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Insomnia at Meadows & Byrne The Pavillion, Dun Laoghaire, Ireland
+353 1 202 0361
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good36%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
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“sandwich” (3 reviews)
“quick coffee” (4 reviews)
“rocky road” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
$$ - $$$
Insomnia at Meadows & Byrne The Pavillion, Dun Laoghaire, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ok for a quick coffee and somewhere to take the kids and linger and not be told off for taking too long. It's always busy and you can look around the shop if the weather is bad.

Thank Suzy52
Reviewed 14 August 2017

I popped in for a morning coffee. As well as the seating inside in the cafe there's a seating area outside I recommend this on a dry day - lovely view, relaxing. Watch the world go by. Enjoyable Fairtrade coffee.

Thank elmsoft
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Insomnia have good deals on buying a sandwich or a cake with any size coffee, and you don't have to wait for the sandwich to be prepared, but, some people think that their coffee is slightly burnt tasting?

Thank Techymedium
Reviewed 2 August 2017

Friday 21st July, been for a stroll around Dun Laoghaire Pier, Harbour  and People's Garden (all reviewed separately) and it was was time for a coffee. We went into this small little coffee shop by the seafront entrance the other way in is through the...More

Thank David D
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

Stopped by here for a quick coffee after a nice walk on the pier. Outside seating area overlooking the sea is lovely. Service at the till was pleasant and efficient but it ended there.Drinks were a disappointment. Teacup was dirty. Iced Carmel lattte was almost...More

Thank Dogbie
Reviewed 10 June 2017

Not the best coffee. I had an Americano and I like it black & mean with a bit of a crema on top...this was watery with no crema and no kick!

Thank Elaine B
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...More

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