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Reviewed 1 October 2020 via mobile

Have visited many times with friends and family and have always enjoyed the food. The setting is very safe now Re covid as it is large enough to distance. Lovely coffee also. They allowed us to bring our small dog out to the terrace for...breakfast too recently which was much appreciated. Will continue visiting.More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 31 August 2020 via mobile

This place was recommended to me by a colleague and did not disappoint. Really lovely cafe, with friendly and attentive service and a great selection of foods to try. We dropped in for breakfast on our way from Tipperary to Wexford and we’ll definitely be...back. Looking forward to trying some of the extended menu next time we call down.More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 23 July 2020

I had an amazing lunch there yesterday. there was a short queue but the woman in front of me said it was worth waiting for and indeed it was. I had the Moroccan Lamb which was beautiful with a very nice glass of white house...wine followed by an excellent chocolate biscuit cake and coffee. It was a beautiful (and reasonable) meal in a lovely environment. I was in their newly built garden room which was wonderfully atmospheric. Congratulations and keep up the good work!More

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed 23 July 2020

Bowes should be awarded a Michelin star. There, I said it. The Michelin guide has begun to award stars to non conventional eateries. The key element being consistently high standard food. This is what Bowes does. Simple.

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed 12 March 2020

Stopped for lunch at Bowes a few days ago.. bustling with people ordering or eating lunch..Ordered the homemade vegetable soup to start, which was excellent!! Ordered the noodle dish for main course, which ticked all the boxes, it was superb. Staff were very welcoming and...attentive.More

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed 6 March 2020 via mobile

Get my lunch from here at least once a week. Food is too quality and delicious. They will cater for all customers. Keep up the good work

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed 1 March 2020 via mobile

Delicious food, spacious & comfortable plus great service. Can’t fault Bowes and I’ve eaten there about three times. Would highly recommend & will definitely visit again!

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed 17 December 2019

Great tasting food, but very pricey for the area. Plenty of options further down the road in kilkenny or further north.

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed 24 November 2019 via mobile

Loads of choice for the dessert/pastry when we went lovely coffee too, good place for quick meal I recommend this place

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed 19 October 2019

My wife and I visited Bowe's today and had a very tasty and enjoyable lunch. Good quality food in nice surroundings, served by pleasant and professional staff. We look forward to returning again.

Date of visit: October 2019
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  • Yes, Bowe's Foodhall & Cafe offers takeaway services.

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  • Bowe's Foodhall & Cafe is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4.5
    • Atmosphere: 4.5