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Ballinahown Tea Rooms

Ballinahown, Athlone, Ireland
+353 86 862 0666
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good23%
  • Average0%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible0%
17 Aug 2018
“Gorgeous Cafe. ”
25 Jul 2018
“Fantastic gem”
Restaurant Hours
Irish, Cafe, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Ballinahown, Athlone, Ireland
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Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

Had a really delicious lunch here with friends. All three of us had Sourdough sandwiches, they were great. Bread is superb. Atmosphere is very nice in cafe and it is styled very well. Plenty of parking across the road, village is very nice. Worth a...More

Thank L G
Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

We had a delicious lunch in this tea rooms . The flavours were fantastic ,the produce so fresh. The staff friendly and attentive. This cafe is really worth a visit. The village also deserves a walk around fantastic flowers. Sculpture trail., a little bit of...More

Thank Jill G
Reviewed 3 April 2017

We came across this Tea Room during a monsoon at the end of January -howling wind and driving rain. We were very grateful to enter the cheery warmth and a life saving pot of tea was rushed to our table immediately. We had soup followed...More

Thank Lionel F
Reviewed 21 March 2017

We nearly drove past this little treasure thinking it looked like nothing happens in Ballinahown and what could this cafe possibly have to offer us only tea and a scone?? Well....... this is a lovely unique styled cafe, cosy, clean & warm. Staff were attentive...More

Thank Grousedoc
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 737MichaelF737
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
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....More

Thank Sarah W
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...More

Thank VicBev
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...More

Thank JTrevP
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...More

Thank Jolie R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Highchairs Available, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ballinahown, Athlone, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Westmeath  >  Athlone
  • Phone Number: +353 86 862 0666
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