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The Pantry

O'Curry Street, Kilkee, Ireland
+353 65 905 6576
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (49 reviews)
“carrot cake” (22 reviews)
“cakes” (29 reviews)
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Irish, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
O'Curry Street, Kilkee, Ireland
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Reviewed August 19, 2017 via mobile

Visited this fabulous restaurant again with friends and we were not left disappointed ! The avocado eggs are to die for . We love coming here as there is such variety to choose from and all freshly made on the premises . I travel a...More

Thank sallyennis
Reviewed August 17, 2017

We go to Kilkee every year and last year wrote a review about how great The Pantry was. This year, we went straight back there for brunch, but crikey, the prices! £12 for a salad; £8 for a bap/toastie/sandwich; £9 for a breakfast. As a...More

Thank foodiefamilyofthree
Reviewed August 16, 2017

We were there on a busy Saturday during the summer but managed to get a table easily enough. Everything we ate was beautiful, fresh and very quick service. Try the carrot cake, it's divine! Staff very friendly, will be back again!

Thank Michelle E
Reviewed August 6, 2017 via mobile

On a recent trip to Kilkee I visited here once for coffee and once for breakfast. The coffee was good but the breakfast was out of this world. I had an Irish breakfast bap. I asked for it without egg and got an extra sausage...More

Thank John M
Reviewed August 2, 2017

The Pantry restaurant is located on the Main street. It proved an excellent choice for lunch. The home-made puddings, cakes and pies were delicious!

Thank sonyamsonyamsonyam
Reviewed July 31, 2017

Very busy but worth a short wait for delicious, fresh crab sandwiches. Other members of the family enjoyed the cottage pie and the goat's cheese salad. Well worth a visit.

Thank DandSCharles
Reviewed July 26, 2017 via mobile

Such tasty food and delicious cakes. Top notch! Great variety in the restaurant and in the shop. My visiting relatives were most impressed

Thank MartinMGM
Reviewed July 25, 2017 via mobile

We ate here twice, both times very good. The open crab sandwich is a must, with fresh crab and zesty salad, great mix! The coffee is good too and nice looking desserts, although the rocky road chocolate tasted like cooking chocolate, not to my taste....More

Thank LauraTipp
Reviewed July 24, 2017

I try to come back here every chance I get during the summer. Kilkee is a lovely town and the quality of food in the Pantry is brilliant.

Thank garrybleeson87
Reviewed July 23, 2017 via mobile

The Pantry in Kilkee is one of our favourite haunts in Clare. We normally stop here for lunch on the way back from Dolphinwatch in Carrigaholt. The place is always hopping, no matter what time we land for lunch. Their soups are homemade and absolutely...More

Thank toruairc
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
8:30 AM - 6:00 AM
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 - 7:00 PM
8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: O'Curry Street, Kilkee, Ireland (Formerly Pantry)
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Clare  >  Kilkee
  • Phone Number: +353 65 905 6576
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The Pantry Cafe, Deli and Cookery School was established in 1982 by home economics teacher Imelda Bourke, and since then has earned a reputation as one of Kilkee's best food emporia, right in the heart of town. The cafe is open from Easter to the end of September and offers breakfast from 8.30Am, as well as lunch, soups, salads and sandwiches. All the menus feature local home-made produce and cater for coeliacs. At the side leading to the beach the deli caters for all your needs with cakes to die for and fish pies , Salads and Fresh Salmon , crab and healthy food for all your parties while holidaying in Kilkee. The Pantry is a member of Loop head Tourism and endeavour to use all local products , with Bridestone awards and Lonely Planet recommendations.
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