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“Outstanding fish”
Review of Market Kitchen - CLOSED

Market Kitchen
Cuisines: Irish, Gastropub
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Restaurant details
Good for: Bar Scene, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly
Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Lunch, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations
Description: Award Winning Gastro-Pub overlooking the River Moy in Ballina, Co Mayo, serving the Freshest of Seasonal and Local Produce with Pride along the Wild Atlantic Way Best Restaurant in Mayo Award - 2014 & 2012 - Best Of Mayo Awards Best Customer Service in Mayo Award -2013- Irish Restaurant Awards Best Restaurant in Mayo - 2012 & 2011 - Irish Restaurant Awards
Marquette, Michigan
Level 5 Contributor
72 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
“Outstanding fish”
Reviewed 23 April 2014

Local crab claws worth the trip. Scallops and salmon also delicious. Efficient, friendly staff interesting as they weren't assigned a table but rather everyone helped.

Visited April 2014
3 Thank upred
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Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Ballina, Ireland
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Credit where credits due!”
Reviewed 19 April 2014 via mobile

Had ye most wonderful evening with family at the Market Kitchen. Staff are so polite and friendly and food is second to none. Would recommend anyone to visit.

4 Thank Mrmillionaire
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Level 5 Contributor
67 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2014

Recently visited this restaurant. It had been recommended. the food was not of a high standard. The battered fish was overcooked - indeed so hard as to be inedible. One expects the fish to be light and flaky. This was mushy.The first glass of wine was particularly small and when raised with staff we were told it was the normal measure - yet the following glasses were of more quantity. When these issues were raised with staff there was a defensiveness and non acceptance of these valid points. The prices were expensive bearing in mind the poor quality. Not all the party were served their main course together. The ambience in the restaurant was a feeling of coldness/emptiness. The downstairs bar seemed to have a much warmer atmosphere. Won't be hurrying back.

  • Visited March 2014
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2 Thank TYRONE-7
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Dublin, Ireland
Level 2 Contributor
9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Can't get Better Fare !”
Reviewed 13 March 2014 via mobile

You just can't get better quality food than at Market Kitchen Restaurant or Murphy Bros bar . The choice is brilliant and varied and the chefs know how to cook . Service by restaurant and bar staff is second to none so can't say any more .. Enjoy !!

4 Thank MissionMan-247
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Ballina, Ireland
Level 3 Contributor
14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Food only surpassed by the service”
Reviewed 11 March 2014

We arrived slightly early to have a drink before we were seated. The bar downstairs had an excellent old world charm and the service was quick and the bar staff were very friendly... great pint too!!! On entering the Market Kitchen restaurant it was warm and bright with sufficient space between tables to allow for a conversation without whispering. The service was excellent, with polite and helpful waiting staff who were very attentive without being intrusive. The food was just fantastic and dare i say it without fault. All in all it was a delightful experience and would have no hesitation in recommending it to others.

  • Visited July 2013
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3 Thank P T
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