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Hickey's Bakery and Cafe

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Nuala Hickey’s bakery is a Clonmel institution, and a national treasure.
“Fancy Bakery” it says on the front of Nuala Hickey’s bakery, just beside Clonmel’s historic West Gate. That’s both true – they do bake and serve fancy cakes – and not quite true, for there is nothing fancy about this classic Irish bakery and café. Step in the door, and the true sense of homeliness, the welcome, the hospitality, and the unpretentiousness of Ms Hickey’s bakery, all mark it out as a most singular place. It’s not an exaggeration to say that it is a national treasure, a place that offers both a taste of today and a taste of yesterday, best exemplified by their benchmark Barm Brack, a sweet slice of goodness that is amongst the nicest things you can eat. Allied to the delicious food are the superlative local staff, who mind and mother every customer. A treasure indeed.

Nuala Hickey
West Gate, Clonmel, Co Tipperary
+353 52 6121587

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