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Dundrum Town Centre | Dundrum, Dublin, Ireland
+353 87 745 3359
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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is an easy place to stop for coffee and cake when shopping. Cakes are lovely but I would share because of the huge size! Not tried any savoury but it does look very nice worth a stop.

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Thank KatSeam
Ashbourne, Ireland
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72 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

Brambles have two outlets at Dundrum shopping centre. They have one big fault. They do not cover their cakes at the counter. I called into outside Brambles ester day in Dundrum. I was going to have something with my coffee, but the pastries and cakes are at a low level and children were touching and standing over them. Please please... More 

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Thank Annette D
Dublin, Ireland
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54 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Cafeteria style queuing and ordering at counter but eye wateringly expensive prices. A portion of salmon roulade (laced with raw onion) and salads (also ruined by raw onion) plus an americano was an incredible €16! For that price I'd expect table service rather than counter service. In fairness the coffee was good but didn't make up for the overall poor... More 

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Thank kateb1969
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Went for breakfast and got eggs on toast (€7.50!) and husband got full irish; eggs stone cold, toast like cardboard and bacon inedible. Would not go back and would not recommend!

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1 Thank AilisDublin
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6 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Had coffee and cake with my wife here last week..typical of a company just using the D4 post code to rip people off. I had an Americano and an eclair and she had an Americano and a toffee slice..18 euro! the bloody cakes were stale and the coffee was bog standard. the staff look like they hate their lives. miserable... More 

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1 Thank mick85eire
Dublin, Ireland
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

All prices are a rip off and the food is average,not worth the money at all especially taking into consideration the poor customer service provided by Brambles in Dundrum. One particular female member of staff with glasses served me in an abrupt manner and I also heard her moaning about customers well within earshot of many customers.

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Thank GuinessHardcore
Dublin, Ireland
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Went for coffee yesterday at this cafe. Was charged 5.50 for stale slice of Victoria sponge - coffee terrible and service poor

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Thank happyj660
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49 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

I stopped into Brambles today for a coffee as I was passing and have to say it was one of the worst I have ever had. I am by no means a coffee snob but It was too hot and was almost like slightly flavoured water with coagulated milk on top. I have eaten here before and the food is... More 

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Thank PS_its_shells
London
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72 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

Although this is one of many eating places in Dundrum Shopping Centre it is a nice place for breakfast/lunch. The food looks so delicious and fresh it is difficult to choose something. There are plenty of choices for vegetarians & vegans too. A bonus in my eyes.

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Thank Ann S
dublin ireland
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31 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

Seriously, why bother. Four staff, one working, one texting, with her back to the customers and two chatting. Two poor cappuccinos and two very ordinary crepes, served with a maple syrup which never had more than a passing acquaintance with actual maple, cost €12. Never again.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Irish, Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Dundrum Town Centre | Dundrum, Dublin, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
  • Phone Number: +353 87 745 3359

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?