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Dinkin's Home Bakery

11/12 Church Square | Monaghan, Monaghan H18T289, Ireland
+353 47 81471
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good41%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“cakes” (10 reviews)
“bread” (7 reviews)
“monaghan town” (8 reviews)
Open Now
8:30 AM - 6:00 PM Hours
Irish, Delicatessen, Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
11/12 Church Square | Monaghan, Monaghan H18T289, Ireland
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Reviewed 20 December 2017

Great place for breakfast, dinner or just tea and a scone. Staff are very nice and friendly. Place is clean as always.

Thank Noreen Q
april b, Manager at Dinkin's Home Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded 21 December 2017

Thanks so much and we look forward to seeing you again. 😀

Reviewed 9 November 2017

Great place for a quick coffee and a bun.prices very very reasonable.It is situated on the corner beside a lovely pub called McElvaney,s. Wheelchair friendly and easy access. The staff were friendly and the visit was a pleasure for me.I'll be back.

Thank sydneyreed1910
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

We just stopped at Dinkins for an early lunch. The food was okay, but the service from the red haired waitress was absolutely abysmal. She dropped my partner’s plate of poached eggs on the table with a massive clatter, eggs spilling everywhere and without an...More

3  Thank wanderlustcoffebean
april b, Manager at Dinkin's Home Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2017

Hi, Please accept my sincere apologies concerning your experience and we have taken steps to ensure that anything like this does not happen to any customers in the future. Regards, Aprilanna

Reviewed 2 October 2017

Our group of four visited the Monaghan Food Festival, which was a bit disappointing, because we had hoped for an exhibition with a bigger variety. Therefore afterwards we visited as on a previous occasion Dinkins Home Bakery. Again we were pleased to find pleasant offers,...More

Thank PeterHarkort
april b, Manager at Dinkin's Home Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2017

Hi Peter, Glad you enjoyed your visit to us. The Taste of Monaghan will hopefully continue to grow and next year will have even more exhibitors as Monaghan has a great selection of talented and diverse local food producers. Regards, Aprilanna

Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

I didn't even know Dinkins opened early on a Sunday morning. Good menu with all the classic breakfast items. I'll definitely be back next time I'm in Monaghan. Great friendly staff too. I had the eggs benedict but would have preferred runnier yolks but loved...More

Thank Orla B
april b, Manager at Dinkin's Home Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2017

Hi Orla, We are open early for breakfast 7 days a week as we firmly believe breakfast is the most important meal of the day! Glad you enjoyed and hope to see you again soon. Regards, Aprilanna

Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Myself and mum had dinner upstairs in Dinkins, and we were blown away with the quality!! Fabulous meal, the staff are unbelievably nice and will do anything to make sure your visit is comfortable and satisfying. Will be back.

Thank ClareLouise13
april b, Manager at Dinkin's Home Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2017

Hi Clare, Thank you so much for your great feedback. It is lovely to hear and I have passed it on to our crew here. We look forward to seeing you again. Regards, Aprilanna

Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

I called in here last week to get an americano and a flat white. The first "flat white" I got was a latte. When I explained to the staff member that there should not be so much milk, and showed her where the level of...More

3  Thank Marie Q
april b, Manager at Dinkin's Home Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded 29 July 2017

Hi Marie, We appreciate the feedback and take all comments on board to continue to allow us to improve. Regards, Aprilanna

Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

Nice modern cafe and home bakery along the street in Monaghan. Stopped in for lunch during a visit to the town. Service was quick, staff friendly and the food was so tasty! Definitely worth a visit!

1  Thank Hootiemacboobs
Reviewed 23 June 2017

We stopped at a couple of Dinkins Home Bakery. We had pastries and they were delicious. The bakery in Monaghan had beautiful decorated cakes for birthday for all occasions.

Thank bmhann2017
april b, Manager at Dinkin's Home Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2017

Hi there, Many thanks for your lovely comments. All our cakes, buns and breads are freshly baked every day by hand and I definitely think it is reflected in the taste! Regards, Aprilanna

Reviewed 30 May 2017

Brought my wife for lunch during her dinner hour. It wasn't very busy at the time, but still had an extremely long wait for a toasted sandwich. I find this unacceptable, as it is at a time when most people have limited time to spend...More

Thank petermack2016
april b, Manager at Dinkin's Home Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded 8 June 2017

Hi Peter, Thanks for your feedback which I have passed on to our staff. As all our dishes are prepared fresh from scratch, it does take time to prepare and cook them so this may have contributed to your wait time. All orders can be...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11/12 Church Square | Monaghan, Monaghan H18T289, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  County Monaghan  >  Monaghan
  • Phone Number: +353 47 81471
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We are a chain of 8 family owned coffee shops & home bakeries found throughout Co. Monaghan and Co. Cavan. We specialise in producing home cooked dishes, snacks & gourmet sandwiches made from local sustainable ingredients. Our home bakeries produce a wide range of freshly baked breads, tasty treats & delicious desserts and everything is available for sit in or take away. We believe in quality at an affordable price and we are sure there is something to suit everyone on our extensive menu.
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