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Lyons Cafe

Quay Street, Sligo, Ireland
+353 7142969
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good27%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (31 reviews)
“scones” (16 reviews)
“bread” (14 reviews)
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Irish, Cafe, European, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Quay Street, Sligo, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fresh food; excellent flavors. Go there if you're in Sligo, by all means! Gary Stafford is an innovative chef and the baker is French. Classic French pastries and desserts.

1  Thank Lavoyageusedunord
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful cafe for Lunch/Brunch, enjoyed great cooking .Soups to die for , glorious breads , wish we had a similar cafe in Limerick. This is a must stop off point if visiting Sligo, this beautiful cafe has it all style, ambiance and most of all...More

1  Thank TrabolganTraveller
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Gary is a great chef and his food is amazing. You simply don't get a lunch menu like this in any other cafe that we know. It is our must go to destination for lunch every time we go to Sligo.

1  Thank CJM1967
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely love this restaurant for breakfast or lunch. Different dishes every day and everything so tasty and fresh. Especially love the lamb shanks and the chicken pies. Garlic potatoes are out of this world. And even the vegetable soup is the nicest veg soup I've...More

Thank MaxM25
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were advised to go here for our lunch and certainly weren't disappointed. It was quick, good value honest food.

1  Thank Woldsey
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent a lovely afternoon in the tea room upstairs. The food was great, the staff very friendly and a great atmosphere. The cafe was not full as we landed after lunch but there was still a great range of food to choose. I enjoyed...More

2  Thank JohnD_DW
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were enticed in to Lyons by the cakes and pastries on display in their shop and found our way upstairs to the tea room proper. There was a super array of salads on display as well as scones, cookies etc. but we were disappointed...More

1  Thank MrsWoman94
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

I used to go here when I was a lad with my mother. Hadn't been back in 3p years. Had an amazing Steak Sandwich. Food great...service fantastic.

3  Thank Patk1659
Reviewed 24 August 2017

I used to visit Lyons Café as a child with my mother while shopping . Now I'm pleased to see this wonderful institution has carried on and been updated into a fantastic Tea Room /restaurant. There is a fantastic array of food and drink on...More

3  Thank innisfreeMurciaSpain
Reviewed 22 August 2017

Went here for late breakfast. Had french toast with rashers. It was a nice size portion but i thought the bread was slightly dry. Lovely atmosphere though and the range of food for lunch and desserts looked amazing.

Thank Cakejumpers1
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Quay Street, Sligo, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Sligo  >  Sligo
  • Phone Number: +353 7142969
  • E-mail
At Lyons Cafe and Bake Shop, we are passionate about our food, and we want to share that with our customers. Everything, including our famous breakfasts, pastries, bread and our lunches are made in our kitchen. Our focus is on fresh ingredients, and wholesome, comforting, home made food. Lyons Cafe recipes are original and make the most of local ingredients. Our mission is to deliver the very best food everyday.
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