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The Pieman Cafe

#120 of 1,978 Restaurants in Dublin
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Coffee Shop, Bakery
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14A Crown Alley | Temple Bar, Dublin 2, Ireland
011010111
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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Stopped in for a bit of late lunch and loved it immediately. Friendly staff and simple honest food perfectly done . Terrific !

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 16, 2015
Timjono1
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

Stopped in for a bit of late lunch and loved it immediately. Friendly staff and simple honest food perfectly done . Terrific !

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Brisbane, Australia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

I was quite disappointed by the experience. I absolutely LOVE a good pie, potato and mushy peas. The staff member (owner?) was very friendly, and the pie was actually quite good, good short pastry, and a good quantity of filling. The peas were OK, the potato was OK but It seemed to be a pre-processed item, and not made on... More 

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Kent, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015 via mobile

We visited this little pie shop on Easter Sunday for a quick lunch during a short trip to Dublin. The owner was so friendly and welcoming. I had a beef and Guinness pie which was really tasty, well made, with great pastry and tender beef - all in all a fantastic pie! The mash was very tasty, even my mash-hating... More 

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Ahmeek, Michigan
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47 reviews 47 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

This is a tiny shop on a side street off Temple Bar. If we hadn't been told to look for it we would have missed out on one of the most delicious and economical meals we've ever had! Delicious home made pot pies in a variety of flavors. We tried beef & Guinness and chicken leek. Sheer heaven. The owner... More 

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13 reviews 13 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 via mobile

If you like pies you will love this place. The staff member was helpful and friendly. Don't expect fancy food, just plain and simple.

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Edgewood, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Small little place in Temple Bar with several choices for a hot pie meal. I chose the special of the day which was the chicken and leek pie for €5. I did not order the full meal with mashed potatoes and peas because I was eating a late lunch, but the pie was very filling and very tasty! I would... More 

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Paris, France
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

A good place to stop if you are starving and need a hearty meal! I got the pie, a side of mash potato (and gravy) and a bottle of beer for 10 euros. All of them were pretty good and the whole thing was very filling. It's quite like a cafeteria on the inside, so you wouldn't go for the... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

Absolutely fantastic, a hidden gem of Temple Bar The €10 deal of a pie, side and choice of craft beer is terrific value I shall revisit soon

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

We went on a Sunday and I have some serious allergies the lady at the counter was new but very helpful and the pies were delicious the meal deal of pie gravy and side was excellent value for money €10 and the pastry was fabulous

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Stopped here for a little bit of dinner, and it was lovely, pie was delish, mash was amazing and gravy was great, really enjoyed it, great value for money and the owner was lovely, really really lovely pies, the chicken, leek and cheddar yummy !

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 14A Crown Alley | Temple Bar, Dublin 2, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
  • Phone Number: 011010111

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 4 - 13
  • Cuisine: Coffee Shop, Bakery

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