COVID-19 has taken everyone by surprise. We can see its effects on our global and local economy, with so many local businesses closing or limiting their operation to protect their patrons and amazing staff. To help our indie cafes, here is an update on what local coffee houses and roasters are doing that you can visit in a responsible manner or order from.
UPDATED: March 23rd, 2020.
Camerino in Capel Street is now open at 7.30am-3.30pm. They are still baking fresh bread each day. To place an order, call on 01 537 7755. They are happy to deliver within Dublin for those who cannot pop in for collection. Drop by for lunch, coffee or treats which are ready for collection. You can pay by contactless or over the phone before your visit. For coffee lovers, go to Roasted Brown, their coffee supplier who has recently launched their online store to help the cafe build up their sales. You can order coffee beans through their online shop and get 10% discount by using the cafe’s code “CAMERINO.” 100 % of the roaster’s profit goes to their customers and you get a sweet 10% off your coffee.
Cracked Nut in Camden Street is open Mon-Fri, 8am-3pm. They are closed at the weekend.
First Draft Coffee and Wine is open 9am-7pm. Mind the break from 3pm-5pm. Grab your bag of Roasted Brown coffee or a wine bottle from Ger’s fab selection.
Ebb and Flow will be changing their opening hours on a daily basis so make sure to check their Instagram and Facebook for updates. For this Monday, March 23, they will be open from 10am-3pm. Social distancing in place.
Foam Coffee in Terenure is open. They prepare food for collection. Call them at 01 406 4583. If you live locally, they would be happy to deliver. Visiting for the weekend, they have 6 zones marked X so implement the social distancing policy. So if you don’t see a free X zone, wait outside.
The Bakery by The Cupcake Bloke in Rialto is still open in Rialto with shorter hours. They are now open Thurs – Sat, 9am-5pm.
The Dublin Cookie Co in Thomas Street is open seven days a week for takeaways only and click and collect. You can also order via Deliveroo. They are open Mon-Fri, 9am-4pm, and at the weekend from 10am-4pm. They have put together a few sweet packs such as Self Isolation Sunshine Box and Family Night In Pack that are available for purchase in their online shop.
Legit Coffee in Meath Street is open for takeaway snacks and coffee. You can also purchase gift cards or donate via their website to help support the cafe and its staff. Visit their online shop to order Full Circle Roasters for your home coffee needs.
Grindstone Coffee in Dublin 16 is still open Mon-Fri, 8am-3pm and weekends 9am-3pm. They are serving takeaway coffee only.
BaaBaa By blacksheep Foods in Chapelizod is now closed. They are now working on setting up online delivery.
East Village is open 8.30am -3pm for to-go orders. They are now offering a tasty takeaway menu with some reduced prices. They are offering deliveries (from 9am-2pm but check their Instagram for updates). They have Full Circle Roasters and Urbanity Coffee for your home brewing needs so make sure to check them out.
Coffee Work Lucan is still open. They currently allow only 2 people in store at a time. Keep an eye on their Instagram for updates.
TwoBeans Coffee Bar on George’s Street is still open. The are operating from 10am-3pm. Only takeaway coffee. A great place to get stock up on The Barn beans and equipment for your home brewing.
Need coffee for your home brewing? These roasters are delivering
3FE – roasted and dispatched on the next business day; delivered by DPD. So if you order on Monday, expect your coffee on Wednesday. Visit their online store now. You can also stock up in their shop on brewing gear such as coffee filters for your Chemex or V60.
Badger and Dodo – the Fermoy -based roastery is roasting and posting throughout the week. Orders are going out daily, with next day delivery via Nightline. They send out orders once a week via courier. Check out their online store here.
Java Republic -they are delivering as per usual, with up to 7-10 working days. They are offering free shipping for orders over €25 within Ireland. They are also a good place to check for some brewing gear and teas. Check their online store now.
Proper Order – though not a roastery, this cafe is accepting online orders on Square Mile coffee, Aeropress gear and V60 filters via their online store. They are delivering Tuesday and Friday. Make sure your order is in by 5pm the day before. Order online here.
With the global pandemic hovering above our heads, it has become painfully clear how damaging the situation is to our life, both personal and professional. Let’s take care of each other and of our community.
Also sending a lot of love to cafes and local businesses that are now closed. Make sure to support them either now or when they are back open and ready to treat us with their goods.