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Room 8

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What you can expect during your visit
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Socially distanced dining tables
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
About
Room 8 is an elegant cafe serving a delicious selection of gourmet sandwiches, salads, desserts and daily specials. We serve the finest Java Republic coffee and tea. We also offer an evening menu on Thursday, Friday, Saturday's and Bank Holiday Sunday’s from 5.30pm with something to suit all taste buds. All our food is lovingly prepared by our head chef/owner Aidan Cosgrove.
PRICE RANGE
US$10 - US$37
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
CUISINES
Irish, Cafe, European, Healthy
FEATURES
Gift Cards Available, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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All reviews pancakes sea bass superfood salad thai green curry chicken wings prawns brownie pasta top class lunch or dinner small restaurant girls night amazing food looking forward to my next visit keep up the good work front of house from start to finish
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Room 8 is the best café that I have ever been in Ireland. The quality of the food ingredients are better than anywhere else J have been over the past 12 months and the dishes (in this case SuperFood Salad with added chicken and Falafel)...is unreal, as is the Chicken Bang Bang. Staff very nice too and attentive. The coffee and desert is top notch too. Cannot give enough high praise.More

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Simply the best around. Amazing food, staff and atmosphere!!!! Always my number one choice......... would highly recommend anyone in the area to try it.

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed 21 May 2022

First time here. Waitress and waiters are so attentive and lovely. We were sorted pretty fast with a seat. Waiter lovely informed us that our food came from two different kitchens so each other’s food may come out at different time which is okay. I...had the chicken burger and it was lovely! Little burnt on the bap but that’s okay! Fries were amazing! Still considering desert.More

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed 7 May 2022 via mobile

Excellent service from Geraldine and the staff during a recent family night out. The food was amazing, as it always is. Room 8 never fails to deliver. I couldnt recommend this restaurant highly enough!

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 7 May 2022 via mobile

Very busy small place but waitress still were friendly and polite. Food was good maybe little small portions. I had spicy wrap which could have been more spicy but at least it had some heat unlikely other places I have eat in Ireland. Maybe local...taste it’s not for spicy food. :-)More

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed 1 May 2022

I visited Room 8 on the 29th April with a party of five friends. What a wonderful night. The food was amazing and what flavours. We were looked after by very friendly and experienced staff. It’s a small restaurant but we’ll done to all involved...for creating a wonderful atmosphere and delicious food.More

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 1 May 2022

Had the most amazing meal with friends on Friday night in room 8. Aiden is a truly talented chef of MasterChef standard. We're very lucky to have him in Navan. Well worth a visit. You won't be disappointed. Check it out for breakfast lunch or...dinner!!!!More

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed 20 April 2022 via mobile

Strolling through Navan the night before a wedding, we were surprised by this lovely little restaurant with good humoured personnel and lovely food and wine. I can recommend the cod. It brought us in the right spirit for the day to come.

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 19 April 2022

I was in Room 8 for breakfast last week, as i was up in Navan visiting family. All week long i was looking at the menu and was so looking forward to my visit to Room 8, as i knew it was going to be...wonderful.As suspected i wasn't disappointed! I had the vegetarian omelette and it was just fantastic, who knew an omelette could be so flavorsome!!! The girl who served us was lovely and friendly. We had a small wait outside for a few minutes, and while we were eating there was a constant crowd outside waiting in the rain, a testament to the good food served here. Am already looking for another reason to visit the family so i can dine here again.More

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 15 April 2022

We went here for a meal for my husbands birthday, it was absolutely fabulous! We had terrys chocolate orange cheesecake which was out of this world! We had 3 babies with us which were catered for no problem, Staff were really friendly and very efficient!...Overall an excellent evening! Can highly recommend.More

Date of visit: April 2022
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There is paid parking spaces on the street and around the corner there’s a council car park.
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Free parking after 6pm. Not many spaces outside restaurant. Take first left after restaurant and there is more parking on the right.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Room 8

Yes, Room 8 offers takeaway services.

Yes, Room 8 is taking precautions against COVID-19. A full list is available within the "safety precautions" section of this page.

Room 8 is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5