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The Old Schoolhouse

Riverside, Inistioge, Ireland
+353 56 775 8723
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible15%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (7 reviews)
“scones” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, Soups
££ - £££
Riverside, Inistioge, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 19 reviews

Reviewed 3 April 2017

I went in for a bit of lunch with my niece and ordered a baked potato with cheese and coleslaw as it was the least likely thing to have gluten in it (I'm Coeliac). We were both hungry after a walk and no breakfast so...More

Thank mayahanley
Reviewed 30 March 2017

The Old Schoolhouse provides homey charm with fresh baked scones, pastries and tarts, [pies], in an historic setting in one of the most beautiful settings in Ireland. Overlooking the River Nore, hostess Teresa serves her guests with quiet, personal service.

Thank F5311OHRichard_C
Reviewed 13 October 2016

This tearoom is usually only open from late spring to early autaum,they mainly serve very good home made food and beverages,on a sunny day its lovely to sit outside looking down to the river nore,it is in one of the most beautiful villages in Ireland.

Thank summer17669
Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

I was passing through the scenic countryside of Inistioge on my motorbike to take some photographs of the bridge and I found this place right on the riverside. Great place to have a coffee or a snack. I had a gormet sandwich with black pudding...More

Thank Brett D
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

This is not a place to go if you want tl have an acfual meal. Food is not bad but it is sparse. They need to cop on that we have moved on from the starving sixties. Stinginess doesnt cut it nowadays. Wouĺdnt go back....More

Thank Geraldine H
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Me and my friend both ordered the prawn and avacado salad. We requested no dressings or sauce as we were on our new paleo diet so the lovely waitress asked if we would like extra salad to which we both enthusiastically accepted!! We then received...More

Thank Deborah R
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Stopped in for tea and a scone. Cute shop, lovely view and delicious fruit scones!! Would definitely pop in again next time I'm driving by 😁

Thank Lisa H
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Inistioge is a great place, with friendly and nice people. In this bar we had a fantastic crumble and a delicious scone all home made, fresh and tasty!

Thank giulia_on_the_road
Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

Having been here a long time ago, we decided to revisit, on a beautiful day, to see if things were still as good. Whilst the waitresses were lovely and the setting was amazing the food was disappointing. We all had a baked potato and they...More

1  Thank Isma H
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

Stopped in this beautiful village on way to Hook Head while on motorbike. We parked by the river outside The Old Schoolhouse restaurant for lunch. Lovely comfortable surroundings with friendly staff,we both went for the vegetable soup with homemade brown bread and the chicken chutney...More

Thank Brendan M
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Riverside, Inistioge, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Kilkenny  >  Inistioge
  • Phone Number: +353 56 775 8723
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The Old Schoolhouse is an excellent place to eat and relax in one of the most scenic locations you will find in the South East of Ireland.
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