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Kafka Cafe Bar

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236 Lower Rathmines Road, Dublin 6, Dublin, Ireland
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Today
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon 11:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night

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  • 8
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Nice cafe. Recommended for snacks, coffee, tea.

Great little place to have afternoon tea or coffee. Conveniently located within the center of Rathmines. I had an excellent Cappuccino and my wife had delicious tea and scones.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 30, 2015
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USA
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71 reviews 71 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 NEW

Great little place to have afternoon tea or coffee. Conveniently located within the center of Rathmines. I had an excellent Cappuccino and my wife had delicious tea and scones.

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Had a great lunch with friends from work, good quality food. Good atmosphere. Varied menu to Cooke from

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

We live in Rathmines and called in late last night, which wasn't a problem for the very hospital staff. Had a really tasty bangers and mash with a glass of red. Price was really affordable and the place was immaculate, you can see that management really take pride in what they do. We'll be back! Maybe for coffee and the... More 

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Great food, we really love their peacan pie so if you just want some coffee and something sweet it is also a perfect place for it. The service is excellent, always very quick, kind and friendly. We can only say good things about this place!

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Dublin, Ireland
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

We ate at Kafka last night. I've passed the place many times and it always seems to have a lot of people, but I had never gone in before. I like that the menu has many options yet isn't too complicated, and has something nice for vegetarians too. I ordered the gnocchi and my boyfriend had the bangers and mash,... More 

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Galway, Ireland
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250 reviews 250 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

I like the food, the price, but I think they should be more attentive to the customers, I needed to wait a bit to place my order.

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Dublin, Ireland
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

I have been to this restaurant many times over the years and have never been disappointed, the staff have roots that go back many many years in rathmines and are truly fantastic at cooking and hospitality, I couldn't recommend this place highly enough

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Dublin, Ireland
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27 reviews 27 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We live in Rathmines and decided to visit KAFKA last week. Had the bruschetta and goats cheese salad to start. As a main we had the duck and linguine. Everything was great and the staff really friendly! We will definitely be back!

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Dublin, Ireland
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Went to this restaurant with my partner on a Saturday night and we will definitely be returning, what a great place! Food was excellent and the atmosphere was lovely, it wasn't too busy just nice. For starters we had the mussels and deep fried Brie, both were yummy! For main we had steak and the lamp shank again quality of... More 

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Cork
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

Main course is overrated. Standard food l. Gets very busy at weekends. Had the burger. Wasnt great byt wings were lovely

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 236 Lower Rathmines Road, Dublin 6, Dublin, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 29 - 74
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?