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Cistin Eile

South Main Street, Wexford, Ireland
53 91 21616
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Ranked #2 of 101 restaurants in Wexford
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Irish
Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Phoenix, Arizona, USA
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

What a hidden gem! Super restaurant.in my favorite Irish town. On this visit we decided to have lunch here having had a really first class dinner on a previous visit.I opted for the black and white pudding salad. Super flavors. My American partner wanted to try Cistin Eile's interpretation of Irish bacon and cabbage. She thought it outstanding. Three weeks... More

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Eugene, Oregon
Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

What first attracted us to this lovely quaint café were the words “Seasonal menus”, “Modern Irish cuisine” and “Locally sourced produce.” Once we stepped inside we saw the framed awards the chef, Warren Gilllens, and his restaurant had won. After tasting his delicious, beautifully presented fare, it was easy to see the awards were well-deserved. I had the market fish... More

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Wexford, Ireland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

Well the title says it all! By far the best restaurant in Wexford, the quality and presentation of food here is second to none and the flavours are fantastic! And not forgetting the service, the wait staff are so polite and obliging! I WILL return and I recommend to all

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Kilkenny
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40 reviews 40 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

We went out to this restaurant for a romantic meal and we opted for the early bird menu.We had heard the food was nice from friends and we certainly were not let down.The menu that was offered looked suberb,We both for the slow cooked beef.for mains which is a signature dish .From starter to Main to dessert, the presentation of... More

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Maynooth, Ireland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

I just had the most incredible bacon salad in this restaurant. The flavours were out of this world and the combination balanced just perfectly... Commend the chef Then I ordered a cappuccino. It was too hot and the coffee was burned and bitter. A days training course for the waiter in how to make a good coffee would benefit this... More

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Ennis, Ireland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

This is one of the best meals Iv ever had and definitely the best value. Next time im in Wexford Ill make a point of returning.

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

The food is just to die for, every dish was amazing and every plate going back to the kitchen was practically licked clean!! Amazing value for money, this one is worth going out of your way for :)

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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

the starters are gorgeous iv never tasted anything like it in my life and the mains are the exact same the food tastes amazing, house wine is 18euro a bottle and it's lovely ...evening menu is 29euro for a 3 course meal....can't wait to go back

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

The food was unlike most restaurants iv been to, they had their own twist to everything and it worked so well. The staff made everyone feel very welcome and explained the dishes very well. These guys know food and service. I cant wait to go back!! Thanks for a great night Cistin Eile! !

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New York, NY
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

This place is super......original menu, fresh local produce and great value! Book well in advance. If visiting Wexford then this is a must!’

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