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Unit 1 Keenans Lane, Castledermot, Ireland
+353 85 714 8085
10:00 - 17:00
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Sun 11:00 - 16:00
Tue - Fri 09:00 - 17:00
Sat 10:00 - 17:00
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

It's small local cafe, that has a number of speciality products. It was quite busy during lunch but there isn't much space so its not hard to fill the tables. The food is ok but nothing spectacular. For a wrap, slics of cake and 2 coffee I paid €20 which I feel it quite high for small local busines. You... More 

Thank Michal Z
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68 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

Dined with my mam, niece & son. The waitress was lovely & accommodating. She did some pasta for my 2 year old as there was nothing on the menu that I wanted to order for him. Our club sandwiches & chicken wrap were very good. The kids very much enjoyed their chocolate browie.

Thank 07cinta
Dublin, Ireland
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

This Cafe was excellent! Their breakfast was very nice. The service was very quick and the interior was lovely! My family really enjoyed the breakfast. I would highly recommend it . 😄

Thank DMented
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Atmosphere was nice and relaxed, the staff were friendly. Quirky place. Great Menu! Penne Seafood Pasta was delish, as was the torn honey ham ciabatta 👌🏼 Coffee was strong.......will visit again

Thank Mellybrod
Dublin, Ireland
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219 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

I loved this place, very small and seating can be tricky to be early. Street parking. We all had the hash, veg hash, black pudding hash etc. Fabulous. No bread etc so we didnt have that full to the gills feeling. 2 coffee's and one had a desert which was really lovely. Definitely on my map now, Ive been meaning... More 

1 Thank sandraorourkeglynn
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

Went to this place today and was very dissapointed with there attention to detail, I ordered a club sandwich and my partner who is VEGAN orders the vegan wrap both with chips, food comes out and were eating away when my partner realises that the side salad which she was eating and spat out had chicken in it, absolutely ridiculous... More 

3 Thank Iggy M
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

One of my favourite places for lunch. Food always very good quality. Lovely décor, good service and value

Thank Eileen C
Kildare, Ireland
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117 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

The Mad Hatter Cafe deserves main street status! However, it is quietly tucked away on a side street in Castledermot. People travel far and wide for the food and service. Everything is home-made. The Cafe is even open at weekends for evening dining. Do book to avoid disappointment.

1 Thank L W
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

I love this place for my usual Monday lunch! The chef Emma is lovely and cooks amazingly!! The bacon hash is a must! Great little spot for catch ups and to be well fed!

Thank Lisa C
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Delicious food, friendly staff and countryside magic! We came across Mad Hatter accidentally and didn't expect much from small local cafe. But everything changed when we got our meals. Enormously tasty! We ordered two pastas and mine was one of the best I've ever tried in my life. Highly recommend this cafe for all travellers and locals.

Thank Kateryna D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Irish, Cafe, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Unit 1 Keenans Lane, Castledermot, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Kildare  >  Castledermot
  • Phone Number: +353 85 714 8085
Delicious home bakes,gourmet sandwiches and signature hot dishes. Superb coffees and teas. Homemade artisan jams,marmalades,dressings,cakes and bakes available for take away too. Open 9-5. Mon-Fri Open 10-5Sat. Open 11-4 Sun Now open Sat nights 6-7 Early bird 7-9 A la carte

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