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Reviewed 6 days ago

Hard to believe the coffee maker in The Happy Pear is still not wearing a mask! He has it around his neck again, he’s been asked to abide with the law... Face coverings are mandatory in retail outlets, banks, credit unions and post offices, in...taxis, in bus and rail stations, on public transport and for workers in customer facing roles in cafés, bars and restaurants. Wear your mask or quit your job! Stop potential super spreadersMore

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed 15 February 2021

I've thought about writing this review for weeks, it's still on my mind because its vital that all people serving in shops MUST WEAR A MASK! There are large signs in the HP shop (the take away food part) that everybody must wear a mask...- well why is the man making the coffee NOT WEARING A MASK? It really upset me, and I felt particularly sorry for the poor girl (who was wearing a mask, and correctly covering her mouth and nose) who had to work right beside him for hours. I (and my colleague) decided not to get coffee (i.e. covid with the coffee).More

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed 1 October 2020 via mobile

We visited the Happy Pear on the recommendation of a friend. It did not disappoint. We had coffee, wholemeal scones and salted caramel cakes. They were just amazing. Better than the non vegan counterparts. There is also a shop beside the cafe where there is...a wide range of produce. I bought breakfast cereal, sun dried tomato pesto and nut butter. Tit was so good to have so many vegan treats on offer. I would fully recommend this cafe and shop.More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 22 August 2020

I have been to this cafe numerous times and each time the food was so tasty. Lots of variety and they now have a bakery with amazing sourdough bread and cinnamon rolls! 😍 worth a visit!! The happy pear themselves are lovely too and super...enthusiastic.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed 21 August 2020

We went to the Happy Pear after doing the Bray to Greystones walk. Food was lovely. My husband got a beer that was 2 months out of date. There was no one sanitising the tables after people left. TOTALLY NOT ACCEPTABLE DURING THESE TIMES. And...to top it off the toilets were closed. Not impressed as we had come all the way from Co. Meath. Would have expected more from very well-known owners.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed 12 August 2020 via mobile

Enjoyed my Reuben sandwich but the portion was disgraceful. It had already been prepared so I didn't actually see how small it was until I opened the misleadingly large cardboard box it was served in when I got a table outside. Could've eaten a second...one. Overpriced at 7.50. Good thing I'd got a cookie too which was delicious and helped fill me up. The gap between the water level and top of my cup of black tea (had made it clear I didnt want milk in it) was pitiful. Like, it's only water - add some more! Customers clean up after themselves but staff could should really be wiping down tables and spraying them.with disinfectant. There was a discarded face mask beside my table which was gross to look at while eating. There was a bit of confusion with the one way system and the wearing of face masks inside - I wasn't wearing mine initially as I didn't realise that there was no indoor seating and therefore thought it wasn't necessary. Saw lots of people trying to enter from the dining room. They good improve the signage.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed 4 August 2020

Long queues outside and inside with no social distancing going on, people not respecting the 2m markings on the floor and no staff around to monitor this. Unbelievable, the hand sanitiser on the way in was empty! Tables outside were cleared by diners but not...cleaned by anyone, no cleaning going on while the owners sat idly by, unconcerned. Finally, no soap in the bathroom. The food was underwhelming and overpriced but that's just a personal opinion, the lack of hygiene was quite shocking. For men who market themselves as health gurus the owners need to address their health and safety standards in this restaurant.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed 20 July 2020 via mobile

Excellent! Excellent customer service! The restaurant is amazing! Every time I come here I truly enjoy! The food is spectacular! And this day, the staff made the difference! Henrique was so nice to us, he was very kind and helpful with the menu and gave...suggestions about our food! It was amazing!More

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed 6 June 2020 via mobile

I was really looking forward to going to this establishment but I was sorely disappointed. The shop & restaurant were both in need of really good clean. I cannot understand how health & safety have allowed it to remain open in such a dirty state....I was with a large group of friends or otherwise I would have turned on my heels & left immediately. The vegetarian lasagne bore no resemblance to any lasagne I've ever eaten . It was dry, stodgy & overpriced. We had to eat outside in what was a weed filled after thought that was more designed to pack in unsuspecting diners than an enjoyable alfresco experience. For the hour & thirty minutes we were there tables were cleared but never wiped. The owners were seated only a few tables away & seeming completely unconcerned by the squalid conditions. I'm happy to never return to this health hazard The fish restaurant a couple of doors down looked much more appealingMore

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed 27 May 2020 via mobile

Fully of let’s pretend vegetarians and over priced foods. Build a brand and charge double for everything!

Date of visit: February 2020
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sirenesong
27 June 2018|
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Response from Ioana C | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it is 5 minutes walking :)
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23 September 2016|
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You cannot book but be prepared to queue at the counter to pay for your food with it going cold & then walk around trying to find a table. It's a nightmare
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