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US$5 - US$11
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Reviewed 12 October 2020

We always make a point of stopping here when in the area as we find it's such a nice place to break a journey. There's always beverages on the go & nice snacks & pastries to choose from. There was also lunch available pre Covid,...but now with restrictions & less passing trade (for now) this is not available. However, we were more than pleased to be met with the usual warm welcome, very friendly manager & member of staff & plenty of room/choice of seats as we arrived at off peak time. There's a lovely atmosphere here in this building that's so full of character. We had fabulous bakes & lovely tea/coffee & as always purchased several items from the farm shop to bring home, as the quality is always excellent. Everything was pristine as usual & Covid restrictions were fully in place. We would definitely recommend dropping into the Meeting House, as really good local places like this with great character, truly deserve our support during these particularly difficult times, so they can get into full swing again when things get back to normal, hopefully in the not too distant future!More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 9 March 2020

Stopped there today on my way home from dublin.usually go to the service station across the road but thought I'd try this place for a change.ordered the scampi and asked the waitress was it fresh or frozen.she said it was frozen so I ordered the...fish.got my fish and chips and when I tasted it I knew it was frozen.when I asked the same waitress when I was paying was the fish frozen she said yes and went on to say do I eat anything that is frozen very smugly.can they not get fresh fish in a country surrounded by water.very disappointing and I definitely wont be backMore

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed 4 March 2020

We were travelling on the N2, outside of Castleblayney, and we decided to stop and get our lunch at the 'Meeting House Cafe.' It is obviously popular, by the full car park. It's a farm shop & cafe, which is actually a converted Presbyterian Church,...complete with headstones, in the grounds. We ate upstairs. (There is seating below too). I had the chicken curry and it was delicious, with half rice/chips. The farm shop downstairs had some lovely home bakes, fresh bread, jams and refrigerated products. The staff were very friendly, both the waitressing staff & the lady in the shop.More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 25 February 2020 via mobile

Great restaurent in the countryside .The homemade desserts are a must Loved it.The staff are really friendly l will return soon

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 12 January 2020

Brown bread to die for, its easily the best I have ever eaten. Apple tarts are fab too, We grabbed coffee to takeaway but plenty of room to sit in.

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed 11 July 2019

Visited here for a coffee and couldn't resist the fabulous lemon meringue pie. A lovely quaint place to stop for a break or a treat. Excellent staff. The Farmshop has some very interesting and different produce

Date of visit: July 2019
Reviewed 20 April 2019 via mobile

A lovely little gem located along the N2 road about one third of the way between Castleblaney and Carrickmacross in the Drumlin county of Monaghan. Great for brunch, lunch and a selection of fresh food items such as meat, vegetables, bread, confectionery and artisan produce....And of course one essential ingredient which is always a key distinguishing factor and this establishment has it in spades is a friendly and helpful staff who strive to ensure that customers have an enjoyable and relaxing experience.More

Date of visit: April 2019
Reviewed 12 February 2019

we happened upon this place while traveling through Ireland on our honeymoon....we were extremely hungry and very glad we stopped. Friendly service and great food

Date of visit: April 2018
Reviewed 23 October 2018

We gave this place a try on the way to Monaghan town last Friday, and as soon as we went in the door thought that we had struck lucky (as we had). The renovation of this dignified old Presbyterian church has been tasteful and sensitive...(as someone else has already noted), and it is worth walking around. The ladies younger and older running the cafe and shop are most warm and helpful, and the Meeting House club sandwiches we ordered are not only delicious, but generous enough to keep you going for the rest of the day. Newspapers are also supplied for customers, and there are lots of nice things for sale in the shop. Our visit was a thoroughly enjoyable experience, and we will definitely be back when next in the area.More

Date of visit: October 2018
Reviewed 26 August 2018

The building is most impressive as it is a former church which has been very tastefully and respectfully restored. There's ample parking right outside and even some benches if the weather is favourable enough to dine outside. There's an excellent selection of dishes on the...menu. On this occasion we settled for coffee and some delicious home baked cake. Yum! Staff are all very helpful and friendly. Its well worth taking a look around the farm shop as we purchased the most delicious apple tart and brown bread for later. There's also an excellent selection of vegatables and potatoes. I can also recommend the cooked turkey and ham portions complete with stuffing all prepared and ready for dinner later. It's just such a pity they do not open on Sundays as it would be ideal to stop off en-route back to Dublin to stack up on delicious home prepared produce!More

Date of visit: August 2018
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Meeting House Farmshop & Cafe is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 5
  • Service: 5
  • Value: 5