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This Is Where To Get The Best Coffee In Every County In Ireland

By Alana Laverty

June 17, 2017 at 12:09pm


We have compiled the ultimate coffee map of Ireland – featuring a coffee per county, gleaned by our own well-trodden experience and user reviews, it doesn't get better than this.

Brace yourselves... and get ready to argue.

Antrim – Established, Cathedral Quarter

We included Established in our reasons to visit Belfast because they serve delish 3fe coffee and unreal food. So worth a visit. 

Armagh – Time Out Café, Markethill

A cute, cosy and friendly spot where the coffee is good – but the treats are, dare we say, even better.


Carlow – Be Nice, Carlow Town

This place is probably the best around serving coffee made by friendly baristas using Matthew Algie coffee.


Cavan – Delish Cafe, Cavan Town

Slim pickings in Co Cavan but Delish stole our hearts. This place does a solid cappuccino in a pretty cool town.

Clare – The Burren Perfumery, Carron

One of the most beautiful places on planet earth, these guys do killer coffee. Perfect for after a long hike through The Burren. 

Grab mammy a bottle of perfume while you're there. G'wan.

Cork – F I L T E R, George's Quay

These guys are absolute experts. To them, and us, coffee is art and they've nailed it perfectly. 

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Donegal – The Counter Deli, Letterkenny

They do a Vietnamese crushed ice coffee using The Barn coffee. 


Derry – Legenderry Warehouse No1

Legenderry coffee. I see what they did there. Heh. 

Down – Froth, Newcastle

Froth specialise in flavoured and ice coffees that, to be frank, are savage. Perfect for that cheeky sweeth tooth indulgence.

Dublin – Proper Order Coffee Co, Smithfield

Winners of the Lovin Dublin Award for Best Coffee, these guys are superb, and do some seriously interesting stuff with coffee.

Fermanagh – The Lemon Tree Coffee House, Beleek

Such a cute spot with bangin' reviews. 

Galway – Coffeewerk + Press, The Latin Quarter

This coffee shop was sent from the Gods for this Galway gal. It is exactly what you want to sipping while strolling Galway's beautiful streets. These guys know their aesthetics.

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Kerry – Bean in Dingle, Dingle

Adorable name aside, these super friendly guys serve a wonderful, handpicked blend of Badger and Dodo coffee that will give you the right caffeine kick you need for exploring idyllic Dingle. 

Kildare – Urban Kitchen, Naas

This spot in Naas does spectacular caffeine in a pretty stunning coffee house. 'Cos coffee is that bit nicer in a swanky location.

Kilkenny – Cafe la Coco, Kilkenny Town

This lil cafe is just around the corner from the wonderful Kilkenny Castle, perfect place to pop a squat after all those stairs. 

If you like matcha lattes you must try theirs. 

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Laois – Stradbally Fayre, Stradbally

If you've been to Electric Picnic you'll be familiar with this spot for the fry up. They do a decent cup of joe so when you're absolutely rattled this place will mend your poor soul. 

Leitrim – Lena's Tea Room, Carrick-on-Shannon

An ADORABLE little spot for all your caffeine needs. Oooooh.

Limerick – Ponaire Coffee Roastery, Annacotty

Ponaire hand roast their own coffee which is preeeettttyyy impressive, so naturally they've made their way onto our coffee map. 

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Longford – Torc, Longford Town

This place has been selling coffee for nearly 20 years, and doing a damn good job too. You'll find them on the way into Longford town after the cathedral.

Louth – Panama Coffee, Dundalk

Comes directly from Panama, handpicked by the owners. Pretty cool!

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Mayo – Cafe Rua, Castlebar

Over in Castlebar Cafe Rua serve up some of Mayo's best coffee, amongst other delish bits and bobs. Cool people running a really nice place!

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Meath – Butterfly Garden Cafe, Kells

Kells you've done it again.

This terrific spot is perfect for an coffee in the great outdoors. 

Monaghan – Roberto's, Monaghan Shopping Centre

Classic Italian coffee and gelato, you just can't go wrong really! 

Offaly – The Coffee Club, Tullamore

A great brew in a great part of the country. 


Roscommon – Rogue & Co, Roscommon Town

Say hello to Rogue & Co, one of the tastiest places you'll ever visit. 

Unreal brunches aside, they do a very reliable latte. Nice.

Sligo – Shells Cafe, Strandhill

Strandhill should be at the top of everyone's list of places to visit. It's heaven on earth, quite literally!

Cannot find a fault with a single thing Shells do, make sure you pop in to their gourmet store too for some hidden gems. 

Tipperary – The Lazy Bean Cafe, Cahir

It's a longgggg way to... sorry. 

This unique little caf is perfect spot for some people watching and an aul' creep.

Tyrone – Gray's Tea Rooms, Strabane

Out in Strabane is one of Ireland's best kept secrets, Gray's Tea Rooms are the perf place to bring your mammy for a bitta glam. 

Waterford – Arch Coffee, George's Street

There's only so much one can say about coffee, but these guys have created something quite special. They serve 3fe coffee in really slick surroundings. 

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Westmeath – The Bastion Kitchen, Athlone

Hands down the best coffee in Athlone, The Bastion is the perfect place to stop on your trip to Dublin. 

Wexford – Kelly's Cafe, Wexford Town

Super coffee in this lovely Wexford spot. Perfect for a caffeine hit before a long ass journey.

Wicklow – Dockyard No. 8, Bray

One of the hottest places around, and one of the best brunches in the Dublin (ahem) area, Dockyard No.8 do a mean mocha. Must try in Wicklow.

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Well that's you sorted for every road trip ever. 

Now let the fighting commence...

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