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The Hungry Monk Cafe - CLOSED

Abbey Steet, Cong, Ireland
+353 85 116 1143
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good18%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (115 reviews)
“scones” (47 reviews)
“salad” (47 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
Irish, Cafe, European
Abbey Steet, Cong, Ireland
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81 - 90 of 562 reviews

Reviewed November 17, 2017

Peeking in, you won’t expect much, but you sure will be rewarded for trying it anyway! Owners and staff are friendly. Small space, so small menu, but there’s nothing bad on it. And the “salad of lovely things” is exactly that. We ate it several...More

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank CelticTravelers
Reviewed November 12, 2017

We visited here on Saturday November 4th and were delighted to get a table just inside the door. Usually when I go to a cafe, I can usually pick one item that I'd like. I went up to the counter and each and every cake...More

Date of visit: November 2017
1  Thank tkblazer
Reviewed November 4, 2017 via mobile

Great tea and scones .... A popular wee spot for locals and visitors to Cong. Lots of Americans floating around and about looking like John Wayne and Maureen O'Harra 😁

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank David J
Reviewed November 3, 2017 via mobile

Local produce and super food. Very friendly and hospitable owner and staff. Highly recommend for a visit.

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank Nick C
Reviewed October 23, 2017

We were so glad that we chose The Hungry Monk for lunch during our drive around Galway and Mayo. The special the three of us chose was as good as it sounded and we were highly impressed with the cakes too. The jaffa cake one...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank Ciara M
Reviewed October 16, 2017

Cong is a lovely Irish town that was the site of the classic Quiet Man movie. Just around the corner from the Quiet Man museum and gift shop is The Hungry Monk, a small cafe. We just has capachino and pastry, but you can get...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank hus4154
Reviewed October 15, 2017 via mobile

Had a lovely light lunch and a break from the incessant rain. I can highly recommend the tomato soup...excellent! As was the Smoked salmon salad... The welcome was warm and three service excellent....

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank benrichcurtis
Reviewed October 12, 2017

Walked over to this small restaurant from Ashford Castle and was impressed by the tasty food and wonderful people (owners?) that served us and could not have been any nicer. Fresh baked breads, great salads and soups!

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank Roger R
Reviewed October 11, 2017

My husband considers himself an expert on apple pie, but had given up finding a decent pie in Europe. He tried the cobbler here and declared it the best ever- he’s now a cobbler convert. Soup and sandwiches were very good- nice cozy atmosphere with...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank mamusia
Reviewed October 9, 2017

We only had time to have a few quick drinks and a sweet a couple of times here, as we were off to sight-see elsewhere, but the cakes were yummy. Service was very good, friendly staff, helpful as to dietary needs. Recommended.

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank Diane E
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Restaurant Details

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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