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Halpin's Bridge Cafe

Bridge Street, Wicklow 0001, Ireland
+353 404 32677
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good15%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“irish stew” (4 reviews)
“cake” (8 reviews)
Open Now
8:30 AM - 5:00 PMAll hours
Irish, Cafe, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Bridge Street, Wicklow 0001, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I recently visited Halpins with friends ordering avocado with bacon and eggs. It was late morning nearing lunch so it was a great option. And what a yummy option. Not huge as a meal but filling and just moreish. Layered on toast it does the...More

Thank Tallclassyblonde
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Whilst visiting friends in Wicklow I dropped in to purchase 4 scones at 1.30pm to take to my friend. 2 Staff present the younger lady was friendly when I asked for 4 scones the older person said 2 fruit & 3 plain were left, I...More

Thank brendaf4mdublin
halpinscafe, Public Relations Manager at Halpin's Bridge Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

hi brendaf4mdublin first of all thank you for taking the time to visit our cafe and express a great disappointment that you didn't enjoy your short visit to our lovely little coffee shop. we take all our reviews very seriously and investigate and try to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Myself and a friend of mine called in Monday afternoon for a cake and coffee and wow! The chocolate cake was divine, perfectly heated and beautifully served. We were greeted by friendly staff who were more then happy to run though all the cakes they...More

Thank Linda M
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

We found Halpin's after a disappointing search for something veggie friendly that wasn't just chips. The special was butternut squash pie which was utterly delicious! There was a good choice of lunch time fare for us non meat eaters. The owner was really helpful and...More

Thank hollythedog
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Looks can definitely be misleading! We decided to stop off here for a very late lunch and what an absolute delight! The staff (shout out for Patrick!) were extremely friendly and the food was outstanding! We had a mixture of meat, vegetarian and vegan diners...More

Thank Dharrop74
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

What a fabulous selection of great food. People were queuing out the door, seems such an incredibly popular place.

Thank Ian P
Reviewed 26 July 2017

My niece and I stopped here on a whim because we felt like having some cake and tea. The café didn't look like anything special, but we went in because we felt like it. We ordered their triple--layered chocolate cake and two teas. Were we...More

Thank mileagepluspilgrim
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

Stopped for a coffee Had a slice of Apple pie superb Chocolate mousse cake is to die for Staff very friendly Highly recommended

Thank ChrisMc60
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

I went for breakfast on recommendations by Trip Advisor but it was only average. The scrambled eggs though quite tasty, were in a pool of water and since the toast was served on the same plate, it was all a soggy mess. Only one slice...More

1  Thank Joanie R
halpinscafe, Public Relations Manager at Halpin's Bridge Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2017

Hi First of all, thank you for visiting our café, but most importantly, please accept our sincere apologies that you were not happy on this visit. We are so well known for our breakfast, so it is with great disappointment that we read of your...More

Reviewed 4 May 2017

My husband and I were walking along the quays to see the FAMOUS Sammy the Seal and were in need of a good feed and a nice cup of coffee after the excitement! We stumbled across this small but lovely café! I ordered the soup...More

Thank ziggy125tara
halpinscafe, Public Relations Manager at Halpin's Bridge Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2017

hello Ziggy ad thank you so much for taking the time to review us in Halpins. we are so pleased that you stumbled upon us and more pleased that you enjoyed your experience. thank you for visiting and we hope we see you again soon,...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$14
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bridge Street, Wicklow 0001, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Wicklow  >  Wicklow
  • Phone Number: +353 404 32677
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Halpin's offers great food & a great atmosphere which has been recognised by the Bridgestone guide who have included us for the 5 years we have been open. We are the only Restaurant in Wicklow Town in the guide. Also in The Georgina Campbell Irish food guide and the winner of the Wicklow Chamber 'Best eating establishment' award 2010. We have been awarded a certificate of excellence by tripadvisor, the world's biggest review site for 3 years running, 2012 & 2013 and 2014 and are consistantly in the top 3 recommended on tripadvisor.Ie for the whole of County Wicklow. This certificate is only awarded to 10% of eating establishments in the whole World !!!!
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