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Cafe Paradiso

16 Lancaster Quay, Cork 1, Ireland
+353 21 427 7939
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good13%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Vegetarian Friendly
16 Lancaster Quay, Cork 1, Ireland
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Was recommended to us by waiter at a Dublin restaurant...and he was SO right! Lovely little space, each table felt very intimate, service was discrete and knowledgable. I put vegetarian in parentheses because you would never realize any of the dishes were vegetarian, delicious, beautiful...More

1  Thank MBB7455
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful food, convenient city centre location, lovely ambiance, would highly recommend for all but especially for vegetarians.

Thank Dxbliz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived early for 5.30 booking we were made feel very welcome and invited in to get out of the weather- we were the only ones in the restaurant for a good while. The staff are what you hope for- knowledgeable, friendly, accommodating, good humoured and...More

Thank GeGa
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is an amazing restraunt. Really the best in Cork. It's great for any vegeatarian. Really great!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The menu may have been the most creative and innovative in Cork- and amongst the most unusual in Ireland. The all-vegetarian focus and wonderful staff are worth the trip. Even the most prolific meat-waters won't miss the meat! This meal would make a carnivore walk...More

1  Thank Ron S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This must be the best vegetarian restaurant in Ireland. Inventive dishes using local and seasonal food combined with great service and all wines by the glass if you so wish. It's an award winning place and even offers a couple of rooms to stay if...More

Thank davide h
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

Every morsel placed at our table was a triumph! One of the very few truly excellent restaurants in Cork

Thank Robert P
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Delicious meal with my husband last night for his birthday. Lovely atmosphere,really nice staff. Everything is vegetarian, but also vegan options just inform your server - choice of 2 starters, 2 mains and 2 vegan desserts. Everything we ordered was delicious and can't wait to...More

Thank AJR272013
Reviewed 9 September 2017

I am not sure I can adequately review Cafe Paradiso without too many superlatives. This is probably some of the best restaurant food I have EVER eaten. This place is foodie heaven, how refreshing to go to a restaurant and everything is vegetarian, local seasonal...More

Thank Joolsybabe
Reviewed 8 September 2017

Went here with my girlfriend and her family for dinner. The place itself is calm and relaxed and has just the right amount of buzz. Our waiter was very friendly and helpful, especially with all the things on the menu we hadn't heard of. We...More

Thank Roneill1994
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Kathleen M
30 November 2016|
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Response from Julien P | Reviewed this property |
Hi, It's quiet small, but calm in general. Seating is comfortable. Last time, even if the restaurant was full, I was seating in the left corner near the bar, it was quiet and the noise didn't disturb me ;)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$34 - US$47
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
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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