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vanilla pod

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The Headfort Arms Headfort Place, Kells, Ireland
+353 46 924 0084
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County Meath, Ireland
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Been to the vanilla pod a few times now special occasions Valentine's meal and Mother's Day this week as usual the food was amazing but more so the staff were as always fantastic helping to make the experience more than just a meal with the family but a fantastic an enjoyable evening making everyone feel special Fiona had help it... More 

Thank NOEL M
Dublin Ireland
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78 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic food and wine had by all, great selection on menu, we all tried something different and we all loved it. All the staff were very friendly. Will definitly will recommend to my friends

Thank NatsDublinIreland
Dublin, Ireland
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905 reviews
171 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 489 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a magnificent meal with friends a while back, not my first good experience of Vanilla Pod either. Always found it to be good. The food is really excellent, We all ate well and not a bad word was said about the place by any of us. Great friendly service, nice ambience and decor,good varied menu with something for everyone... More 

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County Dublin, Ireland
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18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Lovely restaurant in the Headford Arms Hotel The staff are extremely helpful and attentive and the food was delicious. It was a Thursday night but there was a great buzz about the place and there seemed to be a lot of local people there ( which is always a good sign) Warm friendly restaurant i would definitely recommend a visit.

Thank Helen A
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46 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017

We had dinner here as part of a package. Considering it was a set menu there was a good choice on the menu. Even with the set menu there was an option to deviate to the ala cart menu. Some dishes carrying a slignt charge. The food was very tasry and the service was efficient professional and very friendly waiting... More 

Thank Scarletbee
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

Love the food in the vanilla pod. There's always a great selection on the menus and the ambience here is lovely. The kids love the food here also.

Thank Lorraine B
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Once again another consistent and relaxed evening at the vanilla pod...from the starters to the coffee.....perfect from start to finish....thanks to the team....and we are looking forward to our next visit!

Thank kdset
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

Excellent meal, service and a great night out. Would highly recommend it for a romantic night out. All of the food served was not just visibly perfect but tasted delicious. Would definitely go back.

Thank Deirdre G
County Meath, Ireland
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

As always great food fantastic service very busy extremely friendly staff definitely the place to dine in kells

Thank helenbW7119AX
Drogheda, Ireland
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

First time to visit the vanilla pod & i was really impressed. Lovey warm candlelit room & food to die for. i had scallops to start on a risotto which were perfectly cooked, followed by duck 3 ways which was amazing i just loved a little taste of 3 different duck dishes, i am board only getting the breast in... More 

Thank joe1971reilly

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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, European, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Headfort Arms Headfort Place, Kells, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Meath  >  Kells
  • Phone Number: +353 46 924 0084

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