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The Hungry Monk Cafe

#1 of 1 Dessert in Cong
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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Abbey Steet, Cong, Ireland
+353 85 116 1143
10:00 - 17:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a small cafe in the beautiful village of Cong. The menu is not too extensive but amazing. All home cooked and from local producers. I can not recommend this highly enough. You might pop in for a coffee but you will be tempted..............Yum!

Thank eileenmregan
Cudahy, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I stopped here for tea at the start of our Mayo loop tour. It is just around the corner from The Quiet Man Cottage. The tea, scones, service, and atmosphere were all wonderful. The manager gave us directions to our next stop, too. This place was so good we made an unscheduled return visit for more tea... More 

Thank cashelguy
West Palm Beach, Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I might not have visited in Cong town, but I was dropped so that I could take the bus. I was able to visit and enjoy the quaint cafe atmosphere, enjoy a drink and experience the town.

1 Thank DoloresJacoby
County Mayo, Ireland
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19 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great family get together here and food was first class with friendly staff. Hope to return for the 2017 get together again.

Thank HaroldMcManus
Dublin, Ireland
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77 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

Best scones and tea ever! Lovely warm atmosphere. Staff are fantastic too, definitely worth a visit when you are in Cong.

Thank maggiemay65
Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

Had a lovely stop here one sunny autumn morning. Off season in the village of Cong but I was given a lovely warm welcome. It wasn't busy but I didn't feel conspicuous or overly fussed over as can often happen when you are one of a few customers. Had the Monk breakfast, a nicely cooked breakfast of sausage, bacon, tomato... More 

Thank MoaningMinnie17
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Nice spot definitely worth a try. Homemade foods and very good service at reasonable price. Right beside ashford castle estate

Thank Conor O
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

We popped in to the Hungry Monk before our Quiet Man tour for a hit chocolate. They were so good we returned for lunch!! Even when the place filled up within30 seconds, the service was still attentive and the food was absolutely delicious!! The owner is a charming bloke who has a great sense of humour and gives fantastic service.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Enjoy the nearby sights and stop by for a fabulous lunch. It is cozy with great service and fresh food.

Thank Nancy H
Buenos Aires, Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires, Argentina
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

From the food to their Service, everything is superb in the Hungry Monk Café. As soon as you step in, you get to feel this cozy atmosphere. All the handmade pastries and cakes are delicious. But most of all what sets apart this café is the presence and warmth of Aisling and John, you can really feel their passion for... More 

Thank Gaston M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Irish, Cafe, European
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Abbey Steet, Cong, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Mayo  >  Cong
  • Phone Number: +353 85 116 1143

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