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The Thatch

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Café

1 euro 'Best Budget' denotes moderately priced establishment (max. less than €50pps for accommodation or €35 for 3-course meal without drinks) Outstanding Location, building or atmosphere
Address:
The Thatch
Belleek Co Fermanagh , BT93 3SY
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Tel: +44 28 6865 8181

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This coffee shop is really special: a listed building dating back to the late 18th century, it’s the only originally thatched building remaining in County Fermanagh

The Thatch

The Clarke family's coffee shop is really special: a listed building dating back to the late 18th century - and predating the famous Belleek Pottery - it’s the only originally thatched building remaining in County Fermanagh.


Peter and Maureen Clarke are rightly proud of their lovely little cafe, which is full of character and was re-thatched in 2014 so it's currently looking as good as new.


Home-made food has been served here since the early 1900s and the tradition is being well-maintained today, with Maureen and her daughter Jeanne preparing home baking  and deliciously simple meals for a steady stream of regulars as well as visitors to the village.


Typically you'll find home-made soups, a range of freshly made sandwiches and toasted sandwiches all made to order, hot specials like stuffed baked potatoes and (best of all) delicious bakes like chocolate squares, carrot cake and muffins.


Drinks include a coffee menu and, more unusually, you can also buy fishing tackle, hire a bike, a camper van - or even a holiday cottage here.

Open Mon-Sat. 9-5 (from 10 off-season). Closed Sun. MAsterCard & Visa accepted on orders over £10. abbreviations
Last Updated: 31-03-2015
Author: Georgina Campbell

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