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The Lovely Food Company

#134 of 1,846 Restaurants in Dublin
#142 of 2,042 Places to Eat in Dublin
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Cafe, Bakeries, Bistro
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14 Terenure Road West, Dublin, Ireland
01 4927717
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8:30 am - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Mon 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Tue - Fri 8:30 am - 9:30 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations
Description: The Lovely Food Co is delighted to bring Gourmet-Cafe Dining to Terenure...
The Lovely Food Co is delighted to bring Gourmet-Cafe Dining to Terenure Dublin. Brought to you by a multi award winning team we focus on the freshest local food, our team prepare in-house daily to deliver an extensive range of fresh homemade products to our customers. Whatever we don’t produce in house is sourced from some of Ireland's upcoming artisan suppliers.Opening Hours Monday 8:30am until 5pm , Tuesday to Friday 8:30am, last orders 9:30pm, Saturday from 10am with last orders at 9:30pm, and Sunday from 10am until 5:00pm.
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    Very good
  • 11
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  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great value for early bird, tasty food.

Menu was varied, with good choice of fresh fish, meats and pasta, something to suit everyone. Went on Tuesday night so earlybird menu is valid all night. It was absolutely delish, we all commented on how good our meals where. Staff were very friendly and helpful. Would definitely return.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 17, 2015
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Dublin, Ireland
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English first
Dublin, Ireland
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW via mobile

Had a disappointing meal here last night with friends. The whole place smelled like grease. They need a much better extractor fan, and an air con unit (the place was roasting, as well as stinking). The fried stuff also tasted like the fryer needed cleaning (bad fried mushrooms and chips). V disappointing as the lovely food Co is normally good.

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Menu was varied, with good choice of fresh fish, meats and pasta, something to suit everyone. Went on Tuesday night so earlybird menu is valid all night. It was absolutely delish, we all commented on how good our meals where. Staff were very friendly and helpful. Would definitely return.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Visit it very regularly, great food and very friendly staff! Wish they would change up the lunch menu occasionally, But great place!

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Visited with friends mid week. They have a great value 2 or 3 course menu specials available mon -Thursday, really good value. Parking nearby is not great but plenty available in Terenure village and only a short walk back. Advise booking as now well established and busy even mid week. Service is good, friendly and nonintrusive. If ordering the pate... More 

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Dublin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Enjoying delicious food and super service at our local restaurant. Partner was delighted with hake. He said it was one of the best fish dishes he ever had in Ireland. My prawn linguine was also special!

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Dublin, Ireland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Popped in for brunch, had the eggs Benedict and scrambled eggs with toast. Having eaten in the drumcondra sister cafe. To be honest we where disappointed, eggs where overcooked and not much hollandaise , bacon was overcooked. Good service though

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

Had lunch here with my husband the other day. Very small and bijou cafe. Menu was varied and enticing. I ordered the pulled pork. It came on a brioche type bun with coleslaw relish and two crispy delicious French fried onions. There was a tasty side salad to accompany this. Atmosphere was friendly and relaxed. Service was fast and with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015 via mobile

The lovely food company is an amazing restaurant based in terenure full of tasty treats you dont feel guilty after eating from their amazing coffees to their gluten free desserts to their superfood hulomi salad its absolutely delish and i cant stay away 👌🙈

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015 via mobile

I am so thrilled that the Lovely Food Company has opened their cafe and shop in Drumcondra. I have been there 4 times now and have brought family and friends. The food is excellent, the price is very good and in particular the service is top notch. They really understand customer service which is rare nowadays. The area has long... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Hadn't heard of this restaurant before...just came across it when typing food and Terenure in to google ! Arrived at 8pm with no booking and was seated immediatly. The restaurant is split in to two seating areas and we were at the front. Restauraunt was busier than I expected for a wednesday night in Terenure so there was a nice... More 

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Additional Information about The Lovely Food Company

Address: 14 Terenure Road West, Dublin, Ireland
Phone Number: 01 4927717
Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 9:30 pm
Monday 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 8:30 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 8:30 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday 8:30 am - 9:30 pm
Friday 8:30 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 9:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 7 - 27
Cuisine: Cafe, Bakeries, Bistro

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 14 Terenure Road West, Dublin, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
  • Phone Number: 01 4927717

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 7 - 27
  • Cuisine: Cafe, Bakeries, Bistro

Description

The Lovely Food Co is delighted to bring Gourmet-Cafe Dining to Terenure Dublin. Brought to you by a multi award winning team we focus on the freshest local food, our team prepare in-house daily to deliver an extensive range of fresh homemade products to our customers. Whatever we don’t produce in house is sourced from some of Ireland's upcoming artisan suppliers.Opening Hours Monday 8:30am until 5pm , Tuesday to Friday 8:30am, last orders 9:30pm, Saturday from 10am with last orders at 9:30pm, and Sunday from 10am until 5:00pm.
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 9:30 pm
Monday
8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday
8:30 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
8:30 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
8:30 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
8:30 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 9:30 pm

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