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il Valentino

#417 of 2,212 Places to Eat in Dublin
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5 Gallery Quay | Grand Canal Harbour, Dublin, Ireland
+353 1 633 1100
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07:00 - 19:00
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Mon - Fri 07:00 - 19:00
Sat - Sun 09:00 - 18:00
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Dublin
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Love this place, great coffee, staff always welcoming, friendly and professional. Chocolate Eclairs are my favourite treat, well worth a try. Fresh baked bread is a winner every time and great variety to choose from. Enjoy.....

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Thank Seamus F
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Staff couldn't be more courteous, greet always with a smile and the best Cappuccino, served with a personal touch. Always busy, which shows their popularity. Always well staffed, never long waiting to be greeted or served. The place to come back to over and over again.

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Thank Paula C
San Francisco, California
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped in for coffee/tea and a pastry. We had raspberry scone and croissant, both very good. Staff seemed slightly overwhelmed while we were there but the food and drinks were great.

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Thank MagnificentTravel126
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4 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I'm not sure if it's the manager, but all the staff is quite nice but this man (tanner skin, more muscular) in particular has shown to be rude more than two times. He goes around with an air of superiority that is very off- putting and it almost feels like he is doing you a favour. You want to go... More 

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Thank Belen M
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we stayed in saturday afternoon , nice place to have something to drink and also delicious pastry, good service and medium prices

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Thank Mauro D
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Really nice coffee and a nicely laid out coffee shop. They have a wide selection of pastries and bread for sale. Good for coffee, we didn't fancy it for lunch.

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Thank sometimesnever
Dublin, Ireland
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Lovely staff, great coffee, fantastic pastries and breads. I know it's Italian but the French croissants are to die for.

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Thank Lorraine M
London, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017

The staff were friendly and chatty, they clearly enjoyed what they do. There is a bakery on site and the range of choices was incredible. Just be warned.... once something is gone, it's gone. So if you have a specific cake in mind go earlier.

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Thank Jokin1982
Dublin, Ireland
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234 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Great coffee, cakes,breads and sandwiches in what looks like a tiny café but has quite a lot of seating inside as well as outside. self service.

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Thank clarelor
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89 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Gorgeous coffee and an incredible selection of fresh baked breads and treats. Went here daily when working in the area. Owen and the team so lovely and friendly too. Highly recommend and always make sure to pop in when I'm in the Grand Canal area! Try the Canolli and the little powdered sugar ameretto flavoured biscuit fingers...amazing!!!!

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Thank IrishTraveling

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, Italian, European
Meals
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 18:00
Monday
07:00 - 19:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 19:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 19:00
Thursday
07:00 - 19:00
Friday
07:00 - 19:00
Saturday
09:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Gallery Quay | Grand Canal Harbour, Dublin, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
  • Phone Number: +353 1 633 1100
Description
Artisan bakery & cafe'- open 7 days a week. Coffee specialties, 25 types of artisan breads, hand made viennoiserie, pastries and cakes. Sourdough, spelt bread, stoneground flour, pain brioche, 3 types of croissants, cannoli siciliani, signature biscuits. Hand made sandwiches, hand made soups. No enzymes, preservatives, vegetable oils,hydrogenated oils or calcium propionate in our flours. Thank you for choosing quality and care !

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?