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Avoca Handweavers, Kilmacanogue

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Café / Restaurant / Speciality Store

1 euro For Cooking & Service Well Above Average 'Best Budget' denotes moderately priced establishment (max. less than €50pps for accommodation or €35 for 3-course meal without drinks) Denotes genuine Irish food culture, ie special Irish food products/companies/producers, and highlights the best places to shop for regional and artisan foods; the selection excludes obvious 'non-Irish' elements regardless of quality, eg ethnic restaurants and specialists in coffee, wine and other drinks, unless relevant to local production or history. Eat & Stay establishments are chosen for their commitment to showcasing local produce and Irish hospitality. 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
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Avoca Handweavers, Kilmacanogue
Kilmacanogue, Bray Co Wicklow
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The flagship premises of Ireland’s most famous group of craft shops and, they have become equally well known for the quality of their food - people come here from miles around to shop, and to tuck into wholesome home-cooked food, which is based as much as possible on local and artisan produce
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  • Golf nearby
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  • Mountain Biking nearby
  • Walking (established walks)
  • Walking - Hillwalking (recommended routes or guides available)
  • Location - Peaceful
  • Outdoor Dining Avail. (summer)
  • Wheelchair Friendly
  • Café
  • Contemporary Irish
  • Al Fresco
  • Coeliac Friendly
  • Informal
  • Sunday Dining
  • Vegetarian Friendly (always at least 1 starter & 1 main course)

Avoca Handweavers, Kilmacanogue

This large shop and restaurant, off the N11 south of Dublin, is the flagship premises of Ireland’s most famous group of craft shops and, they have become equally well known for the quality of their food - people come here from miles around to shop, and to tuck into wholesome home-cooked food, which is based as much as possible on local and artisan produce.


The style at Avoca is eclectic and, although they are especially well-known for great baking and traditional dishes like beef and Guinness casserole, their salads and vegetables are also legendary.


In addition to the large self-service area (recently renovated and now with covered verandah seating), there is also a wide range of excellent delicatessen fare for sale in the shop.


The Fernhouse Café:


This delightful table service café is located in a large and spacious orangerie-style conservatory with a terrace, and is open for breakfast, lunch and afternoon snacks; like the self service area it is very popular, but you can reserve a table and enjoy a rather more extensive menu than the café including specials of the day, such as osso bucco and couscous, cheese plates, imaginative salads and delicious desserts, making this an even more attractive destination.


*Also at: Avoca, Powerscourt; Mount Usher Gardens; Rathcoole; Suffolk Street, Dublin 2; Moll's Gap, Kerry; and Belfast. (see entries).

Self-service café seats 160 (+outdoor dining, 100); verandah, 60. Open daily, 9.30-5 (Sun 10-5). House wine from €20. Fernhouse Cafe : Seats 100; open 10am-5.30pm. No SC. Toilets wheelchair accessible; children welcome; air conditioning. Closed 25-26 Dec. Amex, Diners, MasterCard, Visa, Laser. abbreviations
Last Updated: 04-06-2013
Author: Georgina Campbell

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On N11 sign posted before Kilmacanogue Village

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