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The Wooden Spoon

Certificate of Excellence
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Bridge Street, Killaloe County Dublin, Ireland
+353 61 622 415
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kilkenny, ireland
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52 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Found this cafe by accident. Very quirky place with upstyled furniture. Fantastic salads etc. Had a lovely coffee and beautiful piece of choc cale. Lots of home bakes appletart looked lively. Staff were lovely and friendly. Loved the old door table top. Will be back again for lunch.

Thank sweety1960
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The brownies here are unbelievable 👍 the staff are so nice I love going here. I will definitely be back

Thank Eimear S
Level Contributor
27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

I love going to the wooden spoon! Any opportunity I get I'm there. It's such a cosy place you could spend a few hours sampling their delicious desserts and lunches which reading the lovely cookbooks around! I would recommend this place to everyone! The staff are super friendly and helpful! Nothing is any hassle!

Thank Máire Shóna N
County Kildare, Ireland
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149 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

The recommendation was worth following up. Lovely cozy, quirky atmosphere. Fresh, healthy, homemade high quality food. Delicious selection of cakes and good coffee. Staff so helpful and friendly. It's not big, so seating space is limited. Interesting large table made from a door.

Thank Joanie R
Boston, Massachusetts
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

A visit to my family living in the area isn't complete without at least one visit to The Wooden Spoon. This year was a special treat when they catered a special celebration in my family's home. We had several special dietary requests and the staff accommodated us beautifully. The cozy atmosphere and welcoming staff make the space feel like an... More 

Thank Batya2014
Port Talbot, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

I went into the Wooden Spoon to get lunch. In spite of my dietary restrictions (no nightshade vegetables, no sugar, no wheat...), I was pleasantly satisfied by tasty salads and the very filling and yummy energy balls. In fact, I enjoyed them so much I bought a box to take away. Warm, friendly, and I got some work done there... More 

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St. Helena Island, SC
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100 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Mid-morning on a Monday, we enjoyed wonderful apple and raspberry scones with lots of cream and jam along with a lovely hot chocolate for me and a nice tea for my husband. It is very difficult to make scones with fruit in them without them going soggy and the Wooden Spoon has found the way to accomplish this tricky task!... More 

Thank Bouviers
Killaloe, Ireland
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Very good for a coffee and calorific cakes. Very friendly staff with a welcoming smile and a good word. Different seating arrangements in a unique cafe.

Thank Michael J
Claregalway, Galway, Ireland
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26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

The Wooden Spoon is a must visit if in the area. Absolutely love their frittatas, chorizo hotpot and mini quiches but their cakes are just divine. Even if you're not hungry enough for lunch, definitely take away some of their cakes to sample - highly recommend the chocolate brownies and bakewell tart.

Thank Yvonne D
Hastings, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Lovely tasty fresh food, amazing cakes, including a good gluten free choice, the GF lemon drizzle cake was the best I have ever tasted. Nothing was too much trouble for the staff, very good service. The cafe was full when we arrived but a member of staff suggested we returned in about 15 minutes when she said a table should... More 

Thank Jill J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$9
Irish, Cafe, European, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Waitstaff, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bridge Street, Killaloe County Dublin, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Clare  >  Killaloe
  • Phone Number: +353 61 622 415

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?