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Cafe Paradiso

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16 Lancaster Quay, Cork 1, Ireland
+353 21 427 7939
17:30 - 22:00
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Mon - Sat 17:30 - 22:00
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

What an experience!The best vegetarian restaurant we have experienced in Ireland.An imaginative and truly superb menu.Wanted to try everything on the menu!Hats off to the chefs....we'll be back.Thank you for a wonderful dining experience.

Thank Viv F
co. kerry
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Tried cafe paradise on Monday 5th December, everything about the experience was extremely enjoyable. The food was to die for, the service attentive, without being 'in your face' and the general atmosphere of the place was pleasant. We ate from the pre theatre menu at around €30 euros per head and I would have to say it was the best... More 

Thank knopflersplec
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We first ate at Cafe Paradiso a couple years ago on the recommendation of the staff at another great restaurant, and while back in Dublin recently, made a special trip to Cork primarily to eat here again. Everything has always been excellent. The flavors in each dish are so delicious that they appeal to vegetarians and meat-eaters alike. (My husband... More 

Thank Ann G
Cork, Ireland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just left Cafe Paradiso. Our waiter absolutely made the experience! Really charming man from New Zealand. The meal was expensive but we enjoyed our food. Only a few vegan options though.

Thank NimmyC
Galway, Ireland
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very pleasant. Felt comfortable being a solo dinner. Felt it was good value for the quality cooking on offer.

Thank Volvooceanrace
Cork, Ireland
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Was there mid November. Beautiful food, gorgeous German Riesling, very attentive staff. The entire experience was incredibly positive.

Thank osullivansarah986
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The taste and presentation of the food at this restaurant is fantastic. The service is also superb. It is a lovely quaint place.

Thank SpikeyToronto
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Didn't actually realise this was a vegetarian restaurant until I read the menu but as my husband and I like veggie food it wasn't a problem. Lots of choice on the menu we both had different meals and both absolutely loved both our choices and wished we were in Cork for longer so that we could of visited again.

Thank JackersTJ
Mason, Ohio
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The restaurant came highly recommended and didn't disappoint. Being a vegetarian and a "foodie", I was blown away with the preparation, presentation, and flavors of all the dished I tried. I went to the restaurant with 3 non-vegetarians, who were just as happy with their meals as I was. I even bought one of the 4 cookbooks the chef/owner has... More 

Thank JimMoening
Greystones, Ireland
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11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very lovely restaurant, the service was great, the selection of dishes on each course was great. The food was so delicious and looked amazing when it came to the table. We went for two courses at €33 each, a bit pricey but worth it. It is a great vegetarian restaurant and well worth a visit while in cork.

Thank Dympna O

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$43
Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 Lancaster Quay, Cork 1, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Cork>  > Mardyke
  • Neighbourhood: Mardyke
  • Phone Number: +353 21 427 7939

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