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The Hungry Monk Cafe - CLOSED

Abbey Steet, Cong, Ireland
+353 85 116 1143
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good18%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (115 reviews)
“scones” (47 reviews)
“salad” (47 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
Irish, Cafe, European
Abbey Steet, Cong, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 562 reviews

Reviewed 4 November 2018

The owners are very friendly as well as sociable. Food is great and the location in Cong is perfect. Cong Abbey is right across the street.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank skydiver18000
Reviewed 3 November 2018

the owner made us delectable lunch at amazing prices. fresh and homemade. adorable cafe. perfect setting.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank nurseboost911
Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

This little cafe at the heart of Cong was packed today (Bank Holiday Monday @12pm) the pleasant Carlovian owner only wanted 15minutes to get the tables organised to try and accommodate all 12 of us. We sat in 2 tables of 6, we were served...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank MelBroderick
Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

Amazing food, a real variety of dishes and flavours, rather than your normal cafe menu! Service was brilliant and very friendly! Highly recommended!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank rowan1807
Reviewed 20 October 2018

We stopped here on a brief visit to Cong. The owners and staff are lovely - very friendly and pleasant - with plenty of good tips for the area if you ask. Our cake was good and you get lots of tea! Can't write home...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank heartinsanfrancisco
Reviewed 19 October 2018 via mobile

We made the pilgrimage from Galway to Cong just to see some of the locations made popular in our favorite John Wayne film. After walking the grounds of Cong Abbey alongside the Cong river, we decided to quench our thirst and sooth our grumbling stomachs...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank RCT63
Reviewed 19 October 2018

We found it by accident after wandering through the ruins across the street .We came to Cong as a day trip from Galway, not wanting to go too far on a rainy day. The restaurant is very welcoming with delicious hearty food . Specials were...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank JoAnn
Reviewed 17 October 2018 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

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank refsug
Reviewed 14 October 2018

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

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank JD L
Reviewed 11 October 2018

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

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank dropalinetoemily
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
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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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