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38 Popes Quay | Shandon, Cork, Ireland
+353 87 640 9079
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good17%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“thali” (19 reviews)
“sambar” (15 reviews)
“samosas” (14 reviews)
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Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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38 Popes Quay | Shandon, Cork, Ireland
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Reviewed 16 August 2017

This is an interesting restaurant to visit, because the menu varies quite a bit over a period of time, but is always tasty and well thought-out. The Dahl and thalindishes are always good. My only quibble is that, while the prices are very reasonable, the...More

1  Thank mjdcurran
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Is surprisingly delightful. Went for lunch. The food is colourful, authentic and delicious. Many good choices. Suggest sharing. Samosas are really tasty. Lemon lassis quenching. This is a CASH only place. Be aware.

Thank rhamba k
Reviewed 5 August 2017

There is a problem going to a restaurant that constantly gets good reviews. Will I eat on a bad day, will I like it or maybe I am an oddball who cannot be pleased. Thankfully I loved it and the food was amazing. To be...More

Thank thehurleyfamily2016
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

As confirmed carnivores we had late lunch. Wonderful service... excellent recommendations from our waitress - great atmosphere. Fab flavours...highly recommend. We will be back to work our way through the menu. With such lovely food - we could both turn veggie!!!

Thank PinPalsMary
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

Charming establishment with central location. Incredibly flavorful authentic Indian cuisine. Great choice for vegetarian/vegan. Generous portion and the staff was super duper friendly. And the price was a great value but it is a small tight dining room with a great picture window with nice...More

Thank TravelLife19
Reviewed 30 June 2017

first time going, had the dosa, ill admit not my cup of tea, but maybe something else on the menu will suit me better. the brownie though was very nice, so moist and flavorsome, will get that again and thought it was good value for...More

1  Thank K H
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Had evening meal here with my friend. The restaurant is informal and relaxed. I am not a vegetarian but loved the food which is quite unlike any other restaurant in Cork. The service was also excellent.

1  Thank Mary K
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

After my flight from Iceland and bus journey from Dublin airport I was in dire need of reviving. The fresh, flavoursome vegetable kadai and rice was just what the doctor ordered. Can't wait to go back.

1  Thank Deirdre Y
Reviewed 15 May 2017

I've eaten Indian food in 4 continents and the friendly, knowledgeable staff, coupled with amazing food and a great atmosphere make Lyer's unbeatable. Thank you all. Go on, treat yourself!

1  Thank genebarrypoet
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

Bland boring overpriced food served in a cramped space. I don't understand the reviews for here, it's as if there is a reality distortion field that destroys taste buds on Popes quay. The food isn't offensive but it's just so meh. And the prices for...More

2  Thank Gerard F
iyerscafe, Manager at Iyer's, responded to this reviewResponded 14 May 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review your visit to iyer's. Normally, you would imagine someone will actually try a few things from the menu or visit somewhere more than once to rush to conclusions about whether a place is good or not. It...More

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24 August 2017|
Response from iyerscafe | Property representative |
Hello and thanks for updating our holiday times here. I tried to change the info through the app as well, but it doesn't seem to update.
Marion J
25 April 2017|
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Response from iyerscafe | Property representative |
Hello. We are closed Sunday, Monday and Tuesday. Open Wednesday to Saturday from 12pm to 5.30 pm. Lat
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 17:30
12:00 - 17:30
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 17:30
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 17:30
18:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 38 Popes Quay | Shandon, Cork, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Cork
  • Phone Number: +353 87 640 9079
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