7 Best Dublin Irish Breakfast Restaurants
By The Headlines, March 18, 2023 | 11:41 AM
Looking for the best breakfast spots in Dublin? Look no further - you've come to the right place!
Our guide on the best brunch places for Dublin drew a lot of attention, but with readers wondering about some places, we may have missed for breakfast in Dublin.
After extensive research, we have crafted this guide to help you out. Dublin is teeming with highly-reviewed eateries that offer some of the city's best breakfast dishes, from creative cuisines to classic Full Irish.
Top 7 Best Irish Breakfasts to Try in Dublin
A hearty "Full Irish" breakfast is an excellent meal to start the day with, especially if you're planning an adventure. Dublin City Centre offers some of the finest full Irish breakfasts in the city. Check out the recommended places below to get your fill!
1. Lemon Jelly Café (Millennium Walkway)
The Lemon Jelly Cafe serves the best Irish breakfast in Dublin. Be sure to try it out if you ever get a chance! This modern cafe offers both indoor and outdoor seating. It serves an extensive range of breakfast items, such as its brekkie crepe with bacon, eggs, melted cheese, paninis, salads & ciabattas that are all equally tantalizing.
Lemon Jelly Café offers a full Irish breakfast throughout the day, making it one of the few places in Dublin to do so. This way, you don’t have to rush out of bed to enjoy a good breakfast!
2. WUFF (Smithfield)
WUFF, situated in Smithfield, is a well-received restaurant according to its online reviews (4.6 rating and 1,603 Google reviews). You’ll find everything from a full Irish breakfast and a vegetarian breakfast to eggs royale, bacon and sausage baps and a wide variety of pancakes on offer here.
3. Beanhive Coffee (Dawson St.)
Dublin's Beanhive cafe on Dawson Street is renowned for its captivating coffee art, and it also happens to feature two of the best Irish breakfasts in town. These are the Beanhive Vegan Breakfast (€12.50) and the Beanhive Super Breakfast (€12.50).
The classic breakfast includes 2 bacon, 2 sausages, 1 fried egg, white pudding, hash browns, baked beans, mushrooms and a free drink & toast. For vegans, the breakfast consists of roasted sweet potato, roast vegetables and mushrooms with grilled tomatoes and mixed nuts on the side along with baby leaves & Beanhive vegan sauce.
4. Lovinspoon (Frederick St.)
Lovinspoon is a renowned cafe in Dublin known for its fantastic breakfast. Numerous reviews from customers attest to their excellent service, scrumptious food and affordable prices. Even though I haven't been there myself, all the reviews appear to be highly positive.
The best breakfast spot in Dublin is located on Frederick Street, just 10 minutes away from O'Connell Street and 20 minutes from Croke Park. This is a great option if you're looking for a substantial meal.
5. Gallagher’s Boxty House (Temple Bar)
Gallagher's Boxty House is one of the top places in Dublin to get classic Irish food, particularly Boxty dishes. The restaurant has earned a reputation for its exquisite cuisine.
Boxty is a classic Irish potato pancake. The breakfast menu here has some amazing options, one of them being the Boxty eggs benedict with toasted boxty loaf, poached egg and hollandaise sauce - it's a great light meal to try.
For those with a hearty appetite, try the Boxty Fry! It's packed with delicious ingredients like sausage, Irish bacon, mushrooms, baked tomatoes, black pudding, fried eggs and Boxty crisp.
6. One Society (Lower Gardiner Street)
One Society, located near Lower Gardiner Street, is easy to overlook despite its growing popularity in the area. However, it is only a short 10-minute walk from O’Connell Street.
This restaurant offers an inviting atmosphere, fresh food, fantastic coffee and outstanding service. With 8 types of pancakes, there's something for everyone. Try the Hangover Stack to experience 2 Vanilla pancakes topped with ricotta cheese, crispy bacon and Tabasco sauce served with maple syrup!
I recently tried the Breakfast Bun at this restaurant, and it was extremely delicious! It was a brioche bun filled with sausage, smoked bacon, smoked black pudding, sliced beef tomato with a gooey fried egg, drizzled in tomato ketchup, garlic mayo and HP sauce. Highly recommend!
7. The Bakehouse (Bachelors Walk)
The Bakehouse is a great breakfast spot located in the central area of Dublin, with two different locations on Bachelor's Walk and in the CHQ Building on the quays.
Their website states that they provide customers with a unique fusion of Irish hospitality and high-quality homemade foods, baked goods and selected beverages. Their breakfast menu includes a variety of options ranging from brioche and pancakes to bacon sandwiches and much more.