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Poppy Fields

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Payne's Lane, Athlone, Ireland
+353 90 647 9850
8:30 am - 6:00 pm
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Athlone, Ireland
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

great food, great staff. amazing coffee and scones... good seating outside for us smokers alaways friendly and helpful

Thank Irene B
Ballinasloe, Galway
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29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 19, 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed a delicious breakfast of poached eggs and bacon with my 2 year old on a wet and cold Monday morning. Super friendly service and great coffee. A real buzzy atmosphere - the restaurant was quite evidently filled with regulars. Looking forward to a return visit very soon.

Thank Marian C
Athlone, Ireland
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163 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

This is a nice reliable little restaurant - a great place for a quick and tasty lunch. It is located just off John Broderick Street and so is quite central. It has limited capacity but there is a nice atmosphere and there are some really lovely local photographs displayed. We went there during the week for lunch, my wife had... More 

Thank Gearoid O O
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59 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

It is a busy place with a good menu for a cafe. Food was great. Hot chicken salad needs a special mention.Desserts were good.

Thank learnernexplorer
Dublin, Ireland
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49 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 8, 2016

This cafe never disappoints and it is somewhere I love going to if I'm in Athlone for a quick tasty bite during the day. It is a small cafe so be warned you might have to wait for a table but this is just proof at the standard of the food. The staff are always so friendly and chatty. I... More 

Thank Shello55
Athlone, Ireland
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29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016

This is a lovely place for a quick cuppa. Small but nice. Lovely to sit outside on a fine day. Staff are friendly. Family had a lovely lunch here and would come back again.

Thank fitzzyma
Cavan, Ireland
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114 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

Recent visit to Abalone. While put walking around Athlone town we popped in for a small snack. Poppy fields was very busy but it didn't take long for a member of staff to clean a table off for us. The staff we friendly and Poppy's was clean. We ate late but everything was good.

Thank sheilaoq
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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

On a recent shopping trip to Athlone with my daughter we decided it was time to refuel, found the Poppy Fields, looked busy on a Saturday afternoon so figured must be good. Wasn't disappointed perfect for a quick bite to eat at reasonable price, good menu. In and out in less than an hour and ready to hit the shops... More 

Thank Audrey W
Charlotte, North Carolina
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270 reviews
221 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 2, 2016

We had a fine meal here--service was quick and the employees were kind and efficient. I ordered the turkey on rye, which surprised me because I think of rye as dark bread but what I was served was a pita. Regardless, it tasted good--the slices of turkey were thick and juicy and I happen to like pitas. My husband got... More 

Thank grace m
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 11, 2016

Had breakfast here last Saturday. Tried French toast but it was so dry and tasteless, burnt in parts actually, not sure what it has been soaked in before it was cooked but it did but remotely resemble egg batter, very disappointed as I have read very good reviews.

Thank Emma M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Irish, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
8:30 am - 6:00 pm
8:30 am - 6:00 pm
8:30 am - 6:00 pm
8:30 am - 6:00 pm
8:30 am - 6:00 pm
8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Payne's Lane, Athlone, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Westmeath  >  Athlone
  • Phone Number: +353 90 647 9850

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?