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Queen of Tarts

3 - 4 Cow's Lane Dame Street, Dublin, Ireland
+353 1 633 4681
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“brunch” (124 reviews)
“tarts” (968 reviews)
“cake” (325 reviews)
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Irish, European, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3 - 4 Cow's Lane Dame Street, Dublin, Ireland
Neighborhood: South City Centre
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The tarts were just okay, but the berry-apple crumble was stellar. Very busy but service was quick. All wrapped up in a box with a bow.

Thank Donna R
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We enjoyed this tiny restaurant (by North American standards) whilst enjoying the City Sightseeing Tour of Dublin. Wanting a place for lunch, we were extremely happy with a bowl of minestrone soup and homemade bread. Delicious! Could not resist trying two of their desserts- fruit...More

Thank Jan M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I've been here during my last trip to Dublin already which already shows how much I liked it. The breakfast is fantastic and I really like the cosy atmosphere. But what you really need to try is the pumpkin pie. If I could I would...More

Thank Sandra F
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Had this on our list to visit while in Dublin and it didn't disappoint. Each of us ordered something different so we could share. Have to say none of the choices disappointed.

Thank Chris M
Reviewed 4 days ago

The atmosphere in both Dublin Queen of Tarts locations was charming. The pastries were Irish & Continental - and delicious! - the hot beverages were strong and tasty. The whole atmosphere was wonderful for an American visiting Ireland. Both locations were staffed by locals but...More

Thank Philip F
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Very busy busy place had originally just gone in for a coffe but was temped to get some scramble egg and smoked Irish salmon with bread . The scramble eggs were a little disappointing as the were just luke warm and could have done with...More

Thank foodie077
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We stopped and looked and bought! Chocolate and pecan and chocolate and pear tarts ,all to (not diet) for,they traveled well in the cute little boxes so we could share them with friends across the ocean. We went to both locations,not very far apart.Absolutely great...More

Thank Infromsavannah
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I was walking through Temple Bar for a nice place to have some breakfast. I had come across a sign leading me to Queen of Tarts and just wow! I was greeted with a smile & I chose a table in the corner of the...More

Thank Laura_McD2014
Reviewed 5 days ago

This little gem of a place was one of our happiest finds in Dublin! The atmosphere was lovely, the tea and coffee amazing and oh, the treats! So many choices!! We can say without reserve that the Lemon Meringue Tarts and the Carrot Cake are...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Really enjoyed our breakfast at the Cows Lane store (Dublin)! Great menu selection, and the food very fresh and a great serving size. Yum!

Thank Jessica H
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Christine P
Does anyone know if they deliver to near by hotels?
May 9, 2017|
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Response from Melanie A | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so and you would loose out on the fantastic environment and atmosphere not going into the cafe itself!
Timur S
Hey guys! I'm looking for a place where we could have an afternoon tea experience and I was wondering if this place has it? And if so, how much does it cost? I would really appreciate all your answers and recommendations!
November 2, 2016|
Response from pilinet | Reviewed this property |
Hello Timur. If you are looking for a tea experience, this is the perfect place to go. You have a lot of different kind of teas and really nice prepared coffees. And a lot of cakes. At least the ones we tried were amazing... More
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Are we likely to be able to get 15 of us in as a group it would be on on a Sunday in June?
April 23, 2015|
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Response from silvertree50 | Reviewed this property |
We got 10 in but at different tables and it was a bit cramped. 15 is a stretch.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$7 - $10
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 - 4 Cow's Lane Dame Street, Dublin, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin>  > South City Centre
  • Neighborhood: South City Centre
  • Phone Number: +353 1 633 4681
  • E-mail
A friendly restaurant serving breakfast, lunch and delicious baked goods throughout the day. We have two locations in Dublin City Centre across from Dublin Castle, two minutes apart from each other. Drop in for a homemade scone with raspberry jam and cream, or a seasonal savoury tart.