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The Old Barracks Pantry & Bakery

Cross Street, Athenry Galway, Ireland
+353 91 877 406
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
3 days ago
“Great food”
1 week ago
“Old and wonderful”
Open Now
08:30 - 18:00All hours
Irish, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Cross Street, Athenry Galway, Ireland
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

After a visit to the castle & a walk around the town we came here for a late lunch. The service was very good & the food was excellant, the btead that came with the soup was fantastic. Make sure you leave room for dessert....More

Thank lizzie4916
Reviewed 1 week ago

Feeling hungry as we toured this lovely town we came across this place and as it was quite busy reckoned it would be a good place for lunch. We were soon escorted to a nice table and greeted by a friendly and efficient waiter who...More

Thank Robert W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The end of May I have been there with my family on the special dinner of the event of Holly communion of my nice. Delicious food and very good service. The polish waitress offers meals which I loved and never tried that in Irland. Perfect...More

Thank Lukasz_Sz-Gdynia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped off for a quick bite to eat. Food was delicious. Can't wait to go back the next time I'm in the area. Friendly and helpful staff.

Thank Jennifer C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On Friday and Saturday evenings, delicious dinners are available at this charming bakery, housed in an old army barracks. The staff is attentive and friendly, food is wonderful, and the desserts appropriately tasty.

Thank Beverly R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped for lunch and the fish chowder was perhaps the best I have had in several trips to Ireland. My wife had the soup of the day (carrot and parsley) and the Thai Fish Cakes which were so large she could not finish them....More

Thank dancK2815VL
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A group of 6 of us ate in The Old Barracks last night. Absolutely delicious food which we all thoroughly enjoyed! My friend and I started with a sharing platter of baked Camembert,which was served with toasted slices of Vienna roll and red onion marmalade-...More

1  Thank 2014Lisa43
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

callled in for coffee and cake today, very nice staff. Gave us information on other places for accommodation... coffee and cake delicious....wifi no good because walls of building too thick

Thank Quinta V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Not great at all... was there a couple of days ago with my mother. We didnt want a dinner so she opted for a toasted ham and cheese sandwich that was fine.. didnt even come with chips she had to ask for chips.. i got...More

Thank Tasha D
scott f, Manager at The Old Barracks Pantry & Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Tasha D, We are so upset about your review and I have carried out a thorough investigation at the Restaurant today. Please make contact with me (Scott) on 091-877406 or 087-1833991 to discuss your visit and give us an opportunity to rectify the situation,...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lively lunch with my wife and her sister. Friendly staff took special care of the special eating requirements of my sister in law. Oh and the food was yummy. Try the bacon, Brie and avocado sand which :)

Thank Nigel O
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Hi we are a large group (13) traveling from Dublin. Arriving in Athenry at 5pm. Will you take reservation for 13 at 6pm on 5/24/17. Name is Lonergan. Please let me know availability. Thanks. Helen
8 May 2017|
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Response from scott f | Property representative |
Hi Helen, I work closely The Old Barracks and just happened across your message, We would be delighted to host your group on the 25th May at 5 pm. Please send us an email and visit our website, we can take it from there, I... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 28
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 18:00
08:30 - 18:00
08:30 - 18:00
08:30 - 18:00
08:30 - 18:00
08:30 - 20:30
08:30 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cross Street, Athenry Galway, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Athenry
  • Phone Number: +353 91 877 406
  • E-mail
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