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Mullichain Cafe

The Quay St Mullins | Co Carlow, St Mullins R95 XY93, Ireland
+353 87 258 4663
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“scones” (13 reviews)
“soup” (14 reviews)
“apple tart” (7 reviews)
Irish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
££ - £££
The Quay St Mullins | Co Carlow, St Mullins R95 XY93, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Regularly visited the Mullichain when I lived in Kilkenny. Kids absolutely loved going there (as did we). Taking canoes out out on the river and finishing up with a bite at the cafe. It was also a favourite on a sunday morning to relax and...More

Thank BoatBuddyKilkenny
mullichain, Owner at Mullichain Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

A Big thank you to Boat Buddy for a great review please let us know next time you are in St Mullins Best Wishes Martin Emer Mark

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A place to enjoy the world to by. We did a short walk, 1 hour of 6.5km listed in their leaflet. It highlighted items to see alongside the river and canal, a walk through the woods, two old religious sites, a Motte and Bailey castle...More

Thank heleneshaw
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A little piece of heaven . I stayed there in one of their self catering cottages. Well equipped, home from home . The food , the service and setting was perfect . Excellent hosts . A place to go to recharge the batteries or to...More

Thank MurtaghCaroline
mullichain, Owner at Mullichain Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Caroline Many thanks for your review and the 5 stars your a Star Marti Emer and Mark

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A magnificent setting..An idyllic location by the bank of the River Barrow.The Cafe is tucked away and is in the shadow of the historic site of St Mullins in Kilkenny.A perfect place to have afternoon tea.Prices are heavy.27 70 EUR for two teas a glass...More

Thank claire g
mullichain, Owner at Mullichain Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Claire Many thanks for your review please find a list of our charges for table service at the Mullicháin Café as you have outlined 2x Pots of tea €5.00 A glass of wine €5.50 ice cream €2.00 O'Hara's IPA Red Ale €6.00 Home made...More

Reviewed 10 June 2018

Lovely coffee, scones, cakes and staff at this lovely cafe on the Quay. Great place for lunch too. It is a perfect place to relax with lots of outdoor tables and walks by the river.

Thank Mirtha
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

We really enjoyed our weekend here. Staff wen out of their way to feed and look after us all. Well done to all and thanks.

Thank Carol N
Reviewed 8 June 2018 via mobile

Always great service. Food is of great quality. Family friendly. Can get very busy but that's the nature of the area. Outside setting is fantastic

Thank Francis K
mullichain, Owner at Mullichain Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 9 June 2018

Many thanks for your review Francis from all the gang down at the Mullicháin Café Best wishes Martin Emer Mark

Reviewed 5 June 2018

An absolute delight. A great welcome from the owners and great service from friendly professional staff. Delicious rhubarb tart and coffee proved the perfect end to an absolutely lovely day of cycling along the Barrow towpath. A true gem in a unique riverside setting -...More

Thank HelenTravelBug
Reviewed 17 May 2018

We found this some years ago but forgot where it was! This year whilst travelling around the area, thankfully we rediscovered it, on the banks of a very pretty stretch of the river. We were served by a very nice (Welsh) lady who produced a...More

Thank Wildy01
Reviewed 3 May 2018

Great cafe with very friendly staff who are more than happy to advise on things to do in the area after lunch/tea. A genuinely warm welcome here.

Thank Jay H
mullichain, Owner at Mullichain Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2018

Many thanks for your review Jay it warms the Heart, Martin Emer Mark

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ekaterina p
24 May 2015|
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Response from mullichain | Property representative |
Hi We do our very best to look after all our customers unfortunately it is hard to please everyone, Best Wishes from all at the Mullicháin Cafe
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, View, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Quay St Mullins | Co Carlow, St Mullins R95 XY93, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Carlow  >  St Mullins
  • Phone Number: +353 87 258 4663
  • E-mail
We run a sweet little Coffee Shop on The Banks of The River Barrow in St Mullins.There is seating both inside and out and we provide waitress service.Our Menu provides a selection of Salads Prawn and Crab,Hummis and Chicken liver Pate plus many more.Pizza,Wraps,Ciabatta with wonderful fresh fillings. Emer is our in house baker and she has a large selection home baking, Apple tarts and Chocolate Brownies to name but a few. This is a wonderful place to wile away the day walking or cycling by the river.Martin Emer and Mark would like to invite you to share our little bit of Heaven
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