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The Pantry

O'Curry Street, Kilkee, Ireland
+353 65 905 6576
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (54 reviews)
“carrot cake” (23 reviews)
“cakes” (32 reviews)
Open Now
08:30 - 18:00 Hours
Irish, European, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
O'Curry Street, Kilkee, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I can safely say that I ate the nicest crab sandwich of all time in The Pantry. On a busy bank holiday weekend it was even more amazing that such quality was delivered. Every part of the meal was fresh and made on the premises....More

Thank JackTheChemist
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We visited Kilkee for a friends wedding over a long weekend, and visited the pantry every day we stayed!! The breakfast choices had lots from cooked breakfasts, pastries or a granola pot with berries - which was really refreshing with fruit and yoghurt instead of...More

Thank Samantha W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A lovely place to sit and relax with delicious food. I had salmon salad,and it was full and plenty.the owner came out to speak to us,just so friendly as was the staff. My friend had apple tart,she thoroughly enjoyed it. I would give 100%,full marks...More

3  Thank Annette C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a late lunch & the open crab sandwich was really delicious but pricey considering how little salad was served with it. There were plenty of salads left but the portion we got was miserable

3  Thank Mags M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a very good cafe with great home baking on offer. It's the strong point of the menu. The atmosphere is bright and colourful. The staff are very friendly. Coffee is nice. I've always enjoyed it when I eat here. Well worth a visit...More

1  Thank ChefDaveMc
Reviewed 4 July 2018

Everything very nice but a little pricey for whats on offer. had crab salad and really could have been a bit more substantial for the price charged. saying that it was lovely and their breads & pastries are excellent.

Thank Paul M
Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

We stopped here in a local recommendation. The 8 of us ordered a different meal at lunch. All 8 of we’re happy with our selection! The breads are homemade in house and were incredible! Bright and cheery restaurant. They made me iced tea!!!!

1  Thank griffpat
Reviewed 29 June 2018

I stopped here for weekday lunch with my family of six, on a tour of the Irish coastline. The staff could not have been more friendly, and there were plenty of vegetarian options to suit the requirements of some of my family members. And, the...More

1  Thank Neal P
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

Called on a busy weekend for lunch. Great crab meat lunch. Very well presented at a good price will call again.

Thank mocronin
Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

The Pantry used to be great but this year 2018 it has seriously gone downhill selling stale croissants, ham that is dried out and turning as well as an extremely disappointing selection of deserts and pastries.These cost saving cut backs are an awful shame for...More

4  Thank morganlimerick
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:30 - 06:00
08:30 - 18:00
08:30 - 18:00
08:30 - 18:00
08:30 - 18:00
08:30 - 19:00
08:30 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: O'Curry Street, Kilkee, Ireland (Formerly Pantry)
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Clare  >  Kilkee
  • Phone Number: +353 65 905 6576
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The Pantry Cafe, Deli and Cookery School was established in 1982 by home economics teacher Imelda Bourke, and since then has earned a reputation as one of Kilkee's best food emporia, right in the heart of town. The cafe is open from Easter to the end of September and offers breakfast from 8.30Am, as well as lunch, soups, salads and sandwiches. All the menus feature local home-made produce and cater for coeliacs. At the side leading to the beach the deli caters for all your needs with cakes to die for and fish pies , Salads and Fresh Salmon , crab and healthy food for all your parties while holidaying in Kilkee. The Pantry is a member of Loop head Tourism and endeavour to use all local products , with Bridestone awards and Lonely Planet recommendations.
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