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Halpin's Bridge Cafe

Bridge Street, Wicklow 0001, Ireland
+353 404 32677
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good16%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“cake” (10 reviews)
“sandwiches” (7 reviews)
Open Now
08:30 - 17:00All hours
Irish, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Bridge Street, Wicklow 0001, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 184 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Possibly one of the worst cafe’s I have been in. I was really looking forward to full breakfast in this inviting looking cafe. Walked in and it was cold and dark, didn’t mind too much, would just keep jacket on. Asked a woman behind the...More

Thank Kevin O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly staff and good coffee and hot chocolate. Good selection of cakes all delicious. Good place for kids also staff are welcoming and there is a good bit of space. Nice spot overall.

Thank whittersDublin
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We where in Wicklow after a walk in the mountains. We went in and the staff was very friendly and adviced us on the lunch and cakes. Had the sticky toffee pudding and my friend the chcolate cake..both to die for!!! Thank you!

Thank Marjolijn2
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

I recently visited Halpins with friends ordering avocado with bacon and eggs. It was late morning nearing lunch so it was a great option. And what a yummy option. Not huge as a meal but filling and just moreish. Layered on toast it does the...More

Thank Tallclassyblonde
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

Whilst visiting friends in Wicklow I dropped in to purchase 4 scones at 1.30pm to take to my friend. 2 Staff present the younger lady was friendly when I asked for 4 scones the older person said 2 fruit & 3 plain were left, I...More

Thank brendaf4mdublin
halpinscafe, Public Relations Manager at Halpin's Bridge Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2017

hi brendaf4mdublin first of all thank you for taking the time to visit our cafe and express a great disappointment that you didn't enjoy your short visit to our lovely little coffee shop. we take all our reviews very seriously and investigate and try to...More

Reviewed 2 October 2017

Myself and a friend of mine called in Monday afternoon for a cake and coffee and wow! The chocolate cake was divine, perfectly heated and beautifully served. We were greeted by friendly staff who were more then happy to run though all the cakes they...More

Thank Linda M
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

We found Halpin's after a disappointing search for something veggie friendly that wasn't just chips. The special was butternut squash pie which was utterly delicious! There was a good choice of lunch time fare for us non meat eaters. The owner was really helpful and...More

Thank hollythedog
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Looks can definitely be misleading! We decided to stop off here for a very late lunch and what an absolute delight! The staff (shout out for Patrick!) were extremely friendly and the food was outstanding! We had a mixture of meat, vegetarian and vegan diners...More

Thank Dharrop74
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

What a fabulous selection of great food. People were queuing out the door, seems such an incredibly popular place.

Thank Ian P
Reviewed 25 July 2017

My niece and I stopped here on a whim because we felt like having some cake and tea. The café didn't look like anything special, but we went in because we felt like it. We ordered their triple--layered chocolate cake and two teas. Were we...More

Thank mileagepluspilgrim
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$14
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 - 16:00
08:30 - 17:00
08:30 - 17:00
08:30 - 17:00
08:30 - 17:00
08:30 - 17:00
09:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bridge Street, Wicklow 0001, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Wicklow  >  Wicklow
  • Phone Number: +353 404 32677
  • E-mail
Halpin's offers great food & a great atmosphere which has been recognised by the Bridgestone guide who have included us for the 5 years we have been open. We are the only Restaurant in Wicklow Town in the guide. Also in The Georgina Campbell Irish food guide and the winner of the Wicklow Chamber 'Best eating establishment' award 2010. We have been awarded a certificate of excellence by tripadvisor, the world's biggest review site for 3 years running, 2012 & 2013 and 2014 and are consistantly in the top 3 recommended on tripadvisor.Ie for the whole of County Wicklow. This certificate is only awarded to 10% of eating establishments in the whole World !!!!
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