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The Pavilion Garden Centre Cafe

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€€ - €€€Healthy, Irish, Cafe
Myrtle Hill, | Ballygarvan, Cork T12YD28, Ireland
+353 21 488 8134
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“lunch” (32 reviews)
“quiche” (10 reviews)
“scones” (11 reviews)
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Healthy, Irish, Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Myrtle Hill, | Ballygarvan, Cork T12YD28, Ireland
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Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

Beautiful little café tucked into the Pavillion Garden Centre. Great food. Beautiful shop with a great selection of home decor and smaller gift items as well...good coffee too!

1  Thank Maylou70
Carol R, Sales and marketing at The Pavilion Garden Centre Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 16 February 2018

Hi Maylou70, thanks so much for your recent review. We are delighted you had a good experience on your recent visit to The Pavilion and we hope to see you soon. Carol

Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

I liked it, my partner thought it well below par. I had a goats cheese panini with side salad... Very tasty. My partner had a roast chicken with veg. He said the chicken was warm but the veg were cold & over cooked. It was...More

Thank aoifebdillon
Carol R, Marketing and sales at The Pavilion Garden Centre Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 13 February 2018

Hi Aoife Thank you for your recent review. I am sorry to hear that the vegetables were not to your liking. I will make sure to communicate this to the cafe today to ensure it doesn't happen again. I note your disappointed with the price...More

Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

As part of a big group, we had a Sunday lunch here. There was a good selection of freshly made salads, quiche, cakes etc. There appeared to be one roast option which was beef- it was excellent. The most outstanding part of our experience was...More

Thank MODireland2010
Carol R, Sales and marketing at The Pavilion Garden Centre Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 13 February 2018

Hi MODireland, Thank you for your recent review. I am delighted that you had such a great experience when you recently visited the cafe. We always appreciate customer feedback. Kind regards, Carol

Reviewed 28 December 2017

Just had two very good meals in the Pavilion recently I just love the food there and most especially the selection of salads the portion sizes are very adequate and then it is always nice to visit the shop and garden centre

Thank JOANce
Reviewed 12 December 2017

I work nearby and frequently go here for lunch. The food is what I would consider quite "gourmet." There is always a quiche (or two) of the day and they are fantastic. Then there is a variety of artisan sandwiches, soup of the day, and...More

Thank Traveler4589671
Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

If your in the area call in for lunch etc the food is brilliant, fresh, great choice, decent size portions especially the cakes and all served with a smile in a great atmosphere comfortable shabby chic cafe which is always busy - great find

Thank monkeyhan
Reviewed 13 November 2017

I do not usually do this, but I have decided to provide a 2nd review. The last time that I was here, I left an excellent review but did not think at that time that this place could get any better. Well, it has. The...More

1  Thank Daniel W
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

I'm never disappointed when I come here! Staff are so friendly and the restaurant itself is spacious and clean. The food is always so fresh and prepared so well by the wonderful chefs. They serve lovely breakfast options as well as a variety of lunch...More

Thank Niamh W
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

My first visit to the pavilion. The food was very good and the salads excellent. Very much along the lines of Avocca and suffers nothing in comparison. The staff are very friendly, the food excellent but when we were there the place was a bit...More

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

We've been visiting the Pavilion Cafe for a fews years, it never disappoints us! The food quality is fantastic and super tasty! The Pavilion Cafe sausage rolls are famous amongst our friends and family.

Thank HelenaHR
charlie O, Owner at The Pavilion Garden Centre Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2017

Dear Helena, Thank you so much for your recent review of The Pavilion Garden Centre Cafe, we all really appreciate your comments, it gives the team a great lift here :) Best wishes, Charlie

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$19
Brunch, Lunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
13:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Myrtle Hill, | Ballygarvan, Cork T12YD28, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Cork
  • Phone Number: +353 21 488 8134
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A trip to The Pavilion Garden Centre is made all the better with a visit to our Café. Enjoy our fine home-made baking, hand crafted sandwiches and wholesome soups using locally sourced ingredients, fresh from farm to fork. Our extensive lunch menu is available from 11 with coffee, tea and scones available all morning and afternoon. Relax and have a latte, and take in the surroundings of our Country Store or soak up the atmosphere of our bustling garden centre. Our freshly baked brown bread and scones are available to take home and our cakes can be made to order.
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