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Loaves and Fishes

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Left Bank Mall | Pearse St, Athlone, Ireland
+353 90 649 8875
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Sunday
Closed
Hours:
Sat 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Never been here before and wouldn't hav known it existed only that we came on it accidently! The gorgeous smells just meets you when you open the door, you know like a stir fry, corriander, chilli, garlic yum! As we already had lunch elsewhere we just needed coffee and something sweet. We had a quiet table but it was in... More 

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Long Island, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Finally, a meal in Ireland that doesn't take hours! We ordered, and the food was out in minutes. Just what we needed with a cranky toddler :) And it was HOT, and delicious!! The staff was so friendly, and so helpful...again, with a cranky toddler :) Highly recommend! And there is PARKING!! (hard to come by easily in Athlone)

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Tipperary, Ireland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had lunch in this establishment, food was better than average the Chocolate Peanut Butter Stack comes highly recommended!

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Derby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

I rang them a few weeks before we went to Ireland to see if they could do an 30th wedding Anniversary Champaign breakfast for my sister and her husband. They pulled out all the stops, I was a bit nervous having never had chance to visit and it was a surprise for my sister and her husband, The staff couldn't... More 

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Thank Tinners_10
Galway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

I've habitually visited Loaves and Fishes for the past five years whenever I'm out of town visiting or passing Athlone; I often even make a detour off the motorway into the town specifically to come here! The food always impresses, the decor is aesthetically pleasing, the service is friendly and timely and the value for money is good too. I'm... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016 via mobile

Visited on recommendation by a friend. Was very happy leaving. Great selection of sandwiches at a reasonable price. Service is excellent and genuine.

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Thank Noel1971
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016 via mobile

For this place 18 months ago loved it then so dropped back in this time such a great little cafe. Would recommend to anyone traveling through athlone

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Thank Jayd F
Sligo, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

Book a table in case it’s busy! Well worth a trip to this cafe. I went with a group, including some veggies and everyone was pleased with their meal. The chicken and chorizo pasta was gorgeous. I had the mid-eastern mezzi plate (I can’t remember its title) but it was mouth watering good. Great coffee and friendly staff, tip top.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016 via mobile

Find this place at random looking for a place for breakfast. Lovely small place. Quick and efficient service. Went with two small children who were well gathered for. Would definitely go again. Nice good size breakfast with good ingredients and fair value for money. Only down side were dirty toilets which are not part of the cafe but generally for... More 

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Thank Markus K
Athlone, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

I was in the area and in a hurry for lunch. I dropped in and was served straight away. Had Cauliflower soup and it was sooo nice. I was pleasantly surprised. Great portion and fresh brown bread. There was even water provided as part of the service without needing to ask.The staff were very friendly and service was fast. Recommend

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$7 - $11
Cuisine
Irish, Cafe, European, Seafood
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Saturday
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
Description
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?