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Belleek Castle Restaurant

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Belleek Castle Belleek Castle Belleek Woods | Belleek Castle Hotel, Ballina, Ireland
+353 96 22400
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Prospect Park, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Did tour of castle museum then had afternoon lite snack menu. Good choice so we could fuel up on great food, staff was very attentive, and price was reasonable for gourmet type place so we could keep touring north mayo. Would like to come back sometime to try dinner

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Thank Eugene J
Belfast, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stumbled upon this delightful place whilst walking in the woods. Beautiful castle and really welcoming and friendly staff. We went in the front door not knowing what to expect but nothing but a warm welcome. Cold and tired from our walk we were invited in to sit by the fire. We ordered tea and scones and I can honestly say... More 

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Thank Natalie F
Co Down
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276 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016

We have eaten here each time we visit Mayo and it has been consistently good over the years. Great food, particularly their speciality, Knox Gore pie and vegetable stacks. Really well chosen wine list, we had Forrest Pinot Noir 2013 which was really good. Although busy the service was excellent. A memorable meal to celebrate our daughter's birthday.

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Thank NorthernerCoDown
London, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016

The staff were fantastic. Really attentive and looked after us like real people not just automatons. They talked to us about the menu and the chef is obviously just exceptional. I had a delicious celery and crab apple soup and my companion had absolutely delicious crab. And the puddings were fabulous. This is a real gem. Go and try it... More 

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Thank MaryB37
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2016 via mobile

We came down for a romantic getaway and I must say this is one of the most unique places we've been. It's a lovely, intimate location with all the original features of this old house. It has stayed very loyal to the time it was built. The food, wine and service was excellent. Ciarán in the bar couldn't do enough... More 

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Thank Sinéad N
Dublin, Ireland
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75 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 30, 2016 via mobile

I limited myself to main course and dessert - and was pushed to finish my meal - rare breed pork in a fantastic sauce, preceded by an amuse bouche of citrus cured salmon, followed by a trifle. ...himself had the " drunken bullock " - a huge fillet steak flamed in whiskey at the table - great fun, great food.... More 

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Thank emerpaschal
Cheddar, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2016

Huge open fires filled with peat found at night, four poster beds, a bar made from a Spanish galleon, and steaks served on swords, what more do you need?

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016

Although the meal was very good, it wasn't exceptional and was a bit pricey. But the atmosphere more than made up for it. The bean ragout was a great choice for vegetarians and one friend had the Drunken Bullock which appeared held on a skewer by the server, doused with a whiskey (we presume) and set aflame. The presentation was... More 

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Thank Katey B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

The bar area was rustic and had an enchanting, dim atmosphere. We were served our drinks there and our order was taken before we entered the dining area. The restaurant is said to have the best food in two counties, and did not disappoint!

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Thank Clinton E
Athlone
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016 via mobile

Visited for tea and scones. Friendly staff. Good vegetarian options and kids menu also. Wedding was on and harpist made it feel authentic. Worth a visit

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$31 - $69
Cuisine
Irish, European, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Scenic view, Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Belleek Castle Belleek Castle Belleek Woods | Belleek Castle Hotel, Ballina, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Mayo  >  Ballina
  • Phone Number: +353 96 22400
  • This restaurant is at Belleek Castle
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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