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The Blackberry Cafe

Market Streeet | Koln, Thomastown, Ireland
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Ranked #2 of 11 Restaurants in Thomastown
Cuisines: Irish
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch

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English first
Kilkenny
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64 reviews 64 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

You know the way you go in to a café for the first time and you hope it will be good. The menu looks promising and you order, something simple, say soup and a sandwich. Then the food comes and you are delighted to find fresh local produce which raise it above the ordinary and you are pleased you took... More 

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Kilkenny, Ireland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

Dropped in on Sunday afternoon for a takeaway coffee and was tempted by a slice of coffee cake. When there observed price of Mince pies and was horrified at price of €3.00 each. They were average looking and on small side. Deemed this as total Rip off when made on site ones an be bought and eaten at The Gourmet... More 

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Wexford, Ireland
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We visited this cafe for lunch and were very impressed by the quality of the food. The cheese tarts were absolutely delicious and made with local cheeses. The salads and coffees were good too. The staff were pleasant and the atmosphere was good, and busy, as clearly the locals in Thomastown know a good thing when they see it. It... More 

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Cork, Ireland
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25 reviews 25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

This place is a joy! Just about everything is home made. Fresh and tasty soup and salads, sandwiches, cakes and excellent coffee. What more can you want ... yes atmosphere ... and it's got that too. Love it - this is our third time visiting and it never fails to please. One point is that the cafe is small but... More 

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Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014 via mobile

We've ordered coffee cake and chocolate cake. The coffee cake was nice but the chocolate one was too dry. Tasted a bit like leftover. The place is nice and cute but as we arrived 1 hour before they were supposed to close there were not many nice things as options.

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Paris, France
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

We stopped there of a quick lunch on the road. Good soup, good choice of tasty sandwiches, good cakes (which seems to be a common and pleasurable habit in Ireland !). Nice service, fair prices, lovely decoration.

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Charlottesville, VA
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31 reviews 31 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

All home made or made from scratch dishes. My wife and I had soup and then split a sandwich so we could have room for the desserts. A VERY good decision as the sandwich is very generous.

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32 reviews 32 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

We had wanted to go to Sol Bistro but it is closed Monday and stopped in the Blackberry Cafe for a light lunch. The tomato basil soup was quite nice and the chicken soup was also very fresh-tasting. Bread seemed newly-baked. Lovely desserts. Worth a visit.

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Kilkenny, Ireland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Food is absolutely amazing my teenagers love going in for lunch. Unfortunately the service and staff are appalling. On our most recent visit we watched staff argue with the owner Jackie. Our waitress messed up our order completely, but we were starving so just ate.

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Abbeyleix, Ireland
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7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Stopped on the way to Kilkenny , had a beautiful meal here with a friend during the week. The restaurant is beautifully decorated. The menu was well put together and a good variety to chose from with daily specials also.its a must visit

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Address: Market Streeet | Koln, Thomastown, Ireland
Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Kilkenny  >  Thomastown
Cuisine: Irish

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