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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 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I visited here with my sister. None of us are vegetarian but we enjoy trying new experiences so we thought we'd try it and we were not dissapointed. We ordered 2 different starters and maim courses so that we could share and all I can say is fantastic. Beautifully presented, delicious flavours and very friendly staff. We'll definitely be back

Thank Karen H
Galway, Ireland
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

It was built up so much I expected not to miss meat but felt every course lacked something..might just be a placed for veggies!

1 Thank Niamh O
Frankfurt, Germany
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

As you know this is as vegetarian restaurant. I am an omnivore and I was completely happy and fulfilled. Some other vegetarian restaurants leave you wanting more, but not here. It is a set menu and not cheap but well worth it. The food is creative and shows the true potential of vegetables.

Thank Jason C
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85 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the best vegetarian restaurants I've been to in a long time. The food was gourmet and the mixture of flavours was wonderful. Highly recommended

Thank Jodie N
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Being predominantly carnivore I was very dubious about a veggie restaurant but it is without a doubt one of my favourite restaurants in the world. The food and service are fantastic - I regularly recommend it to colleagues and visit very time I'm in Cork.

Thank FraserR2013
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was really looking forward to this but was really very disappointed. Didn't miss meat at all and the best course was the dessert. The rest of the food was mediocre and pretty cold. Staff were lovely but noticed Dennis Cotter was not there so wondered if we were unlucky and standards had slipped this particular night

Thank RuthWH
Cork, Ireland
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great banter, had a blast and the craic was unreal Would Hickey recommend to anyone Nice night I must say

Thank colinr3178
Sliema, Malta
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I can't rate this place highly enough. Cafe P is awesome on many counts. Of course there's the tasty food - fresh, different and totally veggie; the staff is so friendly and always ready to suggest new dishes to try out; the atmosphere is awesome - think arty meets cool and chic; the desserts....oh my.....deliciously sinful. And they also sell... More 

Thank Vella55
County Cork, Ireland
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely amazing! Very welcoming and the food was unbelievable! The staff so friendly and actually spending time to chat and recommend different drinks with specific foods. Will definitely be back!!!

Thank andrewdoill
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went to cafe Paradiso last night with my wife for dinner. This is a great restaurant and I am not a vegetarian, but the quality of the food is so good you won't notice. In short great food, great staff and a nice atmosphere. And the desserts are just as good as the starters and mains. Probably the best... More 

Thank Johncrossbarry

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 31 - USD 42
Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
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?