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Social Enterprise Loaf Catering Opens New Café in Kilmainham, Dublin


Cafe's near Kilmainham Gaol, Dublin
Outside of Loaf Café in Kilmainham, Dublin

Award-winning social enterprise Loaf Café has opened its doors in Kilmainham, Dublin. Located in Kilmainham Square, the Old Chocolate Factory, the café is only a 3-minute walk from the infamous tourist attraction Kilmainham Gaol. This is the perfect place to stop by after your trip to the museum for a bite of lunch or a tea break.


Loaf is part of the NOW Group, a social enterprise in Northern Ireland, that supports people with learning difficulties and autism into jobs with a future. The NOW Group supports those who face barriers to employment and learning. They provide these individuals with the support they need to find the career they want and to change their lives for the better.


From Monday to Friday, Loaf Café in Kilmainham will be serving delicious coffees, sweet treats, lunches, and our award-winning sausage rolls that are made from scratch by their team. Loaf’s menu caters for all dietary requirements, with a variety of gluten free, vegan, and vegetarian options available to choose from.


When you pay a visit to our café in Kilmainham you will also find our Loaf Pottery. This is a stunning range of handmade Irish pottery, with a social purpose at its heart. When you purchase our Loaf Pottery the profits are reinvested to support people with an intellectual disabilities and autism into jobs with a future. Our unique artisan pottery has been crafted with love and care by our in-house potters who are based in Country Down. From pottery mugs to pottery gift sets, you will find something to suit everyone’s taste!



All our cafés, including our new location in Kilmainham, are JAM Card friendly. The JAM Card was developed by our participants with the goal of finding a discreet and simple way of telling others they need ‘Just A Minute’ of patience and extra time when required. When you visit one of our cafés, you can show your JAM Card, available in card or app form, to a member of our team. They will understand what this card means and will provide you with the assistance required to give you a positive dining experience.


Loaf’s café in Dublin caters for all types of occasions, from family gatherings and birthdays to corporate meetings and work events. Our menu has a variety of different foods, from our continental breakfast and granola pots to our specialty sandwiches and hot food platters. Not to mention our mouth-watering sweet treats and go perfectly with tea or coffee. If you are searching for event catering in Dublin, look no further than Loaf’s food with purpose. We deliver your food straight to your door in our fully recyclable packaging. Our catering is available to order online or alternatively you can email us on bookings@loafcatering.com.


Loaf is delighted to have opened their new café in Dublin this Summer. Whether you are sightseeing Dublin’s beautiful scenery or you are commuting to work, don’t forget to call into Loaf Café! For more information, please visit our website today.

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