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Kilkenny Cafe and Shop

Hegarty Square, Shanagarry, Ireland
+353 21 464 5838
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • 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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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 5 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 22 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
Reviewed 2 May 2017

This shopping outlet has a wide range of clothes and accessories. Artwork, Books, Pottery. Staff were welcoming, helpful and had good product knowledge.

Thank David P
Reviewed 25 April 2017

Only popped in for a coffee but decided to stay and have dinner. Delighted we did, great choice on the menu and the food was delicious and plentiful. Sat by the window and had a fab view out over the water. Gave kids small colouring...More

Thank IrishNicky
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Recently visited this shop and delightful cafe in East Cork. Beautiful array of cakes and a nice lunch menu. Some of the staff have a very annoying habit of addressing customers as "lovee" or "darling" which I consider totally unprofessional. The friendliness is very welcome...More

Thank DancerCork
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Brilliant menu, catering for all tastes. Presentation second to none and the variety was great. As was the selection of fantastic deserts. Location could not be better, overlooking Garryvoe strand.

Thank mmb1961
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$14
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations
Good for
Kids, View, Child-friendly, Groups
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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