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Smyth's Bar

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$$ - $$$
Irish, Bar, Pub
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Main Street, Ballinamore Leitrim, Ireland
+353 71 964 4955
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you are looking for an Irish traditional pub the Smith Pub is the good one! Great ambiance, great staff, good meals! Everything is perfect. See you soon :) Romain

Thank Romain C
Ballymena, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We first went to Smyth's on a cool, damp autumn evening. We were greeted by a friendly, chatty waitress. we were offered a table near a lovely coal and wood open fire. Cosy. Next was a pleasant change from today's usual procedure; we were offered a menu and given a few moments to acclimatise before being asked if we wanted... More 

Thank Desi M
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

Have eaten here a number of times recently and what I love is the consistency. The food is always wonderful. Thank you

Thank teresamdonohoe
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Had lunch here in July always spot on. Service, food and Guinness a credit to Ballinamore. Go here if in Ballinamore you won't be disappointed.

1 Thank timChester
Reading, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed two fabulous meals - the lamb shank was so tender it literally melted off the bone! Delicious. Loved the great atmosphere too, we enjoyed sitting outside in the little cart!

2 Thank Jade C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

Visited again over the last few weeks. Had lunch, evening meals, afternoon coffee and drinks at different times. Service always excellent, food good and tasty. Excellent friendly service, Ciaran, the owner and his wife Cathy always there to assist. Selection of newspapers available which is a bonus. A good varied menu available daily. Will return. I highly recommend this premises.

2 Thank Mary N G
Enniskillen, United Kingdom
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384 reviews
174 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 210 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016

We had a meal here last week and it was a pleasure. The staff were efficient and attentive. The food was all excellent and arrived quickly and the ambience was good. We all had steak and it was cooked to perfection and served with all the trimmings. I will be back.

1 Thank John M
CathySmyth_12, Owner at Smyth's Bar, responded to this review

Dear John M., We were delighted to read your review of us here on Tripadvisor. It's great to read that you enjoyed your visit with us and that everything was as it should be. We would be delighted to have you return anytime in the future. With best wishes. Cathy Smyth. More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

When visiting Ballinamore to eat this is where my family and I go. The pub is full of character with friendly staff. A good selection of food on offer but I would love to see some more vegetarian options.

1 Thank John D
CathySmyth_12, Owner at Smyth's Bar, responded to this review

Dear John D., Thank you for your review of us here on Tripadvisor and we appreciate you taking the tine to do this. We're glad that you and your family enjoy your visits and that you find the staff and selection of food to your liking. Also, thank you for your suggestion on the vegetarian options. We will be reviewing... More 

Lisbellaw, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

Firstly, it's a pub, not a restaurant, and the menu is pub grub. A long, dark old place with lots of character, but a little pokey in places. The menu is the usual, and we were greeted and seated quickly by the excellent waitresses. The food arrived quickly, and was above average for a pub. Servings are generous. The down... More 

Thank 57Boy
CathySmyth_12, Owner at Smyth's Bar, responded to this review

Dear 57Boy, Thank you for your review of us here on Tripadvisor. We recall very clearly your visit. I can see from your profile that you are a regular user of Tripadvisor and, so, would have known that we are a indeed a pub. May I respectfully suggest that if you did not like our premises you were most welcome... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

Absolutely love the food at smyths. Always consistent and never disappoints. Staff are all really nice and friendly even when they are very busy. The sticky toffee pudding for dessert is a must.

Thank Sinead M
CathySmyth_12, Owner at Smyth's Bar, responded to this review

Dear Sinead M. We were delighted to receive your lovely review of us recently. We're glad you enjoy our food and that service is always friendly. The Sticky Toffee Pudding is definitely a big hit with our customers. If you're in the area again, we would be delighted to see you return. Thank you again, Cathy Smyth. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Irish, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street, Ballinamore Leitrim, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Leitrim  >  Ballinamore
  • Phone Number: +353 71 964 4955
Restaurant and Pub

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?