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Lily Mai's Cafe

Bunratty Village Mills, Bunratty, Ireland
+353 61 364 405
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good41%
  • Average21%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“cakes” (16 reviews)
“biscuit cake” (3 reviews)
“salad” (12 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Irish, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Bunratty Village Mills, Bunratty, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 119 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped here for breakfast after our flight landed in Shannon on a Sunday morning. We were glad that it was open! It is above a woolen mills shop, across the street from Bunratty Castle, very light and airy inside. Staff very friendly and helpful and...More

Thank Jennifer W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had tea and coffee and I can honestly say the three in the group agreed this was the worst coffee ever. It's hard to believe that a restaurant in such a prominent location could not make a better effort. Tepid tea and when complained about...More

2  Thank drimbane
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stop here regularly on our monthly bus trip to Co. Limerick. Its a self service cafe, serving salads, sandwiches, scones,cakes. The food is fresh and the queue moves fairly fast. Plenty of car parking spaces for cars and buses.Try their lovely scones and their...More

Thank _teachnaleachtai
Feargal C, General Manager at Lily Mai's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review! The lift / elevator is for public use. Feargal.

Reviewed 13 October 2017

We stopped in here quickly after arriving in Bunratty, starving. We were nearly put off by the cafeteria like feeling and the bus loads of patrons but hunger won out! The staff were friendly and the food was very tasty and fresh. It satisfied my...More

Thank Search
Reviewed 10 October 2017

This cafe is over two busy shops and supplies plenty of choice when it comes to freshly made lunches and teas. They have plenty of selection for all tastes.

Thank Linda B
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

Lovely fresh food. Home made. Pleasant staff. Lovely lasagne. Very spacious.Great selection of home made breads and pies.

Thank galwaygirl10
Reviewed 14 September 2017

A friend and I needed something fast for lunch passing through Bunratty, This Café is upstairs over two very busy shops and is very well laid out. It is self service and the offering for main courses is limited but what they have is excellent....More

Thank Paul O
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

I wasn't here myself on this occasion but recently my mother told me a story so I want to share it. It wasn't a big thing but it meant a lot to her. My mother loves going to your cafe and more often than she...More

Thank DnF O
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

We stopped here for a quick breakfast on the way out of town. They don't open until 9:30 so we waited a bit. We had a scone and the breakfast bap. The scone and jam was delicious. The bap was good as well and very...More

Thank MissionNica
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Ate Sunday lunch here recently, had Thai curry. Both curry and rice had a reheated feel about them, curry had a 'skin' on it and the some of the rice was overcooked while some of it was still hard. Sat for about 10 minutes waiting...More

Thank kiabelle
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bunratty Village Mills, Bunratty, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Clare  >  Bunratty
  • Phone Number: +353 61 364 405
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