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Tea and Garden Rooms

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Coast Road, Ballyvaughan, Ireland
+353 65 707 7157
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We were passing through Ballyvaughan and stopped at these tea rooms for tea, coffee and cake. The building and gardens are stunning and the interior is very bright and inviting. Staff were pleasant and helpful. However we were shocked at how expensive the bill was; a tea, coffee and two slices of cake amounted to €17.10. A slice of cake... More 

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Thank seandublin1
Co. Kildare
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Right on the sea by the pier. Its hard to imagine a more extensive or better quality selection of freah cakes, tarts and coffee

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Ennis, Ireland
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23 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've eaten here on a number of occasions, most recently in May 2017 for lunch. The prices aren't cheap, but you are paying for good fresh food which is all home-made. Highlight of the place is the cake and desserts (which are displayed on a wooden table when you enter the restaurant). I quite like the old-fashioned charm of the... More 

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Thank Pennywell
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful place with lovely gardens. We ordered a coffee, a tea and a piece of fruit cake. The resulting offering was seriously poor, coffee (disgusting) in a paper cup, tea in a paper cup and a dry old piece of cake on a paper plate covered with cling film. Cost €11.50 we would not return.

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Thank vickieian
Dublin, Ireland
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have visited these Tea Rooms about 5 times over the last 15 years. I was there on Saturday the 7th May and received great service. The young man was very pleasant and I got my scone and tea without any lengthy wait. I decided to return with my husband the following day Sunday for a late lunch. The Tea... More 

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Hong Kong
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34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely lunch. Fresh home made soup, bread and cakes. Sat in the conservatory and it was warm, comfortable and relaxed. Definitely recommend.

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Thank Suey267
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful old cottage and gardens. Lovely conservatory to the rear. Great select of cakes on the kitchen table. Delicious savoury and sweet food. A class in itself.

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Thank ASTROJ28
Dublin
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27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a gorgeous lunch here last Friday with my Mam, have been here few times before but not for a couple of years.. The apple and cinnamon cake was to DIE for and the cook/chef/kitchen person very helpfully gave me the recipe! Lovely spot, always visit when in the area

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Thank JackyGDublin
Dublin, Ireland
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3 reviews
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Gorgeous set up....especially like the conservatory area at the back..it looks into their gardens which are delightful. We've been here many times and the setting and food is always good. It can get very busy. Its always fun to come out afterwards and take a little stroll along the seafront there...the kids always enjoy the pier. If youre lucky the... More 

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Thank rosyposytwin
Littleton, Colorado
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62 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

First of all, the desserts look spectacular! I got a cup of coffee and waited in the garden for a table. This place is busy! It was a bank holiday, however. Everything looked wonderful on the menu. I ordered the curried chicken with grapes, almonds and red onion on brown bread. I added a cup of tomato chick pea soup.... More 

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Restaurant Details

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Cuisine
Irish, Cafe, European, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Romantic, View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Coast 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?