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Mother Hubbards Cafe

1 Market street, Kinsale, Ireland
+353 21 477 2440
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Irish, Cafe
1 Market street, Kinsale, Ireland
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Reviewed 20 September 2017

Our so called B&B failed on the breakfast front so in need of a full Irish we found this great little cafe in the centre of town. Great service and friendly locals. Thanks !

Thank Chiliclub
Reviewed 5 August 2017

Nothing special about the food, greasy breakfast with average store bought ingredients. Service was good.

Thank wlopez09
Reviewed 6 July 2017

Stopped off here (before continuing our trip to Claregalway) for tea and scones as we always do to break up our journey before stopping off for lunch. What a surprised us most how busy this cafe was. Service and food excellent. Very reasonably priced. First...More

1  Thank gregorym974
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

My brother and I loved this place! On our first visit to the restaurant we went in for a midmorning snack and tea. The blueberry muffins were WONDERFUL! Then we went the next day for lunch. I loved the veggie burger I ordered! The following...More

1  Thank saphronie
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

I can't believe all the positive reviews this place got. Horrible. The whole place stank of burned cooking oil. We just had a blt and it had an overpowering taste of cheap margarine. You have to go outside to get to the toilet which is...More

1  Thank Tickels
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

came upon this gem wandering the streets of kinsale looking for breakfast. we were greeted warmly and served promptly and the we all agreed the breakfast was by far the best breakfast we've ever had ... with lashings of good tea to wash it all...More

Thank loup-11
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

This café is ever-reliable for breakfast- tasty, filling and great value. Excellent Americano too. The weekend isn't the same without it.

Thank Aisling C
Reviewed 13 April 2017

We came across this wee gem whilst out having a wander around Kinsale on a beautiful sunny lunchtime,as the sun was out we decided to sit out in the small square to soak up the atmosphere of this popular little harbourside town. The service was...More

Thank scaffolder1888
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Does what a cafe does, good selection of food from light bites, meals, breakfast, cakes etc. The food was very tasty and it was clean and friendly and good value for money

Thank ghotchkies
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

I loved the old mother Hubbard children's limerick. I found the cafe. It could not be more quaint and charming! Nearly every seat was taken. Try the mince pies with some coffee or tea. Lovely.

Thank DoloresJacoby
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  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$15
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Market street, Kinsale, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Kinsale
  • Phone Number: +353 21 477 2440
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A well established family run cafe dead in the centre of town. Mother Hubbards has prided itself on no-nonsense, homestyle cooking for over 15 years and has built up a fierce reputation for the best Irish breakfast in the whole of Cork. All ingredients are sourced locally and meals cooked to order in an unpretentious and cozy environment. So don't be shy and pull up a chair with the locals and enjoy simple and reasonably priced dining.
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