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The Wooden Spoon

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1 euro Previous Georgina Campbell Guides Award Winner The "Best of the Best" - Only the very best establishments across various categories have been chosen for this accolade
Address:
The Wooden Spoon
Bridge Street, Killaloe Co Clare
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Tel: +353 61 622 415

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Laura Kilkenny has earned a following for local seasonal ingredients and good simple cooking, served with a generous dash of real hospitality.
  • Family Friendly
  • Location - Town Centre
  • Outdoor Dining Avail. (summer)
  • Al Fresco
  • Daytime/Coffee
  • Informal
  • Sunday Dining

The Wooden Spoon

On the hilly street which looks down over the bridge between Killaloe and Ballina, Laura Kilkenny's lovely café and bakery opened in 2009 and moved across the road to the former Gravitas premises in 2014. 


You'll still find all the familiar treats here though, including freshly baked scones and cakes and every kind of temptation you could think of, notably the trademark bowl of irresistible meringues...


A short menu offers tempting savoury dishes too, so you can have a really tasty and (perhaps surprisingly) healthy, meal here. A gorgeous big bowl of homemade soup with predictably delicious freshly baked brown soda bread is perfect for a chilly day, for example, or perhaps a generous, richly flavoured beef and Guinness stew.


In warmer weather the tone will change to dishes with Mediterranean flavours, but you can expect the same principles of quality to apply - local seasonal ingredients and good simple cooking, served with a generous dash of real hospitality.


And there's always something going on here too, including cookery classes by popular Limerick food blogger and author of the innovative baking book 'Bread On The Table', Val O'Connor.


A gem of a place and deservedly popular.

Open Tue-Sun: Tue-Thu 9.30am-6pm, Fri & Sat 12-9pm, Sun 12-6pm. Licensed. Children welcome. Closed Mon. The bakery opposite (Church Street entrance) is open Tue-Sat. MasterCard, Visa, Laser. abbreviations
Last Updated: 11-09-2014
Author: Georgina Campbell

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