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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” (57 reviews)
“carrot cake” (23 reviews)
“cakes” (33 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 4 days 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 1 week ago

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 4 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited for coffee and scones with a charity cycle in aid of Peter McVerry Trust around Loop Head. Imelda and her team very efficiently looked after us all and supported our efforts. Beautiful scones and much needed coffee. For good food and fantastic service a...More

Thank Janice M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

had lunch here today main course was bacon dessert was layered chocolate cake to die for the restaurant inspector needs to visit

Thank TimB787
Reviewed 8 September 2018

Once a year I visit Ireland and The Pantry has become my place of pilgrimage - for scones. The most delicious and crumbly variety imaginable. The staff are warm and welcoming and nothing is too much trouble

Thank Rachel H
Reviewed 21 August 2018

While passing through Kilkee our party of six and one infant popped in for a light lunch on Monday lunchtime. The restaurant was very very busy. However the staff were most helpful, accommodating and friendly. I think it was Emily who dealt with us. The...More

Thank jerard10
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

Super cafe with a range of fresh home made food, with generous portion sizes. Good range of desserts. Very enjoyable.

Thank Martin M
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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, Child-friendly, Kids
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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