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The Broken Jug

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
Irish, Bar, European, Pub
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O'Rahilly Street, Ballina 000, Ireland
+353 96 72379
12:00 - 00:00
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Really enjoyed watching sports here last Saturday - rugby and GAS. Great atmosphere in the bar with lots of people. Then had a tasty meal afterwards in the bar once the carvery ended.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Fermanagh, N. Ireland
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203 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Spent the day watching rugby in this normally good sports bar.Very disappointing that the sound system linked to the big screen in the main bar wasn't working today. Great timing. Not!

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Ballina, Ireland
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was in for food Sunday night with the family had the #megaburger and pasta and the kids had sausages and chips the waitresses were great as usual and the meal was top notch , I came back with a friend later in the night and all I have to say was the solo act that was playing was unreal didn't... More 

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Galway, Ireland
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I often call in here for dinner. Food is served al la carte, you tell chef what you want and he puts whatever you want on plate. What I get is always tasty and hot, service is quick which is usually what I like. Always busy but plenty of room to sit and eat. I've gone out a couple of... More 

1 Thank Chomp18
Donegal Town, Ireland
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Myself and my extended family visited this restaurant on Thursday night and it definitely didn't disappoint. The menu is extensive with many choices including meats, fish and vegetarian options. The fatija wrap was so tasty and the chips were to die for also. All of us thoroughly enjoyed our meal and the waitresses were extremely helpful, they brought crayons and... More 

Thank bubbles1984
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The broken jug is in the centre of Ballina and parking is handy to it. My wife and I visited with our boys 15 & 11, on Friday 17/02/17 for an evening meal, about 7pm. This is a very friendly pub with dining area. I don't write alot of these reports, but felt the need to in this case as... More 

1 Thank Drew_Redroof
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

We were visiting Ballina at the end of October and as the hotel restaurant was rather above our means we headed into town for dinner. The Broken Jug was an unexpected delight with great staff and service, live music, middling rowdy atmosphere at the bar enough to be entertaining, and a great meal. The food was tasty and as a... More 

1 Thank Heckety B
A TripAdvisor Member
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Nice food. Home made. Ideal for an inexpensive and casual meal. Good staff and service. Right in the middle of town. Close to parking etc.

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Ballyhaunis, Ireland
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23 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

I had organised a Day Out for a very deserving family who had gone through a very painfull time during the year. The Broken Jug so kindly offered to provide lunch for this family 'on the house' What a fantastic treat it was, the food, service, staff, atmosphere was 5★★★★★ Thank you so much to everyone concerned on making our... More 

1 Thank joem41
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

This is a very big vintage style pub in the centre of town yet feels welcoming and cosy . Make sure you are hungry if you have the carvery option here as the portions are huge and delicious . The catering manager Mia [I think] was on hand to take care of us as we were a large party and... 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, European, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: O'Rahilly Street, Ballina 000, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Mayo  >  Ballina
  • Phone Number: +353 96 72379

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