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Poppy Fields

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French, Cafe, Bistro, Bagels
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Payne's Lane, Athlone, Ireland
0906479850
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Today
8:30 am - 6:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch

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  • 20
    Very good
  • 1
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  • 3
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  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good food nothing fancy

Had lunch here during the week, the service is fast and efficient, the menu is good with something for everyone. The food is good nothing fancy but tasty. Couldn't fault it for a quick bite while on a lunch break.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 8, 2015
Ash1984_12
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Athlone, Ireland
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Athlone
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Food is really excellent hence I'm beginning to recognise repeat customers when I'm there too on my repeat trips!. Staff very pleasant & accomodating. They do free babycinos for kids which is a great idea & this too adds to the charm. Was in for quick cuppa near closing time during week & was offered free newspaper on way out-another... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

We were staying at the Hodson Bay and decided to have lunch away from the hotel one of the days, luckily enough we came across Poppy Fields in the Town centre. On our first visit the staff were brilliant with our 2 girls and the food was delicious. The vegetable soup and brown bread was absolutely gorgeous, the ham and... More 

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Athlone, Ireland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Had lunch here during the week, the service is fast and efficient, the menu is good with something for everyone. The food is good nothing fancy but tasty. Couldn't fault it for a quick bite while on a lunch break.

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Athlone, Ireland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Food is lovely, however, eating in here one day I over heard a manager speaking, or should I say 'barking' at one of the other waitresses, her manner was disgusting and I haven't come back here again. It is nice food, but I can't support a business who treat there staff so badly. Hopefully there has been a change in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Poppyfields is my place of choice in Athlone for lunch (or breakfast). And also afternoon tea when it's a little quieter. I have tried almost everything on the menu by now and have never been disappointed. The chowder is to die for. The brie bacon and cranberry is unbeatable. The fresh made desserts are yummy. Long may it continue. 😊

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Went here for lunch one day and there was a hair in my coleslaw. I just about got an apology with the girl saying "well i made it and my hair is tied up so i dont know"

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

Place is unreal, great food I've never left and complained. Great services and lovely staff. Can never say a bad word about poppy fields :)

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Athlone, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

I wanted a quick coffee around Golden Island. Got thrown out from the shopping centre because of fire drill, which got me into really bad mood... Poppyseeds cafe was the only cafe around open as early as 9:40- and yes, it delivered quite nice latte

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Galway, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015 via mobile

Went to my favourite restaraunt today for lunch, brought our 3 kids who also love the place. I had the tandoori chicken wrap with salad, I asked for it to be drowned in salad dressing cos they do the best dressing in the world. My husband had a BBC panini which was delicious, my 10 yo son had his favourite... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

A lovely spot for a quick and fresh lunch. Also has a great selection of sweet things to go nicely with coffee.

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Additional Information about Poppy Fields

Address: Payne's Lane, Athlone, Ireland
Phone Number: 0906479850
Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Westmeath  >  Athlone
Open Hours:
Monday 8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 13
Cuisine: French, Cafe, Bistro, Bagels

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Payne's Lane, Athlone, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Westmeath  >  Athlone
  • Phone Number: 0906479850

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 13
  • Cuisine: French, Cafe, Bistro, Bagels
Open Hours
Monday
8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday
8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday
8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday
8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Friday
8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday
8:30 am - 6:00 pm

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