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vanilla pod

The Headfort Arms Headfort Place, Kells, Ireland
+353 46 924 0084
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good26%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (20 reviews)
“duck” (13 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Irish, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
The Headfort Arms Headfort Place, Kells, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was with trepidation I attended with my sisters and mother. I have dined in the Vanilla pod once before and enjoyed it but I’ve never to a “brand” specific night like this before. There was limited info given regarding the menu when booking and...More

Thank clareyfairy7
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

I recently visited here with my family, myself my wife and two children (ages 10 and 14). The early bird menu had so much to offer as-well as the kids menu, it took my wife and I a long time to decided as everything was...More

Thank georgieW66
Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

Don't recommend we had food here awhile ago food was ok Staff were rude confusion over the bill and the female staff member was very rude when we tried to correct their mistake

1  Thank DamMac80
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

Comfortable stylish decor. Friendly capable staff who are always happy and chatty. The service was fantastic and the food was faultless from a real crowd pleasing menu that delivers on taste, quality and price.

Thank jillianon
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

We ate here for the first time on a thundery Friday night to celebrate a birthday. The place was packed, great atmosphere but lacking in elbow room, staff had to be very careful clearing away dishes to the kitchen. We were offered the early bird...More

Thank Emily O
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

A GREAT Restaurant in the Headfort Arms,a varied menu with quality food, staff are very pleasant and helpful, would definitely eat here again.

Thank nitrammcc
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

I visited this fantastic restaurant with family and wasn't dissapointed. The menu is amazing with great choice and it's extremely reasonably priced. Friendly staff and great selection for all. I would highly recommend it to anyone Families couples friends etc.

Thank MrsEFitz
Reviewed 27 September 2017

Fabulous meal,attentive but not intrusive service,so glad we found it when staying nearby on holiday. Can certainly recommend it if your in or near Kells, quality,imaginative cooking at a very competitive price.

Thank clareb2bwild
Reviewed 26 September 2017

A recent trip to the Vanilla Pod allowed us t try the early bird menu in the restaurant. Immediately you can see that this menu is not like all the others!! Firstly the service...A really pleasant lady chatted to us after explaining the menu.. Really...More

Thank Derek K
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

The food in vanilla pod is fabulous we had the chicken wings , duck n rack of lamb which were delicious n the service is great , we definitely worth a visit 😁

Thank Suzann J
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Headfort Arms Headfort Place, Kells, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Meath  >  Kells
  • Phone Number: +353 46 924 0084
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