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The Pavilion Garden Centre Cafe

€€ - €€€Healthy, Irish, Cafe
Myrtle Hill, | Ballygarvan, Cork T12YD28, Ireland
+353 21 488 8134
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good23%
  • Average3%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (33 reviews)
“quiche” (10 reviews)
“scones” (11 reviews)
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Healthy, Irish, Cafe, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
Myrtle Hill, | Ballygarvan, Cork T12YD28, Ireland
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Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

As the title states, food was excellent but the lady taking the order was very very rude which soured the experience overall. Otherwise recommended.More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Carol R, Marketing at The Pavilion Garden Centre Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2018

Hi, thank you for your review. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed the food in the cafe. However, we are disappointed to hear that you didn't have a good experience at the counter. We always strive to deliver the best customer service possible....More

Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

Love going here for lunch, food is always fresh and delicious. Guaranteed a good meal at a reasonable price. Staff are very friendly and helpful 😀

Thank Shinners11
Carol R, Marketing at The Pavilion Garden Centre Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2018

Hi Shinners11, Thank you so much for your review. We are delighted you have a good experience each time you visit us at The Pavilion. I will pass this onto the cafe staff. Hope to see you with us again very soon. Thank you, Carol

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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$18
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
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
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
  • E-mail
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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