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10th Apr 2018

Coffee lover? These 10 spots in Dublin city centre are calling your name!

The best of the best!

Denise Curtin

You can’t beat it!

Like most people, I love everything about coffee. I love the taste of it, the fact it gives me a good kick up the arse in the morning to go about my day, the whole activity of “going for a coffee” and predominately the copious chin-wags I’ve had with friends over them. There really is nothing like it, and when you start to love it, you really love it.

Since Dublin is a hub of little independent coffee chains, and I am fortunate enough to work in the heart of the city – I’ve been spending my days sourcing and seeking out the best cups in town for the past six months now. I would say I have a good eye for a “cute place”, which is the first thing that always draws my attention. Secondly, I LIVE on Instagram, so this is another way I do some serious research/stalking and then thirdly, I make it my mission to go and try the coffee in these locations, take in the atmosphere and rate the overall experience.

And I can confidently say the following 10 make a deadly cup of coffee, have an inviting space and really lovely staff.

In no particular order… they are…

1. The Fat Fox

Location – 38 Camden Row, Dublin 8

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2. Network Cafe

Location – 39 Aungier St, Dublin 2

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3. Industry & Co

Location – 41 A/B Drury St, Dublin 2

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4. Kaph

Location – 31 Drury St, Dublin 2

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5. Urbanity

Location – The Glasshouse, 11 Coke Lane, Smithfield, Dublin 7

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6. Brother Hubbard (North)

Location – 153 Capel St, Dublin 1

7. Two Pups

Location – 74 Francis St, Merchants Quay, Dublin 8

8. Nutbutter

Location – Forbes St, Grand Canal Dock, Dublin 2

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9. Meet Me In The Morning

Location – 50 Pleasants St, Saint Kevin’s, Dublin 8

10. Grove Road

Location – 1 Lower Rathmines Road, Dublin 6

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I will be sure to be back to you with more as the hunt for the best spots continues!