The Best Places for an Irish Breakfast in Dublin

Best Breakfast in Dublin

Home of the Irish breakfast, Dublin has plenty of stylish and cosy cafés around the city centre that are great for that all-important first meal of the day

No matter what your plans are when you come to visit the Irish capital, one thing you should always do is start the day off with a hearty meal! With that said, have a look at all the places known for having the best breakfast in Dublin to get the day off to an awesome start.


Lemon Jelly Café - Best Breakfast in Dublin

1. Lemon Jelly Café

A modern and stylish eatery just around the corner from the National Leprechaun Museum is the Lemon Jelly Café, noted for being one of the best places to grab an Irish breakfast in Dublin. Situated on a quiet side-street with alfresco seating, they have a massive breakfast menu serving a whole host of delicious options from crepes to light breakfasts to bagels and much more. With great prices on the menu too, this is a breakfast in Dublin you simply can’t miss out on!

📌 Millennium Walkway » | Website »

Keoghs Café - Best Breakfast in Dublin

2. Keogh's Café

A favourite for hungry diners looking for a great Irish breakfast in Dublin, Keoghs Café has been serving up delicious food since opening up in 1994 and has earnt a great reputation since then. Situated just off Dame Street in the south side of the city, this cosy and atmospheric café has plenty of space to get sat down inside, as well as a cute terrace area beside the street for alfresco dining.

📌 1-2 Trinity St » | Website »

Beanhive Coffee - Best Breakfast in Dublin

3. Beanhive Coffee

A cool and modern café right next to the popular St Stephen’s Green, Beanhive Coffee has everything you need for a hunger-busting breakfast in Dublin. Famous for its “coffee artwork”, they serve up a “super breakfast” with a bit of everything on the plate. Aside from the breakfast, you’ll also find a great range of gluten-free muffins, cakes and much more on the menu too; perfect for taking away!

📌 26 Dawson St » | Website »

Wuff - Best Breakfast in Dublin

4. Wuff Dublin

A favourite for hungry diners looking for a great Irish breakfast in Dublin, Keoghs Café has been serving up delicious food since opening up in 1994 and has earnt a great reputation since then. Situated just off Dame Street in the south side of the city, this cosy and atmospheric café has plenty of space to get sat down inside, as well as a cute terrace area beside the street for alfresco dining.

📌 23 Benburb St » | Website »

Brother Hubbard - Best Breakfast in Dublin

5. Brother Hubbard (North)

With four venues spread out across the capital, Brother Hubbard North is the flagship venue of this popular and well-loved local café chain. Situated on the busy Capel Street just a short walk away from the River Liffey, this venue is much larger than others we’ve listed already, with a bright and modern interior with a glass ceiling and plenty of greenery lining the walls. On the menu, you’ll find an eclectic range of breakfast classics with interesting continental and Middle Eastern twists.  

📌 153 Capel St » | Website »

Urbanity - Best Breakfast in Dublin

6. Urbanity Dublin

In the heart of the historic Smithfield area you’ll find Urbanity Dublin, a fantastic modern café that’s easily one of the best places to find Irish breakfast in Dublin. With a bright and modern interior with a Scandinavian vibe, this place serves up an amazing breakfast but also hosts a fantastic brunch on the weekends too. Speaking of Nordic influences, their coffee is sourced directly from Oslo in Norway and can even be purchased directly from the café to take home with you.

📌 11 Coke Ln » | Website »

Taste Food Company - Best Breakfast in Dublin

7. Taste Food Company

Not far from the historic Dublin Castle is the well-loved Taste Food Company. Occupying a cosy street corner like many of the bars and cafés in the city centre, this place has an amazing range on the menu when it comes to finding the best breakfast in Dublin. Whether you fancy porridge, fresh fruit bowls or a hearty full breakfast, this café has plenty to choose from, even for vegetarians and those who are gluten-free too.

📌 39-40 William St S. » | Website »

One Society - Best Breakfast in Dublin

8. One Society Dublin

Further north from the immediate city centre is One Society, situated a short walk from the hustle and bustle of Parnell Street. With a combined “Lunch & Brunch” menu, this place should definitely be on your list of places to consider when looking to find the perfect breakfast in Dublin, as they provide a great deal of choice on their menu. With classics like the full or mini Irish breakfast, they also do American-style pancakes, granola bowls and unique bites like pan fried kale on toast.

📌 1. L. Gardiner St » | Website »

Metro Café - Best Breakfast in Dublin

9. Metro Café

With a striking red exterior setting aside from most other places in the neighbourhood, Metro Café Dublin has stood the test of time, serving up one of the best breakfasts in Dublin since 1994. Located right in the heart of the city’s most historic quarter, it makes for a great place to start exploring the many landmarks around the area. Offering classics like eggs on toast and buttermilk pancakes, they also provide a “Metro Breakfast” with all the best bits from a classic Irish breakfast.

📌 43 William St S. » | Website »

Bite of Life - Best Breakfast in Dublin

10. Bite of Life

Further north from the immediate city centre is One Society, situated a short walk from the hustle and bustle of Parnell Street. With a combined “Lunch & Brunch” menu, this place should definitely be on your list of places to consider when looking to find the perfect breakfast in Dublin, as they provide a great deal of choice on their menu. With classics like the full or mini Irish breakfast, they also do American-style pancakes, granola bowls and unique bites like pan fried kale on toast.

📌 55 Patrick St » | Website »


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