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Left Bank Mall | Pearse St, Athlone, Ireland
+353 90 649 8875
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Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch
Description: Within the Left. Bank Mall, on Pearse street. Car parking available. 60...
Within the Left. Bank Mall, on Pearse street. Car parking available. 60 Seater cafe with full table service. Take away available on all menu items. Open Monday to Saturday 9am to 4.30 Pm.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Poached eggs please!!!

I took my friend there and we had 1 portion of poached egg with salmon, that was sufficient enough for us 2. And - very tasty! Also a baby boy that was there with us was treated with respect and attention. Lovely morning there, no hassle and delicious.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
Justyna K
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Athlone, Ireland
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  • Families with children
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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

After all the great reviews was excited to try this place out for breakfast. Modern, decorated nicely. Staff were friendly. We were seated promptly and excited for a great meal. Well....... The eggs benedict, which i had been dying for after reading the reviews, was just not good. The eggs were overcooked and very, very small amount of white compared... More 

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Galway, Ireland
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37 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

For lunch on our fist day of a short brake in Athlone we visited the above restaurant. It is a small enterprise, just off the "main drag", but it came with a good recommendation. We were greeted pleasantly, led to a table and handed menus with no delay. My wife ordered a panini, and I ordered a "Philly" sandwich; we... More 

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Athlone, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

I took my friend there and we had 1 portion of poached egg with salmon, that was sufficient enough for us 2. And - very tasty! Also a baby boy that was there with us was treated with respect and attention. Lovely morning there, no hassle and delicious.

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4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Excellent food and service here along with extremely fresh ingredients. A must visit for lunch or even just a coffee and cake.

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Athlone, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

You can summarise this place in one word ..... homely !! Head there on a Saturday morning breakfast (around 11) and you will see what I mean ... spacious and just perfect for family , couples , friends and also if you want to drop by alone for a bite ... there are small tables as well The staff treats... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

myself and my misses comes here at least twice a week and highly recommend this place staff very nice and helpful. . Prices are good also.. Clean and tidy and never waiting to long for the food.. Definitely recommend here..

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loavesandfishes2015, Owner at Loaves and Fishes, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review us. I am delighted you enjoy your experience and we now count you as our loyal regulars, with whom the business can only exist. Be careful next time we might give you a chore !! Regards, Mary & The Team More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

We had a delicious lunch on our way from Dublin to Galway! The Open sandwich with goats cheese and roasted veggies was amazing! Kind staff. Cozy cafe.

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loavesandfishes2015, Owner at Loaves and Fishes, responded to this review

Thank you for stopping in on your journey, delighted you enjoyed your Lunch, and took the time to review us in such a positive manner. Now you know where we are, we look forward to welcoming you back. Regards, Mary More 

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16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

If you are looking for a place to eat at lunchtime in Athlone, can I recommend Loaves and Fishes. We had a delightful meal this week. I had Minestrone soup with a chicken wrap and my wife had the seafood chowder. Both meals were excellent and served with water for the table. The staff were really cheerful and helpful. One... More 

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loavesandfishes2015, Owner at Loaves and Fishes, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review my business, in such a positive light. I am blessed to have a great team who treat the café as their own business. I look forward to welcoming you back upon you next visit to Athlone. Regards, Mary More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Met up with friends for lunch and a chat, each of us had a different sandwich and each of us loved them service was fast and prompt waitress was friendly and witty would definitely recommend. the peanut butter stack is to die for..what I a gem

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loavesandfishes2015, Owner at Loaves and Fishes, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, and business. The Peanut Stack are additive. Look forward to welcoming you back. Regards, Mary More 

Athlone, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

great place for breakfast, staff lovely and great location with parking,this restaurant has a great selection of different options on the menu, also does a great lunch

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loavesandfishes2015, Owner at Loaves and Fishes, responded to this review

Thank you for the great breakfast review. The only secret is, we cook to order, It's the only way to go. You might have to wait a few extra minutes, be I am happy you agree. I am also lucky to have a great team. Thank you for you loyal business and support. Regards, Mary More 

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Address: Left Bank Mall | Pearse St, Athlone, Ireland
Phone Number: +353 90 649 8875
Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Westmeath  >  Athlone
Average Prices: USD 7 - 11
Cuisine: Cafe, Seafood

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Left Bank Mall | Pearse St, Athlone, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Westmeath  >  Athlone
  • Phone Number: +353 90 649 8875

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 7 - 11
  • Cuisine: Cafe, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

Description

Within the Left. Bank Mall, on Pearse street. Car parking available. 60 Seater cafe with full table service. Take away available on all menu items. Open Monday to Saturday 9am to 4.30 Pm.

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