The coffee in Five Points is, as you would expect, superb. As good as you’ll find in the city, in fact.
The food though is where the place goes to the next level.
There is a focus on world-class ingredients and an inventive style and presentation that makes this feel extra special.
My only complaint would be the size of the menu. With only three dishes on the breakfast and lunch menus, you could easily struggle to find something you liked to eat. I
I’m putting this down to a new kitchen and am sure it will expand over time. As it was, my wild garlic scrambled eggs with sourdough was a delight.
All the boxes were ticked in terms of great tunes, free fast wi-fi and friendly service – making this a wonderful addition to the neighbourhood.
I think of cafés now in the same way that I did Irish pubs in the 90s. A place to meet friends.
Instead of the barman knowing your name, it will be the barista who does.
They serve great food and very soon, there will be one on every corner – as is already happening in certain pockets of the city.
Five Points is a shining microcosm of how this city is changing for the better. It will, without doubt, be a rip-roaring success and we’ll see many more similar spots opening.
The more the better.
Five Points HQ Is Pure Class And Confirms The Sweeping Café Culture Across Dublin