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Local cuisine, Irish, Cafe, Healthy, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
At Lyons Cafe & Bakeshop, we are passionate about our food, and we want to share that with our customers. Everything, including our famous breakfasts, pastries, bread and our lunches are made in our kitchen. Our focus is on fresh ingredients, and wholesome, comforting, home made food. Lyons Cafe recipes are original and make the most of local ingredients. Our mission is to deliver the very best food everyday.
US$5 - US$18
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Irish, Cafe, Healthy, Contemporary
Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 5 days ago 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
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
Reviewed 19 May 2022 via mobile

Delicious coffee (we had lattes) and the window seats are nice. An array of cakes, pastries and other options (we just felt a bit pricey compared to the rest of Sligo, and seeing the portion sizes of other customers) Customer service, nothing good but nothing...bad, just a little below standard (however there was one team member who was lively, polite and friendly, if she served us, we would of been swayed with her energy/passion to have brunch or some cakes) Would be a great place to go on a cold/winter day, or a nice treat with someone if they like the 'Bougie' feelMore

Date of visit: May 2022
Reviewed 12 April 2022 via mobile

If you want to see Sligo eat, it’s definitely one of the place to go. From the outside it’s hard to spot it’s so lively inside. Had a delicious lemon meringue tart served by a smiling server. Will go back.

Date of visit: April 2022
Reviewed 15 March 2022

Love the buzz here, tradionally Lyons was a place i would go as a child with my family for lasagne and chips. now its my go to on my lunch break. Quick and easy service. You have to try the Pull pork brioche. Delicious.

Date of visit: March 2022
Reviewed 15 March 2022 via mobile

Unreal, it's always busy because it's always excellent. That pulled pork sandwich is the stuff of dreams. Probaly the best place for brunch in Sligo. Love it. Well done all.

Date of visit: March 2022
Reviewed 8 March 2022

“I wandered lonely as a cloud That floats on high o’er vale’s and hills, And all at once I saw a crowd, Of people lining-up to buy some of the beautiful cakes and desserts on offer at Lyons first floor Cafe. They say you have...to kiss a lot of frogs before you find your Prince! So it is with finding a good Cafe in Sligo. Great food and great service, do yourself a favour, go straight to LYONS!!More

Date of visit: December 2021
Reviewed 12 January 2022 via mobile

I visited in the late afternoon, everyone was very pleasant and the soup was super tasty. Very reasonably priced as well.

Date of visit: January 2022
Reviewed 31 December 2021

Breakfast brioche was best meal in 5 travel weeks through Ireland and UK. Tea & scones for the win! This is the ideal place to go for a treat of a meal! It's the sweet spot in terms of price for something utterly lovely that...you can still afford. Karen (who seemed to be the lady in charge) was wonderfully attentive and offered helpful ideas for enjoyment of Sligo. Highly recommend!More

Date of visit: December 2021
Reviewed 24 December 2021 via mobile

Breakfast was Excellent I Would Fully Recommend Lyons Cafe for Breakfast and Tea Taste Good too I'll Return Here for Sure at Some Stage in Future

Date of visit: December 2021
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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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Yes, Lyons Cafe offers takeaway services.

Lyons Cafe is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5