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The Conservatory

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Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2018 Winner

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The Conservatory is a hidden gem - a real find whilst we were exploring the Military Road south of Dublin, and well worth a visit, especially if you happen to be visiting Glendalough (one of Irelands most popular tourist destinations). The staff at The Conservatory are wonderfully friendly and hospitable, and the cafe/restaurant is so very quaint and gorgeous that was deservedly voted in The Bridgestone 100 best restaurants in Ireland 2010. It is an absolutely delightful and charming addition to the existing B&B.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Irish, Cafe, European, Soups
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
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Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

Had lunch here and a takeaway scone, really nice place to stop, great homemade food. Definitely worth a visit.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Eilis M
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

We went there after our walk around Glendalough Lakes to hope for a nice lunch. And we were delighted that we found such a relaxing and friendly place. Delicious, homemade minestrone soup with savoury scone is a must. Hidden gem of Laragh.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 643patrycjaw
Reviewed 17 September 2018

Came upon this beautiful place by chance on a sunny day. Food is simple and beautiful. A small but gorgeous selection of lunchtime food such as cheese and spinach pie with a variety of desserts. We would definitely return as the location is beautiful and...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Paul F
Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

Dropped into The Conservatory on a visit to Glendalough. Arrived just in the nick of time. The lady of the house was just taking freshly baked scones from the oven.I order one for my wife and of course myself.Out they arrived with fresh cream and...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Tour706614
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

I visited the Conservatory with a friend today. It really is the most beautiful setting with a beautiful indoor seating and also outdoors overlooking the valley. The food is top class, truly homemade and really tasty. The only pity was the service - our waitress...More

Date of visit: July 2018
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Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

Little gem in Wicklow:) very tasty home made food and great friendly service. The minestrone soup to die for.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Ewa S
Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

Had a light lunch sitting outside in a lovely spring sun. Healthy flavoursome soups and savoury scones, and excellent spinach and goats cheese tart. All home made. Friendly casual atmosphere and attitude; and very good service and interaction with the team there.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Greg K
Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

We went for a quick lunch as it was close to our lodge. The menu is quite limited if you’re a fussy eater but all’s homemade and delicious. We had a vegetable scone with pesto sauce and a slice of a spinach and goat cheese...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Deborah A
Reviewed 23 April 2018

Called in whilst staying at the house next door and what a lovely surprise. Fabulous location sitting in grandeur at the end of the village. Was a real sun trap sitting in the garden. The cast iron tables and chairs weren't the comfiest to sit...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank saintee56
Reviewed 15 March 2018

We called in for lunch after a cold walk at Glendalough. It is a welcome addition to the eateries in Laragh. Delicious home made soup, scones and dessert.

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank PJCDublin
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Simon F
8 March 2018|
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best to book as it is not big and opening hours are 10-6 saturdays and sundays
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