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Umi Falafel

11/12 Academy Street | Cork City, Cork T12 T381, Ireland
+353 21 427 4466
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Lebanese, Arabic, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Halal
11/12 Academy Street | Cork City, Cork T12 T381, Ireland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Tried the Lebanese falafel. Really delicious. Very friendly staff as well. I am planning of saying yes to Umi again.

Thank Curiosity49252495863
Reviewed 2 days ago

Great little place to grab falafel and tasty salads. If you need to eat on the hoof it is great. Fast service , take away or sit down. Lovely staff and reasonable prices. Does what it says on the tin.

Thank Leesided75
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Literally one of my favourite veggie stops in cork. All the staff are great and the food is delicious. I always get the Palestinian pita (can’t go wrong) but I recently tried the breaded halloumi wrap which was insanely tasty and a perfect “cheeky” treat!

1  Thank cantillonemer
Reviewed 1 week ago

This family run middle eastern spot in Cork makes the best falafel wraps we have had anywhere in the world. They are incredible. Food is authentic and tasty. All kinds of food options, all made with care, and with service with a warm and welcoming...More

1  Thank Julia S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's my favourite restaurant in Cork they have the best Falafel and the best lentil soup and the best baklava . It's the best restaurant 😍😍 يالربع لايفوتكم هالمطعم عندهم فلافل ماتفوت وبقلاوة شامية على مستوى وشوربة العدس 😍😍

1  Thank King A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It’s really nice food and it’s much healthier than the fast food restaurants in the city and around the same price too

1  Thank Aisling D
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Order was made at 3pm for delivery which we were told would take 40 minutes. That was grand we didn’t mind waiting however an hour and half later we still have not received our order. Have rung number of times to see where it is...More

Thank Climber616687
Reviewed 22 August 2018

One of my new family favourite restaurants is Umi Falafel. My kids also love it and it’s so much healthier than bringing them to McDonald’s when in the City! Great selection of food on the menu and so much flavor and variety. My favourite is...More

1  Thank AngieBen
Reviewed 12 August 2018

got a falafel for takeaway today, very fresh and very tasty. good value for money, will be back again to eat in.

Thank veganqueen2018
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

Very good falafel but service lets this place down. Staff very unenthusiastic and offputting. Would be slow to visit again.

Thank Denise D
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$6 - US$28
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
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Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11/12 Academy Street | Cork City, Cork T12 T381, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Cork
  • Phone Number: +353 21 427 4466
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UMI IS THE ARABIC WORD FOR MOTHER WHICH EXPLAINS WHY OUR FALAFEL ARE HANDMADE WITH CARE. At Umi Falafel we want to share with you our passion for the freshest and most authentic falafel in Ireland. with five locations in Cork, Dublin (Dame St., Rathmines, George's Street Arcade) and Belfast. Our bread is freshly baked and our salads, pickles and sauces are made to a family recipe. Legendary Middle Eastern Cuisine.
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