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Kilkenny Cafe and Shop

Hegarty Square, Shanagarry, Ireland
+353 21 464 5838
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“lunch” (35 reviews)
“cakes” (16 reviews)
“wedges” (5 reviews)
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Irish, Cafe, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Hegarty Square, Shanagarry, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 127 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

The shop itself is lovely and filled with interesting pieces of Irish design. The food and service at the cafe were both fabulous. I would definitely return

Thank Stokesy2014
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Has become a passion of mine to pop through Shanagarry of a sunday morn and call in for an Americano and a scone. Prompt and swift service. With good vibes and plenty papers to nose through.

Thank PacoMurray
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was an ok place to eat, I had coffee and cake, cherry bakwell to be exact, it came out cold, which i would have expected it to be hot. it was not as fresh as I would like but it was ok, a nice...More

Thank joanWexford
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Recently, my partner and I visited Kilkenny Café Shanagarry . We were welcomed straight away by a lovely waitress and presented with the menu. If you come here at a good time you can get a lovely seat by the window. Both of us ordered...More

Thank Piotr D
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Could not believe our luck while out driving with family to happen across this place...... so random, but would definitely seek it out again.... while the food does take a while to arrive , you are advised of this as each dish is prepared upon...More

Thank Mwkviews
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

This cafe is simply terrific. A lovely setting with a nice view of the lighthouse. Friendly staff and an attractive and varied menu. Our dishes were well presented, fresh and tasty.

1  Thank Johnston W
Reviewed 23 June 2017

I only had a half hour before they closed, but it was sweet shopping, indeed. It is delightful to come to Ireland and enjoy the wares of local artisans and makers. The shop smells like heaven and is next door to a church as well....More

Thank Ann G
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

Lovely place, but they don't know how to serve coffee, it was overheated, so much so, I couldn't even lift the cup it was so hot . A cafe, should get it's coffee right. Menu is mainly main courses only, no sandwiches etc, so we...More

Thank Eamonn o
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

Went here this morning beautiful coffee lovely scones great for kids staff lovely and helpful will go again

Thank Valerie K
Reviewed 11 May 2017

We just returner from a 2 day trip to the castlemartyr resort and the highlight of our trip was dining in Kilkenny cafe in shanagarry which was 10 minutes from our hotel, so much so that we drove there for our breakfast the next day...More

3  Thank Deel9999
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$14
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations
Good for
View, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hegarty Square, Shanagarry, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Shanagarry
  • Phone Number: +353 21 464 5838
The Shanagarry Design Centre in East Cork is owned and operated by the Kilkenny Group. The centre has a Kilkenny Store, The Kilkenny Cafe and four local artists studios. With breathtaking views of Ballycotton village and Light house our terrace room is the perfect relaxing place to enjoy one of our freshly prepared and cooked dish from our menu.
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