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The Hungry Monk Cafe

Abbey Steet, Cong, Ireland
+353 85 116 1143
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good18%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (106 reviews)
“scones” (45 reviews)
“salad” (45 reviews)
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Irish, Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Abbey Steet, Cong, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The place only has a few tables so if you go around noon time you will beat the crowd. The menu is printed on a large chalk board of about 7-8 items. I chose the tuna melt that was very good, which came with a...More

Thank Jim L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A nice little place with good selection for lunch. We had the tuna sandwich and it was just delicious. The deserts are all home made and were yummy!! Coffee was good, excellent Cortado. The service was great, very friendly. We sure will return there to...More

Thank Orna P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

While driving through Cong, we spotted this beautiful little place and decided to go inside through the welcoming half door. Food, service and variety were excellent, all served up by a friendly waitress. Do call if you are passing.

Thank Johndefender110
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have just had breakfast here and I have to say it was one of the best breakfasts we have had anywhere. The hungry monk is cosy and welcoming and you definitely won’t leave hungry!! From cook breakfast to coffee and cake everything is locally...More

Thank Becs674
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Cafe had a nice selection of foods, fresh breads, and excellent service. They were able to accommodate allergies.

Thank Lynn S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place has good sandwiches and you can get a good meal at a fair price. The place was fairly busy when we were there which is always a good sign. The staff was also friendly.

Thank JeanneS581
Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

I had goats cheese salad with hazelnuts and a berry dressing. Delicious. My favourite meal in Ireland

Thank KH_KitKat
Reviewed August 14, 2018 via mobile

This is a great little cafe. We just stopped in for coffees and a sweet treat without realizing how close to lunchtime it was, but they were still happy to seat us. Our scones and cakes were delicious, and the coffee is pretty good too....More

Thank homebird1979
Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

The Hungry Monk has a wonderful breakfast and lunch menu sourced with local ingredients and perfectly presented. Service is great too. You won't find better in Cong

Thank Terry_Donnelly
Reviewed August 10, 2018

Four of us were in Cong for a visit. The Hungry Monk was packed but they said they would have a table in five minutes and they did. We ordered a variety of sandwiches. My wife had a tuna melt and I had a pastrami...More

Thank Mick3706
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Diane E
September 21, 2017|
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Response from Blueeyesdv | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, don't know.
Frank A
March 20, 2015|
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Response from HungryMonk20142014 | Property representative |
Hi. Thanks for your query. You can just show up or just to be sure of a table, pop in to us just before your tour. We are a couple of doors down from the museum.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Abbey Steet, Cong, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Mayo  >  Cong
  • Phone Number: +353 85 116 1143
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