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Avoca Cafe

) #23 of 37 Restaurants in Kenmare ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Irish, Cafe, European
Moll's Gap | Ring of Kerry, Kenmare, Ireland
+353 64 663 4720
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible7%
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Moll's Gap | Ring of Kerry, Kenmare, Ireland
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Reviews (118)
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice cafe for pastries or lunch at Moll's Gap. It's a good break towards the end of the Ring of Kerry.

Thank John G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There can be few locations for a café better than that taken up by Avoca at Molls Gap. it's positioned just at that point on the journey over the mountains where one needs a tea or coffee, the views are magnificent and the air clear...More

Thank marksw3960
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stopped here today for the first time while guiding on a tour. I found it to be clean and airy. The food is great. Its tasty and plenty of it. Not cheap but very nice. The staff are local which is great and the...More

Thank Paul H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed a lovely fruit crumble and drinks after a visit to Killarney National Park. Views from the cafe are really lovely, and the store below the cafe sells nice (but somewhat expensive) wool goods and gifts.

Thank Sarah W
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Avoca produce some of the best classic clothes in Ireland and their Molls Gap outlet is perfectly positioned overlooking the Black Valley and MacGillicuddy Mountain Range. A spectacular setting. In addition to the excellent selection of clothing there is a superb cafe offering a wide...More

Thank Brendanb88
Reviewed 23 November 2016

We stopped to take pix at Moll's Gap and were thrilled there was a cafe where we could grab a bite! We started our day early and had not eaten. The food was delicious - home cooked, generous portions ... could not finish - The...More

Thank PaulCTripTip
Reviewed 13 November 2016

This restaurant is located on a mountain ridge overlooking the Lakes of Killarney. It is about 20 minutes drive from Killarney and about 10 from Kenmare. The scenery is superb and clearly visible from the restaurant on the top floor. Food is very good, service...More

Thank Denis O
Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

You can't imagine how picturesque and stunning Avoca is. It's situated at the head of Molls Gap a gorge just outside Kenmare. The view from the restaurant is breath taking. The choice of foods and drink is good and the cakes are delicious. The shop...More

Thank KTJ60
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Visited here on a break away in Killarney was amazed by the views and thought it would be a good place to stop to plan our trip.....how wrong we were! Upon arriving we stood at the counter for 5 minutes while one staff member was...More

Thank fittonliz
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

One of the best places we've ever been around Ireland. A very good spot for a relaxing stop over in the middle of the mountains in Moll's Gap. We'll visit again👍.

Thank aileenicious
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is it suitable for disabled customers
25 July 2016|
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Response from patrick l | Reviewed this property |
Not the first place i would visit for a disabled situation.The whole situation as in very little space directly outdside and most will park across the road from the cafe.The stairs are steep.Tight enough inside for... More
is it suitable for disabled customers
25 July 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Highchairs Available, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Groups, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 17:30
09:00 - 17:30
09:00 - 17:30
09:00 - 17:30
09:00 - 17:30
10:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Moll's Gap | Ring of Kerry, Kenmare, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Kerry  >  Kenmare
  • Phone Number: +353 64 663 4720