32 counties. 32 desserts. A challenge we are 100% up for.
There are two types of people in the world, and it is easy to identify them when there is 2-course meal deal going in a restaurant. If you are one of the people who go for a starter-and-a-main, then this article on the best desserts in Ireland might not be for you.
However, if you are a main-and-a-dessert kinda person, then this is absolutely for you!
We've compiled this list of the best desserts in Ireland from a series of recommendations for locals, word of mouth, winning awards, and public voting. If there are any outlets you think we've missed out on, please do let us know. But until then, here you go, county by county and the best dessert in each of them, starting with...
Third Day Coffee
The Craic'd Pot
Datse's Cakes and Cafe
Tea and Garden Rooms
Fantastic Flavours Ice Cream Parlour
Dairy Girls Ice Cream
The Blueberry Tearooms
Home Sweet Home
The Jolly Sandwich
Murphy's Ice Cream
Cafe La Coco
VM Restaurant at Viewmount Country House
Ruby Ellen's Tea Rooms
Eastern Balti House
Molloy's Artisan Bakery
Fabio's Ice Cream
The Old Barracks Coffee Roastery
Kilbeggan Handmade Chocolates
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