Vanilla Pod & Keltic Bar

Vanilla Pod, Headfort Arms Hotel, Kells, Meath, Ireland, A82 D2C1
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Monday - Thursday 5pm-10pm

Friday & Saturday 5pm - 11pm

Sunday 12.30pm - 9.30pm

Facilities
  • Disabled Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Families and Children Welcome

About Vanilla Pod & Keltic Bar

Although it is under the umbrella of the Headfort Arms, The Vanilla Pod is a self-contained contemporary restaurant that has earned itself regional national acclaim in its 10 plus years of operation.

The ‘Pod’ as it is affectionately known amongst its loyal fan base offers a wonderful choice of International cuisine in a contemporary bistro atmosphere.

We pride ourselves on good quality, carefully sourced produce from local suppliers, using ingredients that are in season and offering specialties such as locally reared lamb and locally produced cheeses.

The Vanilla Pod has been rated in ‘Tom Doorley’s Top 100 Places To Eat in Ireland’ and has consistently featured in the coveted Bridgestone & Georgina Campbell Guide to Ireland.

Cuisine: Irish, Contemporary, European
Dress Code: Smart Casual
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Visited On Friday, 02 October 2020

Lovely food and great service!

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Visited On Saturday, 03 October 2020

Great experience from start to finish and the staff helped make the night.

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Visited On Thursday, 01 October 2020

Beautiful meal, hot and tasty. We'll be back.

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Visited On Sunday, 27 September 2020

Great food, great service.

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Visited On Sunday, 20 September 2020

Excellent as always. Well managed. All the staff are 100%

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Visited On Saturday, 19 September 2020

We used Kelltic bar that operates next door to Vanilla Pod. The service was excellent, super nice and accommodating. Great to see that vegans are catered for too - vegan stir fry and a burger were really lovely. We will definitely be back.

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Visited On Saturday, 19 September 2020

I will recommend this place. Food was delicious.

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Visited On Saturday, 19 September 2020

The best steak I have ever had, great food, great service, brilliant friendly staff. 5 years since I was here, I definitely won’t leave it as long - can’t wait too come back. Forgot to mention creme brûlée and rose wine and the very funny male manager - I forgot to ask his name! Will find out next time

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Visited On Friday, 18 September 2020

Fantastic place! Lovely and romantic, great atmosphere. The staff were all very attentive and friendly. The food was outstanding. We had the chicken wings and prawns to start. The prawns were very nicely cooked and the wings were out of this world! My boyfriend is still talking about it. Our mains were equally as delicious. We had the fish and chips, and duck. It was a really enjoyable evening, the food, staff and the general space was comfortable and we felt very safe.

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Visited On Friday, 18 September 2020

Lovely meal Delicious food Service was excellent, very helpful and friendly Relaxing atmosphere

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Visited On Friday, 11 September 2020

No customer service, very lax. No one came to check our meal was okay. We were 25 mins waiting for food. When finished eating for 45mins no one came to clear plates or asked if we wanted tea/coffee or desert. Just got up and left

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Visited On Friday, 04 September 2020

Good food and wine. Great service and atmosphere.

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Visited On Saturday, 05 September 2020

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Visited On Friday, 04 September 2020

Always warm and friendly

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Visited On Sunday, 30 August 2020

Good variety on menu.Great food and lovely staff.

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Visited On Sunday, 16 August 2020

The staff here make the place. Food was lovely, rare that we have had a bad experience here

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Visited On Thursday, 13 August 2020

The food and service were excellent, we will definitely be back.

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Visited On Sunday, 09 August 2020

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Visited On Thursday, 06 August 2020

Delicious food with excellent friendly service. We had a lovely table in the Kelltic Bar with lots of space around us. The atmosphere was delightful. Can’t wait to go again.

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Visited On Saturday, 01 August 2020

Food was excellent and staff were very helpful

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Visited On Saturday, 01 August 2020

Everything was perfect, staff, food & service was top class.

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Visited On Saturday, 01 August 2020

Lovely food and staff. Very safe environment at this time.

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Visited On Friday, 31 July 2020

5 stars all round - food was fabulous, staff went above and beyond to make sure we were looked after and had the added bonus of really good music while dining. Will definitely be back the next time we’re in Kells!

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Visited On Sunday, 26 July 2020

Lovely food

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Visited On Friday, 17 July 2020

Really great and friendly service and lovely food. Thank you!

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