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Cafe Serendipity

30 Palace View | Western Road, Cork, Ireland
+353 21 241 0466
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (20 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (29 reviews)
“french toast” (15 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Irish, Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
30 Palace View | Western Road, Cork, Ireland
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Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

They do a great breakfast here with such a great choice of eggs. Great place to go for Sunday morning breakfast. Great location too and the cafe is nicely decorated with wonderful aromas. There is a wonderful quirky conservatory like area at the back of...More

Thank xHellsBells86
Reviewed 19 July 2018

Right across from the River Lee, last summer, we found this place to be quite good and convenient. Also cheaper than the hotel breakfast. This time, we were disappointed to see it was closed. No explanation and the woman who answered the phone was quite...More

3  Thank krelltunez
Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

We really enjoyed our breakfast here. The food is very nice, the portion size was good and the staff were very nice. What more could you ask for. The pictures speak for itself. I would strongly recommend here for a nice breakfast.

1  Thank James-William210
Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

Had breakfast here last week. While the food was ok, the place was so uncomfortably hot it was hard to enjoy my food as the sun was splitting in through the plastic roof and due to a large party we couldn’t be seated inside. The...More

1  Thank Diamondshaha
Reviewed 6 June 2018

We visited the café on Sunday afternoon on the 27th May 2018 after flying in from Bristol and we had been travelling since early a.m, therefore we were quite tired and hungry. The café was fairly empty and my wife and I ordered hake, patatas...More

2  Thank mikeka45
Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

Popped in here for breakfast whilst in cork and stopping at The River Lee across the road. Friendly staff and yummy breakfast. I had the French toast which was lovely. Good value for money

Thank Jo B
Reviewed 21 May 2018

Excellent french toast on Thursday, with wonderful pancakes on Friday. Great service and excellent location on my walk to the city center.

Thank Joyojoy
Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

Vegan breakfast more individual ingredients than a cohesive dish...tofu sausages were delicious, but were about 5 cm in length ...bigger would have been better. Avocado was sliced on the plate...bit of seasoning would have been nice. Sour dough bread was nice. You were just left...More

Thank aoifebdillon
Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

Pleasant lunch although there were some flaws that kept it under a 5. Fried haddock was nice but small piece with too much bready batter. The fish was also overlooked and dry. Nice salad but too much dressing. Staff was excellent and dining room was...More

Thank TravelLife19
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Brought my mother,husband and two kids today.I had been before for lunch with work colleagues and really enjoyed hence the return visit. I had the quinoa salad,my husband had chicken wings and my mother had soup and soda bread.My salad was advertised as having citrus...More

Thank Aoife M
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Yes we do have a high Chair for Children
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Credit Cards
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Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30 Palace View | Western Road, Cork, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Cork
  • Phone Number: +353 21 241 0466
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Since October 2012 we are now serving Dinner from 6pm to close Thursday to Saturday. All Day Breakfast and Brunch on Saturday and Sunday. We are a modern Cafe on the Western Road in Cork City Opp River Lee Hotel. We serve Breakfast, Brunch and Lunch. Morning Coffee and treats and Afternoon Tea and Treats. Scones served with Jam and Cream. All made for you, by us in our Kitchen at Serendipity."Fresh Homemade Food" Call in to see us anytime.
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