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National Museum Cafe

££ - £££
South City Centre
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1 Kildare Street, Dublin, Ireland
+353 1 662 1269
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Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Good for quick snack or light lunch , prices reasonable , a great selection to choose from , their soup with brown bread worth a try.

Thank Rory G
Cortez, Colorado
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182 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You can duck out and catch a meal in the many restaurants nearby, but it's handy to stay inside and they have good fare.

Thank Gail L
Brooklyn, New York
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57 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

We enjoyed not having to interrupt our visit to find a spot to eat. The food was of very high quality and could serve for late breakfast or lunch.

Thank ATINA157
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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105 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

It is a really nice place, with great food, was busy when we went, only a small place, but a nice place as part of a visit to the museum

Thank JeffOP
Melbourne, Australia
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296 reviews
183 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 335 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

This place exceeded our expectations. The room is lovely, airy and bright, and the open sandwiches were pretty good, made with nice, thick cut tasty bread. Great place to recharge midway through a few hours in the Museum.

Thank ctrunfree
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17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016

Very good food and good value tasty lunch and a nice please to sit and accessible for disabilities. Really enjoyed my little trip to this cafe

Thank Caroline G
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239 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016

This cafe was perfect to get a coffee and rest from all our travels. Handy location. Would definitely recommend.

Thank ontheroadagn7
Santa Rosa, California
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21 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2016

The museum is so interesting and shouldn't be rushed, so this offers a good place to take a break for coffee/tea, lunch, or mid afternoon pastry snack. Good food, deli style, inexpensive.

Thank Sheila A
Terre Haute, Indiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2016

Nestled in the corner of the National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology is this lovely cafe. It's small, but light and airy. The food was excellent, though the portions quite large. We shared a lunch and were both satisfied. A lovely place to stop mid-tour through the museum and decide what to see next.

Thank IrelandBoundAgain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2016 via mobile

After completing some research within the museum I popped in for a quick bite before moving on. I was pleasantly surprised at the amazing food and drinks offered. I had tea and a berry scone which was delicious. I'm used to museum cafes being a cash grab with mediocre offerings but not here. The scone was everything a scone should... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, European
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Kildare Street, Dublin, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin>  > South City Centre
  • Neighbourhood: South City Centre
  • Phone Number: +353 1 662 1269

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?