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Loaves and Fishes

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Left Bank Mall | Pearse St, Athlone, Ireland
+353 90 649 8875
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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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Good for:
Families with children

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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
Great spot for lunch..

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..

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 7, 2015
deckie12
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  • Families with children
  • Breakfast/Brunch
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53 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Contributor
15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
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 

2 reviews
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 

Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 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 

Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
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 

Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Food here is always very tasty, everything just tastes nicer than usual! Great selection of food and a nice spacious cafe. Staff are very nice. Although on one occasion myself and my daughter were not noticed in the lunchtime rush for about 35 minutes, however staff were very friendly and apologetic and food made up for it!

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

Thank you for your positive review, and delighted you enjoy the Food. Lunch time can be a little tricky at times, we however must apologise for the delay in your lunch, as 35 minutes is way to long. The policy of the Café is cook to order, which can prove difficult on days when it fills at once, and particular... More 

Galway, Ireland
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

A friend and I called in, mainly because of all the good things that are being said about Loaves & Fishes. We weren't that hungry but ordered a Grilled Pesto Chicken sandwich with tea. With no mention of sharing, it arrived on two plates and they'd do well to fit all on one plate (as per menu) - very decent.... More 

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Sligo, Ireland
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

This is one little restaurant, almost off the beaten track, that I would frequent. You are treated like a member of their family, with super food served deliciously and promptly. Very inexpensive. If you are in Athlone, give it a call, you won't be disappointed.

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Galway, Ireland
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Top class food at reasonable prices. The breakfast is best of its kind to be had - quality ingredients, well cooked and presented. The home made bread is first class quality. Highly recommended!!!

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Naas
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014 via mobile

Had lunch on a Friday. 2 of us. Very nice paninis. Filling & very tasty. Coffee & tea each. Reasonably priced. Ambience is a bit "sterile".... would be wonderful if decor was a little warmer.

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Restaurant Details

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 6 - 11
  • Cuisine: Café

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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