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Halpin's Bridge Cafe

Bridge Street, Wicklow 0001, Ireland
+353 404 32677
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good15%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“cakes” (8 reviews)
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Irish, Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Bridge Street, Wicklow 0001, Ireland
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Reviewed May 7, 2018 via mobile

We went to The Bridge tavern first & they only had a full breakfast which was €9.90 & tea extra!! They didn’t have the breakfast bagel so we left. We then went across the road to Halpins cafe where the young girl was so friendly...More

1  Thank wicklowlady62
Reviewed March 30, 2018 via mobile

Dropped by for breakfast one Saturday. Had a avocado on toast with bacon and egg. Bread was sourdough so quite nice. Service was ok. Coffee fine. They had a good selection of books and papers to read. They even had treats for dogs in a...More

Thank DublinWelcomesAll
Reviewed January 28, 2018 via mobile

That was my first time here and I absolutely loved it. Great food and very attentive staff. Well well worth the visit.

Thank Geoff K
Reviewed December 9, 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed breakfast here a couple of days ago. Perfectly cooked and such a variety of tastes. Fully recommend. Friendly and efficient staff, lovely ambience.

Thank Ray B
Reviewed November 20, 2017 via mobile

Possibly one of the worst cafe’s I have been in. I was really looking forward to full breakfast in this inviting looking cafe. Walked in and it was cold and dark, didn’t mind too much, would just keep jacket on. Asked a woman behind the...More

Thank Kevin O
halpinscafe, General Manager at Halpin's Bridge Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded November 21, 2017

Hi Kevin, Thank you for visiting Halpin's, and sincere apologies for your disappointment during your visit. As soon as i read your review i reviewed our CCTV to see what had happened during your visit, and it confirmed that our normally high standards were not...More

Reviewed October 28, 2017 via mobile

Friendly staff and good coffee and hot chocolate. Good selection of cakes all delicious. Good place for kids also staff are welcoming and there is a good bit of space. Nice spot overall.

Thank whittersDublin
Reviewed October 22, 2017 via mobile

We where in Wicklow after a walk in the mountains. We went in and the staff was very friendly and adviced us on the lunch and cakes. Had the sticky toffee pudding and my friend the chcolate cake..both to die for!!! Thank you!

1  Thank Marjolijn2
Reviewed October 8, 2017 via mobile

I recently visited Halpins with friends ordering avocado with bacon and eggs. It was late morning nearing lunch so it was a great option. And what a yummy option. Not huge as a meal but filling and just moreish. Layered on toast it does the...More

Thank Tallclassyblonde
Reviewed October 4, 2017 via mobile

Whilst visiting friends in Wicklow I dropped in to purchase 4 scones at 1.30pm to take to my friend. 2 Staff present the younger lady was friendly when I asked for 4 scones the older person said 2 fruit & 3 plain were left, I...More

Thank brendaf4mdublin
halpinscafe, Public Relations Manager at Halpin's Bridge Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded October 11, 2017

hi brendaf4mdublin first of all thank you for taking the time to visit our cafe and express a great disappointment that you didn't enjoy your short visit to our lovely little coffee shop. we take all our reviews very seriously and investigate and try to...More

Reviewed October 2, 2017

Myself and a friend of mine called in Monday afternoon for a cake and coffee and wow! The chocolate cake was divine, perfectly heated and beautifully served. We were greeted by friendly staff who were more then happy to run though all the cakes they...More

Thank Linda M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$6 - $14
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine
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
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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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