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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” (49 reviews)
“carrot cake” (22 reviews)
“cakes” (29 reviews)
Opens in 14 min
All hours
Irish, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
O'Curry Street, Kilkee, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful day in the Pantry for Entertaining at Home cookery class. Just like everything the Pantry team do this was an exceptional day.

Thank Lucia366
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

Thank you for a wonderful experience!! I learned about sweating a soup and baking a soda bread and it was delicious!!

Thank Michelle M
Reviewed 25 September 2017

Turns out we caught the Pantry just the day before it closes for the winter, September 24th. We only went there because both of our other choices, Murphy Black and Naughton's, only open at 6pm to serve food, including what TripAdvisor bills as 'lunch' in...More

Thank Flashmobof5
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

This Cafe looked welcoming and homely with traditional Irish fare. Scones were some of the best we had had on our travels, but more important was the excellent espresso coffee we had here! As Aussies, it is hard to find good coffee so this was...More

Thank allison2121
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Popped in to try the infamous carrot cake and it didn't disappoint. Probably the best I've ever had!

Thank Fyrebird
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

I've been visiting the pantry for over 20 years, every year of my summer holidays. I started running up from the beach to order a sandwich. Now offering amazing main courses, tantalising salads and any other tasty homemade concoction Imelda has come up with. Last...More

Thank joanna b
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

Popped into both recently.... cafe offers a wide range of dishes or coffee and cakes... The deli is superb.... not surprised there was a queue..... Staff here are great.....wide choice of delicious goodies.... The home baked ham and prawns are a must.... I also had...More

Thank JABDublin
Reviewed 29 August 2017

It's not easy living with coeliac disease but places such as The Pantry help to make it a lot easier. Had a very nice gf fish pie & salad on my first visit & on the second visit I chose the gf cottage pie/salad. To...More

Thank A Google u
Reviewed 27 August 2017

Just stopped in for a scone and coffee, so can't really comment on the food, although the scones were quite dry. Did notice however that they offer vegetarian choices so that makes it a good place immediately.

Thank ChristineLindsay
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

I went here with my husband and 3 kids and the food was lovely. They also had a lovely selection of desserts! Only two drawbacks, one it's pretty small and super busy found kinda hard to get a seat and two very limited menu for...More

Thank Nyah77
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, 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
  • E-mail
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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