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Ballinahown Tea Rooms

Ballinahown, Athlone, Ireland
+353 86 862 0666
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Overview
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good23%
  • Average0%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible0%
17 Aug 2018
“Gorgeous Cafe. ”
25 Jul 2018
“Fantastic gem”
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CUISINES
Irish, Cafe, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
Ballinahown, Athlone, Ireland
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Reviewed 6 May 2014

We stopped by on our way to Clonmacnoise on the suggestion of a shopkeeper in Athlone and it was the perfect place for lunch. We had sandwiches, tea and scones. The staff was delightful. Don't miss the craft shop downstairs!

Date of visit: May 2014
1  Thank sues87
Reviewed 7 April 2014

Called in here two weeks ago, driving back from Clonmacnoise. Fell in love with the decor...crochet tablecloths, china bowls for sugar, mismatch tables and chairs and comfy couches. Unfortunately, it was all style and no substance. The staff were so unfriendly, which I hate saying....More

Date of visit: March 2014
2  Thank Mary T
Reviewed 7 January 2014

I stopped by here after visiting Clonmacnoise. It's a very cute little tea room with nice food. I had some lovely soup, scones and potato cakes. It was just want was needed on a blustery winters day. The staff were lovely, and after I left...More

Date of visit: January 2014
Thank KevinC208
Reviewed 15 November 2013

Was here the other day with my wife,the tea rooms themselves are nice something different but everything else was a let down. I got a bagel which was ok but for what you get well overpriced, my wife ordered a chicken wrap and asked for...More

Date of visit: November 2013
3  Thank MarH1983
Reviewed 14 October 2013 via mobile

Called in for a coffee and ended up having the soup of day also which was nearly as good as I would make at home. Coffee & dessert were also first class. This is a wonderful place just to chill out for a while. I...More

1  Thank Daniel O
Reviewed 26 September 2013

When we were on a recent trip to Ireland, we stayed in Athlone & our hosts at Shelmalier House B & B recommended calling in to the tearooms on our way to Clomacnoise. What a gem!! The atmosphere was just so nice, the service so...More

Date of visit: August 2013
1  Thank dobyn
Reviewed 23 September 2013

Had heard of these tea rooms by word of mouth so took a spin to Ballinahown this weekend. Stepping into these tearooms is akin to stepping away from the pressures of everyday life and into a haven where for a blissful hour or two all...More

Date of visit: September 2013
Thank Jennifer K
Reviewed 23 August 2013 via mobile

Take the time to stop. You will not be disappointed. A little haven of tranquility with food and service to match.

Date of visit: August 2013
Thank SleepersTipperary
Reviewed 11 August 2013

I recently visited the Ballinahown Tea Rooms (in Westmeath's tidiest village!) and found the atmosphere and service second to none. China cups added to the sense of atmosphere and the fresh scone was first class and beautifully served with butter, cream and jam. A great...More

Date of visit: July 2013
Thank Gearoid O O
Reviewed 8 August 2013

Taken here by my Irish relatives whilst touring. Relaxed ambience and comfortable seating. We all had the soup and enjoyed it especially the chowder. Then some had toasted bagels and we all finished with yummy cakes or scones. Friendly laid back staff.

Date of visit: July 2013
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Highchairs Available, Waitstaff
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly
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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