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Ice House Restaurant

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Irish, European, Contemporary, Wine Bar
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The Quay | The Ice House, Ballina, Ireland
+353 96 23500
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County Dublin, Ireland
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Juice cocktails and superb food. Excellent views and comfortable seating. Quite a treat for the children and adults.

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1 Thank M1kelaw
ICE-HOUSE-TEAM, Deputy General Manager at Ice House Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your recent review of our restaurant at the Ice House. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your recent family dining and drinks experience with us with us - our team will be delighted with your feedback. We look forward to looking after you all again soon. Kind Regards, Jason Horkan Deputy General Manager More 

Ballina, Co. Mayo
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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely loved it!!! So professional but with warmth and kindness! I was very wound up when i got there if im been honest that i had considered postponing but Elaine was wonderful, completely put me at ease!! So off I went to the restaurant for tea and a scone, beautiful!! From there into the steam room, sauna and outdoor Jacuzzi..... More 

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1 Thank Jacqui S
ICE-HOUSE-TEAM, Deputy General Manager at Ice House Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your recent review of Chill Spa at the Ice House. I am very pleased to hear you had such a memorable, enjoyable and relaxing experience on your recent visit with us, Elaine along with the rest of our dedicated team will be thrilled with your wonderful review. We look forward to looking after you again... More 

Castlebar, Ireland
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61 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Excellent service in a beautiful setting looking out over the Moy river. The food is always very tasty and varied. The staff are very friendly and courteous. The dining room has a lovely tranquil atmosphere. Ideal place for lunch or dinner.

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1 Thank Elizabeth M
ICE-HOUSE-TEAM, Deputy General Manager at Ice House Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your recent review of our restaurant at the Ice House. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your dining experience with us with us and that the level of service you received impressed you - our team will be delighted with your feedback. We look forward to looking after you on your next visit. Kind... More 

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28 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Lovely place, very nice food and gorgeous location. Decor is fab, very comfortable place to sit and have a relaxing lunch.

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1 Thank Sinéad N
ICE-HOUSE-TEAM, Deputy General Manager at Ice House Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your recent review of the Ice House. I am pleased to hear you enjoyed your recent lunch experience with us and were impressed with our facilities, cuisine and location. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Kind Regards, Jason Horkan Deputy General Manager More 

Dublin, Ireland
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30 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

The room was perfect, great size, fab view and an excellent shower which is a bonus. Dinner was really nice but we did request to make a few adjustments to our order which was not very forthcoming. There was also quite a few small children in the restaurant, I have children myself and I do bring them out all the... More 

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Thank Karolann2013
ICE-HOUSE-TEAM, Deputy General Manager at Ice House Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your recent review of the Ice House and choosing us as your base while in Ballina. I am sorry to hear that you did not enjoy some aspects of your dining experience with us and also that there seemed to be some confusion regarding spa appointments, I would like to discuss your experience in more... More 

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46 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Had a business dinner. Wonderful meal. The service was very prompt and courteous. The food was delivered to the entire party of ten at same time. The Ice House restaurant is always a great place.

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1 Thank Darrin H
ICE-HOUSE-TEAM, Deputy General Manager at Ice House Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your recent review of the restaurant at the Ice House. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed all aspects of your recent dining experience with us, our chef and service team will appreciate your kind comments. We look forward to welcoming you back and looking after you again soon. Kind Regards, Jason Horkan Deputy General... More 

Leeds, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

we have eaten before here once and it was very good so we hoped that our second visit would be as good and were not disappointed, Its not cheap but its worth the cost, All the tables were full which is a good sign, The staff are very good also and there is enough of them so no long waits,... More 

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2 Thank EJI3775
ICE-HOUSE-TEAM, Deputy General Manager at Ice House Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your recent review of the restaurant at the Ice House. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your dining experience again with us, our chef and team will appreciate your feedback. We look forward to looking after you again soon. Kind Regards, Jason Horkan Deputy General Manager More 

Partry, Ireland
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

Sunday lunch can often be a run of the mill roast. Yesterday at the Ice House Restaurant, we were served a feast for the senses! The menu offered a comprehensive selection of starters, mains & desserts. My husband opted for seafood chowder to start & I chose the goat's cheese tart. Both dishes were ample & absolutely delicious. served with... More 

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Thank R0sie1963
ICE-HOUSE-TEAM, Deputy General Manager at Ice House Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your recent review of the restaurant at the Ice House. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your recent Sunday Lunch experience with us with us and that the level of cuisine and service you received exceeded your expectations - our team will be delighted with your feedback. We look forward to looking after you... More 

Ireland
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

We are local and I had a voucher so decided to have bar bites as it was my birthday. I rang ahead to see if I needed to book and was told no as we were going to have bar bites. When we arrived it wasn't too busy but we had to wait to see if there was a table... More 

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Thank MMkitkat
ICE-HOUSE-TEAM, Deputy General Manager at Ice House Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your recent review. I am sorry to hear that on this occasion you did not enjoy your dining experience with us, I assure this type of service you received is far from the service we strive to provide and is far from the everyday service we do provide here at the Ice House, you have... More 

colchester
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39 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Excellent food and menu range, service was very good and the location is also very nice. The Icehouse is also a spar and hotel, there are normal specials on, in rooms and treatments so worth a look if your into that.

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2 Thank lex1981
ICE-HOUSE-TEAM, Deputy General Manager at Ice House Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your recent review of our restaurant at the Ice House. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your recent dining and spa experience with us with us and that the level of service you received exceeded your expectations - our team will be delighted with your feedback. We look forward to looking after you again... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$43 - US$64
Cuisine
Irish, European, Contemporary, Wine Bar
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Validated Parking
Good for
View, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Quay | The Ice House, Ballina, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Mayo  >  Ballina
  • Phone Number: +353 96 23500
Description
Our funky furnishings, eclectic styling and stunning architectural design at the Ice House combine to make you feel like you're in the heart of the city. One look at the unrivalled view from all our rooms and you'll immediately know you're not. With great service, fantastic food, fine wines, clever cocktails and Ireland's best boutique hotel spa guaranteed to soothe, the Ice House is unlike any other hotels in Mayo. Discover the best of both worlds here in Ballina and make the Ice House your escape to the extraordinary.

Breakfast you'll want to get out of bed for, lunch to linger over and dinner that's sure to delight...Let our restaurant menus whet your appetite and here at the Ice House, let us take care of everything else. There's simply no better restaurant in Ballina.

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