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Bay Cafe

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Brittas Bay | Ballinacarraig Brittas Bay, Wicklow, Ireland
+353 404 47965
Tue - Sun 09:00 - 16:00
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great coffee and cake, great staff, great decor, great prices, great great great!..can't wait to go back...great menu..

1 Thank davidmurphy101
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Breakfast for two after a wet and windy night in Brittas. I had the full breakfast and my partner the eggs and mushrooms. We had Granary bread toast with both. Each breakfast was excellent with generous portions. A couple of cappuccinos and Americanos and the bill came to 20something including tip. Nice feel to it and the service is crisp... More 

Thank deNudge
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

My husband and I were driving from Dublin to a spa near Enniscorthy when we decided to pull off the road at what we thought was an ordinary little Daybreak quick store for coffee and a bathroom break. What a surprise to discover Bay Cafe, which adjoined the store! Bay Cafe is a charming, spotlessly clean little cafe with a... More 

Thank Marti E
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

We have been using this cafe for the last few months. For the holiday maker this is an ideal stop for breakfast, lunch, or that welcome cup of coffee. The Cafe: Don't come expecting white table cloths. There is inside and outside seating with a mix of comfortable seating and tables. It can be a little crowed at times but... More 

1 Thank TheKerryMan
Wicklow, Ireland
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41 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

We live locally, walk Brittas Bay regularly and never knew this place existed! What a gem! Stopped in for coffee and scones after walking our dog ( who was welcomed and provided with a bowl of water without asking for it ) and it was lovely, really fresh home made scones and jam and whipped cream too! We will be... More 

2 Thank SumoIreland
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

When we arrived at Bay Café we were greeted by staff, locals, even the local dog Hector! We sat outside and had tea, coffee and cake. We were well looked after, and would be keen to return again!! Located minutes from Brittas Bay Beach car park.

1 Thank Leeanne D
Arklow, Ireland
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33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

Great little gem of a place, good honest food, nice soups n sambos with a couple of hot dishes like burgers etc, great range of cakes , nice place also for the breakfast, great selection, not just the usual full Irish options, light breakfast like poached eggs with bacon , toast and a fruit n Greek type yogurt is just... More 

1 Thank William M
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

Beautiful homely cafe, beautiful food & very friendly staff, nice atmosphere, well worth a visit, will certainly visit again

1 Thank ElsieRyan
Colombaro, Italy
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

We were traveling in Wicklow and stumbled upon Bay Cafe. Breakfast was fresh and wholesome, and everyone was super friendly. Coffee was incredible, we were delighted with a well pulled espresso shot that made a bright cup with citrus and stone fruit flavor notes! If you are visiting Brittas Bay this is the place to stop. ;)

1 Thank Gobogo
County Wicklow, Ireland
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79 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016

Drop in for lunch or just coffee, and be delighted with the variety and taste. We really were delighted with the Greek style breakfast with its fresh yoghurt and fruit. The cakes are all baked on the premises and are enough to make your mouth water, just in their appearance. Their brand of coffee is really very good. This has... More 

1 Thank TWRyan.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Irish, Cafe
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Brittas Bay | Ballinacarraig Brittas Bay, Wicklow, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Wicklow  >  Wicklow
  • Phone Number: +353 404 47965

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