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#72 of 799 Irish in Dublin
#114 of 2,086 Restaurants in Dublin
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All reviews brunch breakfast bagel cakes quiche club sandwich bread salad temple bar traditional irish breakfast lovely little place all day breakfast amazing coffee full irish cozy atmosphere behind the counter
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Reviewed 19 September 2020

Went here for a traditional Irish Breakfast and wasn't disappointed, excellent tasting and fresh. Eggs, Sausage, Black & White pudding, bacon and toast as per picture, also shown is a breakfast bagel with lots of bacon and fried egg.

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 27 August 2020

Fuimos allí a desayunar por recomendación del guía de un tour que hicimos. Tiene unos desayunos exquisitos, un ambiente súper acogedor y el camarero (un hombre ruso), un talento increíble además de ser súper carismático. Me pedí un traditional Irish breakfast, súper completo y buenísimo...(no comí nada más hasta la cena así que yo compartiría entre 2). Además tiene mucha variedad y, los platos súper cuidados y sabrosos. Me pareció increíble que los preparase el camarero en una esquinera de la barra. Ofrece desayunos todo el día, comida y tienen ZUMO DE NARANJA NATURAL RECIÉN EXPRIMIDO. Sin duda, uno de mis sitios favoritos en la ciudad. We went there for breakfast due to the recommendation of a tour guide. It has delicious breakfasts, a super cozy atmosphere and the waiter (a Russian man), has an incredible talent as well as being super charismatic. I ordered a traditional Irish breakfast, super complete and delicious (I didn't eat anything else until dinner so I would share between 2). It also has a lot of variety and super careful and tasty dishes. I thought it was incredible that the waiter prepared them in a small corner of the bar. It offers breakfast all day, food and they have FRESHLY SQUEEZED ORANGE JUICE. undoubtedly one of my favorite places in the cityMore

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 16 August 2020

Went here for brunch on the second morning of a solo trip to Dublin. Friendly service and a great selection to choose from. Amazing coffee and delicious food at a phenomenal price.

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 29 July 2020

Joy of Cha is located in the heart of Temple Bar so it is in a central location where there is a great atmosphere and the perfect spot to meet colleagues for a chat over coffee or treat a friend to brunch. There are a...couple of outdoor tables looking out onto traditional cobbled streets (with very little traffic), offering an outdoor seating option not often found in Dublin. The coffee is excellent but as the name suggests, what they really specialise in is tea! Behind the counter is a wall to the ceiling stocked with jars of loose leaf tea - almost every type you can imagine - which can be served by the pot or purchased by weight in bags or in charming little tins to go. For a hearty breakfast or a balanced lunch, Joy of Cha offer a range of scrumptious, freshly baked quiches and pastries which are served with a side salad and are delicious. They also have a selection of freshly baked sweet treats. Staff are helpful and friendly and the atmosphere is relaxed.More

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed 2 July 2020 via mobile

I love this place, it's super cosy with very friendly and nice staff. Highly recommended for everyone who is near Temple Bar but want to avoid a crowd of people.

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed 1 March 2020

We've visited this little gem several times as you won't find such delicious, homemade tarts, wraps or cakes accompanied with good coffee or tea anywhere else. It's all day breakfast place where you can opt for eggy options or enjoy spinach and feta wrap.Worth visiting...and even waiting for a table!More

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed 24 February 2020 via mobile

Joy of Cha.. what a place to eat in.. I was craving for a traditional Irish breakfast which I absolutely love.... but was looking for a small bite without bread... the chef Sergei made this delicious small bite of Irish breakfast with Irish sausages, black...and white pudding, potatoes with salad which was yum and hearty must try place in Dublin.. well spent afternoonMore

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed 23 January 2020

Discovered this delightful place while strolling through Temple Bar and decided we'd try it for a bit of brunch and coffee following our early arrival in Dublin, i had the full irish which was plentful, very well presented and very tasty, my partner had smoked...salmon and scrambled egg on toast which again was delightfully presented and she couldn't finish it all. The place was very busy so is obviously very popular and we can see why.More

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed 3 January 2020 via mobile

We were looking for a snack when we met on the Joy of Cha. A small, winding restaurant with its own charm. The staff was very friendly and even though it was very full, they made room in a corner. The offer convinced us and...was delicious, the prices fair. Certainly a place to be.More

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed 2 January 2020

The Traditional Irish Breakfast is sooo good. We went to this place last year, and we had to go back again to eat a brunch. We recommend this place 😀

Date of visit: December 2019
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  • Yes, Joy of Cha offers takeaway services.

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  • Joy of Cha is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4.5
    • Atmosphere: 4.5