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The Rivers End

The Square, Crosshaven, Ireland
+353 21 483 3682
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (5 reviews)
“pancakes” (10 reviews)
“salad” (9 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Irish, Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
££ - £££
The Square, Crosshaven, Ireland
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11 - 20 of 107 reviews

Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

Went in to this cosy restaurant cafe. A good sign was that it was busy outside and inside. It's overlooking the river estuary with a pretty view. The decor was boaty and although we didn't have cakes they looked inviting Onto the breakfast, we had...More

Thank Annie G
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Really enjoy going here for breakfast. There's a nice atmosphere and the place has a holiday vibe. The food is good, and there's something on the menu to suit everyone. If you want something sweet have the pancakes! The only thing I would say is...More

Thank Roisin B
Reviewed 6 April 2017

Three weary yachtsmen arrived for breakfast after a very rough trip from Southampton in a small yacht and rough seas. The welcome was warm, smiles from all the staff, and the breakfast fresh, filling and tasty. I particularly recommend the breakfast bagel which was fantastic,...More

Thank MarkMYorkshire
Reviewed 21 February 2017

We are here three times in two days. We also ate in three other places in the same period. This cafe was better than most places I have eaten in any city in Ireland. It was full any time we came but tables were turned...More

1  Thank Pavel B
Reviewed 20 February 2017

I have been here several times. The cakes are wonderful. The indoor seating area is quite cosy. Outdoor seating is also available - some brollies might be nice. The café is nearly always full, which makes it hard to get a seat. The food is...More

Thank CrosserFan
Reviewed 15 February 2017

What a gorgeous setting right on the edge of the Rivers End. Be it breakfast, lunch or just a takeaway coffee this place is a must if you're visiting Crosshaven

Thank sheilaswheels12
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Excellent value ,terrific staff and great location. Like everything else the coffee is first rate. It is one of the meeting places for locals and strangers alike.

Thank rastarambo
Reviewed 14 November 2016

On a recent trip to Crosshaven with some friends we asked a local where in the town would he recommend a good restaurant. Without hesitation he said the Rivers End Cafe in the Square. We decided to go there and we were not disappointed. Located...More

2  Thank Donal C
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

We always go here for Sunday breakfast when we're visiting friends and family in Cork. The food is amazing and the service is great and so friendly. The full Irish breakfast, the eggs benedict and the pancakes are a must try fir anyone visiting the...More

Thank ShellyB1978
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Gluten free cake that melted in my mouth, and excellent coffee to go with it. Excellent service and friendly staff. Good food selection. Small but comfortable. And great outdoor seat's, well worth a visit,guarantee you will go back.

Thank Paul C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Square, Crosshaven, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Crosshaven
  • Phone Number: +353 21 483 3682
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