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“Nice Place”
Review of The Pantry

The Pantry
Ranked #1 of 3 Dessert in Portlaoise
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$5 - US$10
Cuisines: Delicatessen, Cafe
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Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch
Description: A taste of real home cooking and premium coffee (3fe) is on offer at The Pantry where every single menu item is prepared in our own kitchen by a small team of enthusiastic foodies. In addition to a wide range of fresh salads, customers enjoy savoury tartlets, frittatas, quiches, roulades, ciabattas, wraps, paninis, open sandwiches as well as hot lunch daily specials. Tasty gluten free preference catered for. Wellknown for outstanding home-baked pastries and cakes, this is a fulltime owner operated neighborhood eaterie where a warm welcome and friendly, efficient customer service is guaranteed. Did I mention that we also serve REALLY great coffee :)
Reviewed 11 August 2014

Great cakes, lovely soup, nice bread, good coffee, warm welcome, reasonable prices, comfortable environment.

Thank Isabelle M
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Ladonna M, Owner at The Pantry, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2014

Hi Isabelle M

We appreciate your nice feedback and thank you sincerely for taking the time to review The Pantry. Many thanks.

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Reviewed 9 August 2014 via mobile

Had lunch here on way home from Kerry very friendly staff, coffee and food were delicious will be back

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Thank matilda23
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Ladonna M, Owner at The Pantry, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2014

Dear Matilda,
We're delighted with your kind feedback - thank you. It was nice that you chose to have a bite of lunch with us and we hope to see you again soon,

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Reviewed 1 August 2014

I have had lunch here on numerous occasions and while I find that the service and atmosphere is always top class, the quality of the food can vary. The last day I was here I had the goats cheese tartlet with salad, as I have had a few times before, and it was nowhere near as good as usual. The cheese and even the carmalised onion was very dry and the pastry didn't taste fresh.
On the up side The Pantry is always busy, and the decor is beautiful so the atmosphere is great and it's a lovely place to go for a coffee.

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Thank ClaireLaois
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Ladonna M, Owner at The Pantry, responded to this reviewResponded 5 August 2014

Dear Claire,

We would like to thank you for your repeated custom and valuable feedback. I can assure you with every sincerity that our team strives to provide excellence for our customers every single day that we flick over the 'OPEN' sign on our door. So it is genuinely disappointing to learn of a lost opportunity to address in a timely manner any possible failure in such endeavours. Come back again soon and talk to Mark or myself about your dining experience at the Pantry. As owner operators who work alongside a very conscientious and capable team, we are very keen to ensure every customer visit is in keeping with the high standards we set ourselves.

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Reviewed 26 July 2014

Lovely for a coffee and a snack. Some nice treats on show. Could have more choice of breads for sandwiches. Staff very friendly and reasonably priced

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Thank randmmahon
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Ladonna M, Owner at The Pantry, responded to this reviewResponded 5 August 2014

Dear Maro86

Thanks for your coffee compliment & glad you liked the cakes on display. Our bread selection includes homemade wholemeal (2 varieties), sliced brown and white aswell as offering wraps, paninis and ciabatta choices. Gluten free bread is also always available. Would you be kind enough to email me to yum@thepantry.ie with your thoughts on what other breads you feel we might offer in addition. Your time and feedback is appreciated.

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Reviewed 21 July 2014

Had tea here twice. Offered large pots for two. Milk In jug on the table. Plenty of staff clearing tables, even carrying trays for customers,delicious desserts,

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Thank stan l
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Ladonna M, Owner at The Pantry, responded to this reviewResponded 5 August 2014

Dear Stan I,

Thanks for dropping into the Pantry. Glad you enjoyed your cuppa and hope to see you again soon.

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