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Bay Cafe

Brittas Bay | Ballinacarraig Brittas Bay, Wicklow, Ireland
+353 404 47965
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good14%
  • Average3%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“pancakes” (13 reviews)
“granary bread” (8 reviews)
“french toast” (2 reviews)
Irish, Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Brittas Bay | Ballinacarraig Brittas Bay, Wicklow, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited Bay cafe twice in our week in Brittas Bay. It is a lovely busy buzzy little place. The food is delicious. The first time we had cakes and coffee and then went back for breakfast/brunch. Everything we had was so tasty and beautifully...More

Thank L M
Reviewed 9 May 2018

Lovely food.Bit expensive.Staff friendly.Small inside cafe..very few seats.However, would recommend strongly.

1  Thank samanthaWestmeath
Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

I had not been to the Bay Cafe for nearly a year. At €53 for 3 cyclist breakfasts I thought it a bit pricey. There would have been one or two extra bits but without a receipt I can not give a breakdown. Having said...More

Thank Sip8488
Maria G, Owner at Bay Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2018

Thankyou Sip8488 for your review. Sorry you didnt get a receipt, if you would like to pm me with your number, I will call you to go through the breakdown of your bill. If you wish to call the cafe directly our number is 0404...More

Reviewed 26 April 2018 via mobile

Sometimes ,rarely, you come upon a gem in the world of outstanding coffee. Such is Bay cafe in Brittas Bay wicklow. Run by a very charming young lady who it seems makes all the food freshly. I had the scone and jam. Heaven. Almost drive...More

1  Thank christianher
Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

Cafe is ok . Wasn’t keen on the promoted Mulligatawny curry. Food was over priced for what it was. The cafe has a dog wandering around the tables, We love dogs but be aware if you are not so keen or allergic.

Thank Sue B
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Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

I visited this cafe with my mother mid week. Breakfast was lovely and reasonably priced and for the most part our experience was enjoyable. However, the young man who served us disappointed me. He seemed very welcoming to locals but was quite dismissive of us....More

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Reviewed 23 March 2018 via mobile

Tiny little cafe in brittas bay. Cozy, clean, great coffee. There's a dog! Very friendly springer that loves to be petted!! A few good veggie options. AMAZING poached eggs. Very happy to sub sausage for bacon in the light breakfast. Only taking one star off...More

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Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

This place is a great cafe. Ok maybe is the tinniest bit on the expensive side but it’s worth it. The food is fresh and tasty and they serve great coffee, great coffee. Lunch here recently with pals and one had the daily special of...More

1  Thank Squirke33
Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

The food here is nicely presented and freshly cooked. But unfortunately it is way over priced. 11€ for breakfast without tea or coffee. ????? Come on .......!!!!! This is a small cafe in an area that is only really busy for a couple of months...More

Thank 987,665
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

Dropped in to the Bay Cafe in Brittas with a friend who is a local - lovely welcome from the staff - settled in and took the advice to try the Winter Warmer of Mulligatawny Soup served with Naan Bread. Good decision - this was...More

1  Thank David C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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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