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Lighthouse Cafe

8 Abbeygate Street, Galway, Ireland
+353 87 352 0198
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good17%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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Cafe, European, Irish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
8 Abbeygate Street, Galway, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

For lunch, good food in the menu, good atmosphere, good desserts Vegan friendly in the city centre. From soup to desserts, and the daily burger or curry are always good options!

Thank Carlos S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I like cooking, and am vegetarian, but I just *love* the combinations of flavours ad textures that comes on every plate of food -- the recipes used really are good (indeed I take inspiration every time go here). The only draw-back is that it's wee,...More

Thank PatrickNewtown
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had the most amazing veggie burger. It was exceptional exquisite even the best I've ever had. The plate was a rich canvas of colour as burger came with a delicious array of salad. I cannot wait to go back

Thank Eanna M
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Food was EXCELLENT! Highly recommended! Great to see vegetarian restaurants doing well. The vegan hot chocolate with marshmallows is a MUST!

Thank Sacred_Tatewari
Reviewed 4 September 2017

Healthy, super yummy vegan food made by expert chefs who are skilled at creating delicious, hearty flavours with plants. I ate here every day & was always satisfied! So flavourful! Perfectly seasoned & caringly prepated; elegant I'd say. Relaxed dining atmosphere in the heart of...More

1  Thank HapsMapes
Reviewed 30 August 2017

Had the salad special with tofu here today. The quality and preparation were excellent. Beet paté, out of this world. The hummus was some of the best I've had. The tofu was really tasty and sliced thin for extra flavour. And the staff are absolutely...More

Thank Sean L
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

This meal was so wonderful! The staff was warm and helpful. We had vegan hot chocolate with marshmallows and I want to have some everyday. I delighted in the vegan tart which was exquisite. The salad that came with was especially delicious. I left without...More

Thank Aimee C
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

Best vegan, vegetarian food in town. Make sure you have cash as they didn't take credit/debit cards last time I was here.

Thank Mordenboy
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

I stumbled upon this cafe by accident but was delightfully fulfilled upon finishing my meal. It's on a semi quiet street right off of Williams Street and offers an all Vegan/vegetarian menu. It is small inside with about 8-10 tables ( may be too cramped...More

Thank Stan K
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

Really tasty food (soup and stew) and we were delighted to find out there were vegan brownies!! Well priced and we will definitely be returning.

Thank EJ1997
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
10:30 am - 5:30 pm
10:30 am - 5:30 pm
10:30 am - 5:30 pm
10:30 am - 5:30 pm
10:30 am - 5:30 pm
10:30 am - 5:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Abbeygate Street, Galway, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Galway
  • Phone Number: +353 87 352 0198
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