We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Chapter One

Cavan, Cavan, Ireland
+353 49 437 3488
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good32%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (49 reviews)
“bagels” (57 reviews)
“sandwich” (11 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
Irish, Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Cavan, Cavan, Ireland
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (196)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 194 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

The service is friendly and helpful. They were very accommodating to this bunch of Americans (me included) who didn't know what to do. The food is good and there's a nice variety of things on the menu.

1  Thank Seathos
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely atmosphere, very cheery and welcoming. It started raining and it was the perfect place to duck in out of the cold. Fish chowder was delicious, as was the specialty of Chapter One sandwich. Split between two people easily, and we were both stuffed. Stop...More

1  Thank Katherine H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very homely with home made soups, bread and cakes. Ideal for a quick cup of coffee and a snack. Lunch can be a bit crowded so get there early.

1  Thank malcolmhopwood
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was my seventh visit in chapter one and am always looking forward to going back to this lovely , cosy , delicious cafe 😋 I always try different dishes on my visits and am always impressed every time. Staff are always very generous and...More

1  Thank josie_190
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What can I say food is a delight staff are very friendly Def worth a visit whilst in Cavan lone ranger wrap is fab and the salads are also so fresh and tasty and it is the only place I will order a slice of...More

1  Thank Blaithin C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My first experience in chapter one will unfortunately be the last! They advertised a slimming world menu so I ordered the lone ranger bagel. When I got the food the bacon was covered in fat, the chicken was dry and there was aload of dressing...More

Thank Hayley J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped for lunch mid-way through our trip from Northern Ireland to Co Kerry in the Republic of Ireland. The tuna melt on a NY bagel was flawless. I haven't had a bagel in ages, but this was PERFECTLY toasted and made for a delicious...More

1  Thank Kathy S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great quaint coffee shop, always very busy and never disappoints. The bagels are always very nice and the lemon chicken on naan bread was nice for something different.

1  Thank brendamckenna
Reviewed 13 August 2017

We dropped in on a rainy afternoon. I just wanted a coffee but my girlfriend wanted some food. We were supposed to meet some friends and the staff were very helpful in getting us a large table when it became available. Unfortunately that is where...More

Thank savagio
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Hello ladies, just been in with my family and had a wonderful late lunch . Staff were amazing and the place was spotless. Tables filled up with customers then greeted with a very pleasant lady with short dark hair . Be free wraps, goats cheese...More

1  Thank Loraine K
Nearby Restaurants
Oakroom Restaurant
305 reviews
.30 km away
People's Restaurant
79 reviews
.05 km away
Shades Grill
43 reviews
.23 km away
Nearby Attractions
Cavan County Museum
165 reviews
17.36 km away
Ciuin Spa
63 reviews
17.48 km away
Crom Estate
96 reviews
19.80 km away
The Widows Bar
16 reviews
20.17 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Chapter One staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 18:00
08:30 - 18:00
08:30 - 18:00
08:30 - 18:00
08:30 - 18:00
08:30 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cavan, Cavan, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  County Cavan  >  Cavan
  • Phone Number: +353 49 437 3488
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing