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“nice bar, day or night” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Lethean

Lethean
65 Main Street, Portlaoise 0000, Ireland
+(353)00353578663544
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Ranked #6 of 36 Restaurants in Portlaoise
Cuisines: European, Irish, Café, Pub, Gastropub
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Portlaoise
1 review
“nice bar, day or night”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

As a regular visitor to Lethean, it's a great place to have a coffee and read the papers, food is always varied and tasty and the staff are always attentive without being in your face. overall, the coffee is great and the food is great value and locally sourced.

  • Visited October 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Mountmellick, Laois, Ireland
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Great food great service....”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

My friends and i don't go to portlaoise often but when we do we go to Lethean.. Foods great, nice staff, lovely beer garden and great cocktails... Favourite spot portlaoise by far be it for food or drinks... Hot barman as well.. :)

  • Visited October 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Kronstadt, Brasov, Romania
1 review
“Lethean Portlaoise”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

I have been a regular in Lethean since I moved to Portlaoise from Dublin almost three years ago. The ambience is cosmopolitan and continental but without the pretentiousness of similar establishments elsewhere. The daytime menu caters for all tastes including vegetarian (I'm 50/50 carnivore/veggie therefore I can eat here depending on mood). Excellent fresh coffee (fair trade) brewed from locally roasted beans. I'm not a sports fan but all events are displayed on various screens around the premises. Live music every weekend plus Deejays to cover special events. Open Mic sessions last Sunday of every month showcasing the latest local emerging talents. Very family friendly. Beautiful outdoor area to the rear with hanging garden. No, I am not an employee or in any way in receipt of incentives to write this review but I know a quality establishment when I set foot in it.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Kildare
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
“Nice quick comfort food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2013 via mobile

We were here on both a wet monday and a wet saturday. Theres plenty of choice on the menu and good vegetarian options. Quick service the soup could have been hotter though, everything was nice. Great to get options like humus and feta!

  • Visited August 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Belfast, Ireland
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
“Great Food!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013

Really great food at this nice bar. Great beer garden out back, too! Situated beside Super Valu opposite Supermac's

Visited June 2013
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