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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)
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5:00 PM - 9:30 PM Hours
Irish, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Lower Main Street | Unit 32-34 Courtyard Shopping Centre, Letterkenny F92 EK13, Ireland
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131 - 140 of 537 reviews

Reviewed 21 October 2016

We tried this on one occasion and found that though the food was excellently prepared the presentation seemed to us a bit pretentious. Also the staff were not as obliging as they could have been, which is totally unlike Eire!!

Thank BillandGerry
Reviewed 21 October 2016

First time at this little gem . The staff were spot on with service polite efficient and friendly. The standard of cooking was very high indeed. Presentation and quality of food of a high standard. Unable to find a fault.

1  Thank Jim G
Reviewed 16 October 2016

Calling ahead to the Lemon Tree to give some notice, we were treated to a beautiful vegan & gluten free meal. Starters, main course and desert were all innovative and we were given a choice for each course. Vegan wines available also. Excellent service.

1  Thank VeganIRL
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Ireland is already justifiably famous for the superb quality of its produce and for friendly hospitality, but when these ingredients are combined with the presence of a very fine chef the results can be outstanding. This was certainly our experience of The Lemon Tree during...More

1  Thank Simon T
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Myself and a friend visited the lemon tree tonight. It was surprisingly busy for it being a Monday I was glad I made a reservation. There was a lovely ambience and the food was excellent. We really enjoyed our evening thank you.

1  Thank Karen D
Reviewed 22 September 2016

Good atmosphere, great food! The staff are friendly and the prices are reasonable. I can't get enough of the risotto.

Thank Horatio S
Reviewed 16 September 2016

A very pleasant dining experience on the night of our wedding anniversary. Food was delicious and well presented; service was friendly and attentive. Well worth a visit.

Thank Alex H
Reviewed 13 September 2016

One of the best restraunts in Ireland. The best escalopes I have ever ate. Can't wait to be in Letterkenny again to visit The Lemon Tree

Thank Celsus43
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Excellent food, nice atmosphere, staff a little rushed as not enough of them but would recommend as food was very good.

Thank Joanna B
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

We booked a table here for 8:30 pm, after reading some reviews on trip advisor. It's a small intimate restaurant with a partially open kitchen. We ordered starters and mains of which were all a very good standard. Starters included the special of scallops and...More

Thank letaylors03
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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
13 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$ 30 - US$ 48
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups
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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