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The Lemon Tree

Lower Main Street | Unit 32-34 Courtyard Shopping Centre, Letterkenny F92 EK13, Ireland
+353 74 912 5788
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good18%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pork belly” (23 reviews)
“lemon tart” (8 reviews)
“monkfish” (23 reviews)
Opens in 12 min
All hours
Irish, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Lower Main Street | Unit 32-34 Courtyard Shopping Centre, Letterkenny F92 EK13, Ireland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We have been on a short break in Letterkenny and decided to try out this restaurant on our last evening. So,so glad we did. Thanks to all the team who made this such a pleasant experience. From the front of house to the faceless team...More

Thank KenM1953
Reviewed 2 days ago

Our meal was excellent—interesting, tasty and well presented. I especially enjoyed the delicious vegetarian choice (mushroom arancini), which makes a pleasant change from the unimaginative veggie options that are the staple in Irish restaurants. Service was attentive and cheerful. At €20, the two-course early menu...More

Thank fhuiseog
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Superb restaurant . Food cooked to perfection . Staff very attentive but not intrusive . A grand dining experience , not to be missed if you are in the area . Choice of food on menu was great . Highly highly recommend .

Thank SweetLady2u2
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a lovely meal here pre-Christmas. Starters, main course and dessert, good range of options from the set menu including the steak which we both had which was cooked to perfection and tasted great, would highly recommend. Portion sizes were perfect not too over...More

Thank Donegalfoodlover
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyed an evening meal at the Lemon Tree Restaurant on the 29th December 2017. Restaurant has a nice ambience. Food was very good I had monk fish with beef cheek, it was lovely. My husband had fish and chips but felt the batter on the...More

1  Thank Evelyn B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you go to Letterkenny this restaurant is a must. Service,staff and food excellent cant wait to go back. There were four of us and all the food was excellent.

1  Thank Margaret L
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Four of us who meet every Christmas had dinner here recently. It was really good with a mackerel starter and a pork belly main course cooked to perfection. We asked waiter to recommend a full bodied red. He can back with a medium priced bottle...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were invited to a 40th birthday celebration in The Lemon Tree on Sunday 17th Dec and it did not disappoint. The staff were very helpful and courteous and couldn't have done more for us on our visit. The food was absolutely beautiful. I got...More

2  Thank Owen B
Reviewed 5 December 2017 via mobile

Exquisite.Relaxing.Food exceptional.Cant get enough.Absolutely Devine.Already planning on next dinner date.

Thank Anamaria M
Reviewed 18 November 2017

Fantastic food, beautiful new premises, seasonal menu, with fresh ingredients, definitely my favourite restaurant.

Thank rosey2017441
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2 April 2017|
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Response from Pete121280 | Property representative |
lemontreerestaurant at Hotmail . com - just avoid the spaces and change the at is the only way I can post an address
12 January 2017|
Response from Pete121280 | Property representative |
currently there are specials every night but the old early bird special of starter and menu for 18 euro is not bck on the menu just yet
13 October 2016|
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Response from Pete121280 | Property representative |
we can create you a menu but please advance book and let us know how many vegans on the table and we will be happy to create a 3 course menu for you.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$29 - US$48
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lower Main Street | Unit 32-34 Courtyard Shopping Centre, Letterkenny F92 EK13, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  County Donegal  >  Letterkenny
  • Phone Number: +353 74 912 5788
  • E-mail
The Lemon tree has recently moved MAY 2017 to a NEW location in Letterkenny at the Courtyard Shopping Centre to the rare of the building at the carpark. This is a Letterkenny owned family run restaurant opened in 1999. The three brothers in the kitchen have a unique style with a mixture of traditional Irish and French classic, influenced by country house cooking which was collected by their many years experience all over Irleand. All meats are Irish sourced and fresh fish is a special feature. Everthing is made freshly on site including all breads, pastries, pastas and desserts. The Wine list is ever growing and includes something for all tastes with over 90 different wines. The restaurant offers a Early bird menu 7 days available from 5 - 7 pm and a full A la carte menu from 5 - 10 PM. Lunch is available from 1 - 2:30 PM on Sunday.
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