Best cafés in Dublin

Check out the top cafés in Dublin, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Urbanity
1. Urbanity
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33 local reviews
11 Coke Ln
Closed · Opens 6:30 AM
+353 1 874 7288
RestaurantCafeBar
Trisha
Urbanity coffee is a small-batch roaster and speciality café located in Smithfield, Dublin 7. Started by three…
Danielle
Urbanity coffee is a small-batch roaster and speciality café located in Smithfield, Dublin 7. Started by three…
Çağrı
Urbanity coffee is a small-batch roaster and speciality café located in Smithfield, Dublin 7. Started by three…
1. Urbanity
1. Urbanity
host-0host-1host-2
33 local reviews
11 Coke Ln
Closed · Opens 6:30 AM
+353 1 874 7288
Trisha
Trisha
Urbanity coffee is a small-batch roaster and speciality café located in Smithfield, Dublin 7. Started by three friends with a passion for…
Danielle
Danielle
Urbanity coffee is a small-batch roaster and speciality café located in Smithfield, Dublin 7. Started by three friends with a passion for…
Çağrı
Çağrı
Urbanity coffee is a small-batch roaster and speciality café located in Smithfield, Dublin 7. Started by three friends with a passion for…
2. Irish Museum of Modern Art
2. Irish Museum of Modern Art
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200 local reviews
Military Rd, Kilmainham
Closed · Opens Tuesday 11:30 AM
+353 1 612 9900
MuseumPoint of interestEstablishment
David
The Irish Museum of Modern Art is worth checking out (even if you're not an art lover the grounds are…
Julie
The Irish Museum of Modern (IMMA) Art is Ireland's leading national institution for the collection and…
Maeve
It houses a wide range of modern art (plus temporary exhibitions) in the old Royal Hospital building complex…
2. Irish Museum of Modern Art
2. Irish Museum of Modern Art
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200 local reviews
Military Rd, Kilmainham
Closed · Opens Tuesday 11:30 AM
+353 1 612 9900
David
David
The Irish Museum of Modern Art is worth checking out (even if you're not an art lover the grounds are stunning). I'd recommend combining…
Julie
Julie
The Irish Museum of Modern (IMMA) Art is Ireland's leading national institution for the collection and presentation of modern and…
Maeve
Maeve
It houses a wide range of modern art (plus temporary exhibitions) in the old Royal Hospital building complex which is modelled on Les…
3. Hand Print Coffee
3. Hand Print Coffee
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4 local reviews
N Wall Quay, Dublin
Closed · Opens 7:00 AM
CafeFoodPoint of interest
Catriona
A new Irish environmentally friendly coffee brand and café.
Sinéad
A new Irish environmentally friendly coffee brand and café.
Brendan
A new Irish environmentally friendly coffee brand and café.
3. Hand Print Coffee
3. Hand Print Coffee
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4 local reviews
N Wall Quay, Dublin
Closed · Opens 7:00 AM
Catriona
Catriona
A new Irish environmentally friendly coffee brand and café.
Sinéad
Sinéad
A new Irish environmentally friendly coffee brand and café.
Brendan
Brendan
A new Irish environmentally friendly coffee brand and café.
4. Irish Film Institute
4. Irish Film Institute
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61 local reviews
6 Eustace St, Dublin
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+353 1 679 3477
Movie theaterLibraryCafe
David
The Best of Irish, Independent and World Cinema in the Heart of Dublin City. Various film festival throughout…
Deniz
Best cinema in town, especially if you like small and cozy cinemas. Also check out the café!
4. Irish Film Institute
4. Irish Film Institute
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61 local reviews
6 Eustace St, Dublin
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+353 1 679 3477
David
David
The Best of Irish, Independent and World Cinema in the Heart of Dublin City. Various film festival throughout the year. Café. Film Shop…
Deniz
Deniz
Best cinema in town, especially if you like small and cozy cinemas. Also check out the café!
5. Café en Seine
5. Café en Seine
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48 local reviews
40 Dawson St, Dublin
Closed · Opens 12:00 PM (noon)
+353 1 677 4567
RestaurantBarPoint of interest
Xiang
Cafe en Seine - An epicentre of contemporary Parisian culture and creativity. Once home to French soldiers…
Nataliya
Enjoy a laid back café style experience by day and by night it becomes the most stylish bar and late night…
Graham
Café en Seine is stylish and modern. Patrons are usually young professionals. I would dress well to attend…
5. Café en Seine
5. Café en Seine
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48 local reviews
40 Dawson St, Dublin
Closed · Opens 12:00 PM (noon)
+353 1 677 4567
Xiang
Xiang
Cafe en Seine - An epicentre of contemporary Parisian culture and creativity. Once home to French soldiers and British Commanders, a…
Nataliya
Nataliya
Enjoy a laid back café style experience by day and by night it becomes the most stylish bar and late night venue offering an extensive range…
Graham
Graham
Café en Seine is stylish and modern. Patrons are usually young professionals. I would dress well to attend this bar and don't be afraid to…
6. Powerscourt Townhouse Centre
6. Powerscourt Townhouse Centre
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26 local reviews
59 South William Street, Dublin
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
(01) 679 4144
Establishment
Andrew
The Powerscourt Centre's website describes it in a series of sentence fragments: "Fashion. Restaurants. Bars…
Justine
This is worth a look en route to Grafton Street, there are a number of cafés and shops in this area. It is…
Juliette
Beautiful centre with lovely café upstairs
6. Powerscourt Townhouse Centre
6. Powerscourt Townhouse Centre
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26 local reviews
59 South William Street, Dublin
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
(01) 679 4144
Andrew
Andrew
The Powerscourt Centre's website describes it in a series of sentence fragments: "Fashion. Restaurants. Bars. Interiors. Jewellery. Beauty…
Justine
Justine
This is worth a look en route to Grafton Street, there are a number of cafés and shops in this area. It is beautiful townhouse dating back…
Juliette
Juliette
Beautiful centre with lovely café upstairs
7. Chester Beatty Library
7. Chester Beatty Library
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104 local reviews
Chester Beatty Library
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+353 1 407 0750
LibraryMuseumPoint of interest
Ronnie
Calling the Chester Beatty a library probably deters many tourists from visiting. However don't let it deter…
Lex
Beatiful, award winning museum of Oriental art. A vast collection built by Victorian, Anglo-Dublin industriali…
Graham
This touristic hotspot is inside Dublin Castle. It's been many years since I last visited it, but friends say…
7. Chester Beatty Library
7. Chester Beatty Library
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104 local reviews
Chester Beatty Library
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+353 1 407 0750
Ronnie
Ronnie
Calling the Chester Beatty a library probably deters many tourists from visiting. However don't let it deter you. It's really a museum and…
Lex
Lex
Beatiful, award winning museum of Oriental art. A vast collection built by Victorian, Anglo-Dublin industrialist. Other exhibitions in the…
Graham
Graham
This touristic hotspot is inside Dublin Castle. It's been many years since I last visited it, but friends say it's still charming and it has…
8. The Cake Cafe
8. The Cake Cafe
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41 local reviews
8 Pleasants Pl, Dublin
Closed · Opens 9:00 AM
+353 1 478 9394
CafeBakeryStore
Fabio
Hidden behind a book shop is the Cake Café, the cutest with delicious food and super specials. If you are…
Ruth
A hidden gem of a Café. Literally hidden behind a paper shop. Simple and yummy food and on sunny days you can…
Lex
Quaint little secret café in the lane-way behind the house.
8. The Cake Cafe
8. The Cake Cafe
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41 local reviews
8 Pleasants Pl, Dublin
Closed · Opens 9:00 AM
+353 1 478 9394
Fabio
Fabio
Hidden behind a book shop is the Cake Café, the cutest with delicious food and super specials. If you are going don't forget to treat…
Ruth
Ruth
A hidden gem of a Café. Literally hidden behind a paper shop. Simple and yummy food and on sunny days you can happily sit in their secret…
Lex
Lex
Quaint little secret café in the lane-way behind the house.
9. Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane
9. Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane
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67 local reviews
Parnell Square N, Dublin
Closed · Opens Tuesday 9:45 AM
+353 1 222 5550
Art galleryMuseumPoint of interest
Jacinta & David
This is a favourite of ours, The Hugh Lane Gallery, with art spanning across the ages. If you're interested…
William
Beautiful gallery at the top of Parnell Square. Lovely café for lunch too, especially on their terrace.
9. Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane
9. Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane
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67 local reviews
Parnell Square N, Dublin
Closed · Opens Tuesday 9:45 AM
+353 1 222 5550
Jacinta & David
Jacinta & David
This is a favourite of ours, The Hugh Lane Gallery, with art spanning across the ages. If you're interested in Frances Bacon, they have…
William
William
Beautiful gallery at the top of Parnell Square. Lovely café for lunch too, especially on their terrace.
10. Brother Hubbard (North)
10. Brother Hubbard (North)
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121 local reviews
153 Capel St, Dublin
Closed · Opens 7:30 AM
+353 1 441 1112
RestaurantCafeBar
Kris
All day brunch 7-days a week, excellent coffee, run by two very lovely mates of mine. Well deservedly on of…
Jonothan
Very trendy/hipsterish café open from 8am. The really take their food credentials seriously here. Healthy…
Gerard
Brand new café. Great ambience and the food/coffee/cake is seriously delicious. Also has wifi and very…
10. Brother Hubbard (North)
10. Brother Hubbard (North)
host-0host-1host-2
121 local reviews
153 Capel St, Dublin
Closed · Opens 7:30 AM
+353 1 441 1112
Kris
Kris
All day brunch 7-days a week, excellent coffee, run by two very lovely mates of mine. Well deservedly on of Dublin's most loved cafés. Check…
Jonothan
Jonothan
Very trendy/hipsterish café open from 8am. The really take their food credentials seriously here. Healthy and very tasty. Think single…
Gerard
Gerard
Brand new café. Great ambience and the food/coffee/cake is seriously delicious. Also has wifi and very friendly owners and staff.
11. Bibi's Café
11. Bibi's Café
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77 local reviews
14A Emorville Ave, Dublin
Closed · Opens 9:00 AM
+353 1 454 7421
RestaurantPoint of interestFood
Stephen
This is THE BEST café in Dublin if you ask me. Coolest food, best coffee, friendliest staff and best…
Barbara
Bibi's combines coffee and fashion. It has a a little designer store in its café. They have amazingly good…
Noele
Bibi's is a cosy neighbourhood café serving breakfast, lunch and brunch all week. The Place
11. Bibi's Café
11. Bibi's Café
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77 local reviews
14A Emorville Ave, Dublin
Closed · Opens 9:00 AM
+353 1 454 7421
Stephen
Stephen
This is THE BEST café in Dublin if you ask me. Coolest food, best coffee, friendliest staff and best atmosphere of any café I've ever been…
Barbara
Barbara
Bibi's combines coffee and fashion. It has a a little designer store in its café. They have amazingly good cakes and also serve brunch.
Noele
Noele
Bibi's is a cosy neighbourhood café serving breakfast, lunch and brunch all week. The Place
12. Airfield House
12. Airfield House
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8 local reviews
Airfield House, Dublin
Establishment
Niamh
Airfield Estate is a charitable organisation established by the Overend Family in 1974 for educational and…
Philip
Great open space 15 minute walk from the house. 38 acre working farm, gardens, café and heritage experience…
12. Airfield House
12. Airfield House
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8 local reviews
Airfield House, Dublin
Niamh
Niamh
Airfield Estate is a charitable organisation established by the Overend Family in 1974 for educational and recreational purposes. A 38 acre…
Philip
Philip
Great open space 15 minute walk from the house. 38 acre working farm, gardens, café and heritage experience offers visitors a wonderful…