Fancy catching up over coffee after your 9 to 5 but by the time you can get there most cafés are closed? If you feel like sharing a cup after 6:00 pm it is quite challenging to find an open venue that is not part of a multi-national chain. We have compiled a list with some of our favourite independent coffee shops open late in Dublin so sit back and relax, they are all great options for a no-rush after office get together.
This French style café will get your sorted from breakfast to after dinner. Soap up their Parisian vibes while enjoying their fresh and truly irresistible patisserie and while you’re there, why not taking home a few of their fabulous treats or authentic baguettes?
Opening Hours: Mon – Sat: 7:30 am til late | Sun: 9:00 am til late
Where: 17 Wicklow Street, Dublin 2
More information: lepetitparisien.ie
What this charming little venue lacks in space, it makes up in quality and great energy. Enjoy fabulous coffee made by their expert baristas and sip it while watching the afternoon go by in buzzy Ranelagh.
Opening Hours: Mon – Thur: 7:00 am – 8:00 pm | Fri – Sat: 7:00 am – 9:00 pm | Sun: 7:30 am to 9:00 pm
Where: 22 Ranelagh, Dublin 6
More information: facebook.com/pg/NicksCoffeeCompanyLtd
This lively cafe and artisan food shop is a great place to pick up fresh baked goods and share Fair Trade Coffee, and fine teas. Indulge in their pastries or have a light dinner thanks to their varied sandwiches and salads.
Opening Hours: Mon – Fri: 8:00 am – 8:00 pm | Sat: 9:00 am – 6:00 pm | Sun: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Where: 94A Drumcondra Rd Lower, Drumcondra, Dublin
More information: breadandbutter.ie
This funky coffee shop focus on flavour. Relaxed and friendly, it’s a place where you’ll always find locally sourced treats for everyone, including a considerate array of vegan and vegetarian options.
Opening Hours: Tue – Sat: 8:00 am – 8:00 pm
Where: 67-68 Meath Street, Dublin 8
More information: tasty8.ie
One of Dublin’s most famous non-alcoholic venues open late, this cosy coffee and tea house is the place to go when you feel like lingering for a while. They’ve a wonderful selection of teas, tempting treats to choose from and a living room feel to it that just makes you feel at ease.
Opening Hours: Mon – Fri: 9:00 am – 11:00 pm | Sat: 10:30 am – 11:00 pm | Sun: 12:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Where: 67-68 Meath Street, Dublin 8
More information: accentslounge.wordpress.com
Boulangerie by day, pizzeria by night, what’s not to love about this Francophile hidden treasure? On a summer afternoon, you can even enjoy your coffee or meal in their lovely back garden.
Opening Hours: Tue – Sat: 8:00 am – 2:00 pm and 4:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Where: Clanbrassil Street Lower, Merchants Quay, Dublin 8
More information: facebook.com/GaillotGrayP
This modern bakery not only has some of the best donuts in Dublin, they’ve a wide array or gorgeous treats made fresh everyday. Add amazing coffee and super friendly service to the mix and you’ll become a regular.
Opening Hours: Mon – Tue: 7:30 am – 8:30 pm | Wed – Fri: 7:30 am – 8:30 pm | Sat: 9:00 am to 8:30 pm | Sun: 9:00 am – 7:30 pm
Where: 5/6 South Great Georges Street, Dublin 2
More information: krustbakery.com
This lively and modern coffee shop is always packed for a reason, well actually for more than one reason: conveniently located, great value and delicious bites with excellent coffee. Ideal spot for that casual “let’s grab coffee” feeling.
Opening Hours: Mon – Fri: 7:00 am – 9:00 pm | Sat – Sun: 9:00 am – 9:00 pm
Where: Millennium Walkway, Dublin 1
More information: lemonjellycafe.ie
Not only this place is BYOB, it’s also BYOD (bring your own dog, in case you’re wondering). Now that they’ve extended their opening hours, a visit to Dublin’s favourite dog cafe is one more thing for our best friends to look forward to when we come back from work.
Opening Hours: Mon – Tue: 10:00 am – 3:30 pm | Wed – Fri: 10:00 am – 3:30 pm and 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Sat: 10:00 am to 9:30 pm | Sun: 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Where: 37 Clanbrassil Street Lower
More information: pupp.ie/pages/cafe
This small and cheerful coffee shop has large windows and a privileged view of Dublin’s city centre. Their friendly service and warm atmosphere is always appreciated it, as well as the fantastic coffee they brew and their ample selection of teas.
Opening Hours: Mon – Fri: 8:00 am – 10:00 pm | Sat: 9:00 am to 10:00 pm | Sun: 10:00 am to 10:00 pm
Where: Grattan House, 1 Wellington Quay, Temple Bar, Dublin 2
More information: facebook.com/Dwarfjar
This place is a tea lovers’ dream: take your time and choose from their over 300 teas and infusions (they also brew great coffee and make all-natural juices). They also serve gourmet pizzas and scrumptious cakes and desserts.
Opening Hours: Mon – Sat: 11:00 am – 10:00 pm | Sun: 11:00 am to 9:00 pm
Where: 4 Stephens Street Lower, Dublin 2
More information: oolongflowerpower.ie
Artsy, bold and fun, Foam Cafe is as unique as it gets. They serve homamade cakes worth a detour anywhere, but you don’t actually have to go far because it’s right in the middle of city centre. Super friendly and casual, it’s a great spot for a last minute meet up.
Opening Hours: Mon – Sat: 11:00 am – 9:00 pm | Sun: 11:00 am to 8:00 pm
Where: 24 Strand Street Great, North City, Dublin 1
More information: foamcafe.ie
Gabriela’s passion for writing is only matched by her love for food and wine. Journalist, confectioner and sommelier, she fell in love with Ireland years ago and moved from Venezuela to Dublin in 2014.
Since then, she has written about and worked in the local food scene, and she’s determined to discover and share the different traditions, flavours and places that have led Irish food and drink to fascinate her.