The Tea House by the Walled Garden at Kylemore Abbey

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Enjoy afternoon tea among friends at the Tea House by the Walled Garden at Kylemore Abbey.

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Food in Tribute to Kylemore Abbey's Victorian History

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The Tea House by the Walled Garden

A trip to the Tea House by the Walled Garden at Kylemore Abbey will make you feel like your having afternoon tea in a grand manor house. Perched beside the stunning Walled Garden, the tea room offers a variety of dining options, including homemade sandwiches, accompanied by fresh garden salad, along with delicately made sweet treats. A perfect way to while away the day with friends. The Tea House is open 9.00am - 6.00pm between the months of March and November. Read their Good Food Ireland review below.
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Mitchell's Café at Kylemore Abbey

Mitchell’s Café, a self service café is the main dining area at Kylemore Abbey, visitors can expect a warm welcome and great tasting food in keeping with the traditions of the Benedictine Order. Lunch is served up in fine form when dining at Mitchell's Café with all appetites easily catered for.
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Henry's Express Coffee Shop

During the busy summer months the team at Kylemore Abbey encourage their visitors to pack up a picnic created from the Henry’s Express Coffee House and enjoy the great outdoors of Kylemore Abbey. Henry’s Express Coffee House is open daily during the summer months from 11.00am to 5.00pm. All the delicious favourites such has freshly made sandwiches and sweet treats are on hand to keep you sated while you’re on the go. Ice cream filled crepes with Kylemore Fudge are also a must try when stopping by this petite eatery.

Be Swept Away in the Romance and History of the Abbey

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Guided Tours of Kylemore and Its Grounds

Kylemore Abbey is one of the West of Ireland's leading tourist attractions. Visitors flock to its grounds and are awed by its fascinating history. Guided History Tours take place each day which fills visitors in on Kylemore's heart warming beginnings all the up to the present under its ownership of the Benedictine Nuns.
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The Victorian Walled Garden

A centre point of Kylemore Abbey, is its stunning Victorian Walled Garden. These neatly manicured lawns packed full with countless amounts of beautiful flora are juxtaposed perfectly with the wildness and ruggedness of the surrounding Connemara landscape. Comprising of 6 acres, the Walled Garden is divided into two sections, the east side which features formal flowers and greenhouses and the west side which features a vegetable garden, fruit trees and a herbaceous garden.
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Shopping at Kylemore Abbey

Shopping believe it or not is also an option when visiting this beautiful Abbey. The Craft and Design Shop at Kylemore features a variety of items largely created by local craftsmen and artists that reflect the flora and fauna of Kylemore and the land surrounding it. This is the perfect place to pick up a memento of your time at the Abbey and there are gifts to suit all budgets. Make sure to pick up some chocolate handmade by the Benedictine Nuns themselves along with their sweet smelling handmade soap collections.

Our Review of The Tea House by the Walled Garden at Kylemore Abbey

A trip to the Tea House by the Walled Garden at Kylemore Abbey will make you feel like your having afternoon tea in a grand manor house. This dainty tea room pays tribute to Kylemore's Victorian history with its menu and food style. Expect to devour delicate quiches and mothwatering desserts when eating on Kylemore grounds. Perched beside the stunning Walled Garden, the tea room offers a variety of dining options from fresh homemade sandwiches, soup and nibbles to a more robust offering of homemade quiches served with a fresh garden salad. Freshly made sandwiches feature a variety of delicious ingredients, why not dig into a sandwich of Wicklow Brie, Roast Turkey and Slieve Bloom Cranberry Sauce or try the twist on the favourite ham and cheese sambo with the Limerick ham with Wicklow Brie and Mustard Mayo offering. 

Sweet treats await for those wanting to indulge. Well known bakes such as Lemon Drizzle and Carrot Cake never fail to please or visits during the summer will call for a taste of the rich strawberry cheesecake! Those who are vegetarian or have food intolerances, will be well catered for as servers will be happy to point out when guiding you through the menu. Tea enthusiasts are in for a treat as visitors are invited to try the range of infused teas created from the Walled Garden. 

The Tea Room by the Walled Garden is Open 9.00am - 6.00pm each day between the months of March and November. 

Discover more about the history of Kylemore Abbey here. 

Kylemore Abbey
Pollacappul
ConnemaraGalway
Ireland
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