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Loaves and Fishes

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Left Bank Mall | Pearse St, Athlone, Ireland
+353 90 649 8875
Sat 11:00 - 16:00
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102 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Long Island, New York
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51 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2016

Finally, a meal in Ireland that doesn't take hours! We ordered, and the food was out in minutes. Just what we needed with a cranky toddler :) And it was HOT, and delicious!! The staff was so friendly, and so helpful...again, with a cranky toddler :) Highly recommend! And there is PARKING!! (hard to come by easily in Athlone)

Thank Stacers28NY
Tipperary, Ireland
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 July 2016

Had lunch in this establishment, food was better than average the Chocolate Peanut Butter Stack comes highly recommended!

Thank patsy0neill
Derby, United Kingdom
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80 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 July 2016

I rang them a few weeks before we went to Ireland to see if they could do an 30th wedding Anniversary Champaign breakfast for my sister and her husband. They pulled out all the stops, I was a bit nervous having never had chance to visit and it was a surprise for my sister and her husband, The staff couldn't... More 

Thank Tinners_10
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2016

I've habitually visited Loaves and Fishes for the past five years whenever I'm out of town visiting or passing Athlone; I often even make a detour off the motorway into the town specifically to come here! The food always impresses, the decor is aesthetically pleasing, the service is friendly and timely and the value for money is good too. I'm... More 

Thank Peter K
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54 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

Visited on recommendation by a friend. Was very happy leaving. Great selection of sandwiches at a reasonable price. Service is excellent and genuine.

Thank Noel1971
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

For this place 18 months ago loved it then so dropped back in this time such a great little cafe. Would recommend to anyone traveling through athlone

Thank Jayd F
Sligo, Ireland
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47 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Book a table in case it’s busy! Well worth a trip to this cafe. I went with a group, including some veggies and everyone was pleased with their meal. The chicken and chorizo pasta was gorgeous. I had the mid-eastern mezzi plate (I can’t remember its title) but it was mouth watering good. Great coffee and friendly staff, tip top.

Thank helenmn84
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30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 June 2016 via mobile

Find this place at random looking for a place for breakfast. Lovely small place. Quick and efficient service. Went with two small children who were well gathered for. Would definitely go again. Nice good size breakfast with good ingredients and fair value for money. Only down side were dirty toilets which are not part of the cafe but generally for... More 

Thank Markus K
Athlone, Ireland
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31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 May 2016

I was in the area and in a hurry for lunch. I dropped in and was served straight away. Had Cauliflower soup and it was sooo nice. I was pleasantly surprised. Great portion and fresh brown bread. There was even water provided as part of the service without needing to ask.The staff were very friendly and service was fast. Recommend

Thank fitzzyma
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 May 2016

I was brought to Loaves and Fishes as a treat. And what a treat it was. The sandwich I ordered was more than I expected. It was freshly made and came with a side order of the nicest fries I have had in a long time. I would highly recommend Loaves and Fishes.

Thank Silvia M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 7 - US$ 11
Irish, Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Left Bank Mall | Pearse St, Athlone, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Westmeath  >  Athlone
  • Phone Number: +353 90 649 8875
Within the Left. Bank Mall, on Pearse street.
Car parking available.
60 Seater cafe with full table service.
Take away available on all menu items.
Open Monday to Saturday 9am to 4.30 Pm.

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