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Louis Mulcahy Pottery Cafe

Clothar Ballyferriter | Dingle, Ballyferriter, Ireland
+353 87 224 1181
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good39%
  • Average1%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“scones” (12 reviews)
“panini” (6 reviews)
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Irish, Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Clothar Ballyferriter | Dingle, Ballyferriter, Ireland
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

We ate a picnic lunch outside here. The pottery selection is great as are the colours to choose from. We bought 2 mugs to take home. It was a bit expensive.

Thank Laurelaa
Reviewed 24 September 2017

After driving along and stopping at various places along the Dingle Peninsula, the morning's rain and cool winds from the sea had left us slightly chilled. The bright flowers and large sculptures in front of the Louis Pottery shop beckoned us to stop and go...More

Thank Lara B
Reviewed 20 September 2017

Great place to get warm and have a great cup of coffee. On the day we visited it had rained, was windy and just spots of sun but we enjoyed every minute of the adventure. The menu looked good for lunch and the cakes were...More

Thank poppeye02
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

This was a spur of the moment stop on our drive around the peninsula, and were we glad we did. Not only did we get to see all the amazing pottery and do some shopping, but we also arrived just as the cafe was opening....More

Thank Troualy
Reviewed 18 September 2017

We were on a private tour of Dingle and one female in our group spotted this place, so we had to stop. The pottery is made by Louis Mulcahy and his trainees. Very well done pieces. Two females in our group bought pieces and had...More

Thank Diana L
Reviewed 24 August 2017

Great spot and unexpected find due to the remote location. Food is all handmade in the cafe and was delicious. Good soups, coffees and dessert. There were other choices too! I'm coeliac and the staff were very knowledgeable and helpful and I had plenty to...More

Thank Emma F
Reviewed 22 August 2017

Lovely food overlooking the Blaskets, friendly waitress service. Definitely worth stopping for coffee / food and shopping.

Thank Eilis M
Reviewed 27 July 2017

Beautiful Pottery, worth a visit but very expensive. Maybe something to remember it by. Good Coffie.More

Thank Eilish V
Emer F, Manager at Louis Mulcahy Pottery Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2017

Hi Eilish, Thanks for visiting the workshop The pottery is handmade by a local workforce and goes through aeveral processes to get to the finished pot, so it is that bit more expensive. But as you say, it's a lovely souvenir to bring home. This...More

Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

The cafe is upstairs in the Louis Mulcahy pottery shop. We had a delicious lunch , fabulous chilli crab salad and mackerel pate for my husband, generous portions . The setting is beautiful with views over Slea Head head . The experience enhanced by the...More

Thank JjE25
Reviewed 26 June 2017

Pottery with intense colours is beautiful also the food of this great Café - you will enjoy few fresh selections here.

Thank Anna N
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$5 - US$11
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Clothar Ballyferriter | Dingle, Ballyferriter, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Kerry  >  Dingle Peninsula  >  Ballyferriter
  • Phone Number: +353 87 224 1181
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At our Café we aim to serve the best of locally produced food, so why not savour a taste of West Kerry, on your stop at our workshop. Our menu includes Dingle Organic Smoked Salmon, Dingle Peninsula Cheese platters, Smoked mackerel pate with local brown bread or our own seaweed bread, homemade soup, Paninis and a selection of cakes and scones baked here in the café - all served on our handmade pottery
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