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The Post House

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John, Ballina, Ireland
+353 96 74932
09:00 - 17:30
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County Sligo, Ireland
Level Contributor
5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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
Western Ireland, Ireland
Level Contributor
70 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 were not surprised to have heard great reports about it. The Cafe itself is like... More 

Thank Brendan G
lbarrett130, Manager at The Post House, responded to this review

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

Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles 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 sauce had an awful taste of vinegar that actually ruined our entire wrap. My friend... More 

Thank nicola k
Level Contributor
9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles 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 potatoes and turnips that came with it were all lumpy and dried up like it... More 

Thank Norman P
Ballina, Ireland
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52 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 the cashpoint.

Thank The-Celtic-Critic
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

If you want a wide variety of good quality food, served by friendly, helpful and efficient staff at a reasonable price, this is the place to come to. There is no such thing here as skimping on portions and you get the best quality cuts of meat. The atmosphere is very pleasant and the environment clean and tastefully decorated. You... More 

Thank Bernadette H
lbarrett130, Owner at The Post House, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your lovely review!! We are really grateful to hear such lovely things about our little cafe!! More 

Palmerston North, New Zealand
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43 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

Great coffee and delicious home baking. Friendly service. I make a point of visiting whenever I am on holiday in Ballina. Easy to find by the post office.

Thank han024
lbarrett130, Owner at The Post House, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review!! We are delighted that you come back to visit us whenever you are in Ballina and look forward to seeing you again 😊 More 

London UK
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74 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016

Popped in here for lunch after reading the reviews. Fresh salad, sandwiches and baked goods. I had a lovely salad, hubby had BLT. All very good. Baked goods looked fantastic and homemade, but couldn't try any this day. Will definitely go back. Hear the seafood chowder is great!

Thank seattletolondon
lbarrett130, Owner at The Post House, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review!! We are delighted to hear that you and your husband enjoyed your visit to The Post House and we hope you both Enjoy your stay in Ballina!! 😊 More 

Ballina, Ireland
Level Contributor
7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2016 via mobile

Best club sambo you will get anywhere plus great breakfast Defo a little gem will always be back for more it's a must try for everyone

Thank Gballswithcheese
lbarrett130, Owner at The Post House, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind review!! We are delighted to hear you enjoyed the club sandwich.. We think it's pretty delicious too 😍😊 More 

County Mayo, Ireland
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016

Fabulous house salad with lashings of extras and delicious homemade brown bread. Friendly service and even though the restaurant was busy when we were there, at no time did we feel rushed. A very pleasant experience

Thank S6817MUbarbarav
lbarrett130, Owner at The Post House, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review!! it is really lovely to hear that you enjoyed the food and service here😊😊 More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$2 - US$10
Irish, Cafe, Soups, European
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Cheap Eats, 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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?