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The Lemon Tree

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39 Lower Main Street, Letterkenny, Ireland
+353 74 912 5788
17:00 - 22:00
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Sun 13:00 - 14:30
Sun - Thu 17:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

I revisited the Lemon Tree having enjoyed it so much when I went there with my wife last August. I had the two course early diner for €19 and it was beautiful and the staff very helpful. This is the place to eat in Letterkenny.

Thank AnotherIdiotAbroad
Letterkenny, Ireland
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48 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We took advantage of the early bird menu recently at the Lemon Tree. We didn't book in advance, this was not a problem. While it was early in the evening the restaurant was nicely busy with a comfortable atmosphere. The staff were so lovely, friendly & efficient. The mussels which were on the starter menu were some of the best... More 

Thank Geraldinecybil
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What can I say?! My title says it all. Excellent customer service from the moment we walked in the door to the moment we left. Food was amazing and portion size was great. My other half is always disappointed when we go out to eat but this wasn't the case this time. We even got a shot size glass of... More 

1 Thank Nicola M
Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
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113 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had looked up our favourite travel bible aka Tripadvisor and noted that the Lemon Tree was indeed top of the tree in Letterkenny. Booked a week in advance, took advantage of the early bird menu, great value, some breads served first, lovely chicken terrine, excellent mains ( battered hake and sirloin steak), accompanied by prompt and pleasant service, whats not... More 

1 Thank Imjustatourist2
Letterkenny, Ireland
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

Always love going to the yellow pepper for a bite to eat, lovely food, friendly staff and a lovely cosy setting. Would recommend for all types of groups.

Thank louisemcglynn21
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

It's defo a treat to come here the food is beautiful. Presentation is lovely and the staff is great love coming here on date night

Thank Mimihair
Antrim, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Loved it went for my birthday while staying near there wold def recommend it, very tasty staff where lovely, and would return without a doubt.

Thank Loulabell36
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017

First Impressions were good and this continued right through my visit. A very friendly welcoming atmosphere with a reassuring bustling kitchen providing added ambience to an establishment that has considered the theatre of the eating experience, without the pretentiousness of some establishments. The waiting staff in this restaurant were excellent and the lady who attended my table was lovely. A... More 

Thank Richard D
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017

This Restaurant is excellent. The choice on the menu is fantastic, and keenly priced. The staff are so nice and friendly. They offer early bird menu, Sunday lunch as well as an extensive evening dinner menu. They cater for vegetarians, meat & fish lovers. Because I have such a sweet tooth I always enjoy the desserts, of which there are... More 

Thank IrelandPats
1 review
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

Really great dinner with friends! Staff where very courteous and very knowledgeable. Couldn't recommend enough, definitely the best restaurant in Letterkenny!

Thank Matthew R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$43
Irish, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
13:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 39 Lower Main Street, Letterkenny, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  County Donegal  >  Letterkenny
  • Phone Number: +353 74 912 5788
The Lemon tree is a Letterkenny owned family run restaurant opened in 1999. The three brothers in the kitchen have a unique style with a mixture of traditional Irish and French classic, influenced by country house cooking which was collected by their many years experience all over Irleand. All meats are Irish sourced and fresh fish is a special feature. Everthing is made freshly on site including all breads, pastries, pastas and desserts. The Wine list is ever growing and includes something for all tastes. The restaurant offers a Early bird menu 7 days available from 5 - 7 pm and a full A la carte menu from 5 - 10 PM. Lunch is available from 1 - 2:30 PM on Sunday

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?