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Bewley's Oriental Cafe

South City Centre
Irish, Coffee Shop, Contemporary
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78-79 Grafton Street, Dublin, Ireland
+353 1 672 7720
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9:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Wed 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thu - Sat 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Coffee & Tea, Dessert, Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Self-proclaimed to serve the best coffee in Ireland, Bewleys also provides...
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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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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I would go straight to bewleys on grafton street, I can get a nice homemade soup and coffee mod day or anything off the menu which would be decent food and nicely priced, Staff helpful service very good, I can go and people watch which I find entertaining Use my laptop,

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 23, 2015
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Wailuku, Hawaii
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Prior to our Ireland Trip, My Best friend and I listed places we absolutely had to go to! I read all the wonderful reviews on this place and fell in love with their website.... It was on my list for sure! And then we got there. We went to the second floor as instructed by the servers nearest to the... More 

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Knokke-Heist, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

Little piece of Dublin gone for 6 months. Too bad! The 140 staff were made redundant so check in after the Eur1 million revamp. Alternatives ? Checking them out one by one.

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co. laois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

I would go straight to bewleys on grafton street, I can get a nice homemade soup and coffee mod day or anything off the menu which would be decent food and nicely priced, Staff helpful service very good, I can go and people watch which I find entertaining Use my laptop,

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015 via mobile

After a long day of traveling, I came straight to Bewley's for a snack and some coffee, and I had a very enjoyable experience. The food is refreshing and delicious and the workers are friendly. There's also a nice view of Grafton Street from the top patio.

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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184 restaurant reviews
214 helpful votes 214 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Went to the Bewley's café when visiting Dublin for a day trip as it looked very nice and busy from the outside, so thought it would be amazing. Walked in around 11amish with my Mum and went upstairs, sat down and looked at the menu. Ordered mince pies, and a hot chocolate and Mum ordered a latte. The order finally... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

This is truly a landmark eatery in the middle of Dublin's Grafton Street, I have eaten in here many times, lovely stop off when you are shopping up this neck of the woods. Unfortunately it was closed for refurbishment last time I visited, but will open again for the summer season, so very soon, will be looking forward to going... More 

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Clifton, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

I miss the "old" Bewley's before the renovation, but the new look and service are very good. it is a perfect spot for brunch or lunch , especially after a long transatlantic flight. Just remember you are in Ireland, take your time, enjoy your tea/coffee, any errors in service are quickly corrected. Relax and enjoy a piece of history.

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exeter
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

I was much looking forward to breakfast here, as it came recommend. but sadly I was disappointed. I was greeted by the host and show to my table which was in the dead centre of the room. as a solo diner it wasn't comfortable . my waitress came over instantly, I hadn't even have time to read the menu, so... More 

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Kilcock, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015 via mobile

Great place for brunch in town. Our only complaint is staff forgot our drinks order unfortunately. Luckily we were hungry not thirsty so a tasty late breakfast was our focus at the time.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Very disappointing experience. We were made feel unwelcome and that no one really cared. Ordered 4 breakfast, beverages arrived quickly but we waited an age for the breakfasts which when arrived were cold. Sent them back and again waited. In this time the beverages were now cold. We asked for fresh ones several times. Eventually the breakfasts arrived but no... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 78-79 Grafton Street, Dublin, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin>  > South City Centre
  • Neighborhood: South City Centre
  • Phone Number: +353 1 672 7720

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Irish, Coffee Shop, Contemporary

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.
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

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