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The Pantry

O'Curry Street, Kilkee, Ireland
+353 65 905 6576
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (57 reviews)
“carrot cake” (24 reviews)
“cakes” (34 reviews)
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Irish, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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O'Curry Street, Kilkee, Ireland
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Reviewed yesterday

A fab day out a the Pantry under the supervision of Imelda & Maureen who showed us their cullinary skills with amazing results scrumptious brown bread and savoury scones, a unique beetroot soup and salmon quiche. The main courses of Salmon under a bed of...More

Thank 108Lizzie
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Imelda, Maureen and Mairead were amazing today showing us how to cook so many amazing dishes. The experience, the food and the overall day was fantastic. Highly recommended.

Thank mairead l
Reviewed 6 days ago

Imelda and Maureen provided a brilliant day of cooking - they demonstrated over 12 dishes that we feel we would have no issue cooking - simple, nutritious, easy to prepare meals including starters, mains and desserts. Great fun and chat. Best day ever !!! Mary...More

Thank Maire B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Enjoyed a stimulating cookery lesson today at The Pantry.Imelda and Maureen got through over 12 dishes and kept us laughing and entertained all the while. Highly recommended day out.

Thank Fionnuala N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a lovely cafe with freshly prepared food and cakes made in their own bakery. They do an amazing open crab-meat sandwich and the coffee is really good. There is always a steady stream of people in and out of the bakery too, where...More

Thank evonwise17
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Great spot for a cappuccino and cake on an afternoon. We went for the carrot cake and wasn't disappointed, try go during the midweek as it does get busy on the weekend.

Thank DPG1234
Reviewed 8 October 2018

The various Food Award Plaques we noticed as we entered were the first indication that The Pantry might be exceptional and our experience there confirmed this. Delicious offerings for all tastes, the various fresh breads all home made on the day, so many choices for...More

Thank pat p
Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

We arrived jet lagged and hungry to Kilkee and the Pantry was among the top recommendations from our B&B host. I got the cottage beef pie with a side salad which was perfect for the chilly overcast weather. The cottage pie had a nice layer...More

Thank AnaPtx
Reviewed 17 September 2018

While touring the Kilkee area, my friends and I found this little gem for lunch. It was perfect and we sat outside in the glorious Ireland sun. Service was excellent and so was the food: two of us had homemade vegetable soup which was delicious,...More

Thank Lesley1010
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

Thanks imelda and crew for the Fab scones jam and dollop of cream! Much needed coffee as we were doing charity cycle on Saturday 15th Sept. As I know you were extra busy with European life saving championships on the beach.but no hassle to you...More

Thank breffni l
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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
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
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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