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The Hungry Monk Cafe

Abbey Steet, Cong, Ireland
+353 85 116 1143
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good18%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (107 reviews)
“scones” (45 reviews)
“salad” (45 reviews)
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Irish, Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Abbey Steet, Cong, Ireland
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Reviewed today via mobile

So Cong is a slightly strange tourist destination which seems to be very popular with Americans. It’s primary claim to fame is the film “The Quiet Man” starring John Wayne which was filmed in the area in 1950. The village is small and has a...More

Thank refsug
Reviewed 3 days ago

We stopped in for tea and cake in the afternoon not long before closing when we arrived in Cong. The staff were very friendly and helpful, giving us tips for things to see in Cong, and the tea and cake was great. The Hungry Monk...More

Thank JD L
Reviewed 6 days ago

We enjoyed some delicious tea & a phenomenal lunch at The Hungry Monk - which is just across the street from the abbey. After popping into a couple other places, we are so glad we kept going until we found The Hungry Monk. The menu...More

Thank dropalinetoemily
Reviewed 1 week ago

Seriously good coffee. The staff in this place were so friendly and welcoming. I was disappointed that we were too early for lunch - the menu looked great.

Thank Hamlaha
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I stopped in here for a light lunch on a chilly and rainy day. We both had the vegetable soup and brown bread. Both were very good along with the cup of Americano coffee.

Thank cljgerry
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just what Cong needs. Called in with my husband for tea after a long walk Loved this place and the food was lovely and staff so friendly.

Thank Breda W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Three of us went for coffee and cake. Big mugs of coffee and chocolate cake. Very yummy and moreish.

Thank suzie b
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The coffee here is the best we had while in Ireland. They accommodated my gluten allergy with a meringue, cream, and berry dish that was just delicious. They also serve lunch, but we did not have the opportunity to partake. They were also familiar with...More

Thank S1974SJlaurad
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we loved this little place. The coffee was good, the sweets fresh and delicious, the people friendly. Lots of atmosphere. I had poppy seed cake and my husband something chocolatey and both were very happy.

Thank robin c
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the Hungry Monk today for the first time and it won't be my last. From the minute we walked in the welcome and subsequent banter were top class. My mother who accompanied me told me I had to try their potato salad. I did...More

Thank Mamaoisin
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Diane E
21 September 2017|
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Response from Blueeyesdv | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, don't know.
Frank A
20 March 2015|
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Response from HungryMonk20142014 | Property representative |
Hi. Thanks for your query. You can just show up or just to be sure of a table, pop in to us just before your tour. We are a couple of doors down from the museum.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Abbey Steet, Cong, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Mayo  >  Cong
  • Phone Number: +353 85 116 1143
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