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The Fern House Cafe

€€ - €€€Irish, Cafe, European
Kilmacanogue, Bray, Ireland
+353 1 274 6990
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good22%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (4 reviews)
“fritters” (5 reviews)
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CUISINES
Irish, Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Food
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Value
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LOCATION
Kilmacanogue, Bray, Ireland
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Reviewed today via mobile

This is a lovely place situated just 3km from the seaside town of Bray I went with my friends and we had a lovely dinner with wine service was exceptional and the staff were great it is also a great place for lunch as they...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank AineN34
Reviewed yesterday

i visited The Fern House recently on my own as my Dad now deceased loved it very much so I decided to drop in for breakfast. It was a Saturday and I arrived at 9.30. When I arrived I was asked did I have a...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank scarke
AvocaIreland, Public Relations Manager at The Fern House Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded today

Hi there, Thank you very much for your review. We are very sorry to hear you were left disappointed after your visit to the Fern House. Please accept our sincere apologies for your experience. We do hope we will be able to welcome you back...More

Reviewed 5 December 2018 via mobile

Guys, the food was beyond beautiful but the service and ambiance tops all. We loved our mushroom starters and beef cheek was stand out dish, followed by wood pigeon and the then the qual. All I can say was that a minor mishap was handled...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 495fredac
AvocaIreland, Public Relations Manager at The Fern House Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi there, Thank you so much for your lovely review - your custom and feedback mean the world to us, and we're so glad you enjoyed your visit to the Fern House! We hope to welcome you back again soon. Kind Regards, Avoca

Reviewed 17 November 2018 via mobile

We hosted a Birthday Celebration Dinner for 20 people. The venue food and ambiance was superb. The service could not be faulted & the staff could not have done more to make it a memorable evening. I would highly recommend it for any special occasion.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Donalking
AvocaIreland, Public Relations Manager at The Fern House Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 27 November 2018

Hi there, Thank you so much for your lovely review. Your feedback and custom are hugely important to us, and we re so glad to hear you enjoyed your experience at Avoca. We hope you will come back again soon! Kind Regards, Avoca

Reviewed 23 October 2018

I hosted a family lunch for 8 in the Fern House Cafe and was very pleased with the meal, ambiance and the service. I hadn’t been there for many years and hadn’t considered the venue until a friend suggested it. I’m glad she did. The...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Men001
AvocaIreland, Public Relations Manager at The Fern House Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 19 November 2018

Hi there, Thank you so much for your very kind review. We hugely appreciated your custom and feedback, and are absolutely delighted to hear you enjoyed your evening with us at the Fern House. Please be assured your comments will be communicated to the team...More

Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

We had a family birthday meal in this great location. New to the menu was the gnocchi with wild mushroom and black pudding crush. It was stunning. The cumin creamed soup is really good as well. Two of us went for cod, 2 for burgers...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank PaulTripA2014
AvocaIreland, Public Relations Manager at The Fern House Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 22 October 2018

Hi Paul, Thank you so much for your lovely review. Your custom and feedback mean a great deal to us, and we're very happy that you enjoyed your experience at Avoca. We look forward to welcoming you back soon! Kind Regards, Avoca

Reviewed 16 October 2018

This is very popular and Booking is essential. We visited as a large family for lunch last week and were not disappointed. A nice menu of salads, and soups which were well prepared and presented. Only one minus point - I am not keen on...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank daddytommy
AvocaIreland, Public Relations Manager at The Fern House Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2018

Hi there, Thank you so much for your review. Your custom and feedback are hugely important to us! We are very glad to hear you enjoy coming to Avoca, and that you enjoy the food. Regarding the wooden boards you mention, these are put through...More

Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

Great spot for a brunch/lunch & nice evening meals too! I mostly visit for lunch with my girl friends. Latest trip was very pleasant we weren’t particularly hungry (mistake as food always delicious) so we decided to share a main from the vegetarian options &...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Rebecca H
AvocaIreland, Public Relations Manager at The Fern House Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2018

Hi Rebecca, Thank you so much for your kind review. We're so glad you enjoyed your meal with us, and hope you'll come back again soon! kind Regards, Avoca

Reviewed 3 September 2018

We decided to celebrate a wonderful summer by having a family"first day of Autumn" brunch in The Fern House, Avoca Handweavers, Kilmacanogue, Co.Wicklow. There were ten of us, eight adults and two children (4 and 7-year-olds). Between us all I think we fairly covered all...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank roundwoodfoodie
AvocaIreland, Public Relations Manager at The Fern House Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2018

Hi there, Thank you so much for your lovely review. Your feedback and custom are hugely appreciated by us here at Avoca, and we're so glad you enjoyed your visit to the Fern House! We hope to see again soon. Kind Regards, Avoca

Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

We had a beautiful lunch for two in verybpleasant surroundings with pleasany and efficent service. We shared a duck liver parfait with a gorgrous relish with extra toast proffered without asking for it. Persian lamb tagine was as nice as it can get with baba...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 341cathalp
AvocaIreland, Public Relations Manager at The Fern House Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2018

Hi Cathal, thank you so much for your kind review. Your feedback is hugely appreciated, and we are so happy to hear you enjoyed your visit to the Fern House. Kind Regards, Avoca

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14sharleenn
13 December 2018|
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Response from AvocaIreland | Property representative |
Hi there, Thanks for your question! Yes, you can view a menu and check all opening hours throughout the week if you go to the Avoca website, and select Kilmacanoge from the stores list. Let me know if you need any more... More
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llbyrne2017
6 November 2018|
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Response from AvocaIreland | Property representative |
Hi there, Thanks for getting in touch! I'm happy to let you know breakfast in the fern house is served from 9.30am until 11.30am. If you'd more info around opening hours, you can find all the details on our website under... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
09:30 - 16:30
Monday
09:30 - 16:30
Tuesday
09:30 - 16:30
Wednesday
09:30 - 16:30
Thursday
09:00 - 21:30
Friday
09:00 - 21:30
Saturday
09:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kilmacanogue, Bray, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Wicklow  >  Bray
  • Phone Number: +353 1 274 6990
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