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“Good meat” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Smyth's

Smyth's
Main Street, Ballinamore, Ireland
0719644955
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Cuisines: Irish
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Description: Restaurant and Pub
Enniskillen, United Kingdom
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40 reviews 40 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 31 cities Reviews in 31 cities
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
“Good meat”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013

Good food and very welcoming to families, and close to the public mooring so handy for boats stopping in Ballinamore. The meat is especially good, but the chips were a bit greasy. Very reasonably priced for huge portions.

Visited July 2013
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CathySmyth_12, Owner at Smyth's, responded to this review, July 24, 2013
Dear Rachaelmai,

Thank you so much for visiting us here at Smyths and for taking the time to review us on TripAdvisor. We are delighted that you found your experience here mostly positive and we have noted your comments. If you are ever back in Ballinamore we would be glad to serve you again.

Best wishes,
Cathy Smyth.
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  • English first
  • German first
  • Swedish first
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English first
chester
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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 10 cities Reviews in 10 cities
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“Another good visit! Good food, always visit Smyth's when in ballinamore.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013

Good food, good service. I always visit Smyth's when in ballinamore. Would recommended as it is rarely you get such good service food etc.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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CathySmyth_12, Owner at Smyth's, responded to this review, July 24, 2013
Dear timChester,

Thank you for your excellent review of our pub/restaurant here on TripAdvisor. We're delighted that you were happy on your return visit to us here at Smyths. Naturally we would be more than happy to have you back here anytime.

Hope your Summer is going good.

With best wishes,

Cathy Smyth.
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Dublin, Ireland
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
“did not get what i ordered”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2013

we went for a meal with a friend they had fish and chips ...... over cooked
i asked for a cajan chicken , but got a fillet of chicken covered in mushroom sauce .
chips were hard
when i said to to girl i did not order it she just laughed and said well you will have to wait another 20 mins for what i ordered .
she never said sorry ! not good

  • Visited May 2013
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 1 of 5 stars Food
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CathySmyth_12, Owner at Smyth's, responded to this review, August 8, 2013
Dear Mollys123,

Thank you for taking the time to write a review on your visit here at Smyths. We were most concerned by your review and have taken all you have said on board.

Thank you,
Cathy Smyth.
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Dublin
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29 reviews 29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 17 cities Reviews in 17 cities
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
“Excellent food, excellent atmosphere, excellent experience”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2013

I visited Smyth's this weekend and as usual it was a brilliant experience.

This is a warm, cosy family run pub. Kieran, Cathy and staff go out of their way to ensure that everyone is well looked after and catered for. I had dinner on Saturday, it was reasonably priced, well presented and of a very high standard. The fire was blazing, there was a good crowd present, despite being busy the food was served in good time, it was appetising and enjoyable which was especially welcome on such a cold night.

It was so good that I returned again on Monday for lunch, this was another cold day and it was lovely to get a hot tasty lunch. It is well frequented by locals which is a good sign.

This is also a great spot to go for a few drinks, it is atmospheric and great spot to meet locals. Kieran is always available to give advice on the locality, places to go, events, etc. The pub is a haven of local history with many photographs adorning the walls which illustrate the history of the area.

There is also an excelelnt gift shop next door.

I thoroughly enjoyed my visit(s) and hope to return again soon.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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CathySmyth_12, Owner at Smyth's, responded to this review, April 18, 2013
Dear Mary NG Dublin,

Thank you so much for taking the time to review our Pub/Restaurant here on Tripadvisor. We're delighted that you were happy with the food and service and that you found the place warm and inviting during those cold days in March. Ciaran is a born and bred Ballinamore man and is only delighted share his local knowledge and help visitors to Ballinamore in any way he can. Thanks again Mary.

Cathy Smyth.
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Wexford, Ireland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
“Great food, pints and craic!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2012

For a pub I was surprised how good the food was an great value. Everything we ordered, 3 adults dinning and 2 children, was simply top quality and cooked to perfection. The Guiness and Heineken which was sampled too were lovely! Friendly staff and a cosy relaxing atmosphere

  • Visited August 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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CathySmyth_12, Owner at Smyth's, responded to this review, April 18, 2013
Dear SSunshine 2012,

Just a note to thank you for taking the time to review our Pub here in Ballinamore and apologise for taking so long to reply. We're glad that the food was up to standard as well as the Guinness and Heineken and of course that the craic was good too! We really appreciate your lovely review.

Cathy Smyth.
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