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The Tea Rooms

Emo Cottage 5A Main Street | Lucan, Dublin Dublin 20, Ireland
+353 1 621 2668
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good21%
  • Average14%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible19%
4 Oct 2016
“Place needs a good scrubbing”
13 Nov 2016
“Needs new staff and a major clean! ”
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Cafe, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Emo Cottage 5A Main Street | Lucan, Dublin Dublin 20, Ireland
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Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Living in Lucan, this USED to be our local...but it has majorly gone down hill both in cleanliness and staff wise. The whole restaurant and toilets need a major scrub. Dirty floors, sticky tables, filthy bathrooms, ridiculous for a small cafe. The staff are so...More

1  Thank Laura D
Reviewed 1 November 2016

My wife and I decided over the Bank Holiday weekend to treat ourselves to a nice afternoon brunch without the kids. We chose the Tea Rooms because we're long time Lucan residents and my wife had eaten there previously and found the food quite good....More

Thank Broger
Reviewed 4 October 2016

feeling of dirtiness when you go past the till area. is ok sitting near door. food is average. they do good coffee and dessderts

Thank Fergus K
Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

Three of us went for Breakfast on the 10th July. Place was near empty when we arrived. We place an order for three breakfasts and tea for three. It took 15 min for the tea to arrive and the food never did arrive! After 20...More

Thank Neil F
Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

Is this place ever going to improve? For the first time ever good service! But then I was charged for coffee which is included with the breakfast. While attempting to support local eateries I do return occasionally but I feel it's time to give up...More

Thank liz n
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Reviewed 14 May 2016 via mobile

I suffer with coeliac and asked for extra rashers and mushrooms instead of sausage and pudding with gluten free bread and my partner ordered the full Irish with tomato. After 15 minutes, what we got was disappointing, my partner got half a tomato sliced which...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 14 May 2016

Before writing this review, I looked at the previous reviews and was very surprised. My time at the now Bistro 5 was much different. The food was fantastic - really tasty, well-presented and was not waiting longer than usual for it to come. The menu...More

Thank RayDolan
Reviewed 9 May 2016

We were in Lucan Village on Saturday afternoon and fancied something to eat. We were walking passed the Tea Rooms and thought we would treat ourselves. We went in and were seated. It was a nice, relaxed atmosphere. It sounded busier in the section further...More

1  Thank Jenz85
Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

Arrived here on a lovely Sunday late morning ready for a bit of late breakfast/brunch. This is the 3rd time we've given this place a chance. The last 2 occasions weren't up to standard but we decided since its changed hands and now renamed Bistro...More

1  Thank poppie1967
Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

I have lived in Lucan a number of years now and I have came to visit here more often than I wanted to due to how local it was to me. The food is alright, I cannot complain to much about it but the quality...More

1  Thank Zguly
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26 August 2015|
Response from Niall29 |
Agreed. The blond lady doing front of house is as rude as you can get. We haven't been back in over a year 100% because of her and her stinking attitude.
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Restaurant Details

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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
08:00 - 18:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Emo Cottage 5A Main Street | Lucan, Dublin Dublin 20, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
  • Phone Number: +353 1 621 2668
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