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The Loft

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Irish, Bar, British, Pub
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The Loft Pearse Street, Ballina, Ireland
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Sowerby Bridge, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Called for lunch and was not disappointed the sandwiches were delicious, they are rather substantial so will satisfy even a hearty appetite. Very friendly staff, and the Guinness is very very good. Would recommend for a nice lunch at a reasonable price.

Thank Gillmurphy
Coventry, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I visited here for lunch with my family on our last visit to Ireland. We called in for Guinness and some food. I had the soup which was delicious and it came with lots of bread. My brother had the smoked salmon which he said was very tasty. The toasted wraps were also delicious. A really good pub for a... More 

Thank shoegalclaire
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43 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We love the loft. The lads that run the place make you feel very welcome and serve a great pint. Always worth a visit.

Thank GolfingGod9372
Leeds, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016 via mobile

Went to this bar as it was recommended to us to find the bar man was extremely rude regarding my 9 month baby, he cried for no more than 5 minutes due to tiredness so was asked to go in a back room with him until he stopped crying as the locals was trying to have a quite drink!! However... More 

2 Thank ELB80Leeds
Roscommon, Ireland
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016 via mobile

On a recent visit to Ballina we popped into the loft for lunch. A good variety to choose from on the menu. All very well priced. Food is very tasty and portion size is good. Will return & recommend.

1 Thank noodles30_11
Barnsley, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

Got to be the mostly friendliest people I have ever met,The 3 Guys who own and run The Loft are friendly,helpful,and accommodating,great staff,fab Irish breakfast,lovely pub food, great value, excellent location. Keep up the good work.

1 Thank Lesley24seven
Leeds, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

When I am in the west it's the only place to stay , very clean rooms which all have wifi. Flat screen TVs & free bottled water , Lively and very friendly bar which is always busy with locals and visitors ,entertainment is provided by Robert ,Patrick and John ,Fresh food served lunch times,place not to be missed if your... More 

Thank EJI3775
Dublin, Ireland
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73 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

Professional barstaff and it shows, the toasted BLT is one of the best I have had, try the chowder you won't be disappointed, they work hard at pleasing the customer in this well located downtown pub, it is easy to lose yourself in here for a couple of hours, banter at the bar is very good

Thank MayoKildare
Silsden, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016 via mobile

The loft ia a excellent place ran by two brothers. The atmosphere along with great staff is a happy pub. Food served most of the day. Also various beers and lagers to choose from. Also do stop overs which is good too. On the website you can see the great rooms on offer

Thank James P
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57 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

Dropped in here for a couple of pints on a Saturday Afternoon. We enjoyed a couple of pints of Guinness served by a friendly barman. The pub was quiet with no Television just some nice background radio music. The pub was providing live entertainment that evening.

Thank Patrick H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$3 - $8
Irish, Bar, British, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Loft Pearse Street, Ballina, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Mayo  >  Ballina
  • Phone Number: 09621881

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?