27 Instagram accounts of Irish cafés, smoothie bars and ice-cream parlours that we love
Going through our Instagram feeds is always an enjoyable experience. It’s even more enjoyable when we come across some of these accounts of places all over Ireland that create food oozing of dairy goodness…
1. Room 8, Navan
This café in Navan is run by Aidan Cosgrave, a self-proclaimed foodie from a young age. It shows in their dishes. Their Nutty Crunch Granola, Old Style Porridge and Energizer Smoothies are just the thing to set you up for the day.
2. Voici Winebar, Rathmines, Dublin
Anywhere that has a Master Crêpier is worth a visit. Voici in Rathmines does. ‘Nuff said.
3. Jump Juice Bars, various locations
Smoothies ✔ Boosted smoothies ✔ Sweet crepes ✔ Frozen yogurt ✔ Win!
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4. Gino’s Gelato, Various locations
Gino’s have been delighting us with their gelato for three generations. THREE GENERATIONS! Also, can we just say… So. Much. Choice.
5. Button & Spoon, Wexford Town
They had us at ‘fluffy’ and ‘milkshakes’.
6. Arctic Stone, Blackrock, Dublin
We love that they’re the first people in Dublin to specialise in frozen ice-cream, we love that it’s two brothers running the business and we love their food. A lot.
FREE ICE Cream!! Need cheering up this Gloomy Tuesday? We are giving away 400 FREE Ice Creams this Wednesday 11th from 11-3 in Ucd#mentalhealthawareness Wanna skip the queue? Tag someone in Ucd you wanna bring tomorrow ( Winner picked in the morning) Great pic by @thewholesomeveggie #arcticstone #ireland #first #rolledicecream #free #students #mentalhealth
7. Mug Shot Café, Kilkenny City
A courtyard and a view of a cathedral makes Mug Shot Café the perfect pitstop in Kilkenny.
8. PS Coffee Roasters, Nass
These guys (it’s run by another pair of brothers) don’t only sell great coffee – they train people how to be great baristas too.
9. The Pantry, Portlaois
If we made Malteser Cheesecakes like this one, we’d be putting them all over Instagram also.
10. The Foxy Bean, Tullamore
Tullamore’s The Foxy Bean makes great coffee, bakes great treats, and is open late during the week if you want a little unwind after another day at the grindstone.
11. Left Bank Bistro, Athlone
They’re in the heart of Athlone and they produce seriously good looking treats like this pear and white chocolate cake.
12. The Bare Food Company, Drogheda
This clean-eating café in the centre of Drogheda allows you to enjoy dairy-packed cakes without feeling guilty about it (nothing has refined sugar). They also do a mean cappuccino.
13. Torc Café, Longford
Two words – coffee fountain. That’s right – they have their very own coffee fountain!
14. The Bookshelf Coffeehouse, Cork City
If you’re wondering where is good for brunch in Cork, wonder no more…
15. Coach House Coffee, Kilmacthomas, Waterford
These guys really, really know how to do cupcakes. And coffee. And cakes. And lots of other sweet treats packed with dairy goodness.
We hope you had a wonderful, choco filled Easter Sunday …. we’re open tomorrow Bank Holiday Monday from 8am-6pm with kitchen service from 9am-5pm. Right now I’m off to take care of the last Easter cupcake survivor,…. perhaps not for long Hide out from the rain at @coachhousecoffeeirl #easter #opentomorrow #bankholiday #thingstodo #coachhousecoffee #coachhousecoffeeirl #waterfordgreenway
16. Bean in Dingle, Dingle
If you are down on the Dingle peninsula, Bean in Dingle is our choice for delicious food, coffee and their handpicked music playlists which create the atmosphere
17. Café Aroma, Ennis
Ingredients for the menu are all sourced locally and go into creating delicious foods like this Oreo cheesecake. YUM!
18. Freshly Chopped, Various locations
This company not only do healthy, fresh food, they also make cracking smoothies such as Go Green, Berry Punch, and Honey Supreme
19. Lazy Bean Café, Cahir
Dubbed as Tipperary’s Premier coffee shop (See what we did there), the Lazy Bean in the heart of Cahir is a great place to go for breakfast, lunch, dinner, coffee or dessert like this scrumptious waffle basket
20. Hunky Moos, Galway City
For all your frozen yogurt, smoothie or milkshake needs, Hunky Moos is the place to go in Galway City. Made fresh every day the combinations of flavors and ingredients are endless!
What makes our Frozen Yogurt so special you ask? Well, We use only the Best Quality, Irish produced Low-Fat Yogurt to which we then blend whole fruit, top quality protein, or any sweets of your choice. No syrups or artificial flavours. Just good, whole food! This allows us to create literally ANY flavour you can think of! (And it doesn’t have to be all healthy either, so if you fancy going crazy on chocolate bases and toppings, we won’t judge!) What’s your favourite flavour? . . . . . . #frozenyogurt #froyo #hunkymoos #thehealthiertreat #galway #fruit #yogurt #tasty #cleaneating #foodporn #betterthanicecream #flavour #summer #goodfood #instafood
21. Jack Fenn Courtyard Cafe, Ballina
Homemade eclairs are a great way to start your day with a freshly brewed cup of coffee, set in the restored 19th Century courtyard at Belleek Castle
Lovely #homemade #éclairs @jackfenncourtyardcafe @belleekcastle ! Great way to start your day with a cup of freshly brewed #coffee ! Jack Fenn is open daily from Wednesday till Sunday, 11am till 5pm. #jackfenn #jackfenncourtyardcafe #belleekcastle #ballina #countymayo #mayonorth #ireland #cafe #placestoeat #brunch #lunch @irelandsbluebook @wild_atlantic_way @mayonorth @mayotourism @ballinacomayo
22. Shell’s Café, Sligo
Not only does this café in Strandhill boast beautiful coffees like this one, as they’re located on the beach, you can gaze out at the Atlantic Ocean while you’re enjoying them.
23. Mooch Natural Frozen Yogurt, Various locations
If a healthy froyo is your thing, or maybe just a delicious flat white, you won’t be long finding one in Mooch’s stores around Dublin and Greystones.
24. Farmgate Café, Cork City
Just when you thought you didn’t need another reason to visit Cork’s English Market…
25. Mrs. B’s Coffee House, Killybegs
Located along Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way, its no surprise Mrs. B’s specialty is seafood chowder. They also specialise in serving other delicious homemade food, like this amazing bacon, onion and cheddar quiche
26. Delish Café, Cavan
The name says it all…Delish!
27. Dinkin’s Bakery, Cavan/Monaghan
This family-run business uses their secret recipes to create their delicious cakes, goodies & specialty breads. Just look at those fresh cream eclairs…YUM!