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) #12 of 14 Restaurants in Bandon $$ - $$$ Cafe
The Mill Macswiney Quay, Bandon, Ireland
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  • Excellent14%
  • Very good26%
  • Average14%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible35%
17 Jan 2017
“Appears to not want new customers..”
13 Oct 2016
“Great coffee”
Restaurant Hours
$$ - $$$
The Mill Macswiney Quay, Bandon, Ireland
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Reviewed 18 January 2017

I decided to have a coffee and cake here one day - while standing waiting to get served the staff were engaged with conversations with other customers - These customers were sitting at the counter having coffee and the staff/owner glanced over to me a...More

3  Thank PhilKateCasey
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Great coffee and interesting books and cooking utensils for sale. Nice location by the river. Had coffee and a Danish pastry both of which were really excellent.

7  Thank Heinztoblert
Reviewed 26 September 2016

whilst shopping around bandon , had coffee and some pretty decent lunch here. it is a mix between a gastro shop with cookbooks, utensils, wines and all and a caffe, they were really nice and they have a nice big table where everybody just joins...More

6  Thank mattomahony1955
Reviewed 17 September 2016

It is with huge curiosity I wonder why the proprietor of this establishment is so determined to make customers run in the opposite direction! It is quite hilarious! I have tried many times and will not return.

7  Thank JIL000
Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

The shop has good if overpriced wares. The food is ok and the coffee is poor. It's the vitriol of the owner that disappoints most. There is no hello, lots of glaring and a sense that you are profoundly unwelcome. The only hope for this...More

5  Thank Gerard F
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Ruth Healy has found the right recipe with her shop on the quays in Bandon. We had beautiful carrot and caraway seed soup with freshly baked spelt bread and there is a fabulous deli counter. We stop here every August to stock up on dried...More

7  Thank woodsie9
Reviewed 20 June 2016

This cafe never has any dairy alternative like soy or almond milk. I've gone in craving a cappuccino or hot chocolate and end up drinking a black tea. Also no food options for vegans.

Thank zara j
Reviewed 25 May 2016

I have been to this establishment a number of times and after my encounter today, I will not return. This is an example of just one of the number of bad experiences I've had there. I asked if i could taste some cheese- which she...More

7  Thank Natakane
Reviewed 20 May 2016

It is pretty good, healthy, natural-ish food, but the prices you pay don't match the quality of the food or the service. The service could be a tad less begrudging.

3  Thank jac404
Reviewed 19 April 2016

Why is coffee so expensive in Bandon???? I recently purchased an espresso in Urru and asked the waitress for a little warm milk. She asked me for an extra 50 cent for the milk. Needless to say I told her to keep it. I would...More

1  Thank Pat C
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$14
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Mill Macswiney Quay, Bandon, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Bandon
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