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“Excellent place, ideal for a family meal” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Market Kitchen

Market Kitchen
Clare St. | Clare St., Ballina Mayo, Ireland
003539678538
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Ranked #2 of 34 Restaurants in Ballina
Cuisines: Irish, Bistro, Gastropub
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Description: "BEST CUSTOMER SERVICE IN MAYO 2013" - IRISH RESTAURANT AWARDS"BEST RESTAURANT IN MAYO 2012 & 2013" - IRISH RESTAURANT AWARDS"BEST RESTAURANT IN MAYO 2012" - BEST OF MAYO AWARDS"BEST IN IRELAND" - BRIDGESTONE GUIDE RECOMMENDED 2013,2012,2011,2010
New York City, New York
2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Excellent place, ideal for a family meal”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2012

We visited this place for a 60th birthday, for a large group with varying tastes...everyone had an excellent meal, goregous presentation and very friendly service. The special of cod, the lamb and the crabclaws all got a big thumbs up from our group. They made a fruit salad dessert look fab for the birthday girl :) Will def be back here if we have any other events.

  • Visited March 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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London
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“Fantastic food, great service”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2012

We went as a family group to celebrate a birthday. Restaurant has really nice decor and really attentive staff. The have a really good menu with a set menu of 3 courses for €30. Lots of nice choices but we opted for the a la carte menu. Had the crab claws to start, which were really good, tender and delicious. Soups of the day were also really good. The meat dishes are big and cooked really well. There are lots of fish choices on the menu also, which were really tasty. Would certainly recomment this restaurant.

  • Visited March 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Dublin
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41 reviews 41 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 17 cities Reviews in 17 cities
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
“A menu providing something to everyones taste and good presentation and quality”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2012

The outside isn't so welcoming it looks a bit run down, however don't be put off inside it is a complete contrast. The food was excellent and the wine sensibly priced. It was good value and we left very pleased with our evening out. I would certainly visit again if ever in the area. The service and staff are also very friendly.

Visited March 2012
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northern ireland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“Great food and service fantastic”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 29, 2012

Very friendly staff and a lovlely bar in Murphy Bros def a place to visit while in the area.

Visited February 2012
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Ballina, Ireland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“Birthday meal”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2012

The restaurant was booked out so we had bar bites instead,same kitchen.I was able to get my favorite dish,ordered the day before,from the restaurant menu---- just delicious ,grilled sole witha caper sauce,yum.
The place was packed but we were still made to feel special and the service was excellent .Unknown to me they knew ,by Facebook ,that it was my birthday and after the main course they arrived with a divine meringue,winter berry and ice cream desert on a huge plate with "happy birthday Trisha "and beautiful floral designs around the edge. A perfect end to a perfect day!!!

  • Visited February 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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