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The Sweetest Thing

) #8 of 50 Dessert in Dublin #256 of 2,251 Places to Eat in Dublin $$ - $$$ Cafe
17 Bachelor's Walk | Dublin 1, Dublin D24, Ireland
+353 83 127 8711
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good23%
  • Average3%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“cakes” (10 reviews)
“banoffee pie” (2 reviews)
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10:00 - 21:00All hours
$$ - $$$
17 Bachelor's Walk | Dublin 1, Dublin D24, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 94 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As a day tripper to Dublin, this gem of a place is a must. It is a small café that delivers well. Their service is super and their milkshake menu is divine. Sometimes it is quiet, sometimes it is busy but it is 100% worth...More

Thank Nicola H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped on a whim. Righ near a hop-on-hop-off bus stop by the river. What a great find. Banansplit milkshake and pastry.

Thank bellydi50
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

On my first visit to Ireland we found this place and it was to die for! They advertise the best hot chocolate in Dublin and they aren't kidding! This is a must visit for us now!

Thank Brooke L
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

Beautiful chocolate and coffee and the staff are really friendly and great baristas. Unlike most other places you can drop into for coffee, these guys really know what they're doing with chocolate.

Thank Jessica M
Reviewed 13 June 2017

This is amazing. Loved my coconut hot chocolate & toasted ham & cheese cossint. Absolutely delicious. Defenetly will be returning.

Thank Fat_Kat76
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

They aren't kidding when they say they have the best hot chocolate in Dublin! I tried the Sweetest Thing Hot Chocolate and the Hot Chocolate Muffin and they were both hot and delicious. The girls at the counter were friendly and I love the cute...More

Thank Lauren K
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Now, I have a sweet tooth, so when I tell you that i visited the sweetest thing twice over the course of a 4 day trip it must be pretty good. We were recommended to go here by the tour guide on the open top...More

Thank LanceJones1
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

We arrived quite late in the day when things were closing down, but the staff here went out of there way to make us feel welcome anyway. The drinks are all that they're made out to be, and we also enjoyed our meal! A fantastic...More

Thank Kimberley E
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Called in for a quick hot drink. Had two Irish coffees and one Guinness hot chocolate. The Irish Coffees were the best we had had in the city. The Guinness Hot Chocolate was beautiful and very tasty. All the drinks were big with loads of...More

Thank Koll18
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

Great place for sweet stuff! I highly recommend the Baileys Coffee! It's right in the heart of the center and you can relax outside while others are jealous of your cake

Thank Cecilia S
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21 December 2015|
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Response from monette1971 | Reviewed this property |
Their Chez Emily chocolates are gluten free and they sometimes have gluten free cakes. I hope this helps.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$5
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 19:00
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 Bachelor's Walk | Dublin 1, Dublin D24, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
  • Phone Number: +353 83 127 8711
  • E-mail
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