Rachels Garden Café



1 euro
Rachels Garden Café
Arboretum Garden Centre, Kilkenny Road , Leighlinbridge Co Carlow
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Tel: +353 59 972 1558

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Although recently redesigned and renamed, thie ethos at this pleasant self-service restaurant in the impressive garden centre at the Arboretum is unchanged and, as before, it offers an attractive selection of wholesome, freshly-prepared food.
  • Equestrian (nearby)
  • Fishing (coarse nearby)
  • Fishing (Fly Fishing nearby)
  • Forest / Woodland with trails nearby
  • Garden Visits (nearby)
  • Gardens (Outstanding)
  • Horse Racing nearby
  • Broadband WI/FI
  • Children's Playground
  • Location - By a river
  • Outdoor Dining Avail. (summer)
  • Shop - Lifestyle
  • Smoking Area
  • Smoking Area Covered
  • Contemporary International
  • Al Fresco
  • Atmospheric
  • Attractive Views
  • Breakfast Venue
  • Buzzy Atmosphere
  • Daytime/Coffee
  • Informal
  • Sunday Dining

Rachels Garden Café

Although recently redesigned and rebranded, the ethos of this pleasant restaurant in the impressive garden centre at Frank and Rachel Doyle's Arboretum is unchanged and, as before, it offers an attractive selection of wholesome, freshly-prepared food.

Tables are simply set up, but there is a sense of care about the place with fresh flowers everywhere - and, despite being mainly self-service, the friendly and helpful staff are happy to give assistance when needed.

Appetising salads and quick-serve dishes are on display at the service counter - everything is fresh and home-made with good ingredients, and there’s a nice flair in the desserts.

It's not really a wine place, but there's wine by the glass from the fridge, and a few quarter bottles, also fruit drinks (including apple juice) and minerals.

A good place to break a journey, as there's a nice ambience, plenty of space and helpful staff - and a browse around is interesting and relaxing.

Seats 250 (outdoors, 40). Open Mon-Sat 9-5.30pm (until 8pm Thur), Sun 11-5pm. Ample parking (150). Wheelchair friendly. Children welcome (high chair, playground, gardens). Wine licence. Closed 25 Dec & 1 Jan. Amex, Diners, MasterCard, Visa, Laser. abbreviations
Last Updated: 19-01-2015
Author: Georgina Campbell

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