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Halpin's Bridge Cafe

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Bridge Street, Wicklow 0001, Ireland
+353 404 32677
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Today
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mon - Fri 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Dining options: Coffee & Tea, Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: Halpin's offers great food & a great atmosphere which has been recognised...
Halpin's offers great food & a great atmosphere which has been recognised by the Bridgestone guide who have included us for the 5 years we have been open. We are the only Restaurant in Wicklow Town in the guide. Also in The Georgina Campbell Irish food guide and the winner of the Wicklow Chamber 'Best eating establishment' award 2010. We have been awarded a certificate of excellence by tripadvisor, the world's biggest review site for 3 years running, 2012 & 2013 and 2014 and are consistantly in the top 3 recommended on tripadvisor.Ie for the whole of County Wicklow. This certificate is only awarded to 10% of eating establishments in the whole World !!!!
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    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Claire Kav

I live and work in Wicklow and this is my #1 place to eat and recommend to tourists. Fantastic food and even better staff who can never do enough for You.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW via mobile

I live and work in Wicklow and this is my #1 place to eat and recommend to tourists. Fantastic food and even better staff who can never do enough for You.

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Birkirkara, Malta
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22 reviews 22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

Lovely little coffee shop. Waitresses are charming, they very kindly bring my dog waterwhen we are sitting outside. Amazing range of indulgent cakes, lovely fresh salads too. Gets a special mention for opening on Sundays, even in winter.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

We were just two ordinary wandering English tourists - looking for good local lunchtime fayre somewhere in Wicklow. What did we find? Halpins Bridge Cafe? Warm welcome, nice staff, interesting menu, fresh food on display ... and IRISH STEW on creamy mash. What more could we want? Good value and worth dropping in.

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liverpool
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 via mobile

We had lunch here last Sunday 12/04/2015. The food and service were amazing. Eight of us ate together. The food is delicious with excellent service. We celebrated a birthday and they brought a cake with a candle out. What more could you ask for. A definite place to go in Wicklow and highly recommended.

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Everything is fantastic here. For a small, homely cafe there is a large variety of dishes, which are consistently great. I have eaten here a lot and can say that without a doubt you will not be disappointed. The management and staff are exceptional and every customer is greated warmlyupon arrival. Try the cheesecake with a double espresso... my favourite.

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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Stopped off here last Friday for lunch and we were not disappointed! Lovely cosy table by the window, great food and even though they were quite busy, it didn't take long, and was hot! All important when you're hungry! I had a Chickpea Burger, in a gluten free bun, leafy salad on the side, very tasty!Other half had Jerk Chicken,... More 

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Sao Francisco, Portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

I have been to Halpin's Bridge Cafe on several occasions. It is a little gem in Wicklow Town. Friendly staff, great home cooked food, always a warm welcome, would highly recommend. Their weekend breakfast is fab. Always lovely to see the proprietor of an establishment so hands on & so welcoming.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

very friendly staff with some lovely food and an exceptional atmosphere. Home made soups are a must and daily special is always worth a try! Will be back for more soon 👍👍👍😃

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Times past, Present, Future, anytime I have visited this Café, whether it's for a quick cup of coffee with a Scone, or a tantalising tasty Lunch, I love the atmosphere there, I love the Service from All the staff, the proprietor makes not just me feel welcome, but literally everyone, well done all, will definitely dine again

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County Wicklow, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Truly, 100,000 welcomes....a lovely friendly atmosphere, smiles everywhere, beautiful food and service second to none!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Bridge Street, Wicklow 0001, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Wicklow  >  Wicklow
  • Phone Number: +353 404 32677

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 6 - 13
  • Cuisine: Coffee Shop

Description

Halpin's offers great food & a great atmosphere which has been recognised by the Bridgestone guide who have included us for the 5 years we have been open. We are the only Restaurant in Wicklow Town in the guide. Also in The Georgina Campbell Irish food guide and the winner of the Wicklow Chamber 'Best eating establishment' award 2010. We have been awarded a certificate of excellence by tripadvisor, the world's biggest review site for 3 years running, 2012 & 2013 and 2014 and are consistantly in the top 3 recommended on tripadvisor.Ie for the whole of County Wicklow. This certificate is only awarded to 10% of eating establishments in the whole World !!!!
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 6:00 pm

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