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The Blackberry Cafe

Market Streeet | Koln, Thomastown, Kilkenny, Ireland
+353 86 775 5303
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“lunch” (30 reviews)
“sandwich” (16 reviews)
“scones” (12 reviews)
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Cafe, Irish, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
Market Streeet | Koln, Thomastown, Kilkenny, Ireland
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Despite what tripadvisor says and indeed their own website this restaurant does not stay open until 5.30. Having arrived at 4.35 we were told we could only have tea/coffee and cake. There was no effort made to accommodate us whatsoever, can’t imagine a sandwich would...More

Thank LEH1970
Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

Called in while passing through Thomastown. Tiny cafe, quite cramped at table. Had panini with organic mushroom soup followed by chocolate cake and coffee. Just delicious. Service with a smile also! Saw a lady come in with two small children. They were immediately given colours...More

Thank Eimear99
Reviewed 22 March 2018

Greeted with a smile, great coffee and the freshest of buns and cakes which we had not intended to have but it was too tempting to pass up. Food all looked very fresh and while it is a small café, the atmosphere is wonderful. The...More

Thank deedeecrush
Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

We were delighted with this find. Cute café that clearly focuses on good quality produce and coffee served with a smile. Our kids were well looked after too. The coffee was so good, we got a takeaway too. Scones and homemade cakes so tasty. All...More

Thank Brian H
Reviewed 30 December 2017

Stopped in Thomastown for a quick bite to eat on our way to Stoneyford and Lawcus Farms Guesthouse, we were famished, and Stoneyford only has one take-away kabab restaurant. Wondered through town for a few minutes, and stumbled upon the Blackberry Cafe. Wife and I...More

Thank Steven D
Reviewed 20 December 2017

We were heading to back after visiting the Rock of Cashel and were dyig for a place to settle down to bite. Having surfed the net, the Blackberry Cafe was recommended by a number of reviewers. I have to thank the reviewers out there for...More

Thank omega123
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Ordered a macchiato and got a bad cappuccino!! Then explained them what a macchiato was and got a coffee with a little foam. Won't go there again as the taste of the coffee was not to my liking at all

Thank mar4751
Reviewed 19 October 2017

Beautiful food here all home Baking & freshly prepared before your eyes- Lovely vibe & buzz here & very nice staff

Thank MsCork2017
Reviewed 9 October 2017

there are a number of breakfast spots in Thomastown, but we decided on this one because of Yelp reviews...well we were not disappointed. Wonderful breakfast, coffee and treats...excellent you won't go away hungry...

Thank eichs
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

Delighted we dropped in here. Tasty and fresh breakfast sandwiches, and really friendly and accommodating staff.

Thank conoreoinnolan
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 16:30
09:30 - 17:30
09:30 - 17:30
09:30 - 17:30
09:30 - 17:30
09:30 - 17:30
10:00 - 17:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Market Streeet | Koln, Thomastown, Kilkenny, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Kilkenny  >  Kilkenny  >  Thomastown
  • Phone Number: +353 86 775 5303
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Day time cafe serving home made and locally sourced food, excellent coffee from an artisan roaster, organic salads grown in the area
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