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Cafe Paradiso

16 Lancaster Quay, Cork 1, Ireland
+353 21 427 7939
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good13%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Vegetarian Friendly
16 Lancaster Quay, Cork 1, Ireland
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The food is sensational, lovely wine, excellent service. The work with seasonality and flavour. Well worth a visit!

Thank CeciliaD223
Reviewed 1 week ago

Having come to Cafe Paradiso several times over the past decade, I'm still proud to bring my meat-eating friends to this simple Cork legend of a restaurant that serves outstanding food (some dishses have been on the menu for 10 years). There's a slight peevish...More

Thank nikquaife
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband is a veggie and loved this experience. I enjoyed the food it was interesting and well presented. A place for all vegetarians! Very good

Thank Zio N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a superb meal here recently, when I was in Cork on business. All of the dishes on the menu looked great, all really creative cookery. Interesting ingredients creatively prepared. I would fine here again in a heartbeat.

Thank idmurphy2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Is renowned as a fine vegetarian restaurant and we were excited to sample. We really enjoyed it. The food is fantastic and the service is helpful and friendly Each dish was complex and very tasty. For appetizer I had grilled eggplant with other veg and...More

Thank MikeBirdman
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went here in August with my adult daughter who has special needs We had to wait a little bit but that wasn’t a problem really Staff were nice and polite but i felt they lacked a bit of warmth The seating is a bit...More

Thank molllyduff
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Cafe Paradiso....what can I say? I would probably never convert to being a vegetarian but if anyone could do it, it would be Cafe Paradiso in Cork. We chose them based on numerous reviews and pieces on the web and none of them were wrong...More

Thank StephenN1694
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There is only one word required to summarise our visit to Cafe Paradiso, "Exceptional". Excellent service, friendly, informative and attentive. Cosy setting, ambiance and perfect lighting. Each mouthful of food was oozing with flavour. We could not fault any dish, each was just as amazing...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Celebrated my birthday here and in a word WOW!!! The food is so inventive and creative, I almost didn't want to eat it! But thankfully I did! It was amazing! :) Great variety on the menu and this veggie left there feeling all kinds of...More

Thank Rachel O
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I am always a bit skeptical of vegetarian restaurants. However, this was the best I have ever experienced. You can choose from 2 course or 3 course menus. This was a problem when we tried to go on a different night just to have dessert....More

Thank patrickm6160
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9 March 2018|
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Response from 124C41NewEngland | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure. We never saw a small child in the restaurant. It is a upscale experience and I would call them first.
26 December 2017|
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Response from Dxbliz | Reviewed this property |
Think you have the wrong reviewer, Cafe Paradiso is excellent
Kathleen M
29 November 2016|
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Response from Julien P | Reviewed this property |
Hi, It's quiet small, but calm in general. Seating is comfortable. Last time, even if the restaurant was full, I was seating in the left corner near the bar, it was quiet and the noise didn't disturb me ;)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$27 - US$46
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 Lancaster Quay, Cork 1, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Cork>  > Mardyke
  • Neighbourhood: Mardyke
  • Phone Number: +353 21 427 7939
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