10 Best Bubble Tea Stores in Dublin

If you haven’t tried bubble tea yet, then you’re in for a treat. Bubble tea originated in Taiwan in the 1980s and has since spread around the world. It seems to have taken off in Dublin in recent years, with more and more places popping up around the city. Here at this blog, we’re looking for the best bubble tea places in Dublin. Based on our research, we’ve put together a list of places that we think will provide you with an amazing experience when you try your favourite bubble tea drink.

So what makes these spots so special? Well, let’s get down to business! Each spot has its own unique twist on classic teas, or creative combinations that result in some seriously delicious drinks. From fruity mango smoothies with boba balls to aromatic oolong lattes with jelly cubes, we’ve got something for everyone. Plus, each shop has its own unique atmosphere, whether it’s cosy and quiet, or lively and upbeat.

So don’t wait any longer! Let’s start this adventure together!

1. Chewbrew

If you’re looking for a new and refreshing bubble tea experience, Chewbrew is the place to go! Fresh ingredients, mouthwatering flavours, and amazing customer service make it easy to find the perfect bubble tea for you. Whether you’re looking for something classic like a milk tea, or something a bit more unique like a salted cheese bubble tea as well as a bunch of toppings including pudding, jelly, and chia seeds. , Chewbrew has you covered. 

Located right in the heart of Aungier Street, Chewbrew’s bubble tea room has a range of delicious options to choose from, like a delicious rose matcha latte, a creamy iced mocha, a fruity pistachio milk tea, and even a decadent bubble tea called toffee popcorn.

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2. Maneki Tea Talk

Head to Maneki Tea Talk, the newest oriental teahouse in Dublin 2 for a delicious boba experience! They bring the best of Asia to Ireland’s culture, using only natural ingredients to create amazing flavours like passion fruit green tea and coconut black tea. Plus, you’ll find popping boba in every drink, from yuzu to blueberry to mango, so you’ll be spoilt for choice!

And if you’re looking for something a bit more unique, they have a great selection of desserts, snacks like Onigiri Rice balls filled with fish and vegan drinks like tapioca lattes and matcha lattes. So join them for some delicious food and drinks!

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3. Oh! My Street Food

If you’re in a rush to get to work, nothing will make you feel better than a glass of bubble tea and a ‘jianbing’ (Chinese crepe). Oh! My Street Food is Dublin City North’s go-to bubble tea store for Asian-inspired drinks and delicious Chinese crepes.

The staff at Oh! My Street Food are friendly and welcoming and the food is delicious, with sushi in particular being a popular choice.

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4. 18cTea

If you’re looking for delicious, authentic bubble tea with friendly staff and a wide range of drinks at an affordable price, 18cTea Bubble Tea Dublin is the place for you! With a huge range of drinks to choose from, you’re sure to find something that’s right for you. 

With a 4.5 star rating, it’s easy to see why 18c Tea is a top choice for those looking for a delicious bubble tea experience. There’s always something new on the menu, and you’ll always be able to get the second drink for half the price of the first. So make sure you bring a friend! 

The stamp card system is another great feature of 18cTea. You’ll be able to collect points that will lead to free bubble tea if you buy a certain amount of orders. You can also create a customised flavour by choosing a fruit-based base and toppings to get your bubble tea exactly how you want it.

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5. Sweethouse Tea & Coffee

If you’re looking for a completely customizable bubble tea experience, you’ve come to the right place! Capel Street, Dublin City Centre’s newest bubble tea house offers a wide range of completely customizable drinks, from tapioca pearl bubble tea to exotic fruit tea. With so many flavours and temperature options to choose from, you’re sure to find the perfect bubble tea for you! 

We’re big fans of chia seeds, and we can’t get enough of them! At Sweethouse, they don’t just talk about chia seeds. They talk about something a little bit different than what you’d normally find in a coffee or tea shop. Taro milk tea, for example, is made with a carefully selected blend of ingredients to give your cup of tea an unbeatable flavour. And if you’re in the mood for a bargain, they’ve got you covered with the daily discounts.

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6. Kakilang

The bright, cheerful logo of Kakilang isn’t the only thing that’s good about this new bubbly cafe. Their bubble tea is one of the best, too. Opened in 2020, the cafe serves milk tea and fruit tea, as well as a patented range of Kakilang specials that come out with the seasons. These specials include Yakult Lime Green Tea, Snow Matcha Tea, and Brown Sugar Milk Tea. The Brown Sugar Milk Tea is the epitome of bubble tea perfection. It’s a smoky, caramel-flavourful delight that you won’t want to miss.

Besides their delicious bubble tea, there’s a mille crepe, the famous Japanese souffle pancakes, cheesecake and a small savoury menu. You won’t be disappointed with their scrumptious pastries.

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7. Nana’s Tea

Nana’s Tea is one of the most up-and-coming bubble tea places in Dublin Ireland. Nana’s Tea is located at 6 Wexford Street and is easy to get to by either public transport or by private arrangement.

Nana’s Tea offers a new range of bubble tea drinks that have been growing in popularity in recent years. You can expect to find delicious bubble waffles, as well as authentic bubble tea. You can choose from a variety of sweet flavours such as strawberry mochi as well as choose to add syrup flavourings to your bubble tea or add cheezos to make your own customised bubble tea.

You can also browse through Nana’s Tea’s huge menu options to find something that is perfect for every taste bud. You can have a Sakura frappuccino or a Jasmine milk tea enhanced by coconut jelly pieces. You can also have a quick bubble green milk tea for on-the-go bubbling pleasure.

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8. Yum Cha

Our next stop is Yum Cha, a cosy bubble tea room located in the heart of Dublin City Centre, Capel Street. We’re a big fan of Yum Cha’s ‘two large bubble tea for €8’ deal, and it’s easy to see why – the staff are friendly and welcoming, explain the drinks menu in detail and give you great tips on what to order.

There’s a great selection of drinks to choose from, from classic milk tea to fruity Iced Teas and iced Coffee. Along with the drinks, there’s a wide range of toppings to choose from, including popping Boba, Caramel Puddings, Aloe Vera, Coconut Jelly, and so on.

You’ll love the fresh, light, and not-too-sweet homemade cakes that are beautifully decorated. They make sure every customer has something delicious to eat (for the hungry ones) and something to drink to balance it all out.

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9. Ea – Tea Coffee & Bubble Tea Bar

If you’re looking for a cosy escape from the hustle and bustle of the city centre, check out the Bubble Tea Room at Ea-Tea. Inside, you’ll find a huge selection of bubble teas, plus lots of sweet and savoury snacks. Warm brews are perfect for cold days, and you’ll also find lots of Malaysian and Korean dishes. 

Some of the best bubble teas we’ve tried include rose flavour, strawberry cheesecake. Something a bit more adventurous includes Three Brothers – a bubble tea made with pudding and tapioca, topped with grass jelly. For a healthier option, try Ea-Tea’s signature black angel drink – it’s made with black sesame paste and purple rice, plus milk or a milk-free alternative.

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10. Asia Market

A trip to Asia Market is an adventure in itself, and bubble tea is the perfect finishing touch. This large supermarket has all the ingredients you need to prepare an authentic Asian meal, as well as tasty snacks imported from overseas.

For years, Asia Market has offered a selection of bubble teas at the entrance to its well-stocked store of Asian treats. With access to all the best ingredients, you can choose from 12 refreshing teas, ranging from classic flavours like mango, strawberry, or coffee, to more exotic flavours like lychee, fresh red beans, papaya, creamy taro, and more.

You can choose from a long menu here, or mix and match flavours to create your own unique brew. We recommend Asia Market’s original bubble tea, with caramel egg pudding!

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We believe that bubble tea is a trend that will be around for a long time, which is why we are happy that there are plenty of places to buy bubble tea in Dublin. Why not share your experience at one of the recommended locations today? Check out our website for more information on such food guides in Dublin and Ireland.

Luvya Bhatia
Luvya Bhatia

An upcoming M.Sc. Communication and Media student at University College Dublin, with a B.A. (Honours) in English Literature from Amity University, Noida, India. Previously worked as a travel journalist, content proofreader and social media intern in India with a number of different media organisations. Specialises in working on Travel and Lifestyle pieces for Babylon Radio.

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