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Kalbos Cafe

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26 North Street, Skibbereen, Ireland
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Skibbereen, Ireland
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

My favourite spot to have breakie with my hubby and 2 little girls or bring any visitors for a coffee and cake. The chocolate beetroot cake is to die for. All local ingredients and cooked from scratch- yum yum yum - you just have to go and try it out for yourself - you won't be disappointed ❤️

Thank AilleenC
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

3rd time we have stopped in here for lunch and a coffee food is always great local produce cooked simply and very well , thoroughly recommend it to anyone in skibereen looking for good food and coffee

Thank Bill17359
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

Food is always absolutely beautiful here, and the coffee and cakes are second to none! Staff are great too!!

Thank Aisling O
County Cork, Ireland
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Kalbos is my favourite café in Skibbereen. They have a wonderful menu every day using locally sourced ingredients where possible. Good curries, salads, soups, sandwiches etc, lots of ethnic twists. Fabulous desserts and cajes with good wheat free options. Their coffee is excellent. They also have a café in the arts centre and a stall at the market on Saturdays.

1 Thank kilcoecottage
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

this is a cafe with wonderful imaginative food and a warm, friendly atmosphere. Their breakfast is excellent, and later on, their cakes are delicious. They also have a stall in themarket which is unmissable

Thank fahoura
Haverfordwest, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

My partner told me that this will possibly be in her top 5 favourite cafes of all time, it's that good! Not so sure about the gallery next door, but the coffee and cakes (especially the variety of cakes and pastries) here were excellent as were the staff who were friendly and polite no matter what, it seemed. Believe me,... More 

Thank Luke J
Cork, Ireland
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

We visited on a rainy Saturday afternoon when the cafe was filled with customers. Staff were calm, pleasant and helpful. Food was really excellent: delicious orzo and other salads, filled baguettes made with Arbutus bread, and a selection of small delectable cakes.

Thank Clare D
Cork, Ireland
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587 reviews
466 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

My Daughter and I called for a coffee to Kalbos Cafe recently. The deserts were to ide for. we had two coffees and two deserts. They were delicious and fresh and tasty. The staff were nice and friendly. It was reasonably priced.

Thank Caroline D
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

Delicious home made scones and jam in a comfortable atmosphere. Excellent friendly service. Clean toilet facilities

Thank jeto
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

We had a lovely lunch but it was a bit on the pricey side. Desserts and cakes looked lovely but they were not covered and there were flies hovering over them as well as customers standing near them. Was lacking a little bit of atmosphere, need some nice background music, candles. Didnt have menu displayed outside which would be helpful... More 

Thank Corrie6

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Irish, Cafe, European
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 26 North Street, Skibbereen, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Skibbereen
  • Phone Number: 3532821515
award winning cafe situated in the heart of Skibbereen town. serving breakfast & lunch using the best of West Cork produce and agreat selection of cakes & desserts all baked on site.

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