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Heron Gallery Cafe

Russnacaheragh Road | Bantry, Ahakista P75 TW89, Ireland
+353 27 67278
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  • Excellent86%
  • Very good9%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“orange cake” (4 reviews)
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Cafe, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Russnacaheragh Road | Bantry, Ahakista P75 TW89, Ireland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This gallery is full of attractive, imaginative work and includes an intimate cafe with great food. Do also visit the varied, playful garden. The staff are friendly, relaxed and helpful. PS Staff at Annabel Langrish's Gallery in Kenmare are also amazingly helpful.

Thank Keith D
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

Visit to the area with friends over from the UK - first visit in a while and another great experience. Orange Cake was superb and along with a restoring pot of tea was just what we needed. Artwork on the walls was a winner with...More

Thank ExpatKL88
Reviewed 14 August 2018

Lovely place. Extraordinarly nice service. Try the chocolate beetroot cake, Take a walk in the beautiful garden where you will meet two extremely sympathetic Kune Kune Pigs.

Thank Tino L
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Come here every time I'm in west cork. Food is excellent, service always with a smile and the most beautiful setting.

Thank Alison D
Reviewed 2 August 2018

A great place to have a coffee and enjoy the beautiful gardens and views from the top of the hill. Peaceful surroundings and great shady place to eat and drink

Thank John P
Reviewed 23 July 2018

We drove over 50 miles to have lunch here and it was certainly worth it. Another delicious lunch followed by a tour of the extraordinary garden (which always provides new inspirational ideas) and a few purchases in the gallery afterwards. This has to be one...More

Thank terri k
Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

Visited the wonderful Heron Gallery today managed by the excellent Eilish Hodnett - this place is a real gem - fish chowder was the best I have had anywhere in the world - spicy bean soup ditto ! Coffee tasted like coffee! The staff were...More

1  Thank Rory H
Reviewed 30 May 2018

We visit the Heron Cafe and Gallery every year when we are in a neighbouring village to Ahakista for the August Bank Holiday. It's probably the food highlight of the long weekend for me! The menu is small but has enough variety to suit all...More

Thank Méabh O
Reviewed 10 May 2018

We enjoyed a lovely cup of tea in the cafe and a walk through the beautiful gardens on a sunny afternoon! Service was fantastic and the owner, Annabel, was very helpful when it came to purchasing some of her artwork and made us some prints...More

Thank Nicole D
Reviewed 3 May 2018

We live quite nearby this little place and can thoroughly recommend it for spring/summer lunching. A fairly limited menu but you can guarantee you will get the best quality ingredients, from local supply. Eat in or outside, have a look around the owner's craft shop...More

Thank foodrulesok
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Average prices
US$5 - US$14
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, View, Kids
Open Hours
10:30 - 17:30
10:30 - 17:30
10:30 - 17:30
10:30 - 17:30
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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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