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Ballinahown Tea Rooms

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Ballinahown, Athlone, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

Both desserts were generous portions and very tasty. It was also refreshing to get a mug of coffee instead of a cup.

Thank Michael F
Athlone, Ireland
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

absolutely wild how cozy this place is !!! imagine the very top right hand window was my school desk for 2 years. congrats to all involved ....will definitely be recommending this BEAUTIFUL PLACE

Thank tdaly531
Melbourne, Australia
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8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

I vistied here twice in the space of a week and was not disappointed. The food was delicious and the service was excellent. There is a great atmosphere, it was busy when we visited but we were still were able to have a private conversation. Would highly recommend the Tea Rooms and look forward to visiting again.

Thank Sarah R
Stafford, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

Found this little gem quite by chance... what a lovely little tea shop, quaint and a real find. I had a delicious wrap, hubby had a panini, we both said best we'd ever tasted. Would definitely recommend and if in Southern Ireland again will pay a visit.

Thank VicBev
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Just had a surprise "Afternoon Tea Party" as part of my wife's 40th birthday celebrations. Emma & Willie pulled out all the stops to ensure it was a memorable family occassion. Their attention to detail and quality of service was outstanding. Our party included 15 adults and 5 kids, with 2 of the kids with special needs. Emma & Willie... More 

Thank JTrevP
Athlone, Ireland
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29 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

Stop for tea and a slice of cake, but don't forget the craft room downstairs! they've a nice collection of hand made items for sale and if you are looking for bog wood, this is the place to be. After you're done shopping, walk to the end of the street (towards the playground) and walk through the wood sculpture forest.... More 

Thank Jolie R
Limerick, Ireland
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

Myself and my dad stopped off here and had tea, which was lovely now I have to say, anyone looking for a crafty yet pretty, classy tea experience, here is where to go! It is just outside Athlone but I would say (or I hope) it does well usually. Lovely service and down to earth, fresh food :)

Thank BlueEyedBerry
County Offaly, Ireland
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

oh where will i start from staff to food to cleaniness 1000 per cent rateing a true irish little treasure trove ample parking a place you will want to come back to time and time again so so beautiful

Thank Deirdre F
Wexford, Ireland
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54 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016

I've twice had lunch here and could not possibly recommend it too highly. The food is not only delicious, but mostly organic and homemade on the premises. And all served by the wonderfully friendly staff, including the female owner: her husband is the chef. I'm not a cake eater, but even I was tempted by their cakes!!

Thank MotherBird77
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51 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

Went for lunch and I had a wonderful salmon quiche with lovely tasty salads . Nice varied menu. Great place to sit and relax. Also liked the wi-Fi sign.

Thank hobbitDublin

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Irish, Cafe, Soups, British, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Takeout
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ballinahown, Athlone, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Westmeath  >  Athlone
  • Phone Number: 0868620666

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?