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#7 of 11 Irish in Birr
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US$3 - US$11
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Irish, Cafe, European
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 15 November 2021

Delighted to have found this little gem when we were driving down the Main Street of Birr. Staff are top class, so willing to accommodate to your needs. Don’t know her name but a young lady with long black hair tied back, I told her...I was gluten intolerant, she made me a yummy sandwich, very fresh ingredients and it really was delicious. Very busy bakery/coffee shop. Well done to all, I will definitely call back when I’m passing.More

Date of visit: November 2021
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Reviewed 26 July 2020

Often, I have to visit Birr and consequently the Nutmeg bakery/coffee shop. I can describe my experience there as one of the best bakeries in the region, sourdough bread and french baguette are my favourites, always fresh and crusty. I am not into pâtissier stuff...but I have to say that the cinnamon rolls and cakes made from scratch, you really taste the difference. A nice place to visit.More

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed 8 November 2019

I’ve eaten here a handful of times over the last few months and have had a lovely experience every time. Seating area is small but it adds to the cosy feel of the cafe. I would highly recommend a visit here if you are in...the area. Gorgeous fresh bakes daily and a lovely menu.More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed 6 November 2019

We have eaten breakfast here twice while visiting Birr and I would highly recommend it. The dining area is small but the breakfast menu is quite extensive and everything is very tasty. Staff are very friendly and efficient and we will definitely visit here again.

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed 6 September 2019

Nice small local bakery and cafe. Friendly staff, food was good and reasonably priced, well worth a stopover when passing through Birr

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed 18 August 2019 via mobile

I had the soup with brown bread, very tasty. My family had salad, sandwiches and cakes. The food is fresh and very tasty. The cakes 😍😍😍. Would very much recommend.

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed 11 August 2019

This is a fantastic spot for a snack or a meal. Reasonable prices and great service - I love the pancakes and the sourdough sandwiches. Very busy with many regular customers- so they must be doing things rights.

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed 5 August 2019

This delightful place is slightly tucked away in Birr and well worth the visit. We got a great welcome from Joe and excellent table service from Alice. Beautifully styled with a cosy outdoor space was matched equally by good food and value for money. We...were informed by another cafe owner that we were missing out by not choosing their place to eat but having frequented Birr on numerous occasions, Nutmeg Cafe was definitely superior. Megan and her staff are the essence of hospitality and good Irish food. I'll be backMore

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed 7 July 2019 via mobile

Lovely little place on Main Street with an extensive breakfast menu. The full Irish is delicious and nicely cooked- not greasy. The scrambled eggs, smoked salmon and avacado is served on sourdough and was sooo tasty. Good coffee to wash it all down and not...expensive! What’s not to love.More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed 16 June 2019 via mobile

Lovely little cafe/coffee shop. Servers all day breakfast and a lunch menu in the afternoon. Food is simple but nice and tasty. Staff very friendly and the coffee is lovely. The cafe itself is very small but it light comfy. Ive yet to they the...cakes but the display looks great.Will frequent this little coffee shop often..More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed 24 April 2019 via mobile

Small establishment but lovely place. Small outside eating area as well as indoors. Staff are always polite and breakfast was delicious great meaty sausages and reasonable prices.

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed 7 April 2019 via mobile

An amazing and unique cafe situated in birr. Every time I go back for a visit when I am in town there is something new on the menu! Staff are very friendly. What makes me go back is the French toast!! - white chocolate and...raspberry- to die for!! They also do novelty cakes to orderMore

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed 2 January 2019

Stopped here as we were out and about on vacation. The food is prepared fresh and is excellent! Service was more than pleasant. Only objection, the bathroom is so very tiny it's not easy to get in and out of once you are up the...stairs.More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

Was back in Birr for midterm and decided to give this restaurant a second chance. Positives is that we were served quickly and food was good. I ordered a lite bite of a baked potato and beans (were out of chilli). It was definitely lite....Small potato and beans, no garnish or salad. No butter provided or offered. Definitely not worth €4.95. Daughter (7) wanted pancakes. I asked if she could just have one. Told that they couldn't reduce from 3 and that we could bring others home. I declined and said I'd pay for them but only wanted one. Pancake was lovely and daughter enjoyed but surely they could serve one at a reduced rate for children. I wonder if I had ordered two sausages would I be charged for full Irish. Ironically little one was offered more than she could eat for the same price as left me starving. Restaurant not at all child friendly and seems to have limited seating.More

Date of visit: November 2018
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Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

Visited last weekend and had to come back again because! The weather was lovely and we sat out the back which has been freshly painted and decorated with fresh flowers which makes it pleasant to sit outside. Of course as the weather was nice we...ordered smoothie and a chocolate ice cream Sunday and the Sunday was DEVINE! We shared it between two and was scrumcious! Will definitely be back again soon!!More

Date of visit: July 2018
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Veronica G
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Response from Megan C | Property representative |
Hi Veronica. We do not permit animals in the cafe we would be quite limited with space if we are full and therefore we couldn’t accommodate. Sorry. Thank you.
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  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4