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Lighthouse Cafe

) #95 of 358 Restaurants in Galway €€ - €€€ Cafe, European, Irish
8 Abbeygate Street, Galway, Ireland
+353 87 352 0198
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good18%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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“lunch” (21 reviews)
“scones” (9 reviews)
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Cafe, European, Irish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
8 Abbeygate Street, Galway, Ireland
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great-tasting and healthy food! We had the chickpea burger and the spinach and quinoa quiche, and the portions are very generous, considering the reasonable price. Cappuccinos were also delicious, and the service was prompt and efficient. It's just a pity the place is so tiny,...More

Thank homebird1979
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great spot for a vegetarian meal. Menu is of a high quality. Staff are great and very friendly. Nice coffee too, what more could you ask for? Itching to go back and try the chickpea burger that's on the menu :)

Thank Padraig G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a chickpea burger with salad today it was amazing fresh organic very tasty lots of flavours reasonable price. The soup is delicious also there salads are amazing

Thank elizabeth w
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stunning food - tasty and filling with so much flavour. Small cafe so will be hard to get a table as this place grows in popularity!

Thank LouiseEimear
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The best veg food I have tasted outside of India. Fantastic salads, stews and tarts. Staff are welcoming and helpful

Thank Bill R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I come to this place everytime I visit Galway and it never disappoints me. The food is heavenly, tasty and portions are just what meals should looks like. I love the menu is always original and desserts are the best! Oh and last time I...More

Thank Jennifer J
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

This is a fantastic cafe. They offer a range of delicious vegetarian food. The scones are also extremely tasty!

Thank Alvy86
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Nice tiny place with great food menu! Veggie tasty dishes is what you are looking for? Well you found it :) Giving 4 starts just for the burger, a bit too dry but super tasty anyway! Peanut butter cheesecake as dessert was gorgeous and also...More

Thank Mimmi20
Reviewed 9 April 2017

The Light House was recommended to me by a friend of mine (who happens to be a chef, AND a poet, hint hint ;)). I went there with another friend - first for coffee and wonderful carrot cake - the cream cheese on top was...More

Thank Jakub Z
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

i love love love this place, so healthy and filling and yummy. I always order the Tart and my boyfriend orders the chicpea burger ( we are creatures of habbit)..both are fab. I also had the vegan chocolate cake last week and I died and...More

Thank margaret o
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 18:00
10:30 - 17:30
10:30 - 17:30
10:30 - 17:30
10:30 - 17:30
10:30 - 17:30
10:30 - 17:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Abbeygate Street, Galway, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Galway
  • Phone Number: +353 87 352 0198
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