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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” (99 reviews)
“scones” (45 reviews)
“salad” (39 reviews)
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Irish, Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Abbey Steet, Cong, Ireland
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81 - 90 of 484 reviews

Reviewed March 9, 2017 via mobile

My husband and I stopped off here for lunch on our way to Ashford Castle and were so impressed with both the food and service. We were greeted warmly by the owner who was so friendly and made us feel really welcome. The menu provides...More

Thank gillmoore2004
Reviewed March 3, 2017

After spending a very windy night in Galway, a flat tire along the way and an incredible walk through Ashford Castle, we stumbled upon this amazing little place. From the door, to the tasty food and welcoming owners... this was my favorite place I ate...More

Thank Megan H
Reviewed March 2, 2017 via mobile

We visited for lunch on a rainy March afternoon. This was my second time there. When we arrived we were lucky to get a table as it is a busy spot with people coming and going. We were greeted with a warm welcome and even...More

Thank Cailin1Galway
Reviewed February 28, 2017

This little cafe was a real find in the pretty village of Cong. The half door welcomes you as do the friendly staff. We had coffee and cake and then asked for sandwiches to take away for later. We sat at the side of the...More

Thank Fitzer16
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Reviewed February 24, 2017 via mobile

It had just opened after the winter. The decor is nice and the food good. It serves a niche and they do what they do well. We enjoyed our visit and we're not rushed. It's a little artificial but will visit again.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed February 13, 2017 via mobile

Big welcome for myself and the smallies as soon as we walked in from a lovely waitress. The children were given some toys to play with and they were very happy and entertained. There wasnt a massive vegetarian selection but it didn't matter as what...More

Thank newyummymummy
Reviewed January 20, 2017

They have a small menu on a chalk board it is all freshly made and very homely cooking. Very good value for money

Thank John O
Reviewed January 18, 2017

This is a small cafe in the beautiful village of Cong. The menu is not too extensive but amazing. All home cooked and from local producers. I can not recommend this highly enough. You might pop in for a coffee but you will be tempted..............Yum!

Thank eileenmregan
Reviewed January 13, 2017

My wife and I stopped here for tea at the start of our Mayo loop tour. It is just around the corner from The Quiet Man Cottage. The tea, scones, service, and atmosphere were all wonderful. The manager gave us directions to our next stop,...More

Thank cashelguy
Reviewed December 25, 2016 via mobile

I might not have visited in Cong town, but I was dropped so that I could take the bus. I was able to visit and enjoy the quaint cafe atmosphere, enjoy a drink and experience the town.

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Nearby Attractions
Ashford Castle
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.45 miles away
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.04 miles away
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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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