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Cafe Paradiso

Certificate of Excellence
$$$$
Mardyke
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16 Lancaster Quay, Cork 1, Ireland
+353 21 427 7939
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17:30 - 22:00
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Mon - Sat 17:30 - 22:00
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Ireland
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed today NEW

My family and I were blown away by the meal in Cafe Paradiso. The staff were friendly and our server, Tadhg, was wonderful. This is gourmet vegetarian fare, and is incredible. Have plenty of time, because all the food is prepared carefully and presented beautifully, and the evening we were there it was very busy. Sadly, we were too full... More 

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Thank Ellenfromeire
London, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed today NEW

The food and service were great! Flavours of all the dishes were amazing, as well as the ginger and rhubarb cocktails! :-) Will definitely return when I am back in Cork. Prices good too - great value for the food quality.

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Thank AGMxyz
Bexhill-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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229 reviews
175 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Well, if you're a veggie (or even if you're not) this is as good as it gets! A really first class restaurant, serving exemplary and imaginative veggie food in a lovely dining room. The staff are first rate and know the difference between attentive and intrusive service - things chug along at a nice relaxed rate and you never feel... More 

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1 Thank MathanTT
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I absolutely love this restaurant. I am not vegetarian and I went here with friends expecting a plate of boiled cabbage and potatoes. Boy was I surprised! It was one of the most divine meals I have ever had and I have returned a few times since then. Even my meat eating husband loves this restaurant as a nice change... More 

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Thank Debbie L
Cork, Ireland
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Small busy vegetarian Restaurant . Delicious food and wine . Expensive , good service . Early Bird would be a good choice or don't have wine .

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Thank eilin k
cork
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4 reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

An exceptional restaurant, providing wonderful food in pleasant ambience and central location. This is real food, fresh produce and inventive cuisine. Great service, friendly front if house staff back up a fantastic kitchen team. Simply the best.

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Thank mikeo33
Cork, Ireland
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

A must try restaurant experience super everything about this place Will definitely be a returning customer

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Thank Cliona29
ANDOVER
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I celebrated Mother's Day at Paradiso with my sisters and mother during our visit to Ireland. The food was exquisite and the service was exceptional! Our server, Tadhg, was very personable and fun! I highly recommend this restaurant. My only regret is not having the time to sample one of the amazing desserts!

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1 Thank 2diversMinnesota
Dublin, Ireland
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47 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As a non vegetarian, I was quite interested in trying this restaurant as I've heard so much about it. I was very impressed with the quality of the food and how it was presented. The meals were very filling and I actually didn't even miss that there was no meat on the plate. I would definitely recommend here for a... More 

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Thank Graham B
Parlin, New Jersey
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited last week while in town with my husband. The food was amazing and the service was great as well. Wanted to try all 3 courses but we were so stuffed after the first 2 that we couldn't do it. Would definitely eat here again if we're ever back in Cork!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$32 - US$45
Cuisine
Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Monday
17:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
17:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:30 - 22:00
Thursday
17:30 - 22:00
Friday
17:30 - 22:00
Saturday
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 Lancaster Quay, Cork 1, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Cork>  > Mardyke
  • Neighbourhood: Mardyke
  • Phone Number: +353 21 427 7939

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?