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The Lemon Leaf Cafe

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70 Main Street | Co Cork, Kinsale P17 PN28, Ireland
+353 21 470 9792
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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Irish, Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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70 Main Street | Co Cork, Kinsale P17 PN28, Ireland
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Reviewed today via mobile

Excellent food, situated in the historic part of town, good service, good price and nice place to sit

Thank wimsatter
Reviewed today

Fantastic cafe run with a series of rooms that are open and well set out. The food is incredibly good and there is a huge range. The staff are simply superb. Friendly ladies who run it all so efficiently and are so warm and welcoming

Thank Alanmcquillan
Reviewed today via mobile

What a lucky break that we stopped at the Cafe for tea and pastry. Lovely service, charming decor and delicious tea, carrot cake and orange/chocolate cheesecake.

Thank CathieS42
Reviewed 2 days ago

Friendly staff who seated us as we arrived, served us quickly with a good selection of well presented breakfast during our three day stay in Kinsale.

Thank paulashcroft0151
Reviewed 4 days ago

On a walk through Kinsale we stopped at this cafe for a quick snack and coffee. A beautiful interior with a rear garden seating area. Service was fast and friendly and the caramel squares were the best ever. On the remaining days of my Ireland...More

Thank Marlene S
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

First ever brekkie in Kinsale and what a treat. Great service, great food , we had the full Kinsale breakfast, so tasty, set us up for the day , cheers !!!

Thank spencerwright2018
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful dishes, quality wines, served with a smile...a good spot for a break during your visit to Kinsale City.

Thank FabianvanderKnaap
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This cute cafe has great breakfast in a sunny environment. Service good too. Had the savory omelet loaded and the French toast another day. All so good and I’m a picky eater.

Thank jaycees7
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is our favourite place to eat in Kinsale, the food is always amazing. They have great options for vegans, vegetarians and people eating gluten free as well as beautiful freshly made made and locally sourced foods and ingredient! If you’re visiting Kinsale, stopping here...More

Thank Marion W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We didn't even get a chance to dine here as this blonde lady who appeared to be the owner/manager told us (in an unbelievably curt manner) to leave as she wouldn't serve us for at least 2 hours, despite the fact there were clearly empty...More

Thank TBlue26
t k, Owner at The Lemon Leaf Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We were understaffed as we had a staff member cut her hand open and had to go to hospital, as well as we had a staff member out sick on the day. We were down two staff members. We have excellent staff who worked an...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$25
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:30 - 18:00
08:30 - 16:30
08:30 - 16:30
08:30 - 16:30
08:30 - 16:30
08:30 - 16:30
08:30 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 70 Main Street | Co Cork, Kinsale P17 PN28, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Kinsale
  • Phone Number: +353 21 470 9792
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Please note we can be busy during peak meal times, so please call ahead to avoid disappointment or expect to wait for a table. Our staff advises walk-in's there will be a wait. The Lemon Leaf Cafe is based in the heart of Kinsale, Co. Cork. We offer the best coffees, breakfasts, brunches, lunches and desserts. The Lemon Leaf Café is bright, airy and homey specialising in cakes, as well as vegetarian, vegan and gluten free items. Wine, local cider and local beer is available for you to enjoy with your meal. Enjoy coffee and cake, or enjoy a meal. Open all day from 08:30!
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