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The Diamond Rocks Cafe

West End, Kilkee, Ireland
+353 86 372 1063
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Overview
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“cakes” (41 reviews)
“panini” (10 reviews)
“pollock” (6 reviews)
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CUISINES
Irish, Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
West End, Kilkee, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 357 reviews

Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

My husband and I stopped here to grab a bite to eat before walking the cliff walk. He had fish and chips and I had lasagne. They were both just okay. I wouldn’t need to go back again. Staff was friendly. Service was a little...More

Thank Krystal D
Margaret H, Owner at The Diamond Rocks Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 November 2017

Dear Krystal D, Really sorry to read about your disappointing visit with us here at the cafe. I wish you had brought it our attention while you were here and we would have gladly sorted something out for you. Yours sincerely, Margaret

Reviewed 16 October 2017

The food is lovely, so is the atmosphere, it always puts you in a good mood and the artwork is lovely to look at too.More

1  Thank Clare K
Margaret H, Owner at The Diamond Rocks Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2017

Hi Clare K, It's lovely to read your positive review of the cafe and we are so happy that you enjoy your visits here with us. We look forward to seeing you back again and please say hi next time you are in. Best regards,...More

Reviewed 7 October 2017

I can only suggest you get the baked goods. We had a pear frangipane tart that was glorious. The other food was very good, but all we could talk about after was the tart we had. Wow. A great place to stop after hiking the...More

1  Thank Elizabeth R
Margaret H, Owner at The Diamond Rocks Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2017

Dear Elizabeth R, Sincere thanks for taking the time to give the Cafe such a great review. We are delighted that you enjoyed the Pear Frangipane baked here by Sophie and Luke. We hope that you will visit here again and when you do, please...More

Reviewed 5 October 2017

A lovely looking cafe in an excellent location with a great view, plus indoor and outdoor seating. Bear in mind that during the day it does get incredibly busy. Variety of food was very good. I would even go as far as to say that...More

1  Thank Jessica L
Margaret H, Owner at The Diamond Rocks Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2017

Dear Jessica L, Thank you for taking the time to write the cafe such a great review. We are glad that you enjoyed your visit here with us. So sorry about the mix up with your drinks, I think I remember your visit here, you...More

Reviewed 27 September 2017

After doing the lovely walk along the cliffs of Kilkee we stopped for a drink and a snack. It was lovely to sit and relax on the terrace with a beautiful view in front of us. People were walking out amongst the rocks and some...More

Thank Kate F
Margaret H, Owner at The Diamond Rocks Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2017

Dear Kate F, Thank you so much for giving the Diamond Rocks Cafe such a great review. We are delighted to read that you enjoyed your visit here with us and we look forward to seeing you back here again. Please introduce yourself next time...More

Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Great experience, the views of the ocean and the pollock holes is something special. This place may have the best location in all of Kilkee.

Thank chuckandnina
Margaret H, Owner at The Diamond Rocks Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2017

Hi Chuckandnina, Thank you for taking the time to write such a great review for the Diamond Rocks Cafe. So glad that you enjoyed your time here with us and we look forward to seeing you back again. Kind regards, Margaret

Reviewed 18 September 2017

I have been eating at the Diamond Rocks Cafe for years and should have gone on Trip Advisor long before this to mention the excellent food that my wife and I have always enjoyed. Particular mention must me made of the fish chowder which I...More

Thank RayDu
Margaret H, Owner at The Diamond Rocks Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a lovely review for the coffee shop. It's nice to hear that you enjoy our food and keep coming back! Please introduce yourselves next time you are in. Looking forward to seeing you soon....More

Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

A group of friends had lunch last week. Food was delicious and service was excellent. My dessert was beautifully presented. Always a pleasure to visit.

Thank Jennifer O
Margaret H, Owner at The Diamond Rocks Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2017

Thanks Jenny for taking the time to write us a review. It's always lovely to see you all here and hope to see you back again soon. Best regards, Margaret

Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

All the food here is delicious but the fish on the 'fish and chips' I can highly recommend. The batter is light and fresh the fish is fried to perfection, moist, falls apart on your fork. The pavlova is legendary and the pizzas looked fresh,...More

2  Thank joanna b
Margaret H, Owner at The Diamond Rocks Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2017

Hi Joanna, Thank you so much for your brilliant review. We are so delighted that you enjoy your visits here and we hope to see you back again soon. Please introduce yourself next time you are in. Best regards, Margaret

Reviewed 29 August 2017

We had lunch here two days during our trip to the Pollock Holes. It's a great spot and the food is unreal! The staff are great and very efficient. Other places should take note on how a restaurant should be run. The portion sizes are...More

2  Thank Ponner
Margaret H, Owner at The Diamond Rocks Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2017

Thank you so much for such a positive review. We are so glad that you enjoyed your food with us. The staff are great and all students and we will miss them as they head back to their studies! We look forward to seeing you...More

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dedathediva
12 July 2016|
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Response from Margaret H | Property representative |
Hi, we have gluten free toasted sandwiches, chips, soup, snickers cheesecake, pavlova and roulade. Thanks
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sylvia k
15 September 2015|
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Response from Margaret H | Property representative |
Hi Sylvia, Thanks for your message. We are open Saturdays, Sundays and bank holidays all year round. Please say hi when you are in and we will treat you to a coffee! Have you been here before? Kind regards, Margaret
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$13
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, View, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: West End, Kilkee, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Clare  >  Kilkee
  • Phone Number: +353 86 372 1063
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Description
Located on the beautiful cliff walk in Kilkee with breath taking views, serving breakfast, sandwiches, soup, chowder, pizza, fish & chips, seafood plate. All desserts are home made. Traditional Sunday lunch.
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