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Mullichain Cafe

The Quay St Mullins | Co Carlow, St Mullins R95 XY93, Ireland
+353 87 258 4663
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good25%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“soup” (14 reviews)
“scones” (12 reviews)
“antipasti” (5 reviews)
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Irish, Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
The Quay St Mullins | Co Carlow, St Mullins R95 XY93, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely visit to this little gem. Even on rainy days you can't beat the nice cosy atmosphere you get indoors be it staff or a nice hot drink. I have not eaten there yet but hope to when it reopens. The owner (gentleman) gives great...More

Thank Piegut
mullichain, Owner at Mullichain Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Piegut Many thanks for your review we reopen for the weekends in February and fully from the first weekend in March for the 2018 season looking forward to meeting you then Best wishes Martin Emer Mark

Reviewed 6 November 2017

Three of us stopped off here for coffee/ afternoon tea while exploring the Barrow Way. We were greeted by very friendly staff, who were eager to accommodate us, and made room for us. We ordered 3 teas, (one herbal) and 2 desserts to share, lemon...More

Thank Pat D
mullichain, Owner at Mullichain Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2017

Hi Pat Many thanks for your review you gave us a great lift at the end of a long season We are back in 2018 for the weekends in February and fully open from the first weekend in March Best Wishes Martin Emer and Mark

Reviewed 12 October 2017

We actually travelled a little off route to stop in St. Mullins and visit the Mullichain Café. We grabbed coffee and scones, and opted to enjoy them on the benches by the river. The service was absolutely fantastic, we even got some bonus area facts...More

Thank Heather C
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

Good food - pizza so good (nothing commercial about this home cooking) and lots of local colour. Will be back.

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mullichain, Owner at Mullichain Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2017

Hi to the Secret Muncher, your review is very much appreciated a Big thank you from all the lads down at The Mullicháin Cafe

Reviewed 15 September 2017

Nestled between the Blackstairs Mountains and the Barrow River, the Mullichain offers a warm welcome and an intriguing menu. The soup is well crafted and perfectly seasoned, the cheese board has seven or eight different cheeses, the Italian antipasti is just delicious, and the coffee...More

Thank Terance W
Reviewed 13 September 2017

This is my second - hopefully to be repeated! - visit to this lovely place. The setting is wonderful, such a historic location and the river just a few steps away.

Thank dedobay
mullichain, Owner at Mullichain Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2017

Hi Dedobay Many thanks for your review best wishes Martin Emer Mark at The Mullicháin Cafe

Reviewed 1 September 2017

We arrived here by canoe after 4 days on the river Barrow on a self guided trip with Go With The Flow. The service was fast and the food was very tasty; staff were very welcoming including booking us a taxi to take us back...More

Thank david b
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

A group of us walked along the Barrow Way from Graignamagh to St Mullins on a glorious day We stopped at this lovely riverside restaurant at the halfway point It was very busy with tables Indoors and outside A group of painters were doing their...More

Thank amag4523
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Myself and my two daughters drove from Kilkenny to have lunch here today, on the recommendation of a pal. Between us, we had soup, pizza and a panini, chocolate brownie, apple tart and a hazelnut cake. The Food was really good, fresh and tasty, my...More

Thank dolly_d214
mullichain, Owner at Mullichain Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2017

Hi Dolly A Big thank you for a smashing review say Hello to your girls and give them a thumbs up from us. Best Wishes Emer Martin Mark and all the lads at The Mullicháin café

Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

First time visit to St .Mullins. Lovely lunch at Mullichain today - great service and very friendly staff - ideal location for walking or cycling will definitely be back again !!😀

Thank nuala b
mullichain, Owner at Mullichain Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2017

Hi Nuala Many thanks for a smashing review What a crazy August Banks Holiday weekend we are just about recovering and your review gives us a lovely lift, Thank you from all the gang at The Mullicháin Café Emer Mark Martin

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ekaterina p
24 May 2015|
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Response from mullichain | Property representative |
Hi We do our very best to look after all our customers unfortunately it is hard to please everyone, Best Wishes from all at the Mullicháin Cafe
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, View, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Quay St Mullins | Co Carlow, St Mullins R95 XY93, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Carlow  >  St Mullins
  • Phone Number: +353 87 258 4663
  • E-mail
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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