Enjoying a few drinks alongside brunch is a very Continental trend. Cities such as London and Paris popularised the concept. And nowadays, brunch is the ultimate thing to do with friends on the weekend.
Where better to rehash the week’s (or last night’s) events than over a brunch plate in a vibrant setting? To step it up a notch, opt for a “bottomless brunch”, whereby guests avail of unlimited alcohol.
For those of you who like what you’re are hearing, check out these five bottomless brunch spots in Dublin. You can thank us later!
5. Platform 61 – the hidden gem
Located on South William Street in the heart of Dublin’s “creative quarter” is Platform 61. Set in a hidden enclave, this intimate restaurant is perfect for all types of eaters. There are meat, fish, veggie and vegan dishes meaning all diets can be catered for.
Marketed as “one of Dublin’s best-kept secrets” on its website, all we can say is you truly have to give this place a try. It’s open for brunch six days a week (closed Mondays) and offers bottomless brunch every day.
For €16 per person, guests who order one brunch dish can avail of endless mimosas for 90 minutes (from the time of ordering). Extended sitting is available upon request.
Address: 27 William St S, Dublin, D02 RP86
4. Cleaver East – for a salubrious surrounding
Set in the salubrious surroundings of the five-star Clarence hotel in Dublin city is Cleaver East.
This fine restaurant was conceived by Michelin-star chef Oliver Dunne who brings a slice of New York sass to the Dublin dining scene.
Guests can partake in the much-talked-about #cleaverbrunchclub which offers two courses and bottomless mimosas for only €38 per person.
Alternatively, customers can opt to enjoy bottomless breakfast drinks for only €18.95, regardless of how many courses they chose to experience.
They even have a group brunch menu for parties of 10 or more, ensuring this restaurant remains one of the most booming bottomless brunch spots in Dublin.
Address: 6 Essex St E, Temple Bar, Dublin 2
3. Beef & Lobster – for surf and turf
Located on Parliament Street in Dublin city is Beef & Lobster. This restaurant – as the name suggests – offers upmarket surf and turf cuisine (i.e. seafood and meat).
A bottomless brunch menu runs Thursday and Friday (12pm – 3pm) and Saturday and Sunday (11:30am – 3:30pm). Bottomless mimosas or bellinis are available for two hours from the start of your sitting, for only €18 per head.
Guests can also choose to avail of a two-course bottomless brunch deal for €35. To enjoy bottomless brunch in Beef & Lobster, guests must spend a minimum of €10 per person.
Note: there is a second Beef & Lobster restaurant in Malahide on the Northside of Dublin city.
Address: 39-40 Parliament St, Temple Bar, Dublin 2
2. Bow Lane – for a cool clientele
This late-night cocktail bar and daytime boozy brunch spot in Dublin the place to be. In the early afternoon, it is a characterful restaurant. By evening it is an atmospheric date spot. Come night a DJ will keep you dancing.
Bottomless brunch is also a big draw at Bow Lane. The deal includes Bloody Maires (a Bow Lane take on the traditional cocktail), Bow Lane Boomerangs, Margeritas (another original) or Processo for €22, and one main brunch dish per person.
Expect tunes, booze, good vibes and one of the best bottomless brunch spots in Dublin
Address: 17 Aungier St, Dublin, D02 XF38
1. The Exchequer Wine Bar – for a stylish suburban brunch
Located in Ranelagh on the outskirts of Dublin city is The Exchequer Wine Bar.
This restaurant is generally favoured for its evening offering. However, it comes alive on the weekend with its epic bottomless brunch menu, too.
For only €15 guests can avail of unlimited drinks which free-flow two hours in total.
Make sure to book in advance, as this is one of the best bottomless brunch spots in Dublin. Oh, and try the Eggs Benedict – you can thank us later!
Address: 19 Ranelagh, Dublin 6