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The Sunshine Cafe

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107, Lower Georges Street,, Dun Laoghaire, Ireland
+353 1 230 1828
08:30 - 18:00
Closed now
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Sun 10:00 - 18:00
Mon - Thu 08:30 - 18:00
Fri - Sat 08:30 - 22:00
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW via mobile

Amazing for breakfast,superb service,very family friendly,nice and quick in and out ready to start the day.

Thank Freddiebezzer
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217 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 159 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Went in for breakfast and we were greeted and seated straight away. The menu isn't extensive, but it covers all the bases for breakfast. Really enjoyed the coffee there. The smoked salmon and cream cheese is highly recommended. The classic breakfast was cooked nicely, but the portion size wasn't as large as I expected. Will we go again, yes... but... More 

Thank Blot57
Dublin, Ireland
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36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

With limited time and a hungry stomach, I stopped by on my way to work. I was acknowledged immediately even though the staff were busy. When I sat down, a server immediately wiped my table down, even though it was already clean. Having had to put up with casual treatment in other cafes, I was well impressed. My choice was... More 

Thank madeleineblue
Dublin 18
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was our third visit to the sunshine cafe , each time i have said, i must go on trip advisor, this time i have because i had the french toast with a side of crispy bacon, out of this world!!, my husband and mother in-law had breakfast and everything, yet again, was cooked to perfection. The service and staff... More 

Thank MikeKFionaD
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really nice family run cafe with consistently nice food. The staff couldn't be more accommodating and the owners always offer a warm smile and welcome. The food is so good and very reasonable. Definitely a place worth visiting in dun laoghaire.

Thank slaney c
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A friend of mine said to check out The Sunshine Cafe. So i went in and asked for a takeaway breakfast roll and a black coffee. I was charged €9.00 That has to be the most expensive breakfast roll in Ireland. And it was pretty basic too as you can tell from the photo. Madness. Definitely was not worth that.

Thank Brian H
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39 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Good location, friendly staff and good menu. I had the Irish breakfast which was very good, my wife had the smoked salmon and cream cheese bagel which she said was very tasty. Only criticism that I would have is that the coffee was pretty weak and small measure. If I was to return I would probably try the tea.

Thank dan1walsh
Managersunshinecafe, Manager at The Sunshine Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your encouraging words We were experiencing some trouble with our coffee machine last which may have been responsible for the weak coffee for which I'm truly sorry. We will however be extra vigilant in making sure our coffee is of good measure and quality in the future Kindest regards More 

Dublin, Ireland
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51 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

This is a lovely, welcoming cafe, with great menu choices. We go there for breakfast and no matter how busy they are, you are met with a smile. Breakfast food quality is fine for the cost, only wish they served baked beans! Lunch menu looks good as does the quality. We willl return.

Thank Michelle S
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97 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

Gorgeous cafe with an almost Parisienne feel. Lovely selection of food (and they do breakfast all day Sat and Sun), great staff, lovely ambiance, it's the kind of place you can wile away a few hours.

Thank Sasha T
South East UK
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44 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

I have been a fan of this place for a long time, and a regular if infrequent patron. I have left a very positive review in the past. I have been twice in the last few weeks and am sorry to find that it is no longer on my "must visit" list when in Dun Laoghaire. Of my last two... More 

Thank Loedun

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Irish, Cafe, European, Delicatessen, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 18:00
08:30 - 18:00
08:30 - 18:00
08:30 - 18:00
08:30 - 18:00
08:30 - 22:00
08:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 107, Lower Georges Street,, Dun Laoghaire, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dun Laoghaire
  • Phone Number: +353 1 230 1828

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?