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#458 of 2,134 Restaurants in Dublin
Travellers' Choice2022
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PRICE RANGE
US$8 - US$14
CUISINES
Cafe, Irish, International, European, Fusion
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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All reviews brunch nduja hash pancakes ham food was amazing fry avo vegan latte takeaway bowl
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Reviewed 1 October 2022 via mobile

We had lunch here during the week and the experience was generally poor. We live in the Stoneybatter area and had always seen this cafe busy so we decided to try it. My partner had chicken and nduja hash and said it was very delicious....I had the Cajun chicken toasted sandwich and it was flavourless. We both ordered chai lattes after which we waited at least 20 mins for (it looked like the waitress had forgotten). We eventually got our chai lattes and on both of them there was a thick curdled lumpy layer on the top of the drink. We both had ordered different types of milk so it was not that the milk had gone off. We could not understand it and I said it to the waitress, who then advised me it was the cinnamon blend. I had to bring the waitress to the table to show her what the issue was and she said “oh that’s weird”. A very unpleasant experience with little apology and overall unfriendly and standoffish service. There are plenty of lovely places for food in Stoneybatter, I would certainly avoid here.More

Date of visit: September 2022
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Mattia P, Owner at Social Fabric Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 7 October 2022

Hi Annem10121, I am sadden to hear about your experience. Thank you for your feedback. We already talked to the staff about some of the points in your review. You can always contact us via email info@social-fabric.ie if you wish to talk about your visit....More

Reviewed 19 August 2022 via mobile

Great friendly neighbourhood cafe. Huge rich portions, dog friendly and amazing staff. Turkish breakfast a bit too spicy, but the rest is so delish!

Date of visit: August 2022
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Mattia P, Owner at Social Fabric Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2022

Hi Iryna! Thank you very much for choosing Social Fabric and sharing your positive experience! We really appreciate it! We already had a chat with our Nduja supplier and he promises to ease up on the species! :-)

Reviewed 11 August 2022 via mobile

We are tourists and searched for four different places to have breakfast at in the area around Smithfield. This was by far the best choice, the dishes were delicious and beautifully presented.

Date of visit: August 2022
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Mattia P, Owner at Social Fabric Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 22 September 2022

Hi 400sanderf! We are glad you enjoyed your visit and had positive experience in Social Fabric! We really appreciate your business! Thank you for this great review! Hope to see you again when you visit Dublin again :-)

Reviewed 19 June 2022

We were on a mission to try as many places as possible for breakfast, lunch and dinner. We came to Social Fabric Cafe twice because the food and lattes were amazing. First day we had the Avocado Toast and Ham and Cheese Toastie. Second trip...we ordered the pancakes and the toastie again. Each trip provided great service, delicious food and amazing lattes. I know I keep mentioning the lattes, but I have one of those expensive machines at home and rarely enjoy coffee out. However, since I am from the US, I couldn't pack it with me and have been trying places all over Dublin. This place was my favorite, by far!More

Date of visit: June 2022
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Mattia P, Owner at Social Fabric Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 22 September 2022

Thanks for the great review 187bdg! We're thrilled that you had a 5-star experience at Social Fabric! We are happy to hear you love our coffee. Baristas are delighted! Thank you for choosing our cafe and thank you for your time to share your positive...More

Reviewed 17 June 2022 via mobile

This place is a dream!!!!! The vegan bowl was out of this world, with bok choi, broccoli, spinach, kale and falafel and more. I devoured it after nothing but fish and chips and bread for days. The kids got the pancakes and they were next...level - insanely delicious!!! Fluffy with a super crunchy outside and drenched in maple syrup with thick slices of real bacon. It is super cute and in a hipster neighborhood that is fun to explore. Staff was incredibly friendly. We are going back for more!More

Date of visit: June 2022
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Mattia P, Owner at Social Fabric Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 22 September 2022

Hey MeiMei, Thanks for choosing Social Fabric Cafe and leaving us a review. I appreciate the time you took to give us 5-stars! It's feedback like yours that reminds us why we do what we do. Thanks again and we hope to se you again!

Reviewed 9 June 2022

Bhí an bia ar fheabhas. D’itheas ann cúpla uair don bhricfeasta agus don lón agus bhí an tseirbhís, an bia agus an t-ionad féin thar cionn. Bhí an bricfeasta ar ardchaighdeán!More

Date of visit: June 2022
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Mattia P, Owner at Social Fabric Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 22 September 2022
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Go raibh míle maith agat Boconch1 as Fabraic Shóisialta a roghnú agus as an léirmheas iontach seo a fhágáil linn....More

Reviewed 8 June 2022 via mobile

Awesome food and coffee, great little environment. Eggs Benedict is incredible, eggs on toast with rashers also very good

Date of visit: June 2022
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Mattia P, Owner at Social Fabric Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 22 September 2022

Thank you Pendergoat! We really appreciate you sharing your experience with us and others! We are happy to hear you like the food and overall you enjoyed your visit. Thank you for your great review :-)

Reviewed 30 May 2022 via mobile

A great little gem in Dublin, we walked in for brunch and they delivered! The food was amazing, well cooked with, what looked like, fresh ingredients. Staff were super friendly and coffee was ace. Worth a visit!More

Date of visit: May 2022
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Mattia P, Owner at Social Fabric Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 22 September 2022

Thank you Christianav680 for choosing Social Fabric and for taking the rime to leave us this lovely review. We glad to hear you enjoy your visit and liked our food. Chefs were delighted to here the compliments. We do indeed deal with local (literally next...More

Reviewed 22 May 2022

Be prepared for large servings, of amazing food. The staff were very kind! Order the social fry, and avo and toast.

Date of visit: May 2022
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Mattia P, Owner at Social Fabric Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 22 September 2022

Thank you Josiahl! Happy to hear you liked our little cafe and that you enjoyed our food :-) Thank you for your kind words! Your feedback is really appreciated!

Reviewed 30 April 2022 via mobile

My friend visited from New York in January and we came here, she’s back and said she had withdrawals from the food here 🤣 so we came back! The food is excellent, haven’t had Ham hock in years and it was melt in the mouth...along with my perfectly cooked eggs. I urge you to visit here from food, you will not regret it !More

Date of visit: April 2022
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Mattia P, Owner at Social Fabric Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2022

Hi Alex! Thank you very much for choosing Social Fabric! And thank you for giving us this great review and sharing your positive experience! It's really appreciated. And thank your friend as well! We will keep up a good work! :-)

Reviewed 8 April 2022

This place is a gem , great food , the quality of the raw ingredients is apparent in the finished product and they are always cooked to perfection. Bright airy and lively spot with friendly and informative customer service. My family and I schedule a...trip every time we visit Dublin and we are never disappointed. Coffee is amazing especially IMHO the iced lattes. Well worth a trip and I bet if you visit once like us you will want to return again and againMore

Date of visit: April 2022
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Mattia P, Owner at Social Fabric Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2022

Thank you 114maireadc! We really appreciate you choosing Social Fabric and sharing this kind words about your visit! It's feedback like yours that reminds us why we do what we do. Thank you!

Reviewed 15 February 2022 via mobile

I came here with my dad and my brother who thought it would be “too special” because of the menu but they looooved it! My dad got the Irish breakfast and my brother the breakfast burrito. They still talk about how good it was. I...had the eggs benedict and the ham that was on it was seriously the best I’ve ever had. The coffee is good and the service is too. It’s not too spacious but they but a stool next to a table so we could eat. If I ever go back to Dublin, this is my first stop! Keep up the great work!More

Date of visit: February 2022
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Mattia P, Owner at Social Fabric Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2022

Thank you Drtunina! Thank you for choosing Social Fabric and leaving us this great review. We really appreciate the time you took to spread good word about us! We really appreciate your feedback that helps us and others. All SFC staff are delighted to hear...More

Reviewed 4 February 2022

Beautiful place Lovely staff with great knowledge ;) And an a top of everything such a a good food and coffee! Everything fresh and good taste. My new “go to place”

Date of visit: February 2022
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Mattia P, Owner at Social Fabric Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 11 February 2022

Hi F1790BNkasias! Thank you so much for this 5-star review. We really appreciate you being a customer and helping to share the word about us. We’re here for you anytime. :-)

Reviewed 15 January 2022

Will be back for the Turkish eggs again. So full of flavour. Staff were lovely and it was very good value.

Date of visit: January 2022
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Mattia P, Owner at Social Fabric Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 11 February 2022

Thank you Amy, for choosing Social Fabric Cafe and leaving us this great review! Happy to hear you enjoyed the experience! Hope to see you soon again!

Reviewed 29 November 2021

Visited with family including a very young gran child and we were made very welcome. The breakfast offering is very different with all tastes cared for and the portions are very generous. The staff are very friendly and accommodating. Great value.

Date of visit: November 2021
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Mattia P, Owner at Social Fabric Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 11 February 2022

Hi John, I am happy to hear you enjoy and your family enjoy your visit! Thank you for taking the time to leave us this great review and spread the word about our place. Hope to see you again sometime.

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Social Fabric Cafe is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4