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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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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good18%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pork belly” (23 reviews)
“lemon tart” (8 reviews)
“monkfish” (23 reviews)
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Irish, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Lower Main Street | Unit 32-34 Courtyard Shopping Centre, Letterkenny F92 EK13, Ireland
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Reviewed yesterday

The Lemon Tree was highly recommended and did not disappoint. The menu was very creative and highlighted locally sourced ingredients. Attentive service and a relaxed atmosphere made for a great night out!

1  Thank SeaLaVie_63
Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed this delicious yet hearty meal at the Lemon Tree after a day's cycling in the area. The staff were friendly and helpful, accommodating our special requirements no problem at all.

Thank Ali475
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We chose the Lemon Tree for our anniversary dinner. The food was fantastic and beautifully presented. Our only complaint was that the portions were so large we could not manage to finish our main course and no room for dessert. Guess we’ll just have to...More

Thank Valerie G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed the early bird menu at a cost of €20 pp for 2 course meal. The food was excellent, so tasty, would highly recommend

Thank Eveleen F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went to the Lemon Tree on a Wednesday evening to try their early bird menu as it looked to be good value! Overall the food was good, service was good and overall found it to be good value and a nice experience.

Thank Deank06
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

we went as a couple, and we were both enthralled. The food, service and ambiance were all brilliant. We were served by a quiet friendly local girl. I had monkfish, which was exquisite, and my wife had mouth watering rack of lamb. We will certainly...More

Thank tagf123
Reviewed 17 April 2018

Looking for a place to eat in Letterkenny and based on existing Tripadvisor reviews, chose The Lemon Tree. There was an early bird menu but we decided to book for a later time and choose off the A La Carte. We were not disappointed. There...More

Thank Travelbug19602014
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

We were looking for a restaurant and after checking the reviews we chose The Lemon Tree. We were lucky to get the last table (recommend pre booking) and the menu was limited but a good variety. Gluten free choices were well explained and we chose...More

Thank mark6327
Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

As a seasoned foodie, I have become mindful of the small touches that make all the difference between “very good” and “great”. This place won me over on so many fronts Ambience and friendly staff are the basics here. I was served by 3 different...More

Thank Longlad72
Reviewed 8 April 2018

Gourmet food at this lovely restaurant in Letterkenny. Great value for delicious and beautifully prepared food. Definitely worth a stop over!

Thank JSheffield
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Questions & Answers
2 April 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
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
Geraldine H
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$28 - US$46
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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
  • E-mail
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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