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Ruby Ellen's Tea Rooms

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner

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Ruby Ellen's Tea Rooms in Carlingford's menus include breakfasts, light snacks, Afternoon Tea (for two or more), Desserts, Children's and Tea & Coffee menu. Ruby Ellen's Tea Rooms extensive Loose Tea selection is unrivalled between Belfast & Dublin.. Ruby Ellen's is an ideal venue for a party or group outing, we have four Tea Rooms and a lovely sheltered terrace with views of Carlingford Lough & Mourne Mountains. Visit us when in Carlingford, for a relaxing get-together with friends, we are open 7 days.
US$ 6 - US$ 14
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Irish, Cafe, European, International
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
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All reviews scones cake baked potato lemon meringue sandwich bread china cups quirky decor beautiful china busy sunday afternoon delicious homemade open fire full irish breakfast old style would love to go back recent visit tasty food
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Reviewed today via mobile

Have been here twice. Its hard to find good home baking and this place has got just that! And at reasonable prices too.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank TheHolidayGoer
Reviewed 5 days ago

we had a sunday afternoon tea with the family. They seated 11 of us in a privte room upstairs which was very nice The service was excellent & the food delicious. would highly recommend..

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank CatherineF2022
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Such cute little tea rooms providing a lovely breakfast and great coffee too. lunch menu looked good too and all the home baking on display is mouthwatering.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank allansueTailemBend
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had wonderful elevenses before going hill-walking. Cute and homely place, lovely staff. Will definitely return.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Explorer470024
Reviewed 11 November 2018

Very cute tea room atmosphere, very friendly staff. Welcome rest and coffee by the fireplace after long drive. I would suggest not microwaving the scrambled eggs, they seemed to be anyway and also please use real butter not imitation spreads, makes a huge difference in...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank AlfarDublin
Reviewed 8 November 2018 via mobile

We had just finished a lovely walk and the tea rooms were inviting and it was very warm and cozy the old town house was lovely inside 2 rooms downstairs and a room upstairs all the tables with lovely white clothes and china plates and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Miriam B
Reviewed 5 November 2018

This weekend travelled 25 miles for breakfast as you would get it nowhere else. Our experience started with warm greeting at the door...we ordered and sat by the crackling fire...a heart plate of delicious bacon...home made crispy on the outside and crumbly in the inside...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 938jean
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

We had the afternoon tea luch, was really good and nice presented. Especially carrot cake was amazing.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank erik026
Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

We had a lovely coffee and beautiful cake in here. Staff were very friendly too..well worth a visit. Lovely spot

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank lilymaisie
Reviewed 3 October 2018

I didn't even know the tea rooms existed until we were caught int the rain on a Sunday afternoon and popped in. The place is charming and the staff are busy but efficient. Will definitely visit again, and allow more time to taste the tempting...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Dinodub
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1 May 2018|
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Response from Moke13 | Reviewed this property |
I booked and I believe you have to.
22 July 2017|
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Response from GarrySpillane | Reviewed this property |
Sorry only seeing this now - I guess you visited by now, but the in any event I couldn't answer your questions, except to say we found the prices reasonable, given that the quality was quite good.
21 March 2017|
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Response from BJDublin | Reviewed this property |
It's a tea room, not a 5 star hotel. All the cakes and scones are homemade and delicious. In my opinion you would be very hard to please if you were disappointed.
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