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Why You Should Visit Kilmainham’s New Dog Friendly Café


Dog sitting in a cafe in Dublin
Loaf Cafe's Dog Friendly Cafe

Dublin is a city of dog-lovers! More cafes within the hospitality sector are now becoming dog friendly with 25% of households in Ireland owning a dog since lockdown. Loaf Café has recently opened their doors in Kilmainham. We are one of the dog friendly cafés in Dublin 8 that encourages visits from our beloved four-legged friends! There are many reasons as to why you should visit Kilmainham’s new dog friendly café. Not only is the food and coffee we serve delicious, but Loaf Café is a social enterprise in Ireland with a purpose at heart.


Reasons To Visit Loaf’s Dog Friendly Cafés in Kilmainham

We Are a Social Enterprise

Loaf Café Kilmainham is part of the NOW Group, a social enterprise in Ireland, that helps adults with autism and learning disabilities to achieve jobs with a future. Profits made from the food and drinks sold at our café in Dublin 8 goes towards assisting the NOW Group with their mission. When you visit one of Loaf’s cafés you will often see our participants who are gaining work experience in the catering and hospitality sector. Buying from Loaf makes a real difference to the lives of the people who participate in our training and employment programmes.





We Have an Outside Seating Area


Loaf’s Dog Friendly Cafés in Dublin 8 has a spacious outside seating area. Here you can sit and watch the world go by with your dog while enjoying some lunch. Our outside seating area is a hot spot for socialising. Here you can chat with other dog lovers and your pets will have the chance to meet other furry friends.


In Ireland the weather is unpredictable, and our rainy weather means that outdoor seating isn’t always an option. At Loaf’s Café in Dublin 8 dogs are always welcome come inside to relax while you eat your lunch or catch-up with friends over a coffee.



Dog Bowls for Water


Walking and exploring is a tiresome activity for dogs. At Loaf’s dog friendly café in Kilmainham you can stop by to refuel and rest your legs. We have dog bowls topped up with water where your pooch can quench their thirst before the journey home. While they are enjoying their pit spot why not try some of our speciality coffee? If you would prefer something cooler, we also have a range of soft drinks and the delicious Flawsome drinks available from our café.


Our Café is Walking Distance From Great Parks


Loaf’s café in Dublin 8 is only a short walk from some of Kilmainham's finest park. This includes a short walk to the Museum Park, a minute walk to Memorial Park and a ten minute walk from Phoenix Park. After a morning of playing catch in the park, Loaf is the perfect place to stop for a coffee break or a bite to eat. Why not arrange a play date with your fellow dog parents followed by a visit to our dog friendly café in Kilmainham? We can’t think of a better way to spend a Saturday morning!



We Serve Delicious Food