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The Pantry

13 Market Square, Portlaoise, Ireland
+353 57 868 1695
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“lunch” (53 reviews)
“salad” (33 reviews)
“scones” (14 reviews)
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Irish, Cafe, European, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
13 Market Square, Portlaoise, Ireland
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Reviewed yesterday

We were driving from Doolin to Dublin and needed a break from driving. Just happened to drive through the town of Portlaoise and luckily found this place. (I don't know how but am so, so glad we did!) The glass cases had so many spectacular...More

Thank cocoanutty
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Met friends here for a quick meet and lunch. Great selection and good service. If you have a sweet tooth... You'll enjoy. Well worth a visit if your in Portlaoise.

Thank Jimmy H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great cafe for a light meal, everything homemade.Soup was very tasty on both visit and the scones were to die for. One word for The Pantry-Excellent

Thank nywlid
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a very delicious breakfast and the BEST COFFEE EVER at the pantry. Great service and very good prices. I wish all cafe were as good 😊

Thank Kelly w
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Myself , wife and two children 8 and 10 pondered the lovely display of food beyond the glass counter. It all looked nice, very nice. Delicious even. Despite some being able to make their minds up earlier than others, the girl at the till managed...More

1  Thank owen f
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Lovely deli/ cafe great food friendly staff and we'll priced . Atmosphere is lovely and you can relax unwind and pass an hour away.

Thank Anthony M
Reviewed 16 August 2017

What an utterly charming place! The decor is absolutely lovely and the menu is refreshingly modern in a town that needs its dining scene dragged into the modern era. We came here for brunch and got delicious eggs benedict. The service was friendly and efficient...More

1  Thank declanjhayes
Reviewed 11 August 2017

Even though it was after the lunch time rush, we were concerned that we wouldn't get a table after we had queued. Luckily a table cleared just as we were paying. Lovely savoury food options as well as an enticing display of cakes and sweet...More

1  Thank Ulysses2012
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Very helpful staff, great selection on the menu and very tasty food. Called in for lunch and very reasonably priced.

Thank vivienne w
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

We stopped here recently for breakfast and had a car sick toddler who was very sick during our visit..the staff couldn't have been nicer or more helpful and the food and place itself was just as amazing..will definitely be visiting again if in Portlaoise 👍

Thank Amy A
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:30 - 17:00
08:30 - 17:00
08:30 - 17:00
08:30 - 17:00
08:30 - 17:00
09:30 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13 Market Square, Portlaoise, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Laois  >  Portlaoise
  • Phone Number: +353 57 868 1695
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A taste of real home cooking and premium coffee (3fe) is on offer at The Pantry where every single menu item is prepared in our own kitchen by a small team of enthusiastic foodies. In addition to a wide range of fresh salads, customers enjoy savoury tartlets, frittatas, quiches, roulades, ciabattas, wraps, paninis, open sandwiches as well as hot lunch daily specials. Tasty gluten free preference catered for. Wellknown for outstanding home-baked pastries and cakes, this is a fulltime owner operated neighborhood eaterie where a warm welcome and friendly, efficient customer service is guaranteed. Did I mention that we also serve REALLY great coffee :)
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