiful. Then we went for dinner. Maya is not only beautiful and smart but... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

We were lucky enough to visit family living in Ireland and when they said they wanted to take me and my husband out to dinner at Belleek Castle I nearly jumped out of my chair! It looked lovey in the pictures online and whether we dined there or not I was already planning on going by to take a couple... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015 via mobile

I stayed at Mount Falcon with a group of guys and we went to Belleek one night for dinner. The set up is very nice and the drunken bullock was prepared very nicely and uniquely but for my dollar I think the food at Mount Falcon is better although the setting is not as interesting. If you are looking for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Absolutely no doubt that this venue is the jewel in Ballina's fine gourmet dining and visit crown! The grounds are steeped in history and breathtaking views of the River Moy and nearby woods, the castle itself is maintained to a high standard and retains all its authenticity. The owner is an amazing, quirky and genuinely friendly and knowledgable man and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

We had our dinner here during our night in Belleek Castle : 49.50€ for 5 courses. Each course was really elaborate , everything was good and delicious. Especially the beef steak with whisky sauce and its FABOLOUS presentation! The atmosphere was simply magical : we definetely made the correct choice when we decided to stay in the castle instead going... More 

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County Mayo, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Food, staff and room was A1!! This was our third visit and it never fails..breakfast was also lovely and there is a great atmosphere in the place..just beautiful..

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

the 5 course dinner menu was lovely but i was disappointed with the main course. the drunken bullock was excellent but would have liked a potato and some vegetables with it. got a very small portion of sweet potao with it.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

The food and service were among the best I have ever experienced. We had the 5 course menu which included a fantastic soup of locally grown wild garlic and mushrooms. The peat smoked lamb was presented under a cloche from which a delicious smell of peat emerged when removed. The drunken bullock was presented beautifully, skewered on an antique sword.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015 via mobile

We stayed on a Sumday night. The staff and owners are welcoming, friendly, informative, fun. Authentic castle with suits of armour and original features. The bar and restaurant are beautiful. The five course dinner and breakfast are the best food I have ever eaten. The room we stayed in number 8, was huge with lovely views of the back of... More 

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Address: Belleek Woods | Belleek Castle Hotel, Ballina, Ireland
Phone Number: +353 96 22400
Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Mayo  >  Ballina
Average Prices: USD 32 - 72
Cuisine: Irish, Contemporary

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Belleek Woods | Belleek Castle Hotel, Ballina, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Mayo  >  Ballina
  • Phone Number: +353 96 22400

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 32 - 72
  • Price Range: $ $ $ $
  • Cuisine: Irish, Contemporary

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions

Description

Belleek Castle is set in the heart of Belleek Woods. It is a cosy romantic hotel with plenty of character and award-winning restaurant. Afternoon tea is available daily from 12pm until 5pm. Tours also take place each day of the dungeons where you will get to see and hold Irelands largest private collection of armour and we also boast a collection of fossils - plus a few extra surprises!The Armada bar has been constructed from a spanish armada ship which makes it boast plenty of character and is admired by all who visit the castle. Our restaurant is cosy and romantic with an old world feel. We are proud to serve gourmet dishes without the gourmet price! Our head chef Stephen uses only the freshest local ingredients available to create masterpieces in the kichen.The castle is also an ideal wedding venue with several weddings held here every year since 1971. We strive to ensure that everyone has the most perfect day possible and where better to celebrate such an occasion than in a romantic castle.Belleek Castle is a home away from home and is well worth a visit - we hope to be welcoming you here soon!

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