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Tea and Garden Rooms

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Pier Road, Ballyvaughan, Ireland
353 65 7077157
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Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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    4 of 5 stars
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Very sweet place!

The bus driver took a 15 minutes break on the way to Poulnabrone Dolmen, so it was enough to go inside to this beautiful garden and order a delicious chocolate cake. If you ever have the time, go there!

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Rodrigo T
Fortaleza, Ceara, Brazil
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
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Fortaleza, Ceara, Brazil
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21 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The bus driver took a 15 minutes break on the way to Poulnabrone Dolmen, so it was enough to go inside to this beautiful garden and order a delicious chocolate cake. If you ever have the time, go there!

Thank Rodrigo T
London, Canada
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65 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We happened upon the Tea and Garden Rooms for a late lunch on our day of sightseeing and travel. The staff were very nice and we are in a tiny little solarium. My colleague had a bowl of soup - a pail size really and I had a small sandwich and a cup of the same carrot & orange soup.... More 

Thank Janice D
Dublin, Ireland
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Second time here and was expecting more. Only stopped for soup and a sandwich. The soup carrot and orange arrived Luke warm and with nuts on top (no mention on the menu). Our sandwich was the most expensive in a long time. 1 small piece of bread with nice Ham and cheese and salad leaves however at 7.95, rip off!... More 

Thank Kazekana
Lebanon, Virginia
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173 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Based on the recommendation of a local resident my wife and I visited here for lunch. This is a cozy cage with a very nice "sun room" overlooking a nice outdoor garden. We each ordered something different and both were excellent. We would definitely return.

Thank ClinchMtnMan
Dublin, Ireland
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13 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is just charming! Although not a very old building it definitely has character. The menu is wonderful and the staff are very friendly. I'll definitely be back if I'm in the earea!

Thank Norma O
County Galway, Ireland
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went to the tearooms today and I have to say I will not be in a hurry back there.I ordered a smoked salmon sandwich and a mug of soup.what I got was a tiny portion of something with some sort of mayonnaise dressing on it and after the first bite I realised it was not the salmon. As I was... More 

Thank Bernie S
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On the first day we tried to visit it was very busy and they said they wouldn't have a table for half an hour so returned another day a little later. It was not long before closing but they didn't mind us coming in for tea, coffee and cake. There was four of us and we all had a different... More 

Thank Niamh K
Vancouver, Canada
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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2015

We stopped by this quaint tea room for lunch while exploring the Burren. Lunch was delicious, I had the seafood medley and it was great. All the flavours paired perfectly together, easily one of the best lunches I've had in Ireland during my trip. The cakes looked delicious but we were already full from lunch so passed on it.

1 Thank VancouverEbee
Manchester, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

Went to the tea rooms on a rainy afternoon. It was very warm & welcoming. We had hot chocolates & cakes. The selection was superb. A very pleasant place well worth a visit.

1 Thank kay b
County Kildare, Ireland
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107 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

Such a lovely spot in the Burren, and worth driving to. I'm hard pressed to know where to sit ... The lovely bright conservatory or a soft armchair in the little book nook. A delicious menu of home cooked food and a great table of mouthwatering cakes. Lovely staff and a lovely garden to browse in. I could spend the... More 

1 Thank Joanie R

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Pier Road, Ballyvaughan, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Clare  >  The Burren  >  Ballyvaughan
  • Phone Number: 353 65 7077157

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Irish

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children


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