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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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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed today NEW

I absolutely love this restaurant. I am not vegetarian and I went here with friends expecting a plate of boiled cabbage and potatoes. Boy was I surprised! It was one of the most divine meals I have ever had and I have returned a few times since then. Even my meat eating husband loves this restaurant as a nice change... More 

Thank Debbie L
Cork, Ireland
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Small busy vegetarian Restaurant . Delicious food and wine . Expensive , good service . Early Bird would be a good choice or don't have wine .

Thank eilin k
Level Contributor
4 reviews
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

An exceptional restaurant, providing wonderful food in pleasant ambience and central location. This is real food, fresh produce and inventive cuisine. Great service, friendly front if house staff back up a fantastic kitchen team. Simply the best.

Thank mikeo33
Cork, Ireland
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

A must try restaurant experience super everything about this place Will definitely be a returning customer

Thank Cliona29
Level Contributor
5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I celebrated Mother's Day at Paradiso with my sisters and mother during our visit to Ireland. The food was exquisite and the service was exceptional! Our server, Tadhg, was very personable and fun! I highly recommend this restaurant. My only regret is not having the time to sample one of the amazing desserts!

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Dublin, Ireland
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47 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

As a non vegetarian, I was quite interested in trying this restaurant as I've heard so much about it. I was very impressed with the quality of the food and how it was presented. The meals were very filling and I actually didn't even miss that there was no meat on the plate. I would definitely recommend here for a... More 

Thank Graham B
Parlin, New Jersey
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited last week while in town with my husband. The food was amazing and the service was great as well. Wanted to try all 3 courses but we were so stuffed after the first 2 that we couldn't do it. Would definitely eat here again if we're ever back in Cork!

Thank veggierin
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67 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Six of us visited this restaurant recently. None of us are vegetarian. It was a fabulous experience! The service was good, the wine was good, but most importantly, the food was superb! We enjoyed a range of starters and main courses. The portions are fairly small but the three course menu was certainly adequate. There were about 6 or so... More 

Thank Stephen C
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First visit to cafe paradiso & did not know what to expect being a person who does enjoy fish , chicken & meat I am not sure what I ordered but my starter & main were both divine as were my colleagues The flavours were just unreal, I can say I did not miss my fish , meat The desserts... More 

Thank Eileen F
Hamilton, Canada
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38 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic vegetarian restaurant. One of the best I've ever eaten at. It is not cheap but I thought the food was exceptional and warranted the price. I agree that it is one of the best restaurants in Cork. Reservations are needed Thurs, Fri or Sat if you want to get in.

Thank sonya p

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$33 - US$45
Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, 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?