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The Sunshine Cafe

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107, Lower Georges Street,, Dun Laoghaire, Ireland
+353 1 230 1828
10:00 - 18:00
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Sun 10:00 - 18:00
Mon - Thu 08:30 - 18:00
Fri - Sat 08:30 - 22:00
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Dublin, Ireland
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96 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Cute venue with seating on two floors. The staff are friendly and the service is quick. The menu is small with choices of soups, sandwiches and salads. I got a soup of the day and the veggie panini - both were really tasty. The soup came with bread and was a huge portion. The panini came with a small side... More 

1 Thank HeatherNolan1
Dublin, Ireland
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great and handy place to go for lunch. The specials are good value and they make the best lasagne! Like a home cooked meal!

1 Thank Alison D
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Nice spot, decent food and reasonably priced. Service was quick and it wasn't too packed of a lunchtime so all good.

1 Thank David L
Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

Amazing for breakfast,superb service,very family friendly,nice and quick in and out ready to start the day.

Thank Freddiebezzer
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237 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 163 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Went in for breakfast and we were greeted and seated straight away. The menu isn't extensive, but it covers all the bases for breakfast. Really enjoyed the coffee there. The smoked salmon and cream cheese is highly recommended. The classic breakfast was cooked nicely, but the portion size wasn't as large as I expected. Will we go again, yes... but... More 

Thank Blot57
Dublin, Ireland
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52 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017

With limited time and a hungry stomach, I stopped by on my way to work. I was acknowledged immediately even though the staff were busy. When I sat down, a server immediately wiped my table down, even though it was already clean. Having had to put up with casual treatment in other cafes, I was well impressed. My choice was... More 

1 Thank madeleineblue
Dublin 18
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

This was our third visit to the sunshine cafe , each time i have said, i must go on trip advisor, this time i have because i had the french toast with a side of crispy bacon, out of this world!!, my husband and mother in-law had breakfast and everything, yet again, was cooked to perfection. The service and staff... More 

Thank MikeKFionaD
1 review
Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

Really nice family run cafe with consistently nice food. The staff couldn't be more accommodating and the owners always offer a warm smile and welcome. The food is so good and very reasonable. Definitely a place worth visiting in dun laoghaire.

Thank slaney c
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

A friend of mine said to check out The Sunshine Cafe. So i went in and asked for a takeaway breakfast roll and a black coffee. I was charged €9.00 That has to be the most expensive breakfast roll in Ireland. And it was pretty basic too as you can tell from the photo. Madness. Definitely was not worth that.

Thank Brian H
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39 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Good location, friendly staff and good menu. I had the Irish breakfast which was very good, my wife had the smoked salmon and cream cheese bagel which she said was very tasty. Only criticism that I would have is that the coffee was pretty weak and small measure. If I was to return I would probably try the tea.

Thank dan1walsh
Managersunshinecafe, Manager at The Sunshine Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your encouraging words We were experiencing some trouble with our coffee machine last which may have been responsible for the weak coffee for which I'm truly sorry. We will however be extra vigilant in making sure our coffee is of good measure and quality in the future Kindest regards More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Irish, Cafe, European, Delicatessen, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 18:00
08:30 - 18:00
08:30 - 18:00
08:30 - 18:00
08:30 - 18:00
08:30 - 22:00
08:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 107, Lower Georges Street,, Dun Laoghaire, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dun Laoghaire
  • Phone Number: +353 1 230 1828

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