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River Cafe

12 Main Street | Lucan, Howth K78 X6C1, Ireland
+353 1 628 3516
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16 Jul 2017
“Great for breakfast ”
29 Jul 2017
“Excellent Experience”
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Cafe, Irish
$$ - $$$
12 Main Street | Lucan, Howth K78 X6C1, Ireland
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Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

I made a quick 15 minute before arriving reservation for two on a Saturday morning at 11, all told a great experience. Our table was ready and prepared when we arrived. The place was packed. My sister showed up too and now we were three.......More

Thank TommyPod
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

The River Cafe is a little gem in Lucan village. I love it for breakfast on a Sunday before a walk in St Catherine's Park or Farmleigh in the Phoenix Park. The do a great three item breakfast including toast for €5.00. Everything is freshly...More

Thank motorcar1
Reviewed 15 July 2017

We have been here a few times now and each time it has been excellent. This is generally a place for breakfast or lunch. They do full Irish breakfasts and for later, they do salads and other lighter lunch eats. Don't expect full, big meals...More

Thank SarkaCZ
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

Had lunch here today and I have to say it was excellent. The chef's special was lovely, my wife had lasagne and enjoyed it and my daughter had a sandwich which again was very good. It's a cosy little cafe with friendly staff and very...More

Thank motorcar1
Reviewed 11 April 2016

I visited the one in Lucan and it was excellent. Had breakfast there today. The menu is comprehensive, food and service was top class and the staff are really nice. It's good value too and the decor is cute and old world. They have lovely...More

Thank motorcar1
Reviewed 18 August 2015

Not in Howth????? Have stopped by here and lunch was quick , normal, pretty much a local lunch place, under the Supervalu in Raheny. Stopped while using the print shop which is very good!

Thank Arctic_O_Ring
Reviewed 3 December 2014

Visited the River cafe with wife and baby Daughter, have to say we got a very nice welcome from a nice lady shown to our chosen seat, then the food came very disappointing!! Was in before and the food was much better it has slipped!!...More

Thank ManutdO1
Reviewed 13 July 2012

Hidden away at the back underneath the Supervalu Shopping Centre in Raheny is a gem offering excellent food in pretty plush surroundings for a cafe. The owner is Ballymaloe trained and shows it in her dishes. Good coffee, friendly staff and even some good wines...More

1  Thank Tony B
Reviewed 28 February 2012

Possibly the most negative experience, staff were rude, food order which was taken after 50 mins of waiting was incorrect! Food was cold! Asked to speak with manager, she was extremely rude and blamed her staff for the poor service, which in my opinion is...More

2  Thank Sophie1984000
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Breakfast, Brunch
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  • Address: 12 Main Street | Lucan, Howth K78 X6C1, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Howth
  • Phone Number: +353 1 628 3516
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