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The Lovely Food Co is delighted to bring Gourmet-Cafe Dining to Terenure Dublin. Brought to you by a multi award winning team we focus on the freshest local food, our team prepare in-house daily to deliver an extensive range of fresh homemade products to our customers. Whatever we don’t produce in house is sourced from some of Ireland's upcoming artisan suppliers.Opening Hours Monday 8:30am until 5pm , Tuesday to Friday 8:30am, last orders 9:30pm, Saturday from 10am with last orders at 9:30pm, and Sunday from 10am until 5:00pm.
PRICE RANGE
US$7 - US$27
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
CUISINES
Irish, Cafe, European
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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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Reviewed 7 January 2020

I ate here with a friend one evening during late summer and the service was fine, though I struggled with my main course, finding it rich and not-quite right. Very unusual for me, I ended up leaving quite a bit of it. Late that night...I had cramps and threw up and my guess was that the dish (containing prawns) was responsible. I am not one to complain in restaurants but I went past the restaurant the next day and I decided to go in and mention it at the counter and, well ... I got my head ripped off by the supervisor. Of *course* I cannot prove the food was responsible (and was not trying to), but I was not pushing or causing a scene, just raising the issue. The response really took me aback and I will not be visiting again.More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed 28 December 2019 via mobile

Love this restaurant......... eaten there on numerous occasions.......... breakfast , lunch and evening........... never disappoints......... tasty food......... great value for money and friendly and helpful staff........... highly recommend it!

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed 12 November 2019

Popped in on spec in terrible weather and we were quickly made at home. We ordered fish cakes which were made into a lovely main course and the linguini. They were beautifully cooked, a really enjoyable meal. We had a glass of wine, a French...Red which again was really nice. As they were about to close they gave us some extra to finish the bottle, a small gesture perhaps but really thoughtful. So we had to share ice cream for dessert! On a night with little expectation we ended up with one of the nicest and most enjoyable meals in agesMore

Date of visit: October 2019
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