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Mullichain Cafe

The Quay St Mullins | Co Carlow, St Mullins R95 XY93, Ireland
+353 87 258 4663
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“soup” (14 reviews)
“scones” (12 reviews)
“apple tart” (7 reviews)
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Irish, Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
The Quay St Mullins | Co Carlow, St Mullins R95 XY93, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A magnificent setting..An idyllic location by the bank of the River Barrow.The Cafe is tucked away and is in the shadow of the historic site of St Mullins in Kilkenny.A perfect place to have afternoon tea.Prices are heavy.27 70 EUR for two teas a glass...More

Thank claire g
mullichain, Owner at Mullichain Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Claire Many thanks for your review please find a list of our charges for table service at the Mullicháin Café as you have outlined 2x Pots of tea €5.00 A glass of wine €5.50 ice cream €2.00 O'Hara's IPA Red Ale €6.00 Home made...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely coffee, scones, cakes and staff at this lovely cafe on the Quay. Great place for lunch too. It is a perfect place to relax with lots of outdoor tables and walks by the river.

Thank Mirtha
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our weekend here. Staff wen out of their way to feed and look after us all. Well done to all and thanks.

Thank Carol N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Always great service. Food is of great quality. Family friendly. Can get very busy but that's the nature of the area. Outside setting is fantastic

Thank Francis K
mullichain, Owner at Mullichain Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Many thanks for your review Francis from all the gang down at the Mullicháin Café Best wishes Martin Emer Mark

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An absolute delight. A great welcome from the owners and great service from friendly professional staff. Delicious rhubarb tart and coffee proved the perfect end to an absolutely lovely day of cycling along the Barrow towpath. A true gem in a unique riverside setting -...More

Thank HelenTravelBug
Reviewed May 17, 2018

We found this some years ago but forgot where it was! This year whilst travelling around the area, thankfully we rediscovered it, on the banks of a very pretty stretch of the river. We were served by a very nice (Welsh) lady who produced a...More

Thank Wildy01
Reviewed May 3, 2018

Great cafe with very friendly staff who are more than happy to advise on things to do in the area after lunch/tea. A genuinely warm welcome here.

Thank Jay H
mullichain, Owner at Mullichain Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded May 4, 2018

Many thanks for your review Jay it warms the Heart, Martin Emer Mark

Reviewed April 26, 2018 via mobile

Wonderful location and staff, really relaxed and had a nice experience. Amazing hidden location. Food was mediocre though. Basic salad undressed and prawns from a bag or so it tasted like. Apple tart was nice but microwave heated which spoiled the pastry. Menue could be...More

Thank Polly L
mullichain, Owner at Mullichain Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded April 27, 2018

Hi Polly our salads contain a selection of 7 different lettuces sourced locally we do not serve salads undressed, if there was not sufficient dressing to suit your taste our staff are always willing to provide more. All prawns come in a bag frozen ,fresh...More

Reviewed April 6, 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed a really delicious lunch among friendly staff in pleasant surroundings. Exceptional crab and prawn salad!

Thank handfp
mullichain, Owner at Mullichain Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded April 7, 2018

Many thanks for your review from all the lads and lassies at the Mullicháin Café Mark Emer and Martin

Reviewed February 23, 2018 via mobile

The leprechaun is said to be a solitary creature, whose principal occupation is making and mending shoes, and who enjoys practical jokes and banter. According to William Butler Yeats, the great wealth of these fairies comes from the "treasure-crocks, buried of old in war-time", which...More

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ekaterina p
May 24, 2015|
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Response from mullichain | Property representative |
Hi We do our very best to look after all our customers unfortunately it is hard to please everyone, Best Wishes from all at the Mullicháin Cafe
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine, Scenic view
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Quay St Mullins | Co Carlow, St Mullins R95 XY93, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Carlow  >  St Mullins
  • Phone Number: +353 87 258 4663
  • E-mail
We run a sweet little Coffee Shop on The Banks of The River Barrow in St Mullins.There is seating both inside and out and we provide waitress service.Our Menu provides a selection of Salads Prawn and Crab,Hummis and Chicken liver Pate plus many more.Pizza,Wraps,Ciabatta with wonderful fresh fillings. Emer is our in house baker and she has a large selection home baking, Apple tarts and Chocolate Brownies to name but a few. This is a wonderful place to wile away the day walking or cycling by the river.Martin Emer and Mark would like to invite you to share our little bit of Heaven
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