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Brennan's Lane Bar & Restaurant

Tone Street, Ballina, Ireland
+353 96 74971
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good16%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Irish, European, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Tone Street, Ballina, Ireland
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Recently dined here with family of 4, nice bar downstairs, we had a few drinks while reading the menu and talking to bar staff, he even asked us was there anything in particular we wanted to watch on TV, golf was on, nice touch. Restaurant...More

Thank theycallmebaz
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My husband and I had dinner here. Lovely restaurant upstairs. Staff Friendly and food delicious! Would recommend!

Thank GGAbq
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were a gathering of 7. The restaurant looks lovely and service was lovely too. I was so disappointed with the quality of food. Shame on the head chef. Not fresh, bad quality food. Will not be returning ever. All the people who ate with...More

2  Thank Karen K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great restaurant, the food is just delicious, the staff are so nice and it's got a really lovely atmosphere. It is a must visit for food in Ballina.

Thank DMul_12
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

Having visited ballina a few times this month helping settle our daughter into her apartment we were lucky to find a place so near her which served lovely food at very reasonable prices , met Siobhan and have to say she is so friendly that...More

1  Thank Janice M
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

We dined here recently while on a Hen weekend in the area. Unsure what to expect...we were so pleasantly surprised to see the restaurant was classy and modern. Our party was seated towards the back of the restaurant which is located above a pub. There...More

Thank NUiAodha
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

Everything we are here was exceptional. The staff was Lovely, and we returned several times during our visit. We each ordered two appetizers or small played and couldn't wait to go back and try others.

Thank Nancy M
Reviewed 30 May 2017

W e visited Brennan's on Fri 27/05/17 with a party of 30 people. The food was excellent and a very good variety.

1  Thank rear0ur
Reviewed 26 April 2017

A horde of 3 hungry adults and 4 ravenous kids descended on Brennan's Lane on a Saturday afternoon, during a visit to North Mayo. We got the warmest of welcomes and were seated quickly, with the kids getting crayons and coloring sheets to keep them...More

2  Thank Tribesman
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Visited here earlier on Sunday, having eating here once before about a year ago we returned for a bite to eat, service was a little slow but not a deal breaker, food was only ok, beef was tough, you would almost need a steak knife,...More

Thank MaggieDublin2015
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$44
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Television, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
14:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
14:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Tone Street, Ballina, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Mayo  >  Ballina
  • Phone Number: +353 96 74971
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Brennan’s Lane is in the heart of Ballina, on the evocatively named Garden Street. From outside it looks quite small, but this is deceiving as it stretches way back and is actually huge. It has an almost Tardis quality in the amount of space inside. Downstairs is the bar, where some pretty serious gigs take place while you will find the restaurant on the first floor. The dining room is beautifully designed and features exposed brick walls, cool sofa seats, plenty of well spaced tables and chairs and some interesting art, as well as a series of old style butchers blackboards showing farm animals and the parts the different cuts of meat come from. The room is long and fairly narrow, but well thought out design means it feels light and airy, and the open plan kitchen at one end adds to the sense of space. It is modern and elegant, warm and inviting. Description from Taste of Ireland by Paolo Tullio
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