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Boats Cafe and Bakery

The Quay, Tinnahinch, Graiguenamanagh, Kilkenny, Ireland
+353 59 972 5075
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good36%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
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“lunch” (2 reviews)
“soups” (2 reviews)
“great place” (2 reviews)
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Irish, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
The Quay, Tinnahinch, Graiguenamanagh, Kilkenny, Ireland
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Reviewed 15 February 2018

This café is only open from March to October,it in a great location with beautiful views of the river Barrow and the ancient bridge,the café is always very clean and has great friendly staff,they serve great coffee and a good range of home made soups,paninis...More

Thank summer17669
Reviewed 26 October 2017

Had seen a review and decided to give it a try and was I glad. We both had their gourmet sandwich which was excellent. The chicken was perfectly cooked and served on chiabatta sitting on beef tomato and topped with goucomole . A perfectly dressed...More

1  Thank Pamel209
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

Was a delight to sit in Boats and look out onto the fast flowing river Barrow in front of us. Was fortunate to see a Heron hunting and then catching a large fish. Boats is a lovely and clean cafe on the main road. It...More

Thank Charles B
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

We had some most enjoyable coffees and cakes prior to a return walk to St.Mullins. The cakes were so good that I totally ruined the benefit gained by buying some take-home cakes post walk. Very good value and friendly staff

Thank pfgtravel
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

We went down for a walk to see what the village was like instead of going to see family in Kilkenny for the day and stop here for lunch the food was lovely and the staff was very friendly and answered all our questions would...More

Thank ruthfenly
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

Great place to stop for a croissant or meal. Everything is home made and creative, save room for the delicious desserts. You won't be disappointed by the friendly service and local flavor/advice from the staff! Would highly recommend ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

Thank Liveforvacation19
Reviewed 20 July 2017

We sat outside at the street tables and enjoyed tasty sandwiches and excellent coffee with good views of the passing tractors, which delighted our five-year-old son.

Thank PMK15
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

Lovely place great early morning stop for a coffee scone whatever is required for the tummy is available here. And the service is terrific

Thank Charles O
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

We cycled down the River Barrow one Sunday, finishing in Graiguenamanagh. Boats Cafe was a welcome sight. Freshly painted on the outside with some cute outdoor seats. The menu had some tasty treats, salads, soups... one of those menus that you want to try everything!...More

Thank Korleen
Reviewed 12 June 2017

Went for lunch and only just got a table! Menu is varied and should suit all those with a good appetite. Had a delightful melted Camembert with a selection of fruits that went very well with it. Dessert was a succulent Choc eclair. Coffee was...More

Thank Rob D
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15 July 2017|
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Response from otto1225 | Reviewed this property |
Hello, thank you for your query, unfortunately we are only open 11am to 5pm daily, we would love to welcome you for lunch or coffee.
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$23
Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Quay, Tinnahinch, Graiguenamanagh, Kilkenny, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Kilkenny  >  Kilkenny  >  Graiguenamanagh
  • Phone Number: +353 59 972 5075
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Locally run cafe and bakery, overlooking the picturesque River Barrow. Excellent walking, cycling, kayaking and boating on our doorstep. Weekly changing menu including excellent sandwiches, soups and homemade baking.
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