15 places around the country to have delicious brunch this Bank Holiday weekend
Is it even a Bank Holiday weekend if you don't go out for brunch?
With drool-inducing menus and Insta-worthy locations, these 15 brunch spots in around the country are worth getting out of bed for.
1. Moloughney's, Clontarf, Dublin
Head to Moloughney's for a quality full Irish breakfast and freshly squeezed orange juice before grabbing a coffee to go and strolling along the seafront. Moloughney's also caters to coeliacs and those with food intolerances, so there's something for everyone.
2. Bang Bang Cafe, Phibsboro, Dublin
Just a short walk from the Royal Canal, the legendary brunch burger at the Bang Bang Cafe will cure any hangover, and there are plenty of options for vegans and vegetarians too.
3. Anderson's, Griffith Avenue, Dublin
Anderson's has been a firm favourite with locals since it opened in 2003 - and for good reason. From the cosy atmosphere to the mouth-watering dishes, you'll want to stay there all day.
4. Urbanity Coffee, Smithfield, Dublin
Pop into Urbanity for a delicious cup of coffee and guilt-free acai bowl that will leave you feeling smug - and be sure to take a good Instagram too.
5. Angelina's, Percy Place, Dublin
The interior at Angelina's is the perfect balance between cosy and luxurious and, with options ranging from sourdough toast to buttermilk pancakes, the menu doesn't disappoint.
6. Hatch and Sons, St Stephen's Green
Hatch and Sons, located by The Little Museum of Dublin, offers everything from beef and Guinness stew to salads and Waterford Blaa sandwiches. It's right beside St Stephen's Green, so you can pop in there for a post-food baby stroll.
7. Ard Bia, Spanish Arch, Galway
If you're looking for brunch with a difference, this is your spot. You can opt for your classic fry, but can also choose from Middle Eastern, New Zealand, Lebanese and Indian dishes if you fancy.
8. Kai, Sea Road, Galway
Sometimes heading back to bed after an over-indulgent brunch isn't always an option. For days like these, head to Kai for organic, fresh food from local suppliers. The rustic interior makes the experience all the more enjoyable.
9. Cupan Tae, Quay Lane, Galway
Toffee Popcorn Panna Cotta Teacup. A velvet panna cotta speciality topped with organic popcorn, draped with salted caramel and scattered with a buttery crumbled biscuit. Tea-infused desserts, that's what we do! #bakewithtea #desserts #popcorn #popcorntea #cupantae #buylocal #buyonline #buyteaonline #tea #internationalshipping #galway #wildatlanticway #sweettooth #homemade
Adorable decor, quality food and delectable sweet treats make going to Cupan Tae a trip you won't forget.
10. Salt, Victoria Road, Cork
Breakfast taco or a brunch board, anyone? *drools*
11. The Buttery, Bedford Row, Limerick
Forget normal pancakes, The Buttery offers buttermilk chicken pancakes with fresh berries on the side. Not to forget a 'clean Irish' option, if you're feeling healthy.
12. Hook and Ladder, Sarsfield St, Limerick
Hook and Ladder's menu will leave you wanting to order one of everything - and you'll still be tempted to buy a Chocapocalipse Cookie on the way out.
13. Noelle's Retro Cafe, Old Market Lane, Kerry
Noelle's Retro Cafe is an absolute gem in the centre of Killarney, with cosy chairs, hearty dishes and plenty of cakes and lighter bites to choose from too.
14. The Hungry Monk Cafe, Abbey St Mayo
For a no-fuss, satisfying brunch, The Hungry Monk ticks all of the boxes. The selection of homemade tarts and crumbles make dessert an essential.
15. St George's Market, East Bridge St, Belfast
Grab a bite to eat (or a few) in St George's Market before strolling through the endless stalls of arts, crafts and antiques.