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Bay Cafe

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Brittas Bay | Ballinacarraig Brittas Bay, Wicklow, Ireland
+353 404 47965
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Monday
Closed
Hours:
Tue - Sun 09:00 - 16:00
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31 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a very busy cafe with a great selection for breakfast including french toast and pancakes. Outside table available and very popular with cyclists on coastal route. I had an enjoyable breakfast of poached eggs, bacon and white pudding. My poached eggs were a bit hard which was unfortunate however friends at the table had perfectly cooked poached eggs.... More 

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Thank Wendy M
Berkhamsted, United Kingdom
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74 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So cheerful and friendly. A welcome oasis. Seafood chowder was as good as it gets in a top class restaurant.

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1 Thank Garry H
Bray, Ireland
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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Have been visiting here for nearly two years now. Not really off the beaten track but always worth a visit. Beautiful breakfasts and lunches including healthy options. Cakes a always great and coffee is by badger and dodo. This cafe is loved by locals and always busy. Definitely worth a visit.

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1 Thank The L
ireland
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Bay Cafe in Brittas Bay has added a much needed heart to this area. It is populated by locals, drop ins, cyclists, golfers etc. Belinda and all her staff give an equally warm welcome to everybody. The service, food and general ambience are excellent and it is such a welcome addition to the area.

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1 Thank kitthekat
Dublin
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Cake and coffee very nice. Had lunch and it was tasty but over priced for what it was. Linguine in a tomato sauce for 8.95. ingredients couldn't have cost more than 1.50.

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Thank Paul D
Wicklow, Ireland
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30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2017

Not open all year round so check first before you travel. Really nice for light lunch especially in the summer months. Locals love it so book if its high season. They usually open in the evenings in the summer. Check out their FB page.

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Thank mrcwicklow
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

I try come here at least once a month, and if I can I'll introduce friends to this place. Strangely my personal trainer kept ranting on about this place and the French toast it does. So after weeks of nagging I decided to check it out, and OMG. You have NEVER tasted French cinnamon toast like this in your life... More 

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Thank Niall S
Ireland
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

I am falling in love with this place in the first sight when I was there. My friend of mine showed it me and since then I can even drive an hour to get a breakfast there. They changed the heart decoration but the Cafe is still full of love. The food is amazing, can't wait to eat there again.... More 

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Thank INFOF848
Ireland
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

Great coffee and cake, great staff, great decor, great prices, great great great!..can't wait to go back...great menu..

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1 Thank davidmurphy101
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25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Breakfast for two after a wet and windy night in Brittas. I had the full breakfast and my partner the eggs and mushrooms. We had Granary bread toast with both. Each breakfast was excellent with generous portions. A couple of cappuccinos and Americanos and the bill came to 20something including tip. Nice feel to it and the service is crisp... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Irish, Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 16:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 16:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 16:00
Thursday
09:00 - 16:00
Friday
09:00 - 16:00
Saturday
09:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Brittas Bay | Ballinacarraig Brittas Bay, Wicklow, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Wicklow  >  Wicklow
  • Phone Number: +353 404 47965

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?