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Loaves and Fishes

Left Bank Mall | Pearse St, Athlone, Ireland
+353 90 649 8875
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good13%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“panini” (4 reviews)
Irish, Cafe, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Left Bank Mall | Pearse St, Athlone, Ireland
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Delicious food at very reasonable prices. Excellent service too. The soup was very tasty and the accompanying bread was spot on too!

Thank Janet N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I stopped in while driving through town. It happened to be close to where we parked our car while looking for a quick lunch, and we totally stumbled upon it. LUCKY DAY! The food was so great and the staff was super...More

Thank Erica K
Reviewed May 1, 2018

Used Athlone as a lunch stop between Dublin and the west coast. Cute little town, easy parking near the Loaves & Fishes. Tasty lunch and dessert, our first exposure to seeing the word "Blaa" on the menu. Walked around the town as well to see...More

Thank RandeB215
Reviewed April 3, 2018

For whatever reason, and I honestly don’t know why this was my first visit to this truly lovely café. I spent my college years in Athlone and my wife both went to college and spent some time working and living in Athlone before we got...More

Thank Dfinnerty
Reviewed December 19, 2017 via mobile

This is the perfect cafe to pop in for a bite to eat or even just a coffee, the food is to die for, I had the spicy buffalo salad and my boyfriend had the Romeo and Juliet panini, it was absolutely amazing, so tasty...More

Thank mathew l
Reviewed December 13, 2017 via mobile

A friend had told me about this little gem we were greeted with a big warm welcome and seated by one of the waitress and told of the daily specials. The menu had a great choice of foods for all types of dietary requirements and...More

Thank bramblebabe2014
Reviewed October 20, 2017 via mobile

I regularly visit for my lunch breaks. My favorites are vegetarian mezze platter, salmon, beef burger, prawn salad, chicken curry attached. They may not have always salmon though. Portions are huge for an average person and just enough for me 😄. (100kg, 15.7 stone) and...More

Thank Osman Sebati C
Reviewed September 16, 2017 via mobile

I was here for lunch with some colleagues, we were passing through Athlone on the day. We had the pulled pork and club sandwiches. Nothing fancy, but they were well prepared, tasty and certainly not lacking in portion size. In fact, I skipped dinner that...More

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Reviewed August 18, 2017 via mobile

Lovely little place with friendly staff and tasty food. Nice range of dishes to choose from and good prices too. The peanut butter stack is heaven🙌🏼

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed August 2, 2017

We arrived very early for lunch. Lady who served us was so friendly. I enjoyed my very beefy burger with salad.

Thank MaryPlymouthUK
loavesandfishes2015, Owner at Loaves and Fishes, responded to this reviewResponded August 4, 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review us, hope to see you soon. Regards, Mary

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June 20, 2017|
Response from Eibhs | Reviewed this property |
definitely worth checking out if this place is open. food is Fab.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$7 - $12
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Left Bank Mall | Pearse St, Athlone, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Westmeath  >  Athlone
  • Phone Number: +353 90 649 8875
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Within the Left. Bank Mall, on Pearse street. Car parking available. 60 Seater cafe with full table service. Take away available on all menu items. Open Monday to Saturday 9am to 4.30 Pm.
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