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The Lemon Leaf Cafe

70 Main Street, Kinsale P17 PN28, Ireland
+353 21 470 9792
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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British, Irish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
70 Main Street, Kinsale P17 PN28, Ireland
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Reviewed yesterday

Perfect place for a lunch or snack. Very good coffee and plenty of choice on the menu. Very nice chowder and bread.

Thank Carlos L
Reviewed 2 days ago

Called in last Sunday, on a day out drive. We had heard a lot but never been. Cafe was well over half full, and had a very relaxed atmosphere. We were offered a choice of tables, nice touch. Menu had a selection of options. Everything...More

Thank Camper822948
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Don’t miss this charming stop. The friendliest staff around and some of the best food to match. We had breakfast and I’m so glad we started our day here.

1  Thank KJoTraveler
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have had breakfast here the last few mornings and it is so good! We actually got up early today as we couldn’t wait to eat! Staff there are also very friendly and nothing is too much trouble. I would highly recommend.

1  Thank JulieH20
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice bright and roomy place. Attentive and helpful staff and good atmosphere / buzz to the place. Menu has enough to suit almost everyone. Order taken in good time, food came in good time and was top class.Good flavor and presentation. Did not like my...More

1  Thank Paul K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed at Tierneys and used this for breakfast every day. The food is amazing and so fresh. The ladies are delightful and take rime to chat. I couldn’t fault the place, it’s decor is fabulous and the food is too.

1  Thank Tee H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I stumbled upon this cafe on a walk through Kinsale. The timing was perfect because, while we enjoyed all the pubs and pub food, we were looking for a healthier lighter option. This cafe is quaint and the waitstaff kind and helpful....More

Thank 692katrinak
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in today for a lovely lunch. Amazing chowder and fantastic carrot cake and lemon Meringue pie. Highly recommend!!

Thank Etchbee
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Departing from our hotel to drive the ring of Kerry, we realized that a hearty breakfast was a necessity before embarking on our journey. It was highly recommended by the owner of our hotel and we were not disappointed. Opening at 8:30, we were warmly...More

Thank RCT63
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food is fantastic and the wait staff are friendly and efficient. Really cool spot for breakfast or lunch and one of only a few places open the daytime hours during low/shoulder seasons.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 3 - USD 24
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:30 am - 6:00 pm
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 70 Main Street, Kinsale P17 PN28, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Kinsale
  • Phone Number: +353 21 470 9792
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Please note we can be busy during peak meal times, so please call ahead to avoid disappointment or expect to wait for a table. Our staff advises walk-in's there will be a wait. The Lemon Leaf Cafe is based in the heart of Kinsale, Co. Cork. We offer the best coffees, breakfasts, brunches, lunches and desserts. The Lemon Leaf Café is bright, airy and homey specialising in cakes, as well as vegetarian, vegan and gluten free items. Wine, local cider and local beer is available for you to enjoy with your meal. Enjoy coffee and cake, or enjoy a meal. Open all day from 08:30!
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