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Metro Cafe

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#275 of 2,106 Restaurants in Dublin
€€ - €€€Irish, Cafe, Soups
43 South William Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
+353 1 679 4515
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good32%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (37 reviews)
“pancakes” (50 reviews)
“homemade soup” (4 reviews)
Open Now
07:45 - 22:00 Hours
Irish, Cafe, Soups, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
43 South William Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 347 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The best place thus far! Wonderful people, wonderful food! Absolutely would recommend it to anyone! Nice area too!

1  Thank Ryan J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

They do a great soup and sandwich deal for €10- nicely made and no scrimping on the quality -find myself going back there often as I know it will be good

1  Thank rtrench71
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came here for breakfast..... twice! We didn't reserve and still managed to get a table for seven on both occasions. The food was delicious and the staff were very accommodating with any special requests we had (swapping bread for a croissant, splitting the bill,...More

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really enjoyed the breakfast I had pancakes with bacon, maple syrup and scrambled egg which was all delicious. All the staff were extremely friendly and very efficient. The only downside was how small the tables were and they were very close together a bit of...More

Thank Emily T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Smaller inside then expected, not worth the hype my friend constantly talked about how good this place was... I guess my expectations were high and when I got there it wasn't exactly all that! Food was average for me. Hot drinks were luke warm. Bit...More

Thank Ceallachain
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Staff were so friendly and couldn’t do enough for us. Food was very tasty - the best pancakes Dublin has to offer without doubt. Highly recommend this hidden gem.

1  Thank clairemcgovern92
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my friend heard wonderful things about the pancakes so we made a trip up, only to receive tasteless pancakes and cold, dry, and old bacon. We ordered hot chocolate first and took 15 minutes, once we ordered the pancakes they arrived very fast....More

Thank Ellen R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very disappointed with this place, at first seemed a little messy and all over the place but was fine with that, sat down and ordered hot chocolate, took nearly 15 mins for 2 hot chocolates? They were grainy and not very nice.. we both ordered...More

Thank Orlaith M
Reviewed 7 March 2018

We ate here twice. Once with a group of ten and once just two of us. They were very accommodating and Niles and his wife who run the place are hysterical. They are reasonably priced and very good food. The cappuccino is wonderful. If you...More

Thank 1000Amy1000
Reviewed 1 March 2018

Very tasty food. Prices are reasonable. Perfect for lunch! Service was good and fast, which is great for a quick bite to eat at lunchtime.

Thank Julien B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 19:00
07:45 - 22:00
07:45 - 22:00
08:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 43 South William Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
  • Phone Number: +353 1 679 4515
  • E-mail
Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch & Dinner.
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