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1 North Frederick St, Dublin 1, Ireland
07:00 - 19:00
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Mon - Fri 07:00 - 19:00
Sat - Sun 08:30 - 18:00
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Not too sure why no one tried to let me in, maybe it was a private function at 6 AM but I was passing by on way to a pre-booked tour and there were many people there but not a soul thought to help me with the door. Very strange.

Thank CanadianAnneMarie
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35 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Maybe I got them on a bad day but was not impresssed two female staff not at all friendly, breakfast rashers pre cooked and heated in microwave, processed bread for the toast and coffee not great

1 Thank AislingLouise
Dublin, Ireland
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331 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2017

Reasonable choice of sandwiches, honnest prices, food is good and fresh, a nice place to have a break a bit outside of O'Connell street

Thank Marie T
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Had a great sandwich on my first day in Dublin at the Candy Cafe.. A Chicken and Bacon Bap...With Crisps and a Cola... really tasty...

Thank Volker M
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 March 2017

This cafe has friendly staff and good food! Good portions and prices are reasonable. We would definitely recommend a visit here!

Thank LisaM15501
Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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71 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Service is so friendly and the breakfast was delightful.... lots of variety and the food was good! Locally situated to lots of hotels

Thank Manni P
Manchester, England, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2017

we got to the hotel and noticed this cafe on the corner of our hotel which was very handy we dropped our bags of in the rooms then went to the candy cafe for a full irish breakfast the food was very good and value for money staff were nice

Thank Danny W
Worcester, Massachusetts
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153 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2016

At the suggestion of our nearby hotel, we had our first Irish breakfast at this cafe. The food was good and the staff was friendly and patient, which was important because we were sleep deprived. We came back later in the day for a snack.

Thank physbiz
South Devon, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016

Lovely friendly staff in the cafe, and great to be able to sit outside and enjoy the sunshine with the church opposite. The only drawback was the Polish beggar who came up to ask for money at 10.30am in the morning.

Thank Liz J
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33 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2016

We arrived in Ireland early Sunday morning. Candy Café is connected to the same building as Castle Hotel. We went there for our first Irish breakfast meal. Coffee was great too!

Thank Lisa R
Tom M, Manager at Candy Cafe, responded to this review

Hi Lisa R Thanks for the great review. Hope you enjoyed your stay in Dublin. Warm regards Tom More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Irish, Cafe, European, Delicatessen
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:30 - 18:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
08:30 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 North Frederick St, Dublin 1, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin

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