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Kilkenny Cafe and Shop

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Hegarty Square, Shanagarry, Ireland
+353 21 464 5838
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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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County Meath, Ireland
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 27, 2017

Dropped in just after Christmas and there were great sale offers on Irish crafts and quirky books. No pressure to buy that you get in a lot of shops. We had pre-lunch coffee and cakes. Massive helpings. I opted for christmas pudding and custard which was delicious. We were a mixed group of teens and parents and all enjoyed the... More 

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Cork, Ireland
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34 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 10, 2017

We visited this café for lunch over the Christmas break and it was FABULOS. Warm friendly greeting , great service, delicious food ,and great view of ballycotton light house. We ordered 3 dishes the fish and chips, crab burger and crab and avocado salad on brown bread, all were delicious. Great desserts also and nice wine , coffee was piping... More 

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Thank fairyloulou
Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 31, 2016 via mobile

Only came upon this while driving. Excellent staff and a great atmosphere. Very well set up win easy access.

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Thank Foodandstayreviews
Cork, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 20, 2016

Normally we go here for lunch, but today it was for dessert. We had a tea and coffee with a doorstep chunk of good Coffee Cake, and a Lemon Meringue pie cupcake. All delicious and sweet and just what the doctor ordered. Evelyn is the best waitress - so friendly and capable, and put us right up at the top... More 

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Laindon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016 via mobile

The views across to the Ballycotton lighthouse from the terraced restaurant are fabulous. My hubby had the fish and chips and I had the fish pie, they were beautifully cooked and just the right size of portions. Staff are friendly and efficient and you never feel rushed.

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Thank Tracyhahern
Cork, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016 via mobile

We visited this premises recently to do a bit of shopping. While there we decided to have some food. Both the food and shopping was great

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Thank griff888
Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016 via mobile

Stopped here with the family. Expensive touristy "oirish" gift shop. Cafe is great. Very bright and modern. Great views. Beautiful deserts and pastries. Everything tasted like........more! We really enjoyed our stop here.

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Ennis, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

If the weather is not great this is a good spot to head for. Shopping, food, coffee and artist workshops are available here. Be sure to visit Phil Davis artist in residence-downstairs. Lots of lovely paintings, especially bird art. Interesting artist to talk to. He has been birdwatching for years.

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Thank Thomas L
CARRIGALINE
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016

The Kilkenny cafe offers a cafe as well as meals in its Terrace cafe. It is all table service so no queuing We enjoyed our two visits there this week. The retail department is one of ornaments gifts and cloths. These are all first class items and beautifully laid out

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016 via mobile

While somewhat remote, the views of Ballycotton lighthouse are amazing from the conservatory in the cafe. The local artisans shops on site are also interesting to visit.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$9 - $13
Cuisine
Irish, Cafe, European, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Scenic view
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hegarty Square, Shanagarry, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Shanagarry
  • Phone Number: +353 21 464 5838
Description
The Shanagarry Design Centre in East Cork is owned and operated by the Kilkenny Group. The centre has a Kilkenny Store, The Kilkenny Cafe and four local artists studios.

With breathtaking views of Ballycotton village and Light house our terrace room is the perfect relaxing place to enjoy one of our freshly prepared and cooked dish from our menu.

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