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Cafe Velo

€€ - €€€Irish, Cafe, European
3 George's Quay, Cork T12KD37, Ireland
+353 21 432 3044
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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“soup” (8 reviews)
“scones” (7 reviews)
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Irish, Cafe, European, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
3 George's Quay, Cork T12KD37, Ireland
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Pleasant and really relaxed place. I would recommend serving butter in a butter dish and not in individually wrapped packets on the plate.

Thank Luke B
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

I love this little place for brunch & lunch. Coffee is fabulous & the meals I’ve had have been very good. It’s always somewhat busy but I’ve never had a concern over service, the staff are attentive w/o being intrusive. Looking forward to my next...More

Thank Pud_Mac
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

I used to go there every week as a regular customer and enjoy it. The last time I was there I waited half an hour and nobody came to my table. Terrible service. I'm never coming back

2  Thank filippo235
Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

Very nice cafe for breakfast, brunch, lunch, coffee and cakes. I like coming here, the place is always busy. In comparison to other cafes it can be noisy here especially as it's so busy. Staff are nice and friendly. It's a bit more expensive for...More

Thank James-William210
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

Visited cafe velo today for brunch and it didn’t disappoint. Had the avocado on toast with tomatoes and poached eggs. Everything was so fresh and tasty and the staff and service was really good. Will definitely be back!

Thank RJCdecember2014
Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

Recently enjoyed breakfast at this gem in the heart of cork city. The most divine poached eggs cooked to perfection were complimented by a local black pudding. A great start to the day! Friendly staff and a really trendy vibe. I will be back.

Thank johnosullivan137
Reviewed 5 June 2018 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 30 May 2018 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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$21
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, 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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