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Helena Chocolates

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Cafe, Belgian, Irish, European
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8 Cavendish Lane, Castlebar, Ireland
+353 94 902 2755
10:00 - 18:00
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Westport, Ireland
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34 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had lunch here recently and it was wonderful. Lots of food and wonderful flavours and taste. I had salmon and mash and it couldn't have been better. Loved the decor as well. The service was great too.

Thank Scalliwag1950
Madrid, Spain
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73 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

It rained and hot chocolate with raspberry and chocolate brownies seemed like a good idea. The waiter who greeted me was chirpy and helpful. He made me feel welcome! Bonus points for him! He told me it would take a little while for them to make up my order so I took a seat and looked forward to my chocolate... More 

Thank alejestem
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

When the food is good it's very, very good but have experienced the occasional off day. Coffee, hot chocolate and desserts are always excellent. A little bit on the pricey side but nice for a treat.

Thank Piscean9
Castlebar, Ireland
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141 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016

There is food available, tea and coffee, but ultimately, they're a chocolatier, so get a hot chocolate!

Thank Martin O
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2016

Called in here for a lunch. Very nice smoked salmon salad and coffee. Very comfortable and nice place to relax. It was Easter and lovely chocolate gifts on display. Whenever we are in Castlebar shopping, always find it reliable.

Thank Richard P
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

Lovely place to go good tasting choclatre friendly staff, Lovely smell and feel to the place overall great 👍

Thank Jade N
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53 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2016 via mobile

I visit Helenas regularly & it never fails to impress.. Consistently lovely food, great coffee & excellent service.. Fab homemade chocolates also for sale. Good selection of interesting sandwiches, salads, homemade desserts & daily specials... spacious cafe that feels more like a restaurant. Good WiFi signal..

Thank Marzi_1711
donegal ireland
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36 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2016

Treat yourself to the lovely food at Helena Choclates and you won't be disappointed, staff lovely, cleanliness gets ten out of ten.

Thank hilarymcmenamin
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2016

We had the afternoon tea, and you get a decent amount of food for the money. MIght be a little dearer than other places in town but well worth paying a bit more for such great food. Sandwiches are delicious and the assorted cakes and pastries are almost universally fabulous. Coffee was decent. Service was fine, not too fussy. There's... More 

Thank Barboon
Paris, France
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2016

Staff is very pleasant and professional, the food is great. We came here twice, twice the food was very tasty ! it is not only a chocolate's café but also a very good plan to eat ! The second time we had the chance to taste the hot chocolate and it was great.

Thank Jul J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, Belgian, Irish, European
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Open Hours
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Cavendish Lane, Castlebar, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Mayo  >  Castlebar
  • Phone Number: +353 94 902 2755

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