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The Old Schoolhouse

Riverside, Inistioge, Ireland
+353 56 775 8723
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good17%
  • Average7%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible25%
13 Aug 2018
“Sun and cake”
27 Jul 2018
“. Disappointed!”
Restaurant Hours
Irish, Cafe, Soups
€€ - €€€
Riverside, Inistioge, Ireland
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Reviewed 13 August 2018

Called here on a sunny Sunday afternoon. We sat outside and enjoyed the view of the park, bridge and river. The coffee was good and the coffee cake lovely if rather expensive. We would visit again if in the area.

Thank Heather M
Reviewed 27 July 2018

I, along with two other people visited The Old Schoolhouse Cafe on the 24th July 2018.We were very disappointed with the lunch we got. One of our party ordered a chicken dish and requested very little dressing. It came smothered in mayonnaise dressing and very...More

Thank Patricia C
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

I'm all about customer service .... I went in not looking for lunch but for bottles of water . There were two teenage girls who greeted me with a friendly hello but the old lady has no manner whatsoever. She never rose her head when...More

Thank Joanie351
Reviewed 14 June 2018

We arrived in the village about 3pm 2 of us, so decided a nice toasted sabo and a cup of tea would be nice,so we went in the girl was wrapping knifes and forks in paper napkins she looked at us and continued to do...More

1  Thank alicelee2018
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

We stopped here for lunch having worked up an appetite after a long walk. Four out of five of us ordered the "gourmet" sandwich. Big mistake!! All four sandwiches were smothered in butter and Mayo!! Unedible! The soup was cold! Service wasn't good either. Never...More

Thank 1234sher1234
Reviewed 6 August 2017

This little gem on the river is a true hidden treasure. The building is quaint and fascinating and the view of the river and it's bridge is breath taking. The staff serving us were very special and went out of their way to accommodate us....More

Thank sdlhgt
Reviewed 30 July 2017

This café is beside the river and close to an old (maybe Roman) stone bridge. It's in a good position and our waitress was really, really nice and very attentive. Unfortunately the very short menu is incredibly boring and the food was too. It's hard...More

Thank Brian T
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

Passing through beautiful inistioge decided to stop by river and have a walk and get coffee. My daughter asked to use toilet in the old schoolhouse and was refused twice very unacceptable when we were going to get something there after walk. Needless to say...More

2  Thank mol555
Reviewed 3 April 2017

I went in for a bit of lunch with my niece and ordered a baked potato with cheese and coleslaw as it was the least likely thing to have gluten in it (I'm Coeliac). We were both hungry after a walk and no breakfast so...More

1  Thank mayahanley
Reviewed 30 March 2017

The Old Schoolhouse provides homey charm with fresh baked scones, pastries and tarts, [pies], in an historic setting in one of the most beautiful settings in Ireland. Overlooking the River Nore, hostess Teresa serves her guests with quiet, personal service.

Thank F5311OHRichard_C
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  • Value
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Riverside, Inistioge, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Kilkenny  >  Inistioge
  • Phone Number: +353 56 775 8723
The Old Schoolhouse is an excellent place to eat and relax in one of the most scenic locations you will find in the South East of Ireland.
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