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Cafe Nutshell

8 South Street, New Ross, Ireland
+353 51 422 777
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good22%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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“crab claws” (6 reviews)
“salad” (12 reviews)
“cakes” (9 reviews)
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Irish, Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
8 South Street, New Ross, Ireland
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Reviewed September 7, 2017 via mobile

I’m a regular here. This review is simple, top class cafe food, not budget so don’t expect to get out for a tenner! But quality is top class. Great staff and Patsy and Philip’s attention to detail is visible everywhere. Enjoy!

Thank Richard R
Reviewed September 5, 2017 via mobile

This is a fabulous cafe and deli. I had the special on the day- crab claws and meat, salmon, prawns, cod, dips and salad- it was class. My other half had the tomato and basil soup and some of my special, needless to say. Cakes...More

Thank Breda M
Reviewed August 22, 2017 via mobile

WOW, stopped for a coffee.... but lunch choices were too tempting. The quality and freshness off the food were amazing. The ladies in the kitchen worked hard throughout the lunchtime rush, producing beautiful plates of food every time. The seafood platter- cod goujons, prawns, crab...More

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Reviewed August 12, 2017 via mobile

We stop here regularly food its always consistent but on the pricey side for cafe food! Also the toilets are in good condition

Thank Derek w
Reviewed July 30, 2017 via mobile

Had brunch here last week. I have been here on a number of occasions and each time I have been delighted with the standard of food. The staff are very friendly and professional. The only downside is the price.... a bit overpriced. But in saying...More

Thank Phillip D
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Tramore, Ireland
Reviewed July 20, 2017 via mobile

We stopped off here for a cuppa and cake. The carrot cake was one of the best that I've ever had! The cafe itself was lovely. The staff were welcoming and helpful. I look forward to returning here soon.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed July 13, 2017

Came here for lunch, wasn't expecting much from the outside of the place, however the cafe is further into the back of the building and is really nicely decorated. I had the Mexican eggs on sourdough bread with a small cup of broccoli and cheddar...More

Thank Mary N
Reviewed July 11, 2017 via mobile

We've eaten here loads of times. Also takeaway lunches. Nice staff they really helpful and polite. I just feel that the food is overpriced but it is always tasty. Plenty of seating the owner goes around with very little personality but is very attentive. His...More

Thank fuffel123
Reviewed June 22, 2017

On a recent visit to New Ross we stopped in Cafe Nutshell for lunch. Having passed a number of other restaurants, we were delighted to find this one. We were immediately comfortable with our decision. The dining area is well lit with natural light and...More

Thank Paddy Q
Reviewed June 7, 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for lunch. I couldn't recommend this Cafe enough. I will make a point to return if in the area again.

Thank Paddy0987664321
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elaine O
May 14, 2015|
Response from rory j | Reviewed this property |
thanks for the info we will try them out the next time were passing by.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 South Street, New Ross, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Wexford  >  New Ross
  • Phone Number: +353 51 422 777
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