It’s always great to get a date in the calendar with your friends for bottomless brunch, as it calls for getting dressed up and enjoying fabulous food and drinks. Usually beginning late morning or early afternoon, you can create memories with your friends alongside as many mimosas as you’d like.
Bottomless brunch was traditionally always mimosas, however, nowadays most places in Dublin city have adapted their menus to include more tasty cocktails. The best part about bottomless brunch is it usually costs less than you would averagely spend when you head out for drinks and a meal with your friend group. If you need ideas for bottomless brunch in Dublin city centre, we’ve got you covered in our complete list.
Thundercut Alley, Smithfield
This self-proclaimed “quirky, weird spot in Smithfield” has a fabulous brunch menu including the classic full Irish breakfast as well as Mexican favourites like huevos rancheros, nachos and a jerk chicken sandwich. The interior decor adds to the experience you and your pals will receive, as graffiti lines the walls and makes for an interesting background for any group photos. Thundercat Alley is also located in a sweet spot near all the best pubs in Smithfield and Stoneybatter if you and your friends want to keep the party going after brunch!
Thundercut Alley Bottomless Brunch runs Saturday and Sunday from 11am and costs around €18.50 for bottomless mimosas. Or, if your party happens to fall on a weekday, Thundercut Alley hosts bottomless nights on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Sundays.
Cleaver East, Temple Bar
Cleaver East was Ireland’s first reigning champion of Dublin’s bottomless brunch, so you and your friends can benefit from their mixologist’s cocktail experience. This contemporary restaurant offers a unique dining experience, run by Irish chef and restaurateur Oliver Dunne.
The menu has dishes sourced from local ingredients with infusions from East Asia. There is an in-house DJ in an industrial-style dining room where you can enjoy their flavoursome dishes. Their brunch dishes range from tacos to savoury waffles and steak sandwiches. Followed by a fab dessert menu including the fan favourites chocolate mousse and a selection of ice cream.
Their famous bottomless brunch runs Saturday & Sunday from 11 am offering mimosas and bellinis for €19.95 per person. This bottomless brunch restaurant is also the perfect place for groups as they offer group brunch for parties of over 10 people.
Platform 61, South William Street
This restaurant offers a healthy take on contemporary European cuisine in their New-York underground subway-inspired diner. It mimics the subway platform underneath the famous Waldorf Astoria hotel in New York City. You and your pals can enjoy bottomless mimosas with gorgeous views from the terrace, along with gorgeous decor. Their menu is a mix of meat and veggie options like steak sandwiches, huevos rancheros and eggs benedict.
Platform 61 serves bottomless brunch every day of the week, Monday-Friday, 12-4pm and on Saturdays and Sundays, 11-5pm. Enjoy bottomless mimosas here for €18.
Beef and Lobster, Temple Bar
Located on Parliament Street, this is one of the better known bottomless brunch places Dublin has to offer. On their menu, they offer a wide variety of brunch dishes, from tacos to poached eggs. Build your own cheesecake is an option offered by this restaurant that you and your friends should definitely indulge in. You choose the toppings and sauces for your cheesecake.
Beef and Lobster’s bottomless brunch is available Saturdays and Sundays from 12 to 6pm. They offer time slots of 1 hour and 45 minutes of bottomless mimosas or bellinis for €19.95 per person. They also do group seating, so it is worth booking a table beforehand for you and your friends.
The Square Ball, Hogan Place
With no shortage of board and card games to choose from, the Square Ball is a quirky pub for competitive groups who enjoy games. The Square Ball’s menu has brunch classics like French toast, avocado on toast and for the veggies, a vegan dog.
The Square Ball bottomless brunch runs Saturdays and Sundays from 12 to 4pm and your group gets a two-hour slot. Their bottomless brunch costs €35 per person, but this also includes one main dish from their menu.
Bow Lane Social Club, Aungier Street
Bow Lane Social Club’s bottomless brunch menu offers not just classic mimosas or bellini, but they have a wide selection of brunch drinks to choose from. You and your friends could experiment with brunch cocktails that include gin, vodka and tequila. There’s a fabulous range of classy brunch favourites like crab cakes, dhal curry or jumbo prawn udon stir fry among many others.
Bow Lane’s bottomless brunch is available on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays for €30 per person. Slots of two hours are available for you and your friends to enjoy their food and drinks.
Chimac, Aungier Street
If you’re not in the mood for mimosas, Chimac’s brunch drink of choice is frosé. Chimac’s name is a combination of the Korean word for chicken and beer, so as you would expect, all the items on their menu include fried chicken dishes like chicken and waffles.
Their bottomless brunch offering runs on Sundays only from 11.30-3:30 and costs €20.00 per person, and you get a 90-minute slot.
If you and your group of friends plan on making a trip out of this day of sipping mimosas, you are going to have to book a hotel room in Dublin. Maldron Hotel Smithfield is our 4 star hotel in Dublin city centre ideal for groups. It is located in Dublin 7, just a short walk to all the bottomless brunch offers mentioned on this list.
*All times and prices mentioned in this list are subject to change