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The Lemon Tree

Lower Main Street | Unit 32-34 Courtyard Shopping Centre, Letterkenny F92 EK13, Ireland
+353 74 912 5788
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good19%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Irish, European, Bar, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Lower Main Street | Unit 32-34 Courtyard Shopping Centre, Letterkenny F92 EK13, Ireland
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131 - 140 of 485 reviews

Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

The food is amazing, had scallops for starter and fish for main, all perfectly cooked, wine list was also very good and not 2 expensive. Got pre starters and breads before starters which was a lovely touch. Bathrooms were as clean as the kitchen. This...More

3  Thank killybegs_john
Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

Had a beautiful meal recently here with my husband and two children who are fussy eaters. We all loved it, the food, staff and atmosphere were all just perfect. It is my new favourite place to dine now

3  Thank tanyaodonnell
Reviewed 24 June 2016

On advice of our B&B host we visited the Lemon Tree. The plates were nicely made with food and tasted delicious. We can recommend this restaurant!

3  Thank Anja R
Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

We had an evening meal here on a Monday evening. The place has a very good atmosphere as soon as you walk in. The waitresses make you feel more than welcome. We both had starters. One off the specials menu (fishcakes) and the mushroom risotto....More

2  Thank Martin Q
Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

This is the 2nd time we have dined at The Lemon Tree - we were on a weekend break in Letterkenny and since the food & service was so good last time we were there in March we decided to go again We couldn't fault...More

1  Thank Kym C
Reviewed 28 May 2016

We visited this restaurant on advice from a couple from Letterkenney that we met in Nancy's Bar in Ardara. Their advice was solid. The bread was very good, the mussels were perfect, and the cod was cooked perfectly. The service was excellent. Definitely worth a...More

1  Thank Roger C
Reviewed 16 May 2016

I emailed the restaurant earlier in the week to book the table for Saturday night and was glad I did - it's a busy spot! We had a delicious selection of breads to start (loved the Guinness bread) and then salmon and steak for the...More

1  Thank Jacqueline K
Reviewed 9 May 2016

My girlfriend took me as a present for my birthday. She could not have chosen better. Food was beautiful. The presentation was artistic is probably the best way to describe it. Everything on our plates had just as much right to be there as the...More

2  Thank Relz
Reviewed 7 May 2016 via mobile

Ate here for a pre theatre early bird meal on 6th May. Really tasty food and an excellent selection. The service was excellent. Food reasonably priced and good selection. Will definitely go back again soon.

2  Thank Gerodonnell
Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

Consistently good. A lot of effort goes in to keeping the menu interesting and creative. The quality of food is given preference over quantity. Excellent

2  Thank Kattey
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2 April 2017|
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Response from Pete121280 | Property representative |
lemontreerestaurant at Hotmail . com - just avoid the spaces and change the at is the only way I can post an address
13 January 2017|
Response from Pete121280 | Property representative |
currently there are specials every night but the old early bird special of starter and menu for 18 euro is not bck on the menu just yet
13 October 2016|
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Response from Pete121280 | Property representative |
we can create you a menu but please advance book and let us know how many vegans on the table and we will be happy to create a 3 course menu for you.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$29 - US$47
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, 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, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, 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: Lower Main Street | Unit 32-34 Courtyard Shopping Centre, Letterkenny F92 EK13, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  County Donegal  >  Letterkenny
  • Phone Number: +353 74 912 5788
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The Lemon tree has recently moved MAY 2017 to a NEW location in Letterkenny at the Courtyard Shopping Centre to the rare of the building at the carpark.
This 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 with over 90 different wines.
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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