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Queen of Tarts

3 - 4 Cow's Lane Dame Street, Dublin, Ireland
+353 1 633 4681
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (152 reviews)
“tarts” (1,076 reviews)
“cake” (357 reviews)
Closes in 1 min
8:00 AM - 7:00 PMAll hours
Irish, European, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3 - 4 Cow's Lane Dame Street, Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 6 January 2017

We had a delicious brunch at the Cow's Lane Queen of Tarts location one morning in December and found it really excellent. Food was amazing, service a little slow but really friendly. Takeout desserts were a real treat the next day, too. A couple of...More

Thank Susan M
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Amazing deserts Excellent service from the staff Below average cappuccino and fresh orange juice not a 100% fresh

Thank AnnaKatr
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

I was here briefly for a coffee and a bite to eat, prices were fine, staff were extremely pleasant, I'd deffo come back!

Thank ciara-kol
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Really nice athmosphere, delicious coffee. I had the rustic Apple crumble dessert and it was fab. Staff helpful and polite.

Thank skysports11
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

We love this cafe and visited again "on our way into town" this part is very important. As always the pastries are great, super fresh food and the coffees/tees are good too. The only problem with the location of the cafe is that you are...More

Thank Sharon-SMA-2016
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Great service. Loved the blackberry and apple crumble! Will come back anytime for breakfast or lunch.

Thank Rosannalm910
Reviewed 3 January 2017

Small tea room just opposit the castle. Lots of different choices of cakes and other sweet things for tea. Very good

Thank Ben F
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Super cute and quirky place and the staff were so lovely. The banana and chocolate chip muffin is sooo good! I wish I was in Ireland longer to try more cake from there!! Definitely worth a visit.

Thank H_S109
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

I visited Dublin in 1999 and was hoping that queen of tarts was still going as it was a highlight of my trip and I had very fond memories of the little coffee house. I was so pleased to see it was and I was...More

Thank helen_9819
Reviewed 2 January 2017

Fantastic place to stop for a cuppa...and a baked treat. Blueberry scones were delicious and the kids loved their chocolate cake and carrot cake. Very fresh and generous portions

Thank kidskitchen
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15 October 2017|
Response from Tonya F | Reviewed this property |
The Queen of tarts is opposite Dublin Castle on Dame St. So I would suggest getting off on Dame St in front of Dublin castle. It’s a small bright red cafe directly opposite & of course you can always ask anyone on the street... More
Christine P
9 May 2017|
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Response from Melanie A | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so and you would loose out on the fantastic environment and atmosphere not going into the cafe itself!
Timur S
2 November 2016|
Response from pilinet | Reviewed this property |
Hello Timur. If you are looking for a tea experience, this is the perfect place to go. You have a lot of different kind of teas and really nice prepared coffees. And a lot of cakes. At least the ones we tried were amazing... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$11
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 - 4 Cow's Lane Dame Street, Dublin, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin>  > South City Centre
  • Neighbourhood: South City Centre
  • Phone Number: +353 1 633 4681
  • E-mail
A friendly restaurant serving breakfast, lunch and delicious baked goods throughout the day. We have two locations in Dublin City Centre across from Dublin Castle, two minutes apart from each other. Drop in for a homemade scone with raspberry jam and cream, or a seasonal savoury tart.
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