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il Valentino

5 Gallery Quay | Grand Canal Harbour, Dublin, Ireland
+353 1 633 1100
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“cakes” (39 reviews)
“bread” (25 reviews)
“cannoli” (6 reviews)
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Italian, Cafe, European
$$ - $$$
5 Gallery Quay | Grand Canal Harbour, Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Several visits for breakfast and light lunch, all were very good, great coffee, honey is so good too.

Thank omnia168
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great spot for coffee on the docks. Definitely try the croissants, absolutely delicious! A range of teas and coffees and a pretty outside seating area.

Thank Funinthesun123456789
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Good, great, amazing, really tasty food. I mean, come to Il Valentino and you won't be able to call yourself a brave person as there is no risk here with food, coffee and service. But. There is a but. This is a great person in...More

Thank Vincenzo S
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Coffee was good. Didn't try the pastry but the croissant and the olive bread were not as good as expected after reading all the reviews. In fact was quite disappointed at the olive loaf...quite mediocre.

Thank Wendy L
Reviewed 11 August 2017

We came to Valentino almost every morning while on holiday in Dublin. Great cappuccino and pastries. For croissant lovers - try the almond and cream one - yummy delicious! The staff (girls) are so friendly and always smiling! It can get crowded in the morning,...More

Thank Mars D
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

We visited here almost every morning while on a weeks holiday in Dublin. Excellent coffee and pastries. It can get crowded especially in the mornings but we found it was worth the wait.

Thank Steve W
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

After a long walk I needed to use a bathroom and one staff member kindly allowed me to use it. Afterwards, I decided to buy something since they had let me use their facilities. Decided on a cookie which was delicious. I first planned to...More

1  Thank TheNomadiacs
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

Superb pastries and coffee, really nice CEO sandwiches with super ingredients, exceptionally friendly service. Wonderful location.

Thank DanIelDMan
Reviewed 30 June 2017

Amazing staff, incredible pastries and coffee! I showed up an hour early for an appointment and decided to kill time at "il Valentino" and ordered a cappuccino and a chocolate chip brioche. While seated at my table I dropped the entire cup of cappuccino, the...More

Thank annamilv
Reviewed 27 June 2017

We enjoyed the coffee here more than any other place in Dublin. Excellent pastries as well. Indoor and outside seating available.

Thank Islandpalmtree
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
09:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Gallery Quay | Grand Canal Harbour, Dublin, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
  • Phone Number: +353 1 633 1100
  • E-mail
Artisan bakery & cafe'- open 7 days a week. Coffee specialties, 25 types of artisan breads, hand made viennoiserie, pastries and cakes. Sourdough, spelt bread, stoneground flour, pain brioche, 3 types of croissants, cannoli siciliani, signature biscuits. Hand made sandwiches, hand made soups. No enzymes, preservatives, vegetable oils,hydrogenated oils or calcium propionate in our flours. Thank you for choosing quality and care !
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