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26 North Street, Skibbereen, Ireland
+353 28 21515
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Clonakilty, Ireland
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Reviewed 22 April 2017

Honestly, the food was good and fairly reasonable. The setting is lovely! What a pity about the staff; unprofessional, unfriendly, curt and nasty. One person who was tidying the chairs at our table actually picked them up and threw them under the table as we ate. Another served our tea at the end of a table for six even though... More 

Thank julia222999
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26 reviews
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Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Had a great lunch. Fresh crisp salad and crab . Good atmosphere and very busy . Rapid turnover of tables. Highly recommend it

Thank Kevin M
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Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Cakes to die for! Fresh produce. Great choice on the menu. Nice friendly staff. My husband had the porridge, very nice and excellent coffee too.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Was wowed with an incredible pulled pork and slaw sandwich. Vegetable soup was also very tasty. Other diners had the crab salad and salmon lentil salad. Both were equally impressed. Terrific brown bread and coffee as well. Busy little cafe, but still quiet enough to have a conversation. Great value and friendly service. Will definitely return.

1 Thank Teebers
Geneva, Switzerland
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112 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2017

Skibbereen is full of restaurants. Many average, some good, but this is in the top tier in terms of quality, range and value. The coffee is first class and the cakes superlative. The more substantial fare is very interesting, the soups in particular often involve a very exciting range of ingredients. Worth a visit any time during the day.

1 Thank DUN01170
Skibbereen, Ireland
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

My favourite spot to have breakie with my hubby and 2 little girls or bring any visitors for a coffee and cake. The chocolate beetroot cake is to die for. All local ingredients and cooked from scratch- yum yum yum - you just have to go and try it out for yourself - you won't be disappointed ❤️

1 Thank AilleenC
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

3rd time we have stopped in here for lunch and a coffee food is always great local produce cooked simply and very well , thoroughly recommend it to anyone in skibereen looking for good food and coffee

Thank Bill17359
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

Food is always absolutely beautiful here, and the coffee and cakes are second to none! Staff are great too!!

Thank Aisling O
County Cork, Ireland
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Kalbos is my favourite café in Skibbereen. They have a wonderful menu every day using locally sourced ingredients where possible. Good curries, salads, soups, sandwiches etc, lots of ethnic twists. Fabulous desserts and cajes with good wheat free options. Their coffee is excellent. They also have a café in the arts centre and a stall at the market on Saturdays.

1 Thank kilcoecottage
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 December 2016

this is a cafe with wonderful imaginative food and a warm, friendly atmosphere. Their breakfast is excellent, and later on, their cakes are delicious. They also have a stall in themarket which is unmissable

Thank fahoura

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Restaurant Details

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Irish, Cafe, European, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
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Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
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  • Address: 26 North Street, Skibbereen, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Skibbereen
  • Phone Number: +353 28 21515
award winning cafe situated in the heart of Skibbereen town. serving breakfast & lunch using the best of West Cork produce and agreat selection of cakes & desserts all baked on site.

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