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Bookstop Vegetarian Cafe.

Bridge Street | County Kerry, Kenmare, Ireland
+353 83 853 3903
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  • Very good16%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
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Cafe, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Bridge Street | County Kerry, Kenmare, Ireland
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Stopped and bought an Irish picture book for a friends grandchild. Good selection of books in a small shop.

Thank dougjan2015
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Look at the menu- not the one on the wall The one you hold in your hand. There are many more options to be seen there. The food was good and the bread good too. I was disappointed the the bread of the day wasn’t...More

1  Thank ccr9217
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely homemade vegetarian food. Enjoyed an avocado salad and a hummus salad with a shared slice of chocolate cake. Surrounded by thousands of books to browse or buy, a relaxing place to break up the day. Nothing lacking if you’re looking for veggie food.

1  Thank tutnallmike
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I was so impressed by my goats cheese and apricot sandwich. Best lunch I had while in Ireland! Definitely go here when you're in Kenmare. I gave 4 stars and not 5 because my husband was less impressed by huis soup and I didn't quite...More

1  Thank TravelGirlLovingAus
Reviewed 15 June 2018 via mobile

Prompted by other TA reviews, we stopped here for lunch on the way to West Cork. We were not disappointed, in fact, the delicious food and atmosphere exceeded our expectations. The folks running the place were friendly and welcoming; everything we ate was of very...More

1  Thank awsb
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

A fairly unique menu. I thoroughly enjoyed the salad and the portion did not disappoint. Staff are friendly. Pot of tea is not a small one. Everything tasted fresh. The cafe is on a side street so it was quiter than other places meaning that...More

1  Thank potatopumpkin
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

Very nice place to eat and relax. Good menu for vegans and very tasty homemade food served by friendly staff

1  Thank margoti88
Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

Really lovely food here, really fresh and tasty. There's a great menu available for vegans which is a rarity in this town (Kenmare) highly recommended

2  Thank margo752018
Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

Really nice spot to stop off in especially for vegans. Very fresh homemade food and good service in a relaxed atmosphere. Well worth a look

2  Thank sammi242018
Reviewed 29 September 2017

Had lunch here today with my friend and really enjoyed it. I had the courgette soup and my friend had the Friday fiver special which was divine! We timed it well as we got the last portions of both.

2  Thank ElaineM792
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 12
Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Waitstaff, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bridge Street | County Kerry, Kenmare, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Kerry  >  Kenmare
  • Phone Number: +353 83 853 3903
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The Bookstop Cafe is a bookshop with a great Vegetarian cafe offering sumptuous Raw, Vegan and Vegetarian Meals, Soup, Salads and Cakes/Cookies/Snacks (All Healthy!!) organic as much as we can, all made with love and care. As well as our coffees and teas, hot chocolates and healthy cold drinks. We are part of the Bridge Street Coop, which runs the whole-food shop as well as the Bookstop Cafe. We are a Workers Co-operative and proud of it!! While enjoying our tasty meals, grab the chance to browse our wealth of second hand and new books or just soak in the brilliant atmosphere while being surrounded by books and people, feeling well looked after and cared for by all of us. Tell us if you have special dietary needs and we'll do our utmost best to meet them. See you at ours! :)
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