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The Natural Foods Bakery

26 Paul Street, Cork, Ireland
+353 21 427 7244
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good26%
  • Average11%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“sandwiches” (35 reviews)
“bread” (16 reviews)
“soup” (11 reviews)
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Cafe, Irish, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
26 Paul Street, Cork, Ireland
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Reviewed February 7, 2015

Visited the Paul St branch today for the first and last time.There was a hair in the slice of cake we ordered but it was thre cretins that frequent this place that convinced us that a return visit is unlikely.Two loudmouths in a corner talking...More

2  Thank darkdubh
Reviewed November 3, 2014

We had lovely soup and shared a very large, freshly made sandwich in this cosy cafe and bakery. We sat downstairs and the staff kept us entertained while we were eating:-). They had a friendly word and smile for everyone who came through the door....More

Thank bannergirl
Reviewed October 31, 2014

We stopped here for a soup and a coffee. Soup was decent, fresh and not too dear. The coffee and raspberry almandine were lovely too. We also got a sandwich to share for the journey home later in the week, great beef sandwich. To go...More

2  Thank rojo81
Reviewed September 26, 2014

Title says it all. Best sandwiches I've ever had. Huge, amazing ingredients, many locally sourced, homemade bread. Spectacular. Burritos are good too. Soups often a little weird...

2  Thank Tony0C
Reviewed September 14, 2014 via mobile

While their coffee is good and their sandwiches are massive, what impressed me the other day at lunch was, when I ordered a piece of cake, I was told it had been sitting there since morning and the icing had begun to dry. She quicly...More

Thank Jim H
Reviewed July 27, 2014 via mobile

I visited here when I was visiting the lovely Fitzgerald's Park on a sunny day. I felt like a sandwich and saw that the prepared sandwiches had very thick slices of bread so I asked to have a sandwich made up from the small deli...More

2  Thank Redsionnach
Reviewed July 12, 2014 via mobile

I regularly visit the natural foods bakery, whether it be for a sandwich /soup or coffee /cake. The sandwiches are huge and absolutely delicious. The ingredients are always tastey and fresh. They have a lovely selection of cakes which include sugar free and wheat free...More

1  Thank Caitlin O
Reviewed June 20, 2014

I am rating this cafe as average mainly due to the unpleasant staff! Inparticular the guy who works the til, his monotone voice and missing smile do not make for good customer service, everytime I visit it's always the same! So why visit you might...More

4  Thank Angelaspangela
Reviewed June 13, 2014

If you are looking for a healthy/vegetarian and not only sandwich, you have to check this place out. Quality of ingredients is really good and they are using a lot of them to make a sandwich you want. Very good dinner with friendly staff:)

Thank David B
Reviewed June 10, 2014

I wish the guy who works the cash register here would change the depressing tone of his voice and smile more! When you're in the business of making a good impression, you could at least try to appear as though you're happy to see people!!...More

1  Thank Angelaspangela
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 26 Paul Street, Cork, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Cork>  > Centre
  • Neighbourhood: Centre
  • Phone Number: +353 21 427 7244
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