Scotch eggs and €2 coffee - 5 things we're Lovin in Dublin this week

By Fiona Frawley

November 3, 2022 at 5:14pm


Welcome to the L List, our weekly round up of things we're Lovin in Dublin across food, culture and craic.

This week, the Christmas food has been creeping in, a wheel of hot molten cheese has taken over Exchequer Street and there's speciality coffee for €2 in Dublin 8. This is not a drill.

Looking for a bit of inspo for what to eat, watch and enjoy? We've got you covered.

The Raclette Station at Fallon & Byrne

Sadly finishing up this Friday (4th) Fallon & Byrne's raclette station is fulfilling the wishes of the dairy gods by scraping hot, melty cheese onto spuds, parma ham and pickles. A culinary dream come true, by all accounts. Hopefully this isn't the last we see of the station.


€2 coffee

No, your eyes do not deceive you. €2 coffee in Dublin exists and here's where to get it.

Recently opened Flower & Bean on Cork Street are self-professed coffee nerds, and have taken to preparing a delicious batch brew filter every morning. For many coffee connoisseurs, filter is the optimum way to enjoy a specialty brew and at Flower & Bean, a cup of it will cost you just €2.50. What's more, their discount for bringing your own cup is an impressive 50c (you'd be hard pressed to find a keep cup discount over 10 or 20c in Dublin, in my experience), meaning your morning coffee can set you back just €2. We'll all be buying houses in no time.


Laura's Thrifted Looks

If you regularly find yourself down a TikTok hole before bedtime, looking for wholesome, comforting content, give Laura's Thrifted Looks a follow. Mam-of-6 Laura is currently on a journey of '100 days of thrifted outfits to help me cope with my anxiety', which means regular top-notch hauls following charity shop visits in which she picks up some bonafide gems. As well as this, Laura is an expert up-cycler - after several requests in the comments, she's now doing indulging her followers with tours of her home which is full of up-cycled and repurposed furniture, all talked through in her soothing Northern accent. A dream follow, tbh.

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Christmas dinner spring rolls


Brace yourselves, the Christmas party bookings are coming. I'm not complaining tbh - I adore Christmas food in all its various incarnations, and this year will be making it my mission to try these turkey-and-stuffing filled spring rolls from Happy Endings.

Scotch Egg from Chequer Lane

Jamie Oliver's newest Irish venture opened on Exchequer Street recently and we headed in for a try last week. Everything on the menu is delicious but the show-stopper for me personally was the scotch egg made with Jane Russell's famous black pudding, perfectly cooked egg and served on what I initially thought was a bed of boujie scramblers, but it's actually gribiche (a cold egg sauce with pickled cucumbers, capers and parsley - immense). Full review of the meal coming soon.


Same time, same place next week for a fresh round up of everything we're Lovin in Dublin!

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