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Kilkenny Cafe and Shop

Hegarty Square, Shanagarry, Ireland
+353 21 464 5838
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“lunch” (40 reviews)
“cakes” (11 reviews)
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Irish, Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Hegarty Square, Shanagarry, Ireland
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a haven for treats and gifts. I hadn't expected to come across it, it's quite remote, but a wonderful oasis for coffee and pastries, plus a little treat for yourself.

Thank grainnedxxxxx
Reviewed 1 week ago

On seeing this store, my initial impression was that it was a tourist trap. But when I entered I was totally blown away by the the products and souvenirs offered. It was so different from stores such as "Carrolls Gifts". Many of the items were...More

Thank Steve Y
Reviewed 16 July 2018

We visited the Kilkenny Design Shop, Shanagarry and decided to have a bite to eat in their cafe. A couple of us had the soup of the day which was carrot and peppers. There was more flavour off the accompanying water, it was bland and...More

Thank 13Josephine
Reviewed 1 June 2018

We were scouting out the location of the Ballymaloe Cooking School (where we were due the following day) and stopped at this interesting place for lunch. The front end of the shop is a mix of mini-shops offering a range of crafts, glassware, clothing and...More

Thank skipmays
Reviewed 7 May 2018

Nice out of the way shop and cafe. Food is good and reasonably priced. Staff is friendly and the shop has plenty of items to look over.

Thank John C
Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

Called in here after collecting my daughter from Cork airport. Very friendly and prompt service. Creative and different menu which worked well for us. Good value for money . Will certainly call again. Thanks

Thank Ian M
Reviewed 1 April 2018

Maybe we visited on a poor day , thier food on our visit did not live up to their other establishments , like KK food in Dublin and Kilkenny city , this one below par.

Thank R G
Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

We popped in unplanned for lunch, good small kids play area(toys need some cleaning & fixing attention!) But the lunch was so good I wish could have fitted the entire menu in! Popped back another day and lemon& poppy seed scones were just out of...More

Thank Mary M
Reviewed 7 January 2018

We stopped in on our way to Ballycotton. We didn't know it was a marketplace of artisans. The upper floor is where the handmade goods are sold and downstairs are where the artist work! What a nice surprise to see and meet the artisans! We...More

Thank Melissa M
Reviewed 1 December 2017

Myself and a friend had a recent mid week break in Youghal and we visited the Kilkenny Cafe & Shop. The shopping was great, very nice Christmas gifts.We had lunch in the Cafe, the menu was beautiful and we had a lovely lunch overlooking the...More

Thank Catherine O
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$14
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, View
Open Hours
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hegarty Square, Shanagarry, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Shanagarry
  • Phone Number: +353 21 464 5838
The Shanagarry Design Centre in East Cork is owned and operated by the Kilkenny Group. The centre has a Kilkenny Store, The Kilkenny Cafe and four local artists studios. With breathtaking views of Ballycotton village and Light house our terrace room is the perfect relaxing place to enjoy one of our freshly prepared and cooked dish from our menu.
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