Jack Fenn Courtyard Cafe 

Belleek castles new foodie destination. The food isn’t the only thing you’ll marvel at in Jack Fenn’s Courtyard Café – the setting also makes for a great experience. Situated in the old stable buildings adjacent to the Castle, in this intimate but quirky space, lovingly created by Lilly, working with local tradesmen, many of the materials have been beautifully repurposed to create an environment that reflects both the history of the castle and the Wild Atlantic landscape in which we live. 

We won’t give away the secret, but don’t forget to ask about the story behind the large table in the centre of the café! And of course there is the story of Jack Fenn the smuggler, who got himself into a tight spot …once upon a time, Jack bought a passport from an Irishman called Marshall Doran and bought himself a castle!


Jack Fenn Menu

Granola €4.50

Greek Yoghurt, fruit, Moy Valley hawthorn honey.

French Toast €4.50

Cinamon, roasted apple, maple syrup, caramel Ice Cream


Sloppy Jack €10.50

Cannellini burnt end beans on chunky toast, avocado,spinach,smoked gubeen, chutney, chrispy hen egg

The Hubbie €7.95

Andarl farm pulled pork, melted cheddar, red onion, jalepenos,bbq sauce, Toasted buttered sandwich on the pan 

Spicy Falafel Wrap €8.95

Tomato, red pepper & sweetcorn couscous, grenn lentils, pumpkin seeds, rocket lime & ginger dressing.

Home cured Fish €11.95

Brown seeded soda bread, cream cheese, picked cucumber, beetroot, samphire, peppercorns balsamic garden leaves.

Warm Goats Cheese Salad €10.50

marinated pepper & courgette, garden peas, poached pear, walnut, fig,hawthorn honey & lemon dressed leaves.

Super Boast Salad €11.95

Avocado,necarine,sprouting seeds, raddish, red onion & carrot slaw,broccoli, sweet potato, quinos, leaves, roasted nuts & seeds, toasted pitts, red pepper hummus dip.

Sharing Platter for 2 €22.50

board of charcuterie, hot & cold cheese, potatoes, salad,bread,chutney,pickles & fruit. Great for catching u

Specials board for daily dishes & soups

Sides,Beverages,Coffees,Hot Chocolate, selection of teas, Beers and wine 

***If you would like any of the above dishes gluten free we will do our best to accomodate ***



Opening Times



11 a.m till 5 p.m 

11 a.m till 5 p.m

11 a.m till 5 p.m

11 a.m till 5 p.m

11 a.m till 5 p.m

Ballina has been waiting far too long for a cafe like this... but boy was it it worth the wait! Delicious food, gorgeous veggie options, fluten & dairy free catered for, nestled in the beautiful surroundings of Belleek Woods, its a light filled, spacious and contemporary cafe that hasnt forgotten its castle roots.. Looking forward to becoming a regular customer. Best of luck, I doubt ye'll need it!
Reviewed by Marie Loftus 30th September 2017
What an amazing experience! A superbly designed cafe that oozes class and an atmosphere that is equivalent to a warm embrace from your best friend. We left with our taste buds dancing with joy having being served food fit for the gods. Jack Fenn will become the talk of the west with a cupbopard stacked full of celebratory trophies
Reviewed by Stephen Doyle 8th October 2017 
Was in for lunch today, soup was delicious courgette and fennel soup with toasted seeded brown bread. The coffee and scones after was really good. Its my second visit and would highly recommend it as a great place for eating, stylish interior, lovely amosphere and will definitely recommend to family & friends and be back in again myself!
Reviewed by Jane Dunn 11th October 2017

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