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AKA Willies & the Barn best little surprise in the midlands!!

Attended a wedding reception here last Saturday night & all I can say is WOW!!!! This place needs... read more

Reviewed 18 July 2018
Mullingar, Ireland
Traditional style lunch

I loved the feeling of the old fashioned afternoon tea, with matching cups and saucers and teapots... read more

Reviewed 18 January 2017
Mullingar, Ireland
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Jul 17, 2018
“AKA Willies & the Barn best little surprise in the midlands!!”
Jan 24, 2018
“It's closed”
The grocery is a small family run business in Tyrrellspass, Co Westmeath. Our mission is to promote local craft and food producers but also provide training in simple crafts and everyday lifestyle. Basket weaving/cheese and yogurt...more
Main Street, Tyrrellspass, Ireland
+353 44 922 3241
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Reviewed 18 July 2018

Attended a wedding reception here last Saturday night & all I can say is WOW!!!! This place needs to be talked about far & wide, set in the middle of Tyrrellspass village in Co. Westmeath is undoubtedly a hidden gem, what you think is a...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Marcharris12
Reviewed 24 January 2018

The Grocery coffee shop is closed and has been for some time. There is a place called the barn out the back and a pub next door that are both run by the same people I was told. It was a nice shop at the...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed 18 January 2017

I loved the feeling of the old fashioned afternoon tea, with matching cups and saucers and teapots. I was there for lunch and everything was fresh and homemade and very tasty.

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank annealdon
Reviewed 8 August 2016

I stumbled across this gem purely by accident when looking to book my sisters Hen Weekend and Im very glad I did. Trying to avoid pink sashes and blue coloured shots in a loud nightclub at all costs, I dreamed of a quaint cottage, near...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank 646emac
Reviewed 1 May 2016

Quirky, cosy, little café with home baking. Thoroughly enjoyed the candle making course run by Niamh, she was very patient, it was great fun and we produced some lovely candles. She was also very generous with her materials. It was an excellent workshop. The barn...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank dbrennan2016
Reviewed 28 April 2016

This is a lovely place for a quiet cuppa and a scone, the staff are friendly and always busy, the food is very nice home cooked and inexpensive for the quality. I live not too far from here and only came across it lately but...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank kevmal
Reviewed 20 March 2016

My Husband & I got married in the Barn and it was the most beautiful and unique venue. I only have the best things to say about the Venue, the staff and location!

Date of experience: September 2015
1  Thank AineO4
Reviewed 10 July 2015

Found this hidden gem by accident today on our way from Limerick to Carrickmacross. Food was home cooked and excellent and so reasonable, coffee brilliant too and served with a smile in beautiful cups! Wished we lived closer, but we will definitely be back!

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank Margaret L
Reviewed 29 June 2015 via mobile

If there's a hen who loves arts and crafts then I would definitely recommend The Grocery. Peter was an absolute dream and advised us where to stay and eat etc which was fantastic as we had never been to Tyrrellspass and needed a bit of...More

Date of experience: June 2015
2  Thank ClaireReynolds
Reviewed 9 May 2015

Peter is great and the food wonderful . I love this spot with such a wide range of artisan produce. The location is super too.

Date of experience: May 2015
2  Thank Margaretmary20
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noeleen m
26 February 2015|
Response from TheGrocery | Property representative |
Hi Noeleen, Sorry just to clarify we are not a hotel but a Crafts venue, Cafe and Gift store. There is plenty to do in and around the area but it depends on your taste. We would highly recommend a walk around this beautiful... More