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Avoca

| Head Office, Store, Café and Garden Centre, Kilmacanogue A98 NX00, Ireland
+353 1 274 6900
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Irish, Cafe, European, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
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| Head Office, Store, Café and Garden Centre, Kilmacanogue A98 NX00, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 408 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

I had lunch in the beautiful Fern House Café a few months back and really enjoyed it. It is a gorgeous conservatory area with table service. The place was bright and busy. Had a fabulous crab salad, there was plenty of it, piled high on...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Nikki_WW_EIRE
AvocaIreland, Public Relations Manager at Avoca, responded to this reviewResponded today

Hi Nikki, thank you so much for your lovely review. We're so glad to hear you enjoyed your experience at Avoca, and we look forward to welcoming you back again soon! Kind Regards, Avoca

Reviewed 1 week ago

I was at a loose end- it was Sunday and I thought an Irish Breakfast would be a great idea with a large mug of hot tea , a fry and some brown bread and a read of a Sunday paper and so I drove...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank John R
AvocaIreland, Public Relations Manager at Avoca, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi there, Thank you very much for taking the time to leave your review. We hugely value all of our customer feedback. We are very sorry to hear you were left disappointed by your experience at Avoca Kilmacanoge. Please accept our apologies that you were...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place to make stop for lunch after visiting Wicklow. The food is tasty, prices are reasonable.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 503sergiym
AvocaIreland, Public Relations Manager at Avoca, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi there, Thank you so much for your lovely review. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your lunch at Avoca! We hope to welcome you back soon. Kind Regards, Avoca

Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile

Very nice food and shop. It is a friendly atmosphere. The gardens are fun and interesting to walk in.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank HROBBO44
AvocaIreland, Public Relations Manager at Avoca, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi there, Thank you so much for your very kind review. Your custom and feedback are hugely appreciated, and we're so happy to hear you enjoyed your visit to Avoca! Kind Regards, Avoca

Reviewed 23 November 2018

Very interesting eatery with a number of different stations (not table service), a store chock full of foods and souvenirs, and a beautiful garden out back with a nursery.More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Karen K
AvocaIreland, Public Relations Manager at Avoca, responded to this reviewResponded 27 November 2018

Hi Karen. Thank you so much for your very kind review. Your feedback and custom are hugely appreciated, and we are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit to Avoca. Just to let you know, we do actually have table service restaurant called...More

Reviewed 19 November 2018

Whenever I go to Ireland I always stop in an Avoca shop for the eye candy. I also like their lunch offerings and desserts with tea! The stores carry mostly high-end products but the displays and colors are always beautiful! There are several throughout the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank pateb59
AvocaIreland, Public Relations Manager at Avoca, responded to this reviewResponded 27 November 2018

Hi there, Thank you so much for your very kind review. We are so happy to hear that you enjoy visiting Avoca, and hope to welcome you back soon! Kind Regards, Avoca

Reviewed 15 November 2018

Overdue, but really would like to commend the staff of the Fernhouse restaurant at Avoca. So friendly, very professional, excellent timing between courses, lovely set menu for a large group, everyone was full of complements. Beautiful roomy setting which can accommodate couples and groups with...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Claire O
AvocaIreland, Public Relations Manager at Avoca, responded to this reviewResponded 19 November 2018

Hi Claire, Thank you so much for your kind review. We are so glad to hear you enjoyed your experience at Avoca, and hope you will come back for another visit very soon! Kind Regards, Avoca

Reviewed 12 November 2018

We used to like dropping into Avoca (& this goes for several branches) & it's always been on the pricey side, but now it's very seldom for us. It's so busy & can be really noisy - particularly Malahide branch. It's basically overrated & prices...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank C_and_H_11
AvocaIreland, Public Relations Manager at Avoca, responded to this reviewResponded 19 November 2018

Hi there, Thank you very much for taking the time to leave us a review. We hugely value all of our customer feedback. We are very sorry to hear that you didn't enjoy your experience at Avoca. I followed up your comments with our Food...More

Reviewed 6 November 2018

Avoca is beautiful In Every way gifts etc can be a little pricy but well worth the visit even if you never bought anything

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank esthergillanders
AvocaIreland, Public Relations Manager at Avoca, responded to this reviewResponded 15 November 2018

Hi Esther, Thank you so much for your lovely review. Your feedback and custom mean the world to us! We are so glad to hear you enjoyed your visit to Avoca, and hope to welcome you back again soon. Kind Regards, Avoca

Reviewed 28 October 2018

Have been here before but it was a while ago. Decided to try it again. The staff were very pleasant and helpful. The food was well presented and good. It’s good worth visiting. Would probably go back again 🎃More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Anne K
AvocaIreland, Public Relations Manager at Avoca, responded to this reviewResponded 15 November 2018

Hi Anne, Thank you very much for your review - your custom and feedback are very much appreciated! We are so glad to hear you enjoyed your experience with Avoca, and that you found the staff friendly and helpful. We hope to welcome you back...More

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dearan
17 September 2018|
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Response from AvocaIreland | Property representative |
Hi Dearan, thanks for getting in touch. We allow dogs on our outdoor patios where it is not necessary to pass through the building and food areas to access them. Which Avoca was it you were inquiring about? Kind regards... More
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Madikatt
19 December 2015|
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Response from John R | Reviewed this property |
Good Afternoon - Yes open on Sundays - Tables are on first come basis - always room - Vegan not sure but would think so they cover most everything. Enjoy
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
09:30 - 18:00
Monday
09:00 - 18:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 18:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 18:00
Thursday
09:00 - 18:00
Friday
09:00 - 18:00
Saturday
09:30 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | Head Office, Store, Café and Garden Centre, Kilmacanogue A98 NX00, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Wicklow  >  Kilmacanogue
  • Phone Number: +353 1 274 6900
  • E-mail
Description
Surrounded by ancient trees and rolling gardens, Avoca Kilmacanoge features a treasure trove retail store, two award-winning cafes with beautiful terraces, a food market and an Avoca nursery, bursting with seasonal blooms and plants. Open for breakfast & lunch, our self-service Sugar Tree Cafe boasts a stunning pavilion-style verandah, while our Fern House is a beautiful table service restaurant built in the style of a Victorian glass house. The Fern House Cafe offers a scrumptious breakfast & lunch menu daily, and a gorgeous dinner menu on Thursday, Friday & Saturday evenings. Our Food Market invites you to enjoy our freshly baked breads, delicious food to go and the full range of Avoca Pantry products, as well as concessions such as French-style rotisserie Poulet Bonne Femme, Mitchell and Sons Wine and Michie Sushi. There’s even a full cheese and charcuterie counter.
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