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The Ugly Duckling Deli

) #2 of 11 Restaurants in Roscrea ££ - £££ Irish, Cafe, European
2 Main Street, Roscrea 1, Ireland
+353 505 21012
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“lunch” (16 reviews)
“sandwiches” (6 reviews)
“ciabatta” (2 reviews)
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Irish, Cafe, European, Delicatessen, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
2 Main Street, Roscrea 1, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The ugly duckling has always been good but I gave a four star review before because they were always so slow to serve. But I've been again recently and it's much better. The food is still excellent and with some great new menu items as...More

Thank tomnelligan
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Great staff, great prices and selection of food , comfortable seating, would recommend to everyone Parking outside is very cheap as well.

1  Thank Daolin W
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

Great quality food. Great quality coffee. Quickly served and right I the heart of the town. Try the Rustic chiabata.

1  Thank Damien M
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

We dropped into Roscrea on our way back to Dublin and we fell upon the Ugly Duckling, cafe and deli. It was a great surprise, excellent food, great staff and very good service. We selected had wraps and a scones from an extensive menu, they...More

1  Thank Tony J
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Good service, excellent food and relaxing atmosphere. I have been there several times. Great value for money.

1  Thank Shepherd M
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Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Excellent, good value food and very friendly staff, could"t fault it. We often get nice touches like top ups of tea and cream with the scones.

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

Always a happy friendly atmosphere with just as pleasant food. A place with no pretentious just good honest fresh food. Love it.

Thank Colin L
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Had lunch nice freshly prepared sandwich Cajun chicken, good selection of breads. Coffee a bit weak and milk piping for my latte and cappuccino. Nice decor and busy.

1  Thank Wuziwoo
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Really hope the owner / manager reads this and takes on board some constructive criticism. There is a dearth of options when it comes to cafes in Roscrea, and based on food alone, the Ugly Duckling has possibly the highest potential. Unfortunately this place has...More

2  Thank _ant_king_sa
Alan W, Owner at The Ugly Duckling Deli, responded to this reviewResponded 20 October 2016

Dear reviewer First of all thank you for talking the time to review our lovely family run restaurant. Whilst I agree that some of the issues you have raised are genuine and need attention I feel that you have over egged the situation with your...More

Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Lovely food. James from Lemington spa the chef. Scallops beautiful. No bother to bring your own wine as restaurant not licensed.

1  Thank Ann H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$21
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Main Street, Roscrea 1, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Tipperary  >  Roscrea
  • Phone Number: +353 505 21012
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