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Helena Chocolates

8 Cavendish Lane, Castlebar, Ireland
+353 94 902 2755
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good27%
  • Average1%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“scones” (4 reviews)
“pate” (2 reviews)
“prawns” (2 reviews)
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Irish, Cafe, Belgian, European
$$ - $$$
8 Cavendish Lane, Castlebar, Ireland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate here recently on a weekend road trip from Cork to Donegal on a Saturday lunchtime. It was well worth a detour to Castlebar to eat at Helenas. We got a lovely welcome from the staff, who got us a table almost straight away...More

Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

Such a lovely cozy place with the most amazing food and service. I don't think I have ever enjoyed a chicken wrap as much. They literally got the right amount of each ingredient down to a T and the hot chocolate well let's just say...More

Thank Lily M
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

First class. Great food, attentive and polite staff. Caring management. Highly recommended. Located in the middle of Castlebar and within easy reach of the shopping area. Parking nearby including appointed Disability Parking Bays.

Thank Tony L
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

Stumbled across Helena Chocolate after arriving from Stansted and just needed a boost after an early flight. The cafe didn't disappoint - delicious warm fruit scone, pain au chocolat with chocolate sauce, cappuccino and hit chocolate hot the spot for us. A gem of a...More

Thank Linda S
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

My friends and I visited Helena Chocolates today for a quick lunch. The atmosphere is lovely and it wasn't too busy. We were greeted warmly by Kieran who explained the specials to us. I decided on the chicken/pineapple wrap and my friend had the prawn...More

Thank Nancy R
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

Had lunch here with colleagues today. Very good quality food and service.The menu was varied.I ordered tea with my salad which also came with homemade chocolates. The presenation of food is excellent. Staft are friendly and professional. Worth a visit. Always reliable.

Thank JoanneOS
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Chocolate and coffee shop in Castlebar- really lovely coffee and fresh scones brightened up my Saturday! Chocolates looked fantastic too but it was a bit early to indulge. A visit to Cavendish Lane is highly recommended.

Thank Maeve N
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

Haven't been here for a couple of years but was in Castlebar recently and this coffee shop is as lovely as I remember it being. Relaxing, lovely food, nice staff just all round pleasure to go to.

Thank 907fd
Reviewed 17 April 2017

We visited Ireland from 6th to 13th April 2017 for family reasons and were originally taken there in February and enjoyed the experience. So this time we visited four times usually at lunchtime. The food and the service are excellent, as well as the presentation....More

Thank JACK H
Reviewed 30 March 2017

A great location.......Not a huge menu but certainly something for everyone from lite bites to more substantial plates. And all the while looking at the most amazing range of hand-made chololates and chocolate sculptures!!! Veryvery good coffee too!

Thank Connemaraman
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Irish, Cafe, Belgian, European
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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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