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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 2 days 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

1  Thank tagf123
Reviewed 5 days ago

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 1 week ago 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 1 week ago 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 2 weeks ago

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

Thank JSheffield
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had been talking about going to the Lemon Tree in Letterkenny for ages and got the chance on St. Patrick's Day. We both loved everything about it. Lovely service from Linda and the team and just delicious food. Chris treated us to some extra...More

Thank Toni F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I visited the Lemon Tree during our trip to Letterkenny. We had the most delightful meal. We sampled complimentary breads and a taster sent by the chef which were amazing. We both thoroughly enjoyed our meals.I would highly recommend a visit to...More

1  Thank Maria M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Ate here recently...delicious food ..great wine and very friendly efficient staff. Highly recomend it for fine dining and very reasonably priced.

Thank 14,108
Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

Disappointed. Fishcake for starters and streak for main course were nothing special. Service was functional with no personality. Restaurant itself is very nice and comfortable. Will go back again, though.

1  Thank Ray K
Reviewed 5 March 2018

I was more than impressed with the Lemon Tree went here on a recent visit to Letterkenny with family for early bird menu ,beautiful table setting,lovely menu ,very good staff attentive but not overly so it was very relaxing food was beautifully presented and delicious...More

Thank linda f
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2 April 2017|
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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
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
USD 30 - USD 48
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
Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine
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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