Best 8 brunch places in Dublin

Invented by the Anglo-Saxons, brunch is a type of meal that is eaten between the end of breakfast and before lunch. This is why the word “brunch” is a combination of “breakfast” and “lunch”. The brunch has spread across Europe and especially in Dublin, the capital of Ireland. Brunch in Dublin offers up a wealth of options with different atmospheres. You can find in this article a list of 8 places for a brunch in Dublin. 


Slice Cafe is a popular cafe located in Dublin in the Stoneybatter neighborhood and its doors opened in 2010. The cafe offers a menu with a multitude of choices. You can find brunch, lunch, and drinks menus with granola yogurt, toasties, soup, coffee, juices, or even alcohol. They use compostable packaging, have a zero-waste policy, and even have their own garden where they grow herbs and vegetables used in their dishes. The atmosphere in Slice Cafe is really cozy and prices are very reasonable, perfect to meet friends for brunch during the weekend. 


Monday – Friday: 8 am to 5 pm


56 Manor PI, Stoneybatter, Dublin 7

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Two Pups 

Two Pups is a cafe located in Dublin 8 with a modern and minimalist design. Two Pups offers a variety of breakfast and lunch options, with a focus on fresh and seasonal ingredients but there are also baked goods and pastries. The cafe is very focused on sustainability, which is why they use compostable packaging, and ingredients from locals and they have a rooftop garden to grow their own herbs and vegetables. The atmosphere is very friendly and welcoming. Don’t hesitate to go there! 


Monday and Tuesday: closed 

Wednesday – Friday: 8:30 am to 3:30 pm

Saturday and Sunday: 9:30 am to 4 pm


74 Francis St, The Liberties, Dublin 8

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Two boys brew 

Two boys brew is a specialty coffee shop and brunch spot located in Dublin 7, founded in 2016. The cafe offers a creative and tasty brunch menu, prepared with local ingredients and it also offers specialty coffee from different roasters. The space is designed with a modern and minimalist aesthetic, featuring plenty of natural light and greenery. The place is friendly and welcoming, it is very pleasant to be there with your friends. 


Monday and Tuesday: closed

Wednesday – Friday: 7:30 am – 3:30 pm

Saturday and Sunday: 9 am – 4 pm


375 N Circular Rd, Phibsborough, Dublin 7

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The Cake Cafe 

The Cake Cafe was established in 2006 by owner Michelle Darmody in Dublin. Michelle’s intention was to create a space that felt like home and it has succeeded as the cafe is very cozy. The interior is decorated with vintage items, which gives a unique charm. The cafe’s menu features a range of homemade sweet and savory dishes, including cakes, pastries, soups, salads, and sandwiches. The place is very nice for brunch, you can even eat outside on the small terrace. Don’t hesitate to go there! 


Monday – Saturday: 10 am – 5 pm

Sunday: closed 


The Daintree Building, 8 Pleasants PI, Saint Kevin’s, Dublin

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Kale & Coco

This cafe was founded in 2016 by Claire Keane and it is located in Dublin 7. Kale & Coco cafe is known for its healthy food. Indeed, the menu focuses on plant-based and gluten-free options, with a variety of salads, smoothie bowls, and healthy snacks on offer. The cafe also serves specialty coffee, tea, and fresh juices. As for the interior, it is an aesthetic modern design with some plants, it is very friendly and charming. 


Monday – Friday: 8 am – 3 pm

Saturday and Sunday: 9 am – 3 pm


18 Grangegorman Lower, Dublin 7

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Cleaver East 

Cleaver East is a contemporary Irish restaurant located in Dublin 2. The restaurant opened in 2013 and its interior has a sleek and stylish design. Cleaver East offers a delicious brunch menu, for example, you can find grilled halloumi, spiced potato rosti, buttermilk chicken, or even Belgian waffle. This is a great place to spend time with friends on weekends.


Monday & Tuesday: closed

Wednesday – Friday: 5 pm – 9:30 pm

Saturday & Sunday: 11 am – 4 pm, 5 pm – 9:30 pm


6 Essex St E, Temple Bar, Dublin 2

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Sophie’s at the Dean 

Sophie’s at the Dean is a rooftop restaurant and bar located in Dublin 2. The restaurant offers modern European cuisine and a brunch menu that includes, for example, French toast with crispy bacon, a buffalo-breaded chicken burger, Caesar chicken salad, etc as the main course or even pizzas and sides. The restaurant’s interior is modern and stylish, with an open-plan kitchen and a large bar area. 


Monday – Friday: 7 am – 10 pm

Saturday & Sunday:  8 am – 10 pm


33 Harcourt St, Saint Kevin’s, Dublin 2

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Baraza is a Mediterranean-inspired restaurant and bar located in Dublin, Ireland. The design is modern with traditional decorations, it is very cozy and nice for brunch with friends! The restaurant offers a variety of small and large plates that draw inspiration from Mediterranean cuisine, with a particular emphasis on the flavors and ingredients of North Africa and the Middle East. There is also a brunch menu with very reasonable prices.


Monday – Saturday: 5 pm – 11:30 pm

Sunday: 5 pm – 11 pm


34-37 Ormond Quay Lower, North City, Dublin 1

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Chloe Dubois

Chloë is an international student from France. She is studying at French Business School and working for Babylon Radio as a Community Manager. Her hobbies are travelling and discovering new cultures, listening to music and playing sport.

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