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Irish, Cafe
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 12 September 2020

Popped in for coffee & a bun on a day trip to Lismore castle gardens. It was so nice we went back for lunch afterwards. They had a vast array of tasty cakes & the coffee was amazing! Lunch was 10/10. The girls working were...also so friendly & kind. Would highly recommend 🙂More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 9 August 2020 via mobile

Great welcome from the staff. Very safe environment in these strange times. Beautiful coffee and fantastic cakes. Well worth a visit.

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 29 February 2020 via mobile

This is a fantastic cafe which I discovered when visiting Lismore. I had an americano and a plum cake which was most delicious. The cafe has an open fireplace which was kept stoked and made the cafe cosy. The staff are very friendly and helpful.

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 26 January 2020

Hi there, Driving through Lismore yesterday we came across the Summerhouse Café, and , seeing customers at the window table, thought that it might be worth a try .Once inside we were welcomed by a roaring open fire and a friendly greeting from one of...the staff. We ordered from the daily special, and were served a large portion of quiche, chips and salad, really good coffee, followed by homemade apple tart with whipped cream. Service was friendly and efficient and prices reasonable. I certainly will call again.More

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed 21 July 2019

We had tea here with an amazing iced lemon cake - absolutely delicious! Relaxed cafe with a great atmosphere. I'd eat here again.

Date of visit: July 2019
Reviewed 17 June 2019 via mobile

The full Irish was excellent, the works , quality sausages and bacon , black and white pudding tea/ coffee and toast included. The restaurant is very cosy and the staff as so welcoming, service was 5 stars . Would thoroughly recommend

Date of visit: June 2019
Reviewed 10 June 2019

Called into the Summerhouse for lunch on our way to Killarney. Great selection of dishes and the service was excellent. The coffee was superb and a to die for selection of cakes. Lots of locals in which is a good sign. We will definitely be...back for more.More

Date of visit: April 2019
Reviewed 28 May 2019

We cycled from Youghal bridge along the banks of the Blackwater and stopped in Lismore for tea/coffee and cake. The Summer House was a real find, very warm welcome, good service, really good cakes - carrot, chocolate brownie and my favourite, lemon. Went from there...to Cappoquin Aglish and back to Youghal bridge. Lovely spin beautiful scenery although the road surface is poor in many places, and will definitely be back for more cake. !More

Date of visit: May 2019
Reviewed 13 February 2019 via mobile

Lovely food. Tasty light lunches and delicious home baking. Great coffees and selection of teas. Warm friendly staff. Very relaxed atmosphere

Date of visit: November 2018
Reviewed 30 January 2019 via mobile

If you are visiting Lismore you need to pop in to this warm & cosy cafe, filled with friendly staff, to sample their gorgeous coffee (Java Republic) and gorgeous homemade cakes. Lots of healthy options too for lunch, all fresh and made that day. This...cafe caters for everyone. Very welcoming and warm atmosphere. A real treat.More

Date of visit: January 2019
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The Summer House Cafe is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4.5