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The R Cafe

3 Wolfe Tone Street, Clonakilty Co, Ireland
+353 23 882 1852
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good19%
  • Average9%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible8%
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“poached eggs” (2 reviews)
“black pudding” (3 reviews)
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Irish, Cafe, European
$$ - $$$
3 Wolfe Tone Street, Clonakilty Co, Ireland
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Reviewed 13 January 2018

While the wine list is OK, the tapas menu, though it sounds grand, is terrible. We had some lamb skewers which were cremated and dried out like sawdust, underseasoned hummus (actually, if I didn't know it was hummus, I'd be wondering what I had). There...More

Thank Rosie Z
richysrestaurant, Manager at The R Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 21 January 2018

Dear Rosie Z, we are shocked to read your comments of your experience here at Richy restaurant. Our Lamb koftas are homemade with garlic, coriander, cumin seeds, chili, salt and pepper. Our Hummus is also homemade with Chickpeas, tahini, lemon, garlic and paprika. Richy takes...More

Reviewed 30 December 2017

Went there for a late lunch, so we were hungry and expecting some decent fare. The portions were measly considering what you're paying. Burgers were decidedly average to say the least.

Thank JacqueM24
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Staying just outside Clonakility for a few days called in twice for breakfast, good service good menu most important very good food,price ok.

Thank jjdealtry43
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

We sat waiting 10 minutes to be served before I got up to wait another 5 minutes before someone even spoke to me. Lots of staff but nobody working, all seem to be looking for something not to do. Very average food. I was not...More

Thank Dave G
Reviewed 11 August 2017

From entering to leaving it was a disaster. I went with my daughter in law and two year old granddaughter. Order was taken. Then another waitress came to take it again. Then she came back and asked us what we ordered. The toddlers meal came...More

Thank 61geraldine
Reviewed 23 July 2017

Decent food, service ok. Maybe a little pricey for what you get but overall a decent place to grab a bite to eat.

Thank CCia00
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Went to richies in clon for brekkie .the food when it finally came was gorgeous but our seconnd lot of coffee didnt come no water on the table dying. of thirst .very disappointed.have to think twice about going again ..

Thank Hazel C
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

Staying near Clonakilty with family, decided to have lunch there. We were a bit hasty in our choice of restaurant but kids were hungry so decided to try first place we came across..the R Cafe. Very poor service..took ages to take our order. My mum's...More

Thank Marzianne
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

As we were passing through Clonakilty on a Sunday morning we decided to find somewhere for breakfast and decided to try the R-Cafe / Riches. The restaurant was about half full and there seemed to be a good buzz about the place. We were seated...More

Thank cmfoley21
Reviewed 22 May 2017

A very pleasant place to have a morning coffee. Very good coffee and snacks. Offers a variety of seating.

Thank John D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Highchairs Available, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Wolfe Tone Street, Clonakilty Co, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Clonakilty
  • Phone Number: +353 23 882 1852
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"From Breakfast at 9 am with eggs Benedict,Omelette or Pancakes, homemade Scones(coeliac friendly, fruit or plain)to Lunch from 12 pm.
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