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Bewley's Oriental Cafe

78-79 Grafton Street, Dublin, Ireland (South City Centre)
+353 1 672 7720
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Ranked #470 of 1,917 Restaurants in Dublin
Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Wed 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thu - Sat 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Contemporary, Café
Neighborhood: South City Centre
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Self-proclaimed to serve the best coffee in Ireland, Bewleys also provides a variety of sweets and savors to enjoy while surrounded by mahogany, marble sculptures and stained glass décor.
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Knullwald, Germany
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15 reviews 15 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

Go here, without fail ! Get the Full Irish, and soak in the atmosphere in this Historic venue. Frankly, it is over priced, but it is not about that, it is about the experience.

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Austin, Texas
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34 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

We visited Bewley's for breakfast one day and lunch another. I got the Irish breakfast with gluten free bread. I was so excited! Breakfast usually doesn't impress me much but their gluten free bread was really delicious, not mealy or really spongy, kind of like a sourdough. My absolute favorite thing though was the hot chocolate (which you can get... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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178 reviews 178 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
167 helpful votes 167 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

While Bewleys Oriental is a MUST VISIT while shopping on Grafton Street in Dublin, I'm not sure it's the place to eat anymore. We had lunch before a matinee just prior to Christmas, and while the place was busy, it wasn't packed. We were ushered upstairs to a cafeteria/canteen kind of room which had little space between tables and chairs... More 

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London
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

I always sit on thr first floor section overlooking Grafton street - great menu, reasonably priced. Great selection of tea and coffee.

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Dublin, Ireland
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15 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

I was waiting for my friends to come into Bewley's Oriental Café. Then when they arrived I asked could we move from the table where i was sitting to a bigger table with a couch they said yes no problem when we changed seats we couldn't have breakfast only lunch. So we left and went somewhere else.

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London, United Kingdom
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

After checking into our hotel from a very early Saturday morning flight to Dublin, we headed straight for Bewley's for breakfast. We couldn't have made a better start to the weekend. The food was excellent and the service pretty good considering the place was really busy even at 9am. We all had the full Irish breakfast which is generous and... More 

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Shropshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

We went to Bewley's for breakfast earlier this week. It was a cold day, so it's not entirely their fault that the cafe wasn't particularly warm (even though we were fairly close to a coal fire). But they could have warmed the plates up. I found myself racing against time as I ate what was essentially a rather good Irish... More 

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Birmingham
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

We went for a full irish breakfast at Bewley's the service was quick and the food hot and plenty. You have to go purely for the inside of this beautiful building another must on the to do list for your Dublin trip.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

We were there for brunch. It was quite busy but not all the tables were filled. After we were seated, we had to wait for a long time and call on a few waiters to take our order. The waiters' answer was "please wait" in the impatient manner. I love the decorations inside. Finally our food came. We had seafood... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Nice coffee, cakes and pastries. A nice place to drop in to with friends while in Dublin as there is plenty of seating in this beautiful building. I remember it from my younger days as such a treat. The only let down is service is quite slow but polite and the ambience makes up for it.

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Additional Information about Bewley's Oriental Cafe

Address: 78-79 Grafton Street, Dublin, Ireland
Phone Number: +353 1 672 7720
Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin>  > South City Centre
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Contemporary, Café

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