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The Nook

Church Street, Athenry, Ireland
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  • Excellent90%
  • Very good8%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“crepes” (48 reviews)
“great coffee” (10 reviews)
“quirky decor” (3 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 am - 6:00 pm Hours
Irish, Cafe, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Church Street, Athenry, Ireland
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Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

I popped into The Nook last week with my 9 year old son and we both fell in love with the place. The lady who served us, I think her name was Julie was warm and welcoming. I had a crepe and coffee which was...More

1  Thank LilacGerber
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

Great use of space , enough choices on the menu to satisfy most people, teas coffees and smoothies to drink. Worth visiting if in the area - a better option than faceless coffee chains like Starbucks.

Thank MLixnaw
Reviewed 30 July 2018

Tiny place with a big heart. Excellent crepes with a good choice of sweet and savoury. Very good value.

Thank 101annf
Reviewed 30 May 2018

Had a gorgeous lunchtime treat here. Julie, the owner, was very welcoming and 'The Love Stack' pancakes I had were delicious! I've posted a picture so you can see what they look like. Very quirky decor with lots of local products dotted around the cafe...More

Thank Lorna S
Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

Friendly staff and great service.the atmosphere was perfect for a nice afternoon coffee. Will visit again soon.

Thank Michael C
Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

I had such a lovely time in this little gem in Athenry, so welcoming, yummy food. Great menu and delicious coffee. Can’t wait to visit next time we are in Athenry. Thank you!!

Thank Jennyvinegar1
Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

From the service to the food, everything is ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ !! Will 100% be back next time I visit this beautiful town!

Thank aaronarneldo
Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

I cannot even begin to explain how much I LOVED this cafe. I’m from out of town, stumbled upon the fields of Athenry, and was offered warmth and delicious treats at the Nook. Richard was trying out a new crepe recipe and offered me a...More

Thank emmaewalsh
Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

A place less friendly than any I can remember visiting previously in any part of the world. From the surly attitude of the person I presume to have been the proprietor to the snotty and frankly appallingly rude behaviour of two women who came in...More

Thank Neil F
Reviewed 7 March 2018 via mobile

This place is a gem. Julie was very friendly and her coffee & crepes are really nice. The place has lots of locals who drop in so you know it’s good.

1  Thank Mordenboy
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Church Street, Athenry, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Athenry
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