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Irish, Cafe, Healthy, Contemporary
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All reviews lunch scones bread salad vegetarian breakfast pulled pork brownie mash curry chicken department store bakery downstairs cafeteria style full irish sligo town irish breakfast great cafe
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The best sandwich in the town. The Lebanese grilled chicken wan. You would want to have seen it. Grilled chicken (proper chicken now), bit of what felt like a home made garlic aioli, wee bitta rockett, lovely bitta toasted sourdough, absolutely nothin wrong with it....Delighted with meself I was. Will be back again wan of the days.More

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Be prepared to be amazed when you walk up a flight of stairs off of a department store where you'll find high ceilings with a updated but delightful old time vibe. You can choose from several hot meal options, a wide variety of cold salads...and custom sandwiches. This place was filled with locals and certainly was the place to be for a weekday lunch!More

Date of visit: September 2022
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our B and B host suggested that we eat here as Lyons is our family name.It is a lovely spot and it seems as if it’s a favorite for the locals. The lunch choices were quite interesting. Rave review for my pulled pork sandwich with...chili slaw. The young staff was very kind as she explained the ingredients and how to order. I don’t eat meat a lot but have always liked pulled port. This sandwich was extraordinary with the meat cooked to perfection and the chill slaw giving a flavor that I’ve never had in a slaw. Truly this was the best pulled pork sandwich that I have ever had! While all of the staff were very courteous and helpful thid particular woman answered my question about shopping and I was successful in getting what I needed with her assistance. Al in all a fantastic experience!More

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good food and good service too. Staff were friendly. Very fast service. Place was clean. Lovely atmosphere. The vegetarian breakfast was different.

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had ham with the apricot glaze and it was absolutely lovely. Really tasty and not rubbery and tasteless like some ham I’ve had. If I visit Sligo again this will be my first port of call.

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed a really good breakfast here. There’s a bakery also where you can get great sourdough bread. Garry and his team provide great service in an unpretentious way. I would advise going hungry!!!! The portions are generous:

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed 9 August 2022 via mobile

Pulled pork was really tasty and a great full Irish breakfast on offer. Staff friendly and lots of choice of scones/buns. 4.5/5 all over.

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed 6 August 2022 via mobile

Excellent choice and high quality breakfast, offering both continental and full Irish, together with very good scones, brownies and cakes. Worth a visit

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed 30 July 2022

I visited from the States with some friends and this place was amazing!! Great food and atmosphere, and our server Karen was incredible. Highly recommend to everyone!!

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed 23 July 2022 via mobile

Bake Shop goodies !……………..Yummy treats, coffee and fab sourdough bread. Staff are always so lovely. A firm favourite!

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed 20 July 2022 via mobile

Had a Lentils and Cauliflower Bake with greens and boiled and mash spuds. Huge and crazy delicious. PS I am not Vegetarian or vegan. Really seriously good. Thanks

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed 20 July 2022 via mobile

Had a really delicious lunch here, Lebanones chicken on sour dough break. It was very enjoyable. Nice atmosphere, pleasant staff, good coffee. Glad I stopped her for food.

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed 4 July 2022

Absolutely great Cafe. Buzzing with great atmosphere Huge selection of food Select your own Salads, Sandwiches, Full meals Cakes Breads Price very good. Excellent quality

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed 24 June 2022 via mobile

Between the seven of us, we ate everything in the place. Need stoganoff, Lebanese chicken, curry, the cherry bake well with ice cream, sausage roll, sourdough toast, croissants, all the veg. Everything was gorgeous. (That’s Irish for “Amazing”). The chef was extremely accommodating to my...personal dietary schtick. If you are hungry and find yourself in Sligo, please go here.More

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed 20 May 2022

Visited this cafe every morning while staying in Sligo, it’s down to earth with very friendly service, good coffee & an excellent range of plant mylks. I eat a plant based diet & it can be really difficult to find a good meal while travelling,...I tend to live on dry toast, potato chips & salad without dressing, it can be pretty boring, however, the staff & chef at Lyons were excellent & made me an incredible breakfast with no drama or fuss. They do have a fantastic selection on the menu & have a vegetarian choice but finding food that suits a straight up plant based diet is tricky & honestly, after growing up on farms etc I can feel like a bit of a numpty asking for a specific thing that is clearly not on the menu, service staff have enough to do without catering to whimsical requests based on personal ethical decisions, so I really feel for staff when a person comes in & wants something not listed on the menu especially when they are super busy but they were absolutely cool about it. My partner isn’t so fussy & had the ‘Big Irish Breakfast’ which he loved, we will come back to this cafe when we next visit Sligo, it’s perfect & has an amazing lunch menu as well. The chef is a talented, creative guy & his salads are epic.More

Date of visit: May 2022
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Hi John We serve our breakfast until 12 Mon-Fri And on Saturday until 12.30 Thanks Gary
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Lyons Cafe is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5