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The Lovely Food Company

#215 of 1,973 Restaurants in Dublin
Certificate of Excellence
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14 Terenure Road West, Dublin, Ireland
+353 1 492 7717
10:00 am - 9:30 pm
Closed now
All hours
Mon 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Tue - Fri 8:30 am - 9:30 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Dublin, Ireland
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22 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Fantastic food, the salted caramel slice is to die for. Very busy on weekend lunch times, but service remains good.

Thank Kiplet
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just popped in for a cappuccino and decided on a gluten free salted caramel slice.. Normally the gluten free selection in cafes is good but this was delicious - will definitely be back!

Thank rachht
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016 via mobile

Always like this spot. Friendly, attentive service and food is consistently good. Went again last night and was not disappointed with a fab burger while my husband was heartily satisfied with his fish and chips. Our only criticism is that the menu should be changed more often.

Thank Niamh G
Dublin, Ireland
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

Myself,my husband and daughters come here regularly. It is very hard to find a restaurant that is perfect across all boards. The food is delicious, there is always the right amount of people in the restaurant and the staff are the friendliest and most helpful. Everything tastes so good from the bread with butter/pesto to the prawn linguine to the... More 

Thank oliviaball24
Ireland - Newbridge
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39 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2016 via mobile

We shared the early bird. Croquettes for one and chicken supreme for the other. Croquettes soft, delicious and full of flavour and sauce perfect balance to the dish. Chicken supreme was a spice coated moist breast of chicken, cos cous ( made with coriander, tumeric, shallots and some other ingredients - spicy and full of flavour ), guacamole and julienne... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016 via mobile

We had a really nice meal tonight. Been here a couple of times before and we were not disappointed. I'd definitely recommend the duck parfait. The staff are friendly and efficient and the atmosphere is relaxed. We'll be back.

Thank Audann
Dublin, Ireland
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69 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016 via mobile

Great place to come if you are looking for a lovely traditional menu in a nice setting served by great staff. I'll be back :-)

Thank Ruairi77
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016 via mobile

The very best for any breakfast - porridge only or full Irish or Continental. Or just coffee and pastry.

Thank Michael H
Dublin, Ireland
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

Fresh, delicious and yummy coffee!! Sunday brunch is awesome here. Service was good and atmosphere was relaxed despite how busy it can be. Definitely come back.

Thank Ciara F
Norwich, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2016 via mobile

This lovely restaurant could easily be overlooked from the outside as it is among corner shop style eateries and services, but inside it has classy decor and a cosy, intimate ambiance. The restaurant came highly recommended by the people we were staying with, especially the house white wine and starters which could be enough for a small main! The main... More 

Thank Anni U

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$7 - $27
Irish, Cafe, European, British, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 am - 9:30 pm
8:30 am - 4:00 pm
8:30 am - 9:30 pm
8:30 am - 9:30 pm
8:30 am - 9:30 pm
8:30 am - 9:30 pm
10:00 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 Terenure Road West, Dublin, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
  • Phone Number: +353 1 492 7717
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?