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Hilda's Cafe Loire

Church Lane, Ballinrobe, Ireland
+353 87 692 8080
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  • Excellent84%
  • Very good12%
  • Average1%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“pancakes” (3 reviews)
“chicken curry” (2 reviews)
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Irish, Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Church Lane, Ballinrobe, Ireland
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Reviewed 10 November 2018 via mobile

Happy to say I called back after I said I wouldn’t as the manager apologised. I only got a coffee highly priced. I forgot to mention before anytime I was their the food was to salty I got a carbonara but it wasn’t carbonara its...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank joemW1392LC
Reviewed 25 May 2018 via mobile

All I can say about this place is that they are one of the most accommodating Friendly , first , affordable Cosy but Modern in Ballinrobe. I couldn’t recommend them enough . Delighted every time I go . Also child friendly .

Date of visit: February 2018
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Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

Beautiful food and great host. Pancakes are especially good with maple syrup and crispy bacon. Well worth a visit.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Margaret K
Reviewed 20 February 2018

A very interesting Cafe as decor varied considerable from the downstairs to the upstairs area. Staff were lovely especially the owner. Quality of coffee and cakes served were most enjoyable and found the upstairs to be a very relaxing area but sadly the seating was...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank TimSA2612
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

Nice food, nice coffee, nice staff. Pop in frequently with my partner and daughter and always receive a warm welcome. Hilda always welcomes us by name and knows what we want to drink. The food there is delicious and the portions are generous. The location,...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank Coffee D
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

excellent breakfast and service, would highly recommend (especially the breakfast bap!) nice cosy cafe , extensive menu and all freshly prepared.

Date of visit: February 2017
Thank Irishscarlett551989
Reviewed 30 December 2017

I visit regularly and staff always remember my husband's and my own coffee order, down to the type of milk, the amount of shots and type of cup. We sound fussy but Hilda never minds. She is extremely helpful and provides food to suit my...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank Localpatron918
Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

I asked for chicken Curry and rice as it was advertised on the billboard very rude response. She said they are the only place open in town and said they weren’t doing specials but were advertised and soup wasn’t niceMore

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank joemW1392LC
Hilda H, Owner at Hilda's Cafe Loire, responded to this reviewResponded 30 December 2017

My deepest apologies Joe. I do recall you asking for chicken curry and rice and my response was brusk to say the least. All boards inside the cafe displayed Happy Christmas as we were operating on the menu and no specials were being provided ....More

Reviewed 24 December 2017

The coffee is great - they get to know your name. I have been back on a number of occasions for their excellent brie panini and the 3 egg omelette. Excellent - worth a visit and if you need privacy then use the upstairs tables....More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank Art S
Reviewed 20 December 2017 via mobile

I really feel welcome here! Hilda is so kind and welcoming, and goes above and beyond to help patrons, including offering umbrellas when it rains, helping people carry things to their cars or even just holding the door. Staff are friendly and remember regulars and...More

Date of visit: December 2017
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Church Lane, Ballinrobe, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Mayo  >  Ballinrobe
  • Phone Number: +353 87 692 8080
Café on two floors. Relaxed atmosphere. Friendly staff. Wide selection of homemade deserts and fresh baked scones. Hearty full Irish breakfast served from 9-11.30, lunch from 12-3 and lite bites all day until 5. Also selection of sandwiches, wraps, paninies and salads are available. A warm welcome awaits you at Hilda's @ Café Loire
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