Lock 26 Coffee House

Lock 26 Coffee House is situated on the 26 lock on the royal canal in a beautiful area called Coolnahay. It opened in April 2021 Lock 26 serves freshly ground coffee, ice creams, scones and apple tart and loads of snacks including gluten-free options.

Set in the beautiful Coolnahay Harbour on the Royal Canal Greenway, Lock 26 serves freshly ground coffee, ice creams, scones and apple tart and loads of snacks including gluten-free options.

Set at the back of a charming lock house, the Coffee box and its seating area is surrounded by delightful flowers, fresh vegetables and fun activities for the kids including a chalk board and tyre swing. The area is dog friendly with dog beds and water bowls.

If you’re heading down the enchanting Greenway from Maynooth to Cloondara make sure and call in for a treat 8km on the Longford side of Mullingar.

Set at the back of a charming lock house, the Coffee box and its seating area is surrounded by delightful flowers, fresh vegetables and fun activities for the kids including a chalkboard and tyre swing. The area is dog friendly with dog beds and water bowls.

Across the lock there is a larger seating area with a portaloo where camping is permitted by Waterways Ireland

The Lock House is also a stamp location for the National Famine Way, just ask their friendly staff for more details.

Opening hours may vary with weather forecast 

  • Mon-Fri 10am-6pm
  • Sat & sun 10am 8pm