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Cafe Paradiso

16 Lancaster Quay, Cork 1, Ireland
+353 21 427 7939
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good13%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“tofu” (21 reviews)
“risotto” (27 reviews)
“sushi” (22 reviews)
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Vegetarian Friendly
16 Lancaster Quay, Cork 1, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Being a carnivore and a chef , I visited your restaurant last night for the first time, why did I wait so long!! Luckily for me ,there was four of us so I had the opportunity to taste from everyone's plates. The marriage of flavours,...More

1  Thank cmcvClare
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Unless you're a vegetarian you have no idea what it's like to come to a restaurant- and a nice restaurant without cheesecloth and sandals at that- and be able to order Anything On The Menu. To celebrate number one child having six months of being...More

Thank Mary H
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had this restaraunt recommend by the owners of the B&B we stayed in and it was as good as they said. Great food, helpful and attentive staff. A nice view and very pleasant atmosphere!

Thank Julia W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here last Friday and was lucky to enough to secure a table Al fresco. Our waiter Tadhg could not have been more informative, friendly and charming! We had the sushi as well as the aubhergine starter. My partner had morrocon style cous cous with...More

1  Thank HereWeGoAgain_12
Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved this place and can't wait to go back. We booked an overnight stay with 3 course meal and had a pleasant email exchange with Ger prior to arrival. On arrival we had a very warm welcome and were brought up to our room...More

Thank MitzyLondon
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place gets top marks from me. They fitted us in despite being fully booked and when the server overheard me tell my partner I'd left my specs in our hotel room he said they had a pair behind the bar I could borrow. Now...More

Thank Claire S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Café Paradiso was recommended to us a few years ago by and Irish couple we met on holiday who could not praise it too highly, so I was determined to visit when next in Cork. Situated on a rather unprepossessing street it would be very...More

1  Thank HonestHospitality17
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I just love this veggie spot! Such imaginative and beautifully put together dishes. I might consider giving up meat??.....probably not but if I did I'd move in here!

1  Thank barbaralucey1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Always wanted to visit based on reviews. The staff were very friendly. We were 15 mins late and there was no problem. Food was delicious but I must admit the portion sizes were small so I actually left feeling a little hungry. No rosè wine...More

1  Thank Fussy_Foodie45
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was my second visit to Cafe Paradiso and confirmed to me that I must visit Paradiso everytime I go to Cork. It was just perfect from start to finish. As a vegetarian, it is so much appreciated that you have a menu from which...More

Thank 70jenemily
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Kathleen M
November 29, 2016|
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Response from Julien P | Reviewed this property |
Hi, It's quiet small, but calm in general. Seating is comfortable. Last time, even if the restaurant was full, I was seating in the left corner near the bar, it was quiet and the noise didn't disturb me ;)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$34 - $47
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 Lancaster Quay, Cork 1, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Cork>  > Mardyke
  • Neighborhood: Mardyke
  • Phone Number: +353 21 427 7939
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