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Craft , Coffee Shop, Restaurant | Keel Achill Island Co Mayo Ireland, Keel, Achill Island, Ireland
+353 86 854 2009
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A very good café with a good food choice with reasonable prices they have great staff too well done !

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Thank Luca A
Nenagh, Co Tipperary
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77 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently had lunch at The Beehive restaurant in Keel, Achill Island and it was extremely good. The food was excellent and the staff were very helpful and friendly. The only problem was that it closes early which was disappointing as it was the only place open in Keel in March. Nothing opens before Easter apparently which is a pity.

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Thank AnnaD3232
Belturbet, Ireland
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107 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very good customer service and very clean place. Great cuppa coffee. One of those places you want to spend an hour or more over a cup of coffee or tea.

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Thank smithhouse_ireland
Dublin, Ireland
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111 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here for a coffee. It's a really nice craft shop with a good range of stock. The cakes are superb. The staff are extremely friendly and the views from the terrace outside are super. Worth a stop and support the local economy 😉

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Thank Blesjka
London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When is was on Achill Island I decided to visit The Beehive and it was very busy. Especially in the summer it is very busy so it is hard to find a table. The food tasted lovely however it is extremely expensive which is a huge put off for me as I am poor and not earning £100,000 a week.

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1 Thank TheFoodConnoisseur10
Sallins, Ireland
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We always drop in to the Beehive when down at Keel beach. The pastries and cakes there are always spot on. They also do a more substantial lunch menu which we have had on occasion, which is more on the salads and Paninis side than the meat n two veg that I would err towards. Some really nice craft goods... More 

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Thank Joe8908
Galway, Ireland
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed March 11, 2017 via mobile

A warm and friendly greeting in a beautiful cafe surrounded by tempting things to browse and buy - my idea of heaven. This was topped off by a slice of excellent orange and almond cake and really good coffee. The owner was bright, cheerful and happy to share her knowledge of local happenings. Service was perfect. Highly recommend that all... More 

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Thank Brona2
Hillsborough, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed March 9, 2017

Achill Island is about as far west you can get in Co. Mayo without getting your feet wet and it was cold fresh morning when we all arrived there and just wanted to have a lovely hot coffee and fresh scones before we started to explore the Island and we found this in The Beehive, in Keel on Achill Island.... More 

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Thank LMCAgencies
Belfast, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed March 9, 2017

Stopped for a cuppa but found so much more. Great craft shop/cafe we had scones and crumble tea coffee and hot chocolate all tasted great with a lovely outlook over the water. Would recommend during visit to Achill Island.

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Thank Trevor M
Dublin, Ireland
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed February 22, 2017

If you are going to Achill this is a beautiful cafe to stop into. Great coffee and cakes and beautiful crafts too. I had a beautiful scone, which was the softest one I have had in Ireland so far....very impressed and my father and mother had the apple tart which they both said was amazing. I had a lovely baileys... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Irish, Cafe, European, Soups, International, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Dining on a budget, Scenic view, Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Craft , Coffee Shop, Restaurant | Keel Achill Island Co Mayo Ireland, Keel, Achill Island, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Mayo  >  Achill Island  >  Keel
  • Phone Number: +353 86 854 2009

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