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Top cafe recommendations from locals

Art Museum
“FREE a must visit. The No 1 Visitor attraction in Ireland. Lovely original noteless and gifts. ”
  • 125 locals recommend
Bakery
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“Lovely for sandwiches, tea, coffee and pastries. Nice to sit out on the deck when the sun is shining.”
  • 82 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Contemporary cafe with coffee tasting and brewing classes, turning out cakes, sandwiches and soups.”
  • 64 locals recommend
Indie Cinema
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“Movies - not always big box office, often has festivals. Great little restaurant & bar so go early. You can bring your drinks into the auditorium!”
  • 51 locals recommend
Science Museum
“An interesting place with regular exhibitions, and also cafe. Check in advance to see what is currently on. ”
  • 49 locals recommend
Café
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“Great lifestyle store. Clothes, jewelry, items for the home. A very lively noisy cafe on the top floor and a good value deli where you can sit down in the basement. Excellent salads, breads and desserts.”
  • 42 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Funky, modern cafe with Mediterranean-inflected menu using local produce with small balcony/terrace.”
  • 35 locals recommend
Dessert Shop
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“Located at the back of a bookshop in a peaceful space. Hidden gem. Lovely cakes and atmosphere.”
  • 37 locals recommend
French Restaurant
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“Feel like you're in Paris in this lovely little bistro in the centre of town.”
  • 17 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Independent coffee shop in a central spot in town. Great for people watching if you can get a seat in the window or on the bench outside!”
  • 16 locals recommend
Café
“Healthy food, brunch, coffee, very tasty and great atmosphere. Grand Canal or Nassau street is the closest.”
  • 17 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“I love Clement and Pekoe on South William Street. Great vibe. Great for people watching. ”
  • 18 locals recommend
Ice Cream Shop
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“Thee best ice-cream in Ireland! Say hi to Yohei - the Japanese guy behind the bar - he's awesome :) The brownie is divine..... ”
  • 15 locals recommend
Café
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“Great little place for lunch; the bacon and pear sandwich is amzing, as is the sausage. *tip: ask what selection of bread they have. They also have gorgeous cakes”
  • 17 locals recommend
Café
“Well you’re not a Dubliner if you’ve never been to Bewleys. Our most loved ‘coffee house’! The Victorian interior remains and the wonderful stained glass windows by Dublin artist Harry Clarke are a joy to behold!”
  • 18 locals recommend
Café
“Bright, modern decor in a waterfront coffee house, with gourmet drinks with an artistic finish.”
  • 14 locals recommend