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Garden Restaurant & Cafe

€€ - €€€Irish, Cafe, European
Griffins Garden Centre | Dripsey, Cork T23 Y265, Ireland
+353 21 733 4286
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Overview
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good21%
  • Average1%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“scones” (15 reviews)
“apple pie” (5 reviews)
“quiche” (5 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 17:30 Hours
CUISINES
Irish, Cafe, European, Deli, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
Griffins Garden Centre | Dripsey, Cork T23 Y265, Ireland
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Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

A short , lovely drive from Cork you will come on the village of Dripsey. Just outside the village is possibly the best garden centre in Ireland. From the moment you park you will be enthralled with the sights and aroma which abound in abundance....More

Thank Robert H
Reviewed 15 August 2018

Visited here on a sunny Saturday afternoon in July whilst looking for those end of season bedding plants to fill gaps within the beds. The centre was alive with activity and were overcome by the wonderful smells coming from the kitchen. Lunch was decided upon...More

Thank waughzer2016
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Despite being in the garden centre itself, the menu selection is surprisingly large, the food very tasty and the staff welcoming and friendly. It’s not hard to see why this is such a popular lunchtime spot. Great food, great choice, reasonable value and friendly, attentive...More

Thank CorkCastle
Reviewed 24 July 2018

Griffins Garden centre is fantastic. A wonderful array of flowers and shrubs. Margaret the owner is very accomadating as is her staff. A wonderful afternoon or morning to be spent. Margaret and workers including Ballincollig Tidy Town Volunteers have done a beautiful job on Ballincollig...More

Thank postmaureen2013
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

We went to Griffens for Afternoon Tea recently and found it absolutely amazing. There was 7 of us and we were celebrating my Mother's birthday. The staff were so lovely and ensured we always had plenty of everything (and we definitely did!). The sandwiches and...More

Thank Kate C
Reviewed 10 July 2018

I came here with my mother for afternoon tea. It was lovely. We were given a specially reserved table and the most amazing sandwiches, cakes, tea and coffee. We really enjoyed it and would definitely come back again. The lady who looked after us was...More

Thank rockchick2010
Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

I had breakfast here on Father’s Day and it was amazing the staff were great and we even had a laugh with one of them. I have been here before but this place never seems to bore us. We will definitely be returning.

Thank Alan B
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

Last Saturday ( June 9th, 2018) I had a coffee at the cafe . Five minutes after I left I rang to advise that I had left my hat behind . The receptions said that the cafe was too busy to take my call ,...More

Thank Joseph H
Reviewed 29 April 2018

I've been here a few times, and always found the food wholesome and delicious, particularly desserts! Coffee is good, food is better and the setting, at the edge of the Dripsey River, is absolutely lovely. The garden centre is also worth a mention, with a...More

Thank FoxWynne
Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

Today, two friends and I went to Griffins for Afternoon Tea. It was absolitely devine. From the fabulous service from Mary, to the delicious sandwiches, scones and sweet treats, we could not have had a more enjoyable, relaxing and welcoming experience. We were brought multiple...More

Thank Jakki M
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Restaurant Details

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    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$14
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, View, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 17:30
Monday
09:00 - 17:30
Tuesday
09:00 - 17:30
Wednesday
09:00 - 17:30
Thursday
09:00 - 17:30
Friday
09:00 - 17:30
Saturday
09:00 - 17:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Griffins Garden Centre | Dripsey, Cork T23 Y265, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Cork
  • Phone Number: +353 21 733 4286
  • E-mail
Description
Nestled in the heart of the Lee Valley, is Corks only 5 Star Garden Centre. Here you will find our Garden Restaurant and cafe which offers a relaxed and casual experience, perfectly combining the traditional with the contemporary. A countryside haven for all food lovers with it's sunny aspect and warm, friendly service. The Spinning Wheel Restaurant is the perfect place to enjoy a hearty, gourmet meal or a quiet afternoon tea. Winner of Best Scone In Ireland 2015
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