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Halpin's Bridge Cafe

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Bridge Street, Wicklow 0001, Ireland
+353 404 32677
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
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All hours
Sun 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mon - Fri 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
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County Wicklow, Ireland
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Pleasant enough as a place, if a little cramped, and the staff are nice. The food, however, is lacklustre. They unironically put crisps on my plate as part of a lunch meal(!) which is pretty offensive. There are numerous better places to get lunch in Wicklow town, and offering better bang for your buck. I'd give it a miss, unless... More 

Thank TheNiallF
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Always pleased with this cafe. Staff are friendly and very reasonably priced menu. It is nothing spectacular but perfectly quaint.

Thank Aislinn B
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We were well taking care of! The chef had a chat with us. The meal (Thai) was excellent, we both appreciated it! Don't hesitate, you won't be disappointed!

Thank Pauline P
Wicklow, Ireland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

Tried halpins cafe this evening.. Excellent Asian street food, really good value and great service. The pad Thai was delicious and fresh! Will definitely be coming back here!

Thank ashdoyler11
Manchester, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

On a recent visit to Wicklow I called into Halpins for lunch, very good, nice food, friendly staff and we'll worth a visit. Hope to be back on my next trip.

Thank 550mariek
Dublin, Ireland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016

Having stayed in Wicklow recently I just wanted to make special mention of this coffee shop attached to local history and Captain Halpin as pointed out out by very friendly welcoming staff. Halpins is a home away from home in a picturesque corner of Wicklow town. The food is fresh and home cooked on a daily basis and their coffees... More 

Thank 2RayRay2
Bettystown, Ireland
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016 via mobile

Nice way to finish my family break, lovely breakfast and clean, very welcoming will return. I thought the cost was a little expensive but the quality of the product was good. Best, Steve

Thank stevefleetwood
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

Recently had breakfast with my family at Halpin's Bridge Cafe, thoroughly enjoyed it... Fairly priced, staff very friendly...we'll be back...

Thank WGAH
Arklow, Ireland
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

Visited for lunch with my husband and son. Ordered three rolls one tea and one coffee, one tap water. Served acceptably filled rolls with a portion of crisps. Waitress very pleasant. Bill €31.80 Won't be back

1 Thank Aine H
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8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016 via mobile

Very nice place for a coffee, nice staff and delicious porridge. Meals also looked tasty but only stopped for a drink.

Thank Valpergar

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$6 - $13
Irish, Cafe, Gluten Free
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bridge Street, Wicklow 0001, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Wicklow  >  Wicklow
  • Phone Number: +353 404 32677
Halpin's offers great food & a great atmosphere which has been recognised by the Bridgestone guide who have included us for the 5 years we have been open. We are the only Restaurant in Wicklow Town in the guide. Also in The Georgina Campbell Irish food guide and the winner of the Wicklow Chamber 'Best eating establishment' award 2010. We have been awarded a certificate of excellence by tripadvisor, the world's biggest review site for 3 years running, 2012 & 2013 and 2014 and are consistantly in the top 3 recommended on tripadvisor.Ie for the whole of County Wicklow. This certificate is only awarded to 10% of eating establishments in the whole World !!!!

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