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The Post House

John, Ballina, Ireland
+353 96 74932
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good18%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (19 reviews)
“chowder” (10 reviews)
“scones” (5 reviews)
09:00 - 17:30All hours
Irish, Cafe, Soups, European
$$ - $$$
John, Ballina, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 56 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love this place. The best home cooked food around. All madr on site by Mary. Make sure u leave room for of slice of coffee cake.. 🍰

Thank Lorraine K
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were warmly welcomed and greeted by two staff members. when we entered and then when we sat down at our table. We were promptly handed our menu and given time to read same. We did not have to wait long for food to arrive...More

Thank Toney-burns
Reviewed 12 May 2017

Home cooked food at its best! Great daily specials and nice regular dishes, soup, chowder, salads, sandwiches, ciabatta and great desserts/cakes. Hard to go anywhere else for lunch!

Thank brianandy
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

Can't beat the post house for good home cooking. The Sea food chowder is to die for. Stuffed potato skins are great too and well presented. Pancakes are not too sweet with fresh fruit😋 Very clean and comfortable. Nice atmosphere, management and staff are very...More

Thank CloMoe
lbarrett130, Owner at The Post House, responded to this reviewResponded 7 April 2017

Thank you for your kind review!! we are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your time at The Post House!! We look forward to seeing you on your return visit!! 😊

Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our meals, the atmosphere and banter. I had the Goat's cheese tart - lovely, my brother - the chowder which he raved about and my sister the chicken supreme. Definitely would recommend stopping by, I know I will as I have my...More

Thank M1kelaw
lbarrett130, Owner at The Post House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write a review and we are delighted to hear that you all enjoyed your meals!! We look forward to seeing u again for some seafood chowder 🙂

Reviewed 17 March 2017

Great little cafe, ideal for a break in town. Good coffee and the BEST scones in the west! And if it's not raining (a rare one for the west of |Ireland) you can sit outside and people watch.

Thank RobandLorely
Reviewed 20 January 2017

Apart from the freshly made food, the ample menu, and the prompt service, always with a smile, there is more to this small cafe that meets the eye. The proprietors also run a catering service which, although I/we have not availed of it yet, we...More

Thank Brendan G
lbarrett130, Manager at The Post House, responded to this reviewResponded 21 January 2017

Thank you Brendan for your lovely review! We are delighted to hear your lovely comments!! What a great way to end our week! 😊

Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

So recently i visited this cafe, and to be honest i wouldnt come back, i ordered the chicken caeser wrap which is advertised as chicken, bacon,lettuce, onion and parmesan cheese, there was hardly any meat, just loads of lettuce, and no cheese, and the caeser...More

1  Thank nicola k
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

This place looked good , so we tried it out . I had chicken Kiev others had fish cakes . The chicken was a second choice as they had run out of my first choice meal, the chicken was all dried up an the creamed...More

Thank Norman P
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

Great menu, good coffee and a nice friendly atmosphere. All food is freshly prepared and cooked. Only downside is that they don't accept credit cards but they said drop the money in again but I felt a bit embarrassed so I had to go to...More

Thank The-Celtic-Critic
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$10
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 17:30
09:00 - 17:30
09:00 - 17:30
09:00 - 17:30
09:00 - 17:30
09:00 - 17:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: John, Ballina, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Mayo  >  Ballina
  • Phone Number: +353 96 74932
The Post House, Ballina is PASSIONATE about food- serving the finest breakfasts, lunches and homemade baked goods In Mayo!!! It is a Family run business with a cosy and friendly atmosphere!!
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