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Shells Cafe

Sea Side, Strandhill | Strandhill, Sligo Co Sligo, Ireland
071 9122938
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Ranked #4 of 78 restaurants in Sligo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Coffee Shop
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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English first
Athboy, Ireland
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

Love this place! Welcoming, helpful staff providing a great service. The food is awesome and they cater to my gluten free needs and my pooch was welcomed too. To top it off all that there is a beautiful view out to sea too. Perfect :)

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Glasgow
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5 reviews 5 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

On a wet and blustery Saturday afternoon ventured over to strandhill to find out if shells was as good as others had suggested. I found a very welcoming and interesting cafe akin to a cool and hip urban eaterie. I was with my parents,husband and two young children and we all remarked at the various ages within this cafe. Very... More

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Shell's cafe has one of the most beautiful beach locations in Ireland and this is well worth the trip to spend as little as a few euros and a cup of coffee or a larger delicious meals served here

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Dublin, Ireland
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

A beautiful cafe right on the sea front with absolutely delicious homemade food and really friendly service. The food is unpretentious and hearty and they also cater for dietary needs like gluten free without any hassle whatsoever. They even bake their own gluten free breads fresh every day! Will definitely go back :-)

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Westport
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11 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Gorgeous spot in Strandhill - sat outside overlooking the sea on a lovely sunny day. Just perfect. Enjoyed a really good burger and excellent strong coffee. Good selection on the menu, busy spot.. Not surprising. Will definitely return when in the area again..

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Fermanagh, N. Ireland
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124 reviews 124 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
132 helpful votes 132 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

A nice little sea-side restaurant/coffee shop that also does carry-out food. Visited it mid-week and it was packed. Always a good sign I think.

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Ottershaw, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

A sunny day overlooking the beach sat outside at Shells eating the most fantastic breakfast. The staff were incredible quick and calm despite people queuing for tables! Sometimes the little things make the difference. The amazing toast was already dripping with hot butter and saved fiddling with those little packets of naff butter. Coffee was also fantastic quality. Pity it... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

We a family of three enjoyed our tea here last Sunday evening in this delightful restaurant. The food was great and the service was very pleasant despite the staff being busy.

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ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Fab food 10/10 amd their cappuccino's are the nicest I have ever tasted :) situated right beside the beach so handy to call for a bit to eat :)

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Leuven, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Nice and cosy restaurant at the shoreline in Sandhill. Recommended to us by the local people. Fish and chips were very popular selected dishes, and there was a large selection of dessert cakes.

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