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Mocha's Vintage Tea Room & Restaurant

4 The Arches, Kilkenny, Ireland
+353 56 777 0565
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good14%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (85 reviews)
“scones” (32 reviews)
“cake” (19 reviews)
Open Now
08:30 - 17:30 Hours
Irish, European, Cafe, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
4 The Arches, Kilkenny, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 317 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Had the special today. Oh my god. Yum yum yum. Hake and risotto so so nice highly recommend. Staff friendly and nice.

Thank Jamescarlow
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just paid a visit to these tea rooms and was very impressed. Delicious food with very generous portions. Friendly service and really lovely ambiance and the bathroom was spotless. Even if it is a little off the beaten track it’s well worth sticking into your...More

Thank anne d
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful setting for afternoon tea. The decor was cute and very appropriate. Gorgeous crockery for the tea. Delicious sandwiches, especially the egg salad on crostini bread. The scones were freshly baked and still warm! The dessert section was also refreshing compared to most afternoon teas....More

1  Thank Fiona O
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was eating out for lunch today with family and when deciding where to go, Mocha's Vintage Tea Room was top of the list. We would often pay a visit here for breakfast or lunch and are never disappointed in either the food or the...More

Thank Paula C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The gentle classical music and style of decor create a most relaxing atmosphere in this gem of a restaurant. We were greeted on arrival by a smiling member of staff who directed my friend and I to a table. The service was prompt, attentive and...More

Thank Mary M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had heard about this place getting good reviews so myself and a Tour Agent decided to check it out. Lovely Decor but it stops there. Disgracefull Service as Waitress didnt care when i informed her my Tea was Cold. The Gentleman behind counter acted...More

1  Thank tourguideireland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lacking a lot, not up to reviews. Staff sullen & unfriendly on day we visited. Food good. Not keen on decor though it was cluttered.

Thank Jane M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Atmosphere: soft classical music, beautiful paintings, old mirrors and bustles of flowers. Almond soya cappuccino was delicious. Fresh cute Rosemary chips were tasty! The vegan salsa were a bit dry but tasty. The staff were attentive and friendly. Looks like the perfect place for good...More

Thank Heather R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Myself and my girlfriend stopped by here while we were visiting Kilkenny and everything was spot on, the atmosphere is relaxing and the food is extremely good. We were very well looked after by the staff, they were friendly and professional. A blonde waitress served...More

1  Thank OliverJohn1
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I’ve been here many times on business lunches and the food and service are excellent. Food is always very fresh, tasty salads, nice desserts and lovely chocolates.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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Questions & Answers
Brónagh K
10 August 2017|
Response from Jamescarlow | Reviewed this property |
They only serve wine or prosecco
Kate F
26 June 2017|
AnswerShow all 7 answers
Response from Jamescarlow | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is. They are very accommodating
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:30 - 17:30
08:30 - 17:30
08:30 - 17:30
08:30 - 17:30
08:30 - 17:30
08:30 - 17:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 The Arches, Kilkenny, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Kilkenny  >  Kilkenny
  • Phone Number: +353 56 777 0565
  • E-mail
Mocha's Vintage Tea Room Restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea and sweet treats all in delightful surroundings. All food is freshly prepared daily on our premises. We serve salads, soups, hot meals, sandwiches, light snacks and more. Choose from an array of loose leaf teas or our fairtrade coffee. We also have a selection of gluten free items on our menu, as well as dairy free options. Please advise your server of any special dietary requirements.
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