GREAT WESTERN GREENWAY
11) The Blue Bicycle Tearooms
The Blue Bicycle Tearooms is located in a charming 17th century, stone-fronted historical house in the centre of Newport. Proprietors Phil & Frank Chambers oversee a menu that favours seasonal and local ingredients – many of which are from Gourmet Greenway producers – that includes: gourmet salads & sandwiches served on homemade breads; homemade soups; in-house salad dressings and pestos and freshly baked scones, cakes and tarts, including the signature Blue Bicycle Orange Cake. The Blue Bicycle Tea rooms is listed in the 2015 Georgina Campbell Best Food Guide & McKennas Guide Best in Ireland 2015. Speciality teas and freshly ground coffee are served in vintage bone china pots alongside charming vintage bone china tea sets. Visitors have the choice of being served indoors or at picnic tables in the Blue Bicycle’s Victorian garden.