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#122 of 2,103 Restaurants in Dublin


US$7 - US$27
Irish, European, Cafe
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food very mediocre . Rashers & sausages tough & clearly reheated. Service poor, beverages cold when food arrived, had asked for it to be served with food. No butter for toast. Very disappointed with this visit

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed 15 June 2021

love this local cafe but something has changed got a latte on the way to work today it was so bad I threw it in the bin

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed 9 June 2021 via mobile

We arrived at this nice looking coffee shop today. We were passing by and liked the look of it. So we decided to try it out, so we went to park up as we were on our bycicles. As we were parking up at around...3.30 pm, We were if you want to call it greeted by a woman who pulled the blinds down on us and said that they were closing. She was so rude as the door was wide open as we were standing outside. I'm not sure what her problem was, as we were just looking for a cake or scone as they had an abundance of them, but she seemed not to want our custom, so I just drove away as I have never experienced this kind of heavy handed approach to dealing with customers. I will not even go back to try it now as I am still in shock from her behaviour. We are just out of lockdown and I was thinking people in business want to make money. Obviously I am mistaken. Well I'm still in shock, so I will have to get my head around it. Regards, Ms Schmidt.More

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed 21 November 2020 via mobile

Got a takeout tonight from the lovely food company for the first time.... the food was fab... couldn’t recommend it highly enough... 👍

Date of visit: November 2020
Reviewed 2 October 2020

We ordered the Friday night take away. Two starters, two main courses, two deserts and a bottle of wine all for €50. More food than the two of us could see, exceptional quality. Staff were lovely thank you.

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 15 August 2020 via mobile

Have eaten here so many times and just never gotten around to leaving a review. Lunch highlight for us is the warm chicken and Stuffing sandwich that is a staple on their menu. Incredible and with the carrot and courgette, or pretty much whatever soup...the guys have in, is delicious. Great coffee and cake selection too.. Cheesecakes are incredible!! Lovely staff as well and overall nice atmosphere. Doing all they can to respect health guidelines too with a call and collect service. Great spotMore

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 16 February 2020 via mobile

Took my wife into this restaurant on Valentines Day for lunch. From the second we entered, our server made us feel incredibly welcome and was beyond helpful and personable. Didn’t get his name. The food was prepared in view of the seating area and the...kitchen vibe was intriguing in the way that everything ran so smoothly during a very busy time. The food was beyond exceptional and extremely tasty. The menu has plenty of choice and you won’t be disappointed. Highly recommended.More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 15 February 2020 via mobile

1st visit and absolutely delighted with everything! Food was fabulous and both James and Clara were wonderful waiting staff! Definitely will return highly recommended 10/10

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 23 January 2020 via mobile

Ok what do three friends do after a walk, basically eat the calories we burnt off. And we did this here, at the FABULOUS 'the lovely food cafe'.♡ We had Roxy, my friends dog & our server was the most charming and delightful young man!...John was so kind, he got her fresh water and even a few bits if chicken. Such a sweet gesture for Roxy! I also got a takeaway tea, and John helped me rinse my sustainable mug I had with me. Honestly this guy should train all servers how to 'enjoy being around people'. Honestly he made us all feel so welcomed, and made it easier to demolish their OUT OF THIS WORLD Cheesecake and Brownie! Wouldn't miss this little coveted spot in Terenure. Excellent service. Excellent staff. Devine desserts. This place is a 5star cafe!!!More

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed 19 January 2020

Excellent food,super staff.Their coffee is the best in Terenure and the most reasonably priced.Kiddie and dog friendly,delighted it's my local!

Date of visit: January 2020
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Yes, The Lovely Food Company offers takeaway services.

Yes, The Lovely Food Company offers delivery services.

The Lovely Food Company is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5