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Tea and Garden Rooms

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Pier Road, Ballyvaughan, Ireland
+353 65 707 7157
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here with friends on Saturday afternoon, lovely setting out the back room, the menu is small and limited but everything is done very well, I do think the only problem is that's it's slightly pricey for lunch, Good food, great service, slightly over priced but would recommend

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Morrisville, Pennsylvania
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37 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped here at the recommendation of our Bed & Breakfast Hosts and were not disappointed. The food was very good, the atmosphere charming. The back room is actually in the garden so a delightful place to sit while you enjoy your meal.

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Loved the ham and cheese sandwich with cup of soup - curried vegetable one day, creamy mushroom the next, both great for October season. And as for the cakes, what a selection! The lemon and passion fruit tart was a highlight.

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Thank roaming2015
Dublin
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Overwhelmed by the smell of freshly baked scones as we came through the front door. A log stove warmed the front room but we settled for the conservatory where we overlooked a beautiful garden, which was a foreground to amazing hillside views. Soup and open sandwiches were good but I recommend you skip straight to the coffee and walnut cake,... More 

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Clare, Ireland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

Visited here on a Sunday in August with husband, daughter, son-in-law, two grandchildren and a friend for lunch. Food nice and fresh but portions small and menu overpriced. Desserts/cakes are really delicious. The place wasn't packed on the particular day we visited but staff did seem seem a little flustered all the same - we had three different staff attending... More 

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Benbrook, Texas
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27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

We visited this tea room on a weekend after our lunch had settled and we were ready for coffee. It was highly recommended by a local we had meet the evening before. It is a treasure, the conservatory is beautiful and relaxing. It was nearly impossible to choose a dessert from the homemade and eye-pleasing selection. We lingered there in... More 

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Middletown, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

We drove R 479, the coastal road, between Doolin and Ballyvaughn in County Clare, Ireland. The sights of the Atlantic Ocean and the Burren were beautiful. Irish roads are narrow and a challenge for American drivers. Arriving in Ballyvaughan on this cool day, we were ready for our daily dose of vegetable soup, brown bread, and Irish Tea. The gardens,... More 

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

I think we caught the staff out this morning. As we arrived so did two mini buses of people, to be greeted by the only member of staff on duty. After a short delay reinforcements arrived and all were served with a choice of delicious tarts and cakes accompanied by tea or coffee. An excellent place to stop.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

Sit in the conservatory and enjoy home made cakes and scones as well as good size sandwiches - well worth a visit

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Egg Harbor City, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

stumbled upon this tea room went to the tavern down the street and had no vegetarian meals so walked down the road and found this, the back room is literally a garden with tables and flowers looking out onto a patio with chairs and plants. we had the smoked salmon and also the st tolas goat cheese with figs on... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Irish, Cafe, European, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Cheap Eats, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pier Road, Ballyvaughan, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Clare  >  The Burren  >  Ballyvaughan
  • Phone Number: +353 65 707 7157

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?