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Bay Cafe

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Brittas Bay | Ballinacarraig Brittas Bay, Wicklow, Ireland
+353 404 47965
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09:00 - 16:00
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Tue - Sun 09:00 - 16:00
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Dublin
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Cake and coffee very nice. Had lunch and it was tasty but over priced for what it was. Linguine in a tomato sauce for 8.95. ingredients couldn't have cost more than 1.50.

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Thank Paul D
Wicklow, Ireland
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30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Not open all year round so check first before you travel. Really nice for light lunch especially in the summer months. Locals love it so book if its high season. They usually open in the evenings in the summer. Check out their FB page.

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Thank mrcwicklow
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

I try come here at least once a month, and if I can I'll introduce friends to this place. Strangely my personal trainer kept ranting on about this place and the French toast it does. So after weeks of nagging I decided to check it out, and OMG. You have NEVER tasted French cinnamon toast like this in your life... More 

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Thank Niall S
Ireland
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

I am falling in love with this place in the first sight when I was there. My friend of mine showed it me and since then I can even drive an hour to get a breakfast there. They changed the heart decoration but the Cafe is still full of love. The food is amazing, can't wait to eat there again.... More 

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Thank INFOF848
Ireland
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

Great coffee and cake, great staff, great decor, great prices, great great great!..can't wait to go back...great menu..

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1 Thank davidmurphy101
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Breakfast for two after a wet and windy night in Brittas. I had the full breakfast and my partner the eggs and mushrooms. We had Granary bread toast with both. Each breakfast was excellent with generous portions. A couple of cappuccinos and Americanos and the bill came to 20something including tip. Nice feel to it and the service is crisp... More 

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Thank deNudge
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

My husband and I were driving from Dublin to a spa near Enniscorthy when we decided to pull off the road at what we thought was an ordinary little Daybreak quick store for coffee and a bathroom break. What a surprise to discover Bay Cafe, which adjoined the store! Bay Cafe is a charming, spotlessly clean little cafe with a... More 

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Thank Marti E
Dublin
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

We have been using this cafe for the last few months. For the holiday maker this is an ideal stop for breakfast, lunch, or that welcome cup of coffee. The Cafe: Don't come expecting white table cloths. There is inside and outside seating with a mix of comfortable seating and tables. It can be a little crowed at times but... More 

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1 Thank TheKerryMan
Wicklow, Ireland
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41 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

We live locally, walk Brittas Bay regularly and never knew this place existed! What a gem! Stopped in for coffee and scones after walking our dog ( who was welcomed and provided with a bowl of water without asking for it ) and it was lovely, really fresh home made scones and jam and whipped cream too! We will be... More 

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2 Thank SumoIreland
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

When we arrived at Bay Café we were greeted by staff, locals, even the local dog Hector! We sat outside and had tea, coffee and cake. We were well looked after, and would be keen to return again!! Located minutes from Brittas Bay Beach car park.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Irish, Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 16:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 16:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 16:00
Thursday
09:00 - 16:00
Friday
09:00 - 16:00
Saturday
09:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Brittas Bay | Ballinacarraig Brittas Bay, Wicklow, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Wicklow  >  Wicklow
  • Phone Number: +353 404 47965

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