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Mullichain Cafe

The Quay St Mullins | Co Carlow, St Mullins, Ireland
+353 87 258 4663
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good26%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“antipasti” (5 reviews)
“paninis” (5 reviews)
“soup” (10 reviews)
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Irish, Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
The Quay St Mullins | Co Carlow, St Mullins, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We visited here recently and decided to stop for lunch and found it to be in a very attractive site by the river but the menu disappointed us. There were a lot of fish and ham dishes on offer but very few vegetarian or light...More

1  Thank 3838329Leachan
mullichain, Owner at Mullichain Cafe, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review which we all find most surprising .All our food is prepared when ordered you sound like a very odd person and I am delighted that you will not be returning. This is the first time we have rejected a review...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

beautiful meal in a beautiful location at a reasonable price and easy to get to friendly staff easy reach of kilkenny, carlow graignamanagh

Thank eamon272
mullichain, Owner at Mullichain Cafe, responded to this review

Hi Eamon Many thanks for your very positive review it is much appreciated by all the gang down at The Mullicháin Café Emer Mark Martin

Reviewed 4 days ago

Visited for a late light lunch after walking Barrow towpath from Graignamanagh. Group of 7 - we had a mix of homemade soups (Potator& Leek,Tomato) - all delicious and served with homemade bread. Excellent friendly service. Tasteful decoration and historical information - loved the old...More

Thank Feargal M
mullichain, Owner at Mullichain Cafe, responded to this review

Hi Fergal,Many thanks for a great review we will keep making the home made Soups Best Wishes Martin Emer Mark

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely cafe with the most amazing scenery outside along the river Barrow. Picnic benches outside make the best of the view and they are set on a long manicured lawns on the riverbank. It's been a long time since I ate anywhere as beautiful and...More

1  Thank Bozeman-Dublin
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was bucketing down and we got drenched just running from the car but inside the Mullacháin all was warm and snug and welcoming. Mark (?) told us about the soups and we had one each - I had Mediterranean Tomato and the most gorgeous...More

1  Thank LizMDublinIreland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was with a large group of walkers and we arrived all together. The service was truly excellent, the ambience wonderful. There were plenty of staff and despite the constant stream of customers, they were all very relaxed and friendly. What is more, we didn't...More

Thank cmfrt10
mullichain, Owner at Mullichain Cafe, responded to this review

Hi Many thanks for giving us a great review we are chuffed Martin Emer Mark

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped off here today after a lovely walk along the Barrow river. The cafe was lovely and warm and the staff very friendly and accommodating. The food selection was great for a cafe of its sort and very tasty. Will be back!

3  Thank aoife654
mullichain, Owner at Mullichain Cafe, responded to this review

Many thanks Aoife your review is much appreciated form all the Gang at the Mullichain Cafe

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Was staying in graignamanagh on Saturday and went for a walk along the Barrow. Came across this lovely oasis of a place. The staff were so friendly. (also serious eye candy lol) We were a group of three and we all chose a different dessert....More

Thank Fiona M
mullichain, Owner at Mullichain Cafe, responded to this review

Hi Fiona, What can i say ? love the review Best Wishes Martin Emer and the Son Mark

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed in the Coachouse attached to this restaurant & had lunch here on our final day. Walking on 1st day & closed on day 2. Had ciabatta with side salads, tasty. Coffee good and homemade apple tart, rhubarb tart and brownie went down very well....More

Thank 955maryo
mullichain, Owner at Mullichain Cafe, responded to this review

Hi Mary, Many thanks for your review, Emer is chuffed after all the baking a nice review always gives you a lift .Best Wishes Martin Emer Mark

Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

Yesterday afternoon my family and I with some close friends traveled to St mullins for the afternoon. We ended up at mullicha in cafe by the river.my friend purchased some take away coffees from this cafe and we sat outside watching out kids play .the...More

Thank Emer K
mullichain, Owner at Mullichain Cafe, responded to this review

Hi Emer, We are sorry to hear of your disappointment with your experience at The Mullicháin Cafe. We provide table service to our customers both inside and out by the river.When we are busy our table service has to take priority over Take away service.Customers...More

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ekaterina p
did a 5 year old write this review?
24 May 2015|
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Response from mullichain | Property representative |
Hi We do our very best to look after all our customers unfortunately it is hard to please everyone, Best Wishes from all at the Mullicháin Cafe
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Cash Only, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Quay St Mullins | Co Carlow, St Mullins, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Carlow  >  St Mullins
  • Phone Number: +353 87 258 4663
  • E-mail
We run a sweet little Coffee Shop on The Banks of The River Barrow in St Mullins.There is seating both inside and out and we provide waitress service.Our Menu provides a selection of Salads Prawn and Crab,Hummis and Chicken liver Pate plus many more.Pizza,Wraps,Ciabatta with wonderful fresh fillings. Emer is our in house baker and she has a large selection home baking, Apple tarts and Chocolate Brownies to name but a few. This is a wonderful place to wile away the day walking or cycling by the river.Martin Emer and Mark would like to invite you to share our little bit of Heaven