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Cafe Velo

€€ - €€€Irish, Cafe, Soups
3 George's Quay, Cork T12KD37, Ireland
+353 21 432 3044
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (14 reviews)
“soup” (8 reviews)
“scones” (7 reviews)
Open Now
07:30 - 16:45 Hours
Irish, Cafe, Soups, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
3 George's Quay, Cork T12KD37, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The cycling themed decor is lovely. The coffee is rich and smooth and the food is tasty. Served by friendly staff in a bright, fresh space, what more do you need?

Thank csmurf
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice food, reasonably priced and plenty of seating :) we will definitely return as we are from the locality and we love the bike theme

Thank iamcoolthe100
Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

We visited Cafe Velo on a crisp spring Sunday Morning. The waft of freshly ground coffee and the sound of subtle jazz set the scene for a delightful breakfast/ brunch. The friendly energetic waiting staff found us a table in no time at all. The...More

Thank peckhamrye
Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

Ate lunch here recently. Food and atmosphere is lovely. I was able to park up the pram out of the way & had a highchair for baby. Was really impressed with spare nappies & wipes for baby in the toilet.

Thank Sinead m
Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

Called in on a snowy cold morning for breakfast. Despite being Sunday place was really busy but we were seated and orders taken without delay. Great place to people watch as there was an interesting mix of locals and visitors alike eating. Nice weekend brunch...More

Thank Barry M
Reviewed 3 March 2018

Looks lovely from the outside, and the coffee/food is good. The inside is ok, average. Service was great. I think it is hard to really stand out in Cork, as there are a lot of lovely places to have breakfast and coffee. It is definitely...More

Thank Keri V
Reviewed 18 February 2018

Was heading into town for brunch one morning, had not been before, so decided to try it, it's hard to see how busy it is from the outside but it was quite busy when we went in, got a nice table and it was full...More

Thank Deborah M
Reviewed 13 February 2018 via mobile

I called in here for a quick coffee and scone today. The cafe is deceptively large is bright and airy. The tables are not too close together. Staff are friendly and service is fast. I had an americano and a scone which was very good....More

Thank Redsionnach
Reviewed 15 January 2018

Quietly situated on the corner of Georges Quay this place comes highly recommended. Service is good and at good value and great tastes. I would suggest the pesto panini and the coffee is good

Thank likestotravel529
Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

Faultless breakfast - great choice of Black Pudding omelette was fantastic, good value, best service - delighted we saw the bright lights and came in - spacious area - good place to bring a crowd - this restaurant is top quality - my only concern...More

Thank Jean D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$21
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:45
07:30 - 16:45
07:30 - 16:45
07:30 - 16:45
07:30 - 16:45
08:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 George's Quay, Cork T12KD37, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Cork
  • Phone Number: +353 21 432 3044
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Café Velo simply source the best quality available produce, then cook it to the highest standards. We’ve recently implemented the same principles in our hand roasted coffee. We sourced our Roaster from Probat in Germany. Probat are making roasting equipment since 1868, we’re looking forward to tapping into this vast history of coffee roasting here in Velo.
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