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Joy of Cha

10 Essex Street East | Temple Bar, Dublin 2, Ireland
+353 1 675 3548
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (8 reviews)
“chai” (4 reviews)
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9:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
Irish, Cafe, European, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
10 Essex Street East | Temple Bar, Dublin 2, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a look around the first time. It appeared a bit too quirky or grungy for me so I left without pause. But I knew they served more than average tea, so i returned a day later for the Irish Breakfast tea, which was superb....More

Thank boondogs
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely little spot in the heart of Temple bar. Great coffee and a massive selection of teas! Staff super friendly.

Thank CiaraOH86
Reviewed 28 May 2018

Good coffee and cakes, wonderful staff, an all in all nice stop while strolling through the best part of Dublin. Situated near Project Arts Centre, the New Theatre as well as Parliament Street, Crow Lane and the Gutter Book Shop... what else can you ask?

Thank Sabina S
Reviewed 24 May 2018

One of our all time favorite places in Dublin... ! The pastries are delicious, and the chai is *real* chai... Perfect for a rainy summer day

Thank jeanginnie
Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

Amazing staff, great atmosphere, lovely food. Would highly recommend! Great for a morning coffee or lunch during the day.

Thank Conor W
Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

Quite a few food and coffee options. Good spot for a bit to eat and spot to sit. Food is a bit slow for service. There are a few outdoor seats and tables right on the main temple bar street.

Thank TravelBrianCO
Reviewed 30 April 2018

Found this as part of a rest stop in our "free" walking tour of Dublin. Great selection of hot drinks and sweet and savoury snacks. Reasonably priced. Pub opposite to it allows non-customers to use the toilets.

Thank hcama2002
Reviewed 17 April 2018

A little hole in the wall that may seat a dozen. We were amazed by the portion sizes and quality of food. I had the full Irish breakfast and loved it. There were some locals there, which is how you know the food is good!...More

1  Thank peggy531
Reviewed 16 April 2018

This was a stop on our Sandeman´s Dublin tour. The coffee was great and the fact that it was a cold, rainy day made it greater.

Thank Telsie A
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

Nothing modern about this cafe - it has plenty of character in that mis-matched, almost grungy style. A good choice of cake and other sweet options with tables in different areas, made it a good place to catch up with friends and contacts on a...More

Thank Michelle S
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Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 Essex Street East | Temple Bar, Dublin 2, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
  • Phone Number: +353 1 675 3548
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