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Cafe Rua

Cafe Rua New Antrim Street, Castlebar, Ireland
+353 94 902 3376
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good21%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“lunch” (68 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 17:30All hours
Irish, Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
££ - £££
Cafe Rua New Antrim Street, Castlebar, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great menu selection and food was delicious, fresh and portions just right. However as with many cafes and restaurants today tables are crammed in and you are sitting so close to the next table, no comfort. It was also extremely noisy in there so much...More

Thank Elizabeth B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I visited this establishment a couple of weeks ago with friends. We ordered various overpriced mains and were all of the same opinion. The food was plain and very bland. Who serves boiled potatoes with salads? Other options were not authentic, a crostini is not...More

Thank Evie B
Reviewed 19 July 2017

I eat here on an almost daily basis. The food is fab - love the goats cheese salad and the chicken salad, also the fish cakes. All the deserts are delicious also.

Thank Anne N
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

I often pop in to rua. Food so tasty and individually cooked.always so well presented and very tasteful.it a pity the premises are not larger as u queue on stairs for a table....an indication of how excellent it is.

Thank Irene L
Reviewed 29 June 2017

If your looking for a greasy fry and a mug of strong tea you might be disappointed! Had an absolutely fantastic late lunch here today. Was tempted by every dish on menu.(written on blackboard so we presume is changed daily).Daughter had chicken dish which she...More

Thank The_Gilpins
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

Clean, modern, yet quaint upstairs café… Very fresh ingredients and lots of choices. Good service, excellent flavors. Great mushroom soup and daily specials. Sandwiches, salad and hot entrées. Downstairs shop also had a wide selection of gourmet take away items. Excellent sauces and sides. Quite...More

Thank iPhoneFan
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

Had lunch this afternoon in Rua Spencer street as usual it was fantastic I had the Mezze plate with a glass of lemonade and my daughter had the goats cheese salad both very tasty I have a picture below of the mezze plate I changed...More

Thank MaryPmcdonnell
Reviewed 24 May 2017

I live in castlebar and Rua is fab deli and restaurant... We are so lucky to have on our doorstep.. If you on holidays is a lovely place for breakfast ..

Thank deirdre230
Reviewed 23 May 2017

we were travelling to Westport and made a stop for a light lunch in Castlebar.We always ask the locals for recommendations Who better? anyway cafe rua seemed to be very highly rated so ,although I know that opinions on food are subjective thought it might...More

Thank BelfastCavewoman
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Great lunch - even better than my last trip. Definitely worth a trip for freshly cooked/prepared sandwiches, meals and cakes. Good coffee too.

Thank Sheila K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$24
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
09:00 - 17:30
09:00 - 17:30
09:00 - 17:30
09:00 - 17:30
09:00 - 17:30
09:00 - 17:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cafe Rua New Antrim Street, Castlebar, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Mayo  >  Castlebar
  • Phone Number: +353 94 902 3376
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