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Heron Gallery Cafe

Russnacaheragh Road | Bantry, Ahakista P75 TW89, Ireland
+353 27 67278
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  • Excellent85%
  • Very good10%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“chorizo soup” (5 reviews)
“falafel” (6 reviews)
“cakes” (8 reviews)
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Cafe, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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Russnacaheragh Road | Bantry, Ahakista P75 TW89, Ireland
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Reviewed 16 November 2017

We were looking forward to eating in this establishment as we heard such good things about it, but why close at the end of August, we were in West Cork first week in September, the weather was glorious and every cafe and restaurant was busy,...More

Thank seasonedtraveller80
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

Went here with my sister and little 3 year old niece for lunch.We had the homemade chunky vegetable soup which was served with homemade bread. It was absolutely delicious. My little niece had the homemade pizza and we giggled when she said it was the...More

Thank Catherine C
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

The Heron Cafe is an amazing little cafe off the beaten track on a narrow country road off the sheeps head drive. The setting is just fabulous! The cafe is full of beautiful art work and creations. I ordered the bean and chorizo soup served...More

Thank Lorraine H
Reviewed 22 August 2017

We called in at lunchtime, had great bowl of soup, lentil & chorizo and fish cakes with garden flower salad. All very tasty. Interesting gallery & cottage garden attached

Thank tjmCork_Ireland
Reviewed 11 August 2017

Set in a quirky garden with interesting sculptures and paths with stunning views. Vietnamese pigs an unexpected sight. Good fresh food well prepared and presented. Interesting shop with painting and other art works. Well worth a visit for lunch if you are in thr area.

Thank Michael W
Annabel L, Owner at Heron Gallery Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2017

Thanks for taking the time to leave us a review- we really appreciate it. See you again next year. Annabel

Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

Yes worth a visit. Interesting and an array of handcrafts designed by artist. Great food. Beetroot and chocolate cake to die for.

Thank suziewest01
Reviewed 18 July 2017

When we arrived at the restaurant we proceeded to sit down at one of the tables inside, thankfully one of the staff mentioned the tables outside which we didn't know about. We had a lovely lunch outside and the weather was beautiful. We then went...More

Thank LEH1970
Reviewed 16 July 2017

During our travels through Ireland we spent a few days in Bantry and were lucky enough to stumble across this great cafe/gallery on one wet day. We had the most fantastic bowl of soup and great conversation with Annabel. We enjoyed it so much we...More

Thank Sally F
Annabel L, Owner at Heron Gallery Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2017

Thanks so much for taking the time to review us- we really appreciate it. Hope to see you aginn one day. Annabel

Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

This is a hidden jewel! Great cafe in picturesque surroundings, with a relaxing garden and lovely art gallery. Ate out on the terrace and enjoyed a very tasty meal with fresh healthy ingredients. Well worth a visit.

Thank Angela P
Reviewed 10 July 2017

The food may be fantastic, the location as well, we just never manage to eat here. We were in the area last year in September, this year in March - closed. Our mistake, we should have read the website. We came back again in July,...More

Thank palaisprinzessin
Annabel L, Owner at Heron Gallery Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

Oh- what a pity you didn't say at the time that you had made a special effort to get here and we would have tried to accomodate you, rather than put it on tripadviser. We close for meals at 4.30, but happy to have customers...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:30 - 17:30
10:30 - 17:30
10:30 - 17:30
10:30 - 17:30
10:30 - 17:30
10:30 - 17:30
10:30 - 17:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Russnacaheragh Road | Bantry, Ahakista P75 TW89, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Ahakista
  • Phone Number: +353 27 67278
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