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Gibbons' Pillar House Bar & Restaurant

Society Street, Ballinasloe, Ireland
+353 90 964 3939
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good19%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“brie” (2 reviews)
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9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Hours
Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Society Street, Ballinasloe, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 168 reviews

Reviewed August 27, 2018

Excellent place for lunch or dinner. Nice big room in back. Lunch menu can cater to the whole family.

Thank Ballinasloe
Reviewed August 26, 2018 via mobile

We were here as family with two kids last week.pub was pretty quiet when we came around 8pm but a lovely cosy wee place. Great menu to choise from and a number of specials in offer. Food was delicious and really nicely presented. My husband...More

Thank nmck2018
Reviewed August 21, 2018

We decided to eat in here after looking at the reviews on trip advisor and we certainly were not disappointed! The food was absolutely gorgeous. We had the steak sandwich and buffalo chicken burger the were lovely. The chips were lovely too. I would recommended...More

Thank nmc732018
Reviewed August 1, 2018 via mobile

Back to eat here with a friend and to say that was the nicest food I've had for age's is an understatement.... Soulful is a word I'd use.... My friend had lamb tomahawk and said it was fabulous and I had baked butternut squash stuffed...More

Thank siobhan w
Reviewed July 30, 2018 via mobile

We were looking for a restaurant that had good food and atmosphere to catch up with friends and we certainly picked the right spot! Fantastic well run restaurant with welcoming staff.. Great Menu and food was well presented and absolutely delicious!! Will definitely return☺

Thank Cloonliss L
Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile

First visit to this Bar and we were not disappointed. Lovely selection of gluten free lunch choices available which was great. Staff were very nice and helpful expecially Niamh. We'll be back!

Reviewed July 25, 2018

I have to say I always love popping into Gibbons. The staff are fabulous and the food is fantastic. It a bar full of character and fun.

Thank Jdca23
Reviewed July 24, 2018 via mobile

The food is amazing here. I had a vegetarian salad and told them I didn't like goats cheese,nothing was a problem and staff are super friendly and the salad was to die for. Street parking (meter parking) they also have free wi-fi. I came at...More

Thank Tracey M
Reviewed July 21, 2018 via mobile

Stayed overnight in the Ballinasloe harbour and had a dinner in this recommended and well rated place. It was just 200 m from the harbour. Steakes were good, fresh good quality Irish meat, however too well done, my mistake since I didnt check the scale...More

Thank Rauli H
Reviewed July 20, 2018 via mobile

Arranged to meet some friends in this pub/restaurant, their choice. Didn’t take too much notice of the pub side as we were driving. Excellent server, very friendly, delivered water to Ye table and took our orders. My food, stir fry was really good and judging...More

Thank jasperlabrador
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April 8, 2016|
Response from Sandra R | Reviewed this property |
We drove around the block and parked in the hotel parking lot
April 8, 2016|
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Response from Margaret C | Reviewed this property |
There is on street parking, also a car park approx 500 yards away from the building
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Television, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Society Street, Ballinasloe, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Ballinasloe
  • Phone Number: +353 90 964 3939
  • E-mail
The Pillar House offers a comfortable atmosphere with first class food and drink served by friendly staffWe pride ourselves on providing delicious homemade wholesome cooking with a range to suit every taste & pocket!There is live entertainment every weekend and our page is updated each week with our upcoming performers.We have a very special Traditional Music Session on a Sunday Evening at 6pm. The session is led by Roscommon men John Wynne on Flute and Frank Kelly on Piano Accordion and are also regularly joined by Patsy Hanley on Flute.As well as a full Bar & Restaurant there are also 15 En-suite Rooms, including family rooms are
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