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The Lemon Leaf Cafe

70 Main Street | Co Cork, Kinsale P17 PN28, Ireland
+353 21 470 9792
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Overview
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“lunch” (157 reviews)
“sandwiches” (35 reviews)
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CUISINES
Irish, Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
70 Main Street | Co Cork, Kinsale P17 PN28, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 645 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Hadn't been here for some time. Enjoyed my last visit, so no reason to expect that this one would be any different...and it was just as good! Lovely staff, pleasant witty exchanges ('Heather', I think) great service. Coffee and scones, delicious. Just perfect for a...More

Thank Gonzo185
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very nice cafe with a bright atrium serving a wide variety of home made food and drinks. Plenty of gluten-free options as well. Friendly efficient service.

Thank Susan B
t k, Owner at The Lemon Leaf Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We appreciate your review Susan B. Thank you for mentioning our gluten free menu options, and friendly efficient service. We hope you enjoyed your stay in Kinsale and hope to see you again on your next visit.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Thought we would go for something away from busy centre and this place did not disappoint. It was very busy but service was good. Range of home cooked food and offers gluten free. Great for coffee and cake as home made cakes delicious.

Thank thealljays
t k, Owner at The Lemon Leaf Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We appreciate your review thealljays. We appreciate you complimenting us on our service, gluten free menu choices and deserts. We hope you enjoyed your visit in Kinsale.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place to have a Saturday lunch and the staff is friendly, great location at the main street. Set up of the place is nice and cozy.

Thank Mikeinho L
t k, Owner at The Lemon Leaf Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Mikeinho L for coming in. We hope you come back and join us for your breakfast next time you are in Kinsale.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Quick afternoon break in this bigger than it looks coffee shop. Enjoyed Hugh toasted and cakes. All served by friendly helpful and efficient staff.

Thank Kevin M
t k, Owner at The Lemon Leaf Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you Kevin M for coming in! We hope you visit us again.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visit the Lemon Leaf regularly and always receive a warm welcome. The food is relatively simple but excellently prepared. The place is always busy which tells you a lot. Can't fault it. Love it.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
t k, Owner at The Lemon Leaf Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your comments, it's nice to hear from regular customers who love the Lemon Leaf Cafe. Thanks so much!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here for a lite bite recently around lunchtime. Nice menu, not a huge selection for gluten free customers, but nice salads, knowledgeable lady serving. Really good “skins in” homemade chips/fries, which were delicious. Very good coffee, and reasonably priced.More

Thank fanuimhirahaon
t k, Owner at The Lemon Leaf Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear fanuimhirahaon, Thank you for visiting us. Our menu lists gluten free options and we are always happy to accommodate gluten free diets. We appreciate your comments. Our chips are really delicious, and delighted to hear you enjoyed our coffee and our prices were reasonable....More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On a recent trip to Kinsale, stopped by here for breakfast for 8:30am just as they were opening, as we know it gets busy and is always heaving when we've stopped by for lunch, this is great news for the restaurant. So, we enjoyed the...More

Thank Pearlwort
t k, Owner at The Lemon Leaf Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

'Delicious Breakfast' title, we appreciate your comments about the Lemon Leaf Cafe very much Pearlwort. We are appreciate you letting us know how much you enjoyed our Eggs Benedict and your partner enjoyed the Vegetarian Breakfast. We hope to see you again.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped off here for a lunch while visiting Kinsale. Lovely café where the dessert is gorgeous. I had a coffee and my wife had a glass of wine with our lunch. Lovely relaxing atmosphere and staff friendly and service is good. Very reasonable price...More

Thank SportsworldDublin
t k, Owner at The Lemon Leaf Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you SportsworldDublin for visiting us. We appreciate your comments on our desserts, the atmosphere of the Lemon Leaf Cafe and our staff. We hope to see you again during your next visit to Kinsale. Thanks again

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I am lucky enough to have a relative who lives in County Cork who I get to visit. We were in Kinsale shopping and stopped in at the Lemon Leaf for lunch. The place got busy with diners during lunch but we didn’t have to...More

1  Thank Kristin N
t k, Owner at The Lemon Leaf Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you Kristin N for your review. We appreciate your comments and delighted you enjoyed your meal at the Lemon Leaf Cafe. We hope to see you again on your next visit to Kinsale.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$4 - US$26
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Monday
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Tuesday
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Wednesday
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Thursday
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Friday
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Saturday
8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 70 Main Street | Co Cork, Kinsale P17 PN28, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Kinsale
  • Phone Number: +353 21 470 9792
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Description
Please note we can be busy during peak meal times, so please call ahead to avoid disappointment or expect to wait for a table. Our staff advises walk-in's there will be a wait. The Lemon Leaf Cafe is based in the heart of Kinsale, Co. Cork. We offer the best coffees, breakfasts, brunches, lunches and desserts. The Lemon Leaf Café is bright, airy and homey specialising in cakes, as well as vegetarian, vegan and gluten free items. Wine, local cider and local beer is available for you to enjoy with your meal. Enjoy coffee and cake, or enjoy a meal. Open all day from 08:30!
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