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Sea Side, Strandhill, Sligo, Ireland
+353 71 912 2938
09:30 - 19:00
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Mon - Thu 09:30 - 19:00
Fri - Sun 09:30 - 20:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Good food, always enjoy eating at shells.bought a jar of chutney today,difficult to read bb date on label and would be helpful to have ingreideints identified on label?

Thank Eamon O
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I love going to shells! Whether it's to nip in for a take away coffee and a lemon square, breakfast with my hubby or lunch with my parents. Every experience is fantastic. The coffee is great and the food delectable.

Thank Emily J
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Stopped here for lunch when passing through Sligo. Fantastic find. I had excellent soup and a lovely hot chocolate and my husband had a sandwich which he then talked about for the rest of the day!! Location is just lovely as you can walk along the beach before or after and there is a shop adjoining so if you have... More 

Thank Haeadie
Sligo, Ireland
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Shells is just one of my favorite places to eat. I have to say the food is just excellent and I have visited shells with both friends and family and we were never disappointed. The staff are very friendly and I must give a special mention to Ted.. He welcomed us with a smile and was very professional in his... More 

Thank Barry S
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Right infront of the beach quite small for its popularity has a little shop beside it so you can pop in there while u wait. Generous food servings. Very good price

Thank Monica C
Kells, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped for early lunch at. 11.45 which was too early but we were served exactly what we wanted for lunch. Absolutely delicious. Shells on a wet Thursday at this time was packed and full which is proof of how good it is and very good value

Thank Andy C
Wexford, Ireland
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Shells Cafe is a really nice setting, looking out on the wild Atlantic waves. I have eaten here on a few occasions and the food has never disappointed, whether that was for breakfast, lunch or sweet treat. The only down point is that the tables fill up so quickly, so choose your time wisely.

Thank JPSR1
Sligo, Ireland
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic place to have lunch or a cuppa. Regularly attend Shells after a venture on the beach or a climb on Knocknera.

Thank maireadmonaghan69
Wicklow, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place was on our hit list as one of the party had tried to visit previously but was put off by the waiting times - so we expected to have to wait a while and as we had just been in next door for a seaweed bath we were very chilled out.... The place is very pretty and laid... More 

Thank Leafless
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely visit here a group of us . Food was tasty and fresh and the service was attentive and very friendly . Had the fry up it hit the spot will be back again soon .


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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Irish, Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, View
Open Hours
09:30 - 20:00
09:30 - 19:00
09:30 - 19:00
09:30 - 19:00
09:30 - 19:00
09:30 - 20:00
09:30 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sea Side, Strandhill, Sligo, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Sligo  >  Sligo  >  Strandhill
  • Phone Number: +353 71 912 2938

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