We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The Tripadvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Ratings and reviews

RATINGS
Food
Service
Value

Details

CUISINES
Irish, International, European, Cafe
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
View all details
meals, features, about
Reviews (90)
We perform checks on reviews
Tripadvisor’s approach to reviews
Before posting, each Tripadvisor review goes through an automated tracking system, which collects information, answering the following questions: how, what, where and when. If the system detects something that potentially contradicts our community guidelines, the review is not published.
When the system detects a problem, a review may be automatically rejected, sent to the reviewer for validation, or manually reviewed by our team of content specialists, who work 24/7 to maintain the quality of the reviews on our site.
Our team checks each review posted on the site disputed by our community as not meeting our community guidelines.
Learn more about our review moderation.
Filter reviews
89 results
Traveller rating
53
17
7
5
7
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
Traveller rating
53
17
7
5
7
See what travellers are saying:
Sort and selected filters
Sort FilterEnglish
Updating list...
Reviewed 11 December 2022 via mobile

Left waiting around , you need to flag down staff to get anything. All the food is slow and overpriced. This opinion is formed over multiple visits.

Date of visit: December 2022
Helpful?
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Reviewed 6 June 2022

I visited Foam today with my husband, daughters and baby granddaughter. It was very busy as it usually is. We had booked ahead( this is advisable especially at weekends) The staff were most helpful especially Stephen . Our food took a little while to come...but it was excellent . Foam is a very good local restaurant. I will be back . They are very welcoming and accomadating to children . High chairs available.More

Date of visit: June 2022
Helpful?
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Reviewed 6 May 2022 via mobile

The service was awful. I had to repeatedly ask for things I had ordered so that they actually were brought to my table. I was served my sandwich without my sides. I had to ask for water for the table a couple of times before...I actually got it. It was served after I had had my meal. The food, however, was alright. Wouldn’t honestly say it was great. Waiting 45 minutes for the food to be served did not help!More

Date of visit: April 2022
Helpful?
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Reviewed 14 October 2021

Both our orders were served cremated and I did get another serving that was cooked well after complaining. But what amazed me the most was the attitude of the server who seemed to think that serving and eating burnt bacon was acceptable! I won’t be...returning...More

Date of visit: October 2021
Helpful?1  
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Reviewed 26 August 2021

the most u friendly staff i have ever met , food is extremely overpriced for the quality and taste , my food was bland and overcooked - i ordered the blueberry pancakes , this was my second time visiting in hope that it would be...better than the first , ( the first time i ordered french toast and was very much burnt ) i usually write good reviews in fact this is my first negative review but i feel it’s necessary to write this as i was extremely underwhelmed by the overall experienceMore

Date of visit: August 2021
Helpful?
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Reviewed 21 December 2020

Went in yesterday morning , received a warm welcome, got a delicious breakfast bap and a flat white, my coffee was made by a guy called Niall who was so friendly and made such a great coffee!

Date of visit: December 2020
Helpful?
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Reviewed 21 December 2020

Ordered a Cappuccino and have to say it was great, had a chat with lovely young man by the name of Niall. Would highly recommend anyone to come here.

Date of visit: October 2020
Helpful?
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Reviewed 21 September 2020 via mobile

With the latest restrictions this coffee shop needs our support - friendly owner, delicious coffee and yummy sandwiches. Menu is attached. Available to take out. Happily recommend the Chicken sandwich. Moorish. Bushy park is nearby with lots of benches so enjoy the last of the...summer sun with a Foam sandwich. (Three onside benches also available to sit and sip your coffee.)More

Date of visit: September 2020
Helpful?2  
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Reviewed 14 September 2020

Went in this morning. Sat down. Ordered a tea and scone. Told you have to order a full breakfast to sit down. There were a few tables free. I felt the manager was rude in dealing with it, rather than deal tactfully. I think it’s...greedy.More

Date of visit: September 2020
Helpful?
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Reviewed 18 August 2020

Often here popping in for coffee and sometimes brunch......delighted to see it open again and the coffee here is delish...... Went for a lovely coffee and felt safe with numbers even being taken for contact tracking.....roll on a week....went back again to meet a friend...for coffee BUT was stolen as it was during "lunch" I had to order food and not coffee..... Now....whilst I understand the restaurant needs to capitalize as it has limited seating....I felt ALL customers should be valued as by them coming back is what keeps a business going..... Disappointed customerMore

Date of visit: August 2020
Helpful?2  
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Reviewed 6 July 2020 via mobile

Foam is open for sit down and take out lunch and the food’s delicious. The service is excellent and there’s lots of obvious cleaning going on ( plus hand sanitiser in each table). If you book ahead you can have a lunch table for 60...mins, Recommend the smokey lemon chicken sandwich ( french toast was also a winner with super sweet fruit). Delicious teas a d coffees Top marks !More

Date of visit: July 2020
Helpful?
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Reviewed 12 June 2020 via mobile

Today I went to foam for a takeaway brunch. And it was a very difficult decision what to have such is the great menu! I went for the potato Black pudding bacon and fried egg hash. Best hash I've had in a long long time....Potato's cooked to perfection with a runny egg beautiful clonakilty black pudding and a spice herb mix. I will be back soonMore

Date of visit: June 2020
Helpful?2  
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Reviewed 9 June 2020

I have been to Foam numerous times for brunch- I love the menu. Food is always delicious. I went there for dinner once and was so pleasantly surprised as I was quite unsure of the menu. Everything was delicious- they are consistently good! Thank you!

Date of visit: September 2019
Helpful?1  
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Reviewed 30 May 2020

We had a FOAM VEGGIE BUSTER SALAD to take away. It cost €10. It contained mixed salad leaves, one strawberry, about four to six blueberries, some strips of carrot and a small amount of avocado and vinaigrette. It was nice but at €10 I felt...like a mug and ripped off.More

Date of visit: May 2020
Helpful?
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Reviewed 7 May 2020 via mobile

They’re serving delicious fixx branded coffee during the c-19 restricted period plus take out food. Good social distancing management of queues and hygiene. Good to support local businesses like this in such challenging times.

Date of visit: May 2020
Helpful?
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
View more reviews
Best nearby
Best nearby hotelsSee all
Abrae Court Guesthouse
144 reviews
.65 km away
Uppercross House Hotel
444 reviews
1.75 km away
Travelodge Dublin City Centre, Rathmines
734 reviews
2.12 km away
The Devlin Dublin
158 reviews
2.67 km away
Best nearby restaurantsSee all
The Bottlers Bank
12 reviews
.52 km away
Vermilion
579 reviews
.18 km away
Lark Cafe Restaurant
392 reviews
.13 km away
Tani Japanese Restaurant
167 reviews
.10 km away
Best nearby attractionsSee all
The Bottler's Bank
7 reviews
.64 km away
Rathfarnham Castle
57 reviews
1.30 km away
Bushy Park
35 reviews
.93 km away
Kerala Massage
6 reviews
.64 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Foam Coffeehouse staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines
Is This Your Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Free Listing

FOAM COFFEEHOUSE, Dublin - Restaurant Reviews, Phone Number & Photos - Tripadvisor

Frequently Asked Questions about Foam Coffeehouse

Yes, Foam Coffeehouse offers takeaway services.

Foam Coffeehouse is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5