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The Lemon Tree

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39 Lower Main Street, Letterkenny, Ireland
353749125788
Today
17:00 - 21:30
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Hours:
Sun 13:00 - 14:30
Sun - Thu 17:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Letterkenny, Ireland
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2015 via mobile

This restaurant is by far the best in Letterkenny. Terrific staff and beautiful ambience. It's small, but intimate and cozy. Have had the set menu in the past, which is excellent value and a great choice. It is served from 5.30 until 6.45. Had duck tonight, cooked to perfection. My husband had steak, which was tender and again cooked, to... More 

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3 Thank betsey1977
Athlone
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2015 via mobile

Really nice restaurant. I liked the way you can watch the chefs in the kitchen. We had the goats cheese fritter and risotto for starters and both were amazing. Had 2 steaks for main which were perfectly cooked. No room for dessert! Would definitely return.

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3 Thank gmn2743
BELFAST
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 163 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2015 via mobile

Very good meal this is well worth a visit. We had starter and main course each please a glass of wine and pint off beer. Meal very good, good service and good buzz about the restaurant. If we were back in letterkeny we would return.

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2 Thank 1STTIMEBERLIN
Newry, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2015

Small compact restaurant,a little noisy from open kitchen ,but don't let that put you off because both the food and service were excellent. would definitely recommend.

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3 Thank Alfe15
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2015 via mobile

We went for the new early bird menu and we were delighted leaving. Food was great and reasonably quick and the staff looked after us very well. Will definitely be back

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3 Thank Mugsy M
East Sussex, United Kingdom
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67 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2015

Not excellent but very good, I ordered 3 bottles of wine before we got to one that was actually in stock. A busy little place with a good atmosphere, some of the tables are awful so be careful of that but the food and people are decent enough.

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2 Thank happyhun
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2015 via mobile

Great menu with a range of food to suit anyone! Tasted good. Service was also good however some of the time felt getting attention of staff was hard

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1 Thank Johnnyboyyyy123
Dublin
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2015

Very central location with great food, helpful staff and pleasant ambiance. I plan to go there again.

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2 Thank Maura C
County Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2015

Beautiful food , very friendly staff . i had the pork belly which was lovely. Best little baby bowl for our baby

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Drogheda, Ireland
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2015 via mobile

The menu looked very appetizing and with no reservation the staff were great ar accommodating us. Starters were a bit disappointing as we found them a bit bland (blow torched mackerel and bacon and mushroom risotto). The mains were delicious (scallop starter with delicious side salad and chicken and chorizo risotto). Ordered creme brulee for desert and although it tasted... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 19 - USD 40
Cuisine
Irish, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
13:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
Monday
17:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
17:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
17:00 - 21:30
Thursday
17:00 - 21:30
Friday
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 39 Lower Main Street, Letterkenny, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  County Donegal  >  Letterkenny
  • Phone Number: 353749125788
Description
The Lemon tree 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. 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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?