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Mullichain Cafe

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The Quay St Mullins | Co Carlow, St Mullins, Ireland
+353 87 258 4663
11:00 - 18:00
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Dublin, Ireland
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53 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Was staying in graignamanagh on Saturday and went for a walk along the Barrow. Came across this lovely oasis of a place. The staff were so friendly. (also serious eye candy lol) We were a group of three and we all chose a different dessert. They were all delicious. The coffee was great too. Had we been inclined we also... More 

Thank Fiona M
Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
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54 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed in the Coachouse attached to this restaurant & had lunch here on our final day. Walking on 1st day & closed on day 2. Had ciabatta with side salads, tasty. Coffee good and homemade apple tart, rhubarb tart and brownie went down very well. Drizzly rain almost drove us indoors, but blew off & we stayed with Holly the... More 

Thank 955maryo
mullichain, Owner at Mullichain Cafe, responded to this review

Hi Mary, Many thanks for your review, Emer is chuffed after all the baking a nice review always gives you a lift .Best Wishes Martin Emer Mark More 

Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Yesterday afternoon my family and I with some close friends traveled to St mullins for the afternoon. We ended up at mullicha in cafe by the river.my friend purchased some take away coffees from this cafe and we sat outside watching out kids play .the coffee we got came in what I would describe as a very small take away... More 

Thank Emer K
mullichain, Owner at Mullichain Cafe, responded to this review

Hi Emer, We are sorry to hear of your disappointment with your experience at The Mullicháin Cafe. We provide table service to our customers both inside and out by the river.When we are busy our table service has to take priority over Take away service.Customers waiting at tables have placed their orders and must be looked after first. Many thanks... More 

Celbridge, Ireland
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20 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stumbled across the Mullichain Cafe last weekend. Little did we know we were in for such a treat! This cafe is ideally location, nestled at the bottom of a valley along the River Barrow. We were blessed with the weather and the setting could not have been more perfect. Our visit was made more pleasant by the fantastic staff... More 

Thank Elaine C
mullichain, Owner at Mullichain Cafe, responded to this review

Hi Elaine Many thanks for your review it gives us a great lift when our visitors really enjoy their experience in St Mullins .We would appreciate any suggestion's for further menu options for people who are coeliac . Best Wishes Form Martin Emer Mark and all the lads More 

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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Coffee at CIabatta before our walk lovely friendly owner and staff and a glass of wine in the afternoon on our return . Super

Thank Eileen M
mullichain, Owner at Mullichain Cafe, responded to this review

Hi Eileen Many thanks for your review, we love to get the feed back The River Barrow is a real GEM and we are delighted to be able to enhance the experience. looking forward to The New Blue Way Martin Emer Mark More 

Berlin, Deutschland
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29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went there with four friends after visiting the monastic site. It wasn't overly crowded, in fact we had the upstairs room to ourselves. There is a comfy couch and armchairs and a bookshelf, but because we wanted to eat, we sat at a table. I had the feta cheese and spinach quiche and I liked it. The salad was... More 

Thank AKaD1981
mullichain, Owner at Mullichain Cafe, responded to this review

Many thanks for a lovely review and we are delighted you enjoyed your time with us we hope to see you back with us again from Emer Martin Mark and all the staff More 

Waterford, Ireland
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

Visited here on tues 14th with friends....food and service was excellent...homemade gluten free sandwiches and desserts were fabulous.....well worth finding....after lunch walk on bank of river rounded off a really enjoyable visit....wilI definitely return

Thank N340
mullichain, Owner at Mullichain Cafe, responded to this review

Many thanks for a great review it is very much appreciated. We open for the weekends in February to accommodate the walkers and fully from the beginning of March but it is this weekend with the clock moving forward that the season really kicks off. Best Wishes Emer Martin Mark More 

Cork, Ireland
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Great views and a lovely walk to this cafe. Really good hot chocolate and soup but poor quality coffee. Staff are friendly, funny and very helpful.

1 Thank Eamon M
mullichain, Owner at Mullichain Cafe, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review Eamon , Sorry to hear you were not Happy with our Coffee we would like encourage any of our customers who are not happy with any of our fair to let us know so we can rectify it there and then. Best Wishes Martin Emer Mark More 

Waterford, Ireland
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496 reviews
239 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 211 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Having walked from Graiguenamanagh I was in need of a decent lunch. We ordered the prawn cocktail salad and the hummus salad. I love prawns and would have loved a few more. Both dishes were delicious. Finished the meal off with a lovely apple tart. Spent 90 mins here and worth it. Had a spring in the step heading back... More 

Thank ShaneMcDonald
mullichain, Owner at Mullichain Cafe, responded to this review

Hi Shane Many thanks for your review ,great to get feed back , had you let it be know re the prawns we could have come to an arrangement for a few more,best wishes Martin Emer, Mark More 

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3 reviews
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

Family run business and you would know it. Lovely atmosphere and lovely food. What more could you want, well how about an amazing view, lovely locals, helpful staff and good value for money. If it's a lovely hot sunny day you can sit outside along the beautiful river barrow but if it's a bit chilli you can pop inside to... More 

Thank Shirley R
mullichain, Owner at Mullichain Cafe, responded to this review

Hi Shirley Many thanks for your review, we are currently washing, cleaning ,scrubbing getting ready to open next Saturday 4th Feb. We are looking forward to meeting all our friends so the fire will be well stoked Martin More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, Irish
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Cash Only, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Quay St Mullins | Co Carlow, St Mullins, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Carlow  >  St Mullins
  • Phone Number: +353 87 258 4663
We run a sweet little Coffee Shop on The Banks of The River Barrow in St Mullins.There is seating both inside and out and we provide waitress service.Our Menu provides a selection of Salads Prawn and Crab,Hummis and Chicken liver Pate plus many more.Pizza,Wraps,Ciabatta with wonderful fresh fillings. Emer is our in house baker and she has a large selection home baking, Apple tarts and Chocolate Brownies to name but a few. This is a wonderful place to wile away the day walking or cycling by the river.Martin Emer and Mark would like to invite you to share our little bit of Heaven

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?