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Ginger & Wild Cafe

Ballycroy National Park Visitor Centre, Ballycroy | Ballycroy National Park,, Westport F28 RX77, Ireland
+353 87 666 6633
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  • Very good9%
  • Average1%
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“cake” (16 reviews)
“scones” (10 reviews)
“quiche” (7 reviews)
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Cafe, Healthy, Irish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Ballycroy National Park Visitor Centre, Ballycroy | Ballycroy National Park,, Westport F28 RX77, Ireland
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Truly enjoyable experience. Beautiful location and scenery from the Ginger and wild cafe. We had a wonderful lunch. Lots of choice and we finished up with irresistible deserts. Staff were so friendly.

Thank Teresa B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had hoped to walk trail in the park but the weather closed in so we opted to eat instead immuni. Staff in the visitor centre were so helpful and this continued in Wild and Ginger. Food was great too and you'd definitely need to hit...More

Thank bhFiann
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived just half an hour before closing and didn't feel rushed and enjoyed the most fantastic ginger cake. One piece between two was plenty, washed down with a lovely cuppa.

Thank annjamieson23
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited on an overcast July morning, with rain clouds threatening over the mountains to the west. After a lovely wander around the boardwalk, and an enjoyable browse in the Interpretive Centre, we went upstairs for lunch. The cafe was busy and the service was...More

Thank Fabra1234
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very friendly staff coupled with great views and some of the best coffee I have so far tasted on the West Coast of Ireland. Would definitely encourage a visit. The Visitor Centre which the Cafe is in also has some nice art works on show....More

Thank RAW1966
Reviewed 19 June 2018

We went for a short walk around the Ballycroy National Park Visitor Centre, while we were there we popped into the Ginger & Wild Cafe. What a great little cafe! The staff were really friendly and the food was amazing. We had our 20 month...More

Thank Peter B
Reviewed 14 June 2018 via mobile

All the food is homemade and very tasty. We had the quiche with homemade cakes to follow. Great service too. Highly recommended.

Thank Colin C
Reviewed 8 June 2018

Excellent home-made food and friendly service. The bread served with the soup, in particular, was outstanding. Wonder view to enjoy while you eat!

Thank Richard P
Reviewed 6 June 2018

This is a gem of a cafe. The service was so friendly & warm and certainly not rushed. All the staff were interested in what we had to say & then added some more themselves! The food was to die for, I mean the best...More

Thank Ray O
Reviewed 21 May 2018 via mobile

If you find yourself driving through the area and want to enjoy scenery, a bit of a walk and finish with an amazing cup of coffee and some home baked goods- this is your place. I’m told the quiche is great as well but we...More

Thank josef v
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11 July 2018|
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Response from Nicola Ø | Reviewed this property |
The postal address of this venue is Westport which is why it comes under Westport listing. However, it is a beautifully scenic drive out to Ballycroy. A true hidden treasure
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ballycroy National Park Visitor Centre, Ballycroy | Ballycroy National Park,, Westport F28 RX77, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Mayo  >  Westport
  • Phone Number: +353 87 666 6633
Ginger & Wild Cafe is a relaxing place serving tasty homemade goodies and is located in a fabulous contemporary visitor centre on the Wild Atlantic Way. The fare here is simple and natural with an emphasis on using quality locally-sourced ingredients. You can expect to find soup, panini, savoury tart, organic salad and an assortment of yummy cakes. Homemade is key, along with stunning views and free wifi. Open mid March to end of October.
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