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“Terrific meal” 5 of 5 stars
Review of The Lemon Tree

The Lemon Tree
39 Lower Main Street, Letterkenny, Ireland
+353(0)74 9125788
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Ranked #3 of 75 Restaurants in Letterkenny
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: European
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Good for: Entertaining clients, Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Doing business, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
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
Boston
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29 reviews 29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 20 cities Reviews in 20 cities
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
“Terrific meal”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

Went to this restaurant based on reviews on Tripadvisor. Those reviews were correct. This restaurant was terrific. The meal was terrific including dessert. The staff was attentive but not intrusive. Considering the quality of the food, the bill was reasonable. My only complaint...we paid with Am Ex. I was never told that there would a surcharge for using that card until I looked at my bill when I arrived back in the states. If I had known I would have paid in either cash or using my Visa.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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English first
WindyCity
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17 reviews 17 reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“Tasty wholesome food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013

Great choice on the menu, excellent presentation, delicious food with reasonable priced wine! It's small and can be warm but worth it for the food.

Visited August 2013
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Lleida, Spain
Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 24 cities Reviews in 24 cities
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
“One of the best!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

One of the best restaurants I've been to in Ireland. Dishes are not highly elaborated or sofisticated, just excellent produce cooked to perfection.
It might be a bit pricey but it's definitely worth your money!

Visited August 2013
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Ireland
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35 reviews 35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 17 cities Reviews in 17 cities
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
“Not as expected - average.”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

Overpriced, over rated, lacking an atmosphere, wanted to try it out as heard so much about it, there is great presentation of the food but unfortunately it does not match the taste.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Dublin, Ireland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Excellent every time!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

I love this restaurant, the food is perfect every time. The goats cheese for starter was the nicest I have ever had. Steaks are tasty as well - everything is just so nice. Staff are very friendly. Worth every penny.

Visited June 2013
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