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The Quay | St Mullins, St Mullins, Ireland
051 424440
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Hours:
Sat - Sun 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast

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  • 46
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  • 13
    Very good
  • 3
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Beautiful location, good food.

We stopped here on a cycle from Graiguenamanagh for lunch. You couldn't wish to find a better location on the river, just beautiful. The food was good quality, a little pricy perhaps but not ridicukous. Slow service, but we did visit on a sunny spring day when lots of others had the same idea!

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 7, 2015
lrish_joe
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Callan, Ireland
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  • Families with children
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Callan, Ireland
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40 reviews 40 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

We stopped here on a cycle from Graiguenamanagh for lunch. You couldn't wish to find a better location on the river, just beautiful. The food was good quality, a little pricy perhaps but not ridicukous. Slow service, but we did visit on a sunny spring day when lots of others had the same idea!

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Norfolk UK
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57 reviews 57 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

unexpected March sunshine bought visitors out in their hordes. The café staff were rushed off their feet but still managed to produce delicious cakes and drinks and were very helpful, welcoming and friendly. Do some walking around this lovely area there is a useful little booklet which gives a range of walks for all abilities and then tuck into some... More 

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Dublin
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79 reviews 79 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Started and ended our day out at St. Mullins with something to eat at the Mullichain. Had delightful coffee and scones outdoors mid morning before setting off on the delightful walk by the River Barrow as far as Graiguenamanagh where we had lunch. Following the return walk we had more refreshments by the bank of the river. A must if... More 

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Withernsea, United Kingdom
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42 reviews 42 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Always walk the canal and have our lunch here whilst holidaying in ireland. Lost count amount of times visited. Staff friendly and owner very helpful as gives you advice on local walks. Food is excellent

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Ubud, Bali
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

One of my absolute favorite days out is a trip down to St. Mullins. The town itself is lovely but when you make it down to the river, the best surprise of all awaits – Mullichain Café. I give it five stars on all counts ..the food is delicious – my favorite dish so far is the crab and shrimp... More 

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Carlow, Ireland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

tipped in here on a cold october day to a beautiful fire,had a coffee and apple tart,very friendly young man served us, lovely cosy place with the fire glowing will be back here soon

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By the Sea, Ireland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

We were staying in Graiguenamanagh for a few days in October and heard about a beautiful walk to Saint Mullins, a village up the river. We set off on Sunday morning in blazing sunshine and arrived weary two hours later to an oasis. About ten minutes past the Saint Mullins Lock is a old grain shed that houses the cafe.... More 

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Newcastle, Australia
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I was in Ireland in April and had had heard great things about the cafe at St Mullins prior to going overseas. My friends and i were hospitably looked after by Martin. Beautiful setting. Lovely food. Friendly owners. Remember to take a walk along the river and up to the old cemetery.

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Craigavon, United Kingdom
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43 reviews 43 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Thus little riverside cafe is an utter delight and should not be missed if you are anywhere near Kilkenny. The food is very good, the price is reasonable and the "staff" are something else. They deserve your business

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Craigavon, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014 via mobile

Stopped here for a coffee on a tour of the Barrow River area. The coffee was excellent and the food looked delicious. Unfortunately we had already had lunch so did not need to sample it. We found the owner very friendly and informative and the atmosphere in the cafe welcoming. Would definitely go back in time for lunch.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: The Quay | St Mullins, St Mullins, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Carlow  >  St Mullins
  • Phone Number: 051 424440

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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