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Insomnia at Meadows & Byrne The Pavillion, Dublin, Ireland
+353 1 202 0361
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Dublin, Ireland
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133 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2017

This is really a Meadows and Byrne with an Insomnia in it, rather than the other way round. The cafe is small but service is good and if it's a nice day there is plenty of room to sit outside close to the sea in lovely Dun Laoghaire. Meadows and Byrne a lovely shop to browse in after a cuppa

Thank hollaholic
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Usually seating available, a bit tired but the coffee is consistent. Staff are friendly and the food is usually good if you're looking for more than a coffee

Thank phanson1
Pasadena, California, United States
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48 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017

When in Dun Laoghaire, I like to have a look around Meadows and Burn at the Pavillion, and the Insomnia Cafe is a good place to have a coffee or tea and take a break. Fast, friendly service.

Thank martha6262014
Dublin, Ireland
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248 reviews
174 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2016

Insomnia serves the best coffee in Dublin, visit Meadows and Byrnes Insomnia for a cofffee or hot chocolate after a brisk walk on Dun Laoghaire pier

Thank clarelor
Alexandria, VA
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1,602 reviews
832 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 523 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2016

Appropriately named, Insomnia is the place to have a cup of good coffee throughout the Dublin area. Good baristas with a full range of options for coffee and tea. Pretty good snack menu as well. Choose one of the tables outside to take in the fresh ocean breeze and the beautiful harbor views.

Thank jeffl499
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

I hate it the coffee and I'm a coffee person in general, I ordered a cake and it was tooooo sweet, which wasn't good for me either.

Thank MarwaSalah
Dublin, Ireland
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124 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2016

Great little place to use for a quick chat and a cuppa when doing some shopping in the adjacent shops. As it is located in Meadows & Byrne, two birds can be killed with the same stone. (No animals were hurt during the visit!)

Thank Liam B
Dublin, Ireland
Level Contributor
15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

Insomnia is brilliant. For caffeine-addicts like me, suffering from the urge to feel the kick of the black gold, insomnia makes it affordable. Their deal with any hot beverage any size and a rocky road is absolutely stupendous. I love it. However, the staff can be condescending, and can be easily frustrated. But, I would recommend this place! -Johnny

Thank Johnny M
Wrexham, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 June 2016

Very reasonably priced coffe chain outlet. Highly recommended. Don't miss this or any of the other outlets around the country for the best coffee in the country!

Thank harryjames1
Dublin, Ireland
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48 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 May 2016

Dun Laoghaire is full of coffee shops..at this current time 24..the position of this one allows you to get a quick coffee before you have a fortifying walk along the pier.

Thank TracyJaneMerry

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$15
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Insomnia at Meadows & Byrne The Pavillion, Dublin, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
  • Phone Number: +353 1 202 0361

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?