11:00 25 Oct 2019

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You can't beat a toastie for the ultimate comfort food.

Simple and tasty, they make a delicious quick bite or the perfect snack alongside a pint.

Lucky for us, there are plenty of places around Dublin mastering the simple art of the toastie.

Next time you're looking for some cheesy goodness, be sure to check out one of these.


Meltdown made waves in Dublin when they opened in 2018.

Servers of "melted cheese madness" and artisan coffee, they have a menu of interesting flavour combinations.

Their Mac Mama toastie is a must-try, with mac & cheese, bacon, scallions and mature white cheddar between slices of thick bread.

They also have a Cajun Chicken option and both veggie and vegan options.

Their full menu is available in Crowbar and also on Deliveroo.

Clanbrassil Coffee Shop

This sister and neighbour to the The Clanbrassil House is so tiny you could easily miss it.

However, once you find it you'll be visiting again and again!

They switch up their lunch menu regularly with flavours like Gubbeen chorizo, fire-roasted peppers & smoked scamorza cheese.

Or for those who like something a little different there's the "Kimcheese" toastie with kim-chi.

All served on Le Levain, an authentic traditional French artisan bread.

Loose Cannon

If you want to feel a little fancy while munching a toastie then this is the place for you.

A dedicated cheese and wine shop (heaven) you can sip natural wine and enjoy a decadent sandwich.

Options include confit duck and pickled pear, or a fancy twist on a traditional Ploughmans with derg cheddar, sweet apple pickle, red onion marmalade and buttered leeks.

Located at the Drury Street end of George's Arcade, it has benches outside where you can watch the world go by.


If a casual pub is more your style Grogan's is one of the best in the city.

Having a toastie and a pint of Guinness here is an experience that everyone should have.

They serve their wonderfully simple sandwich with a little jar of Colman's mustard and it's absolutely delicious!

It's just between Grafton Street and South William Street so you can bask in the buzz of the city.


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147 Deli

147 Deli know how to do gourmet.

Their sandwiches are reminiscent of an NY deli, with decadent ingredients and flavours.

On top of their regular menu they also do a weekly special, such as the fancy ham & cheese below.

We need to try that homemade ketchup!

It tends to be a busy spot but we recommend a visit when you're on the North Side of the city.

Fallon & Byrne

You just have to walk around Fallon & Byrne's foodhall to appreciate their luxury produce.

When it comes to toasties, there's big expectations considering they have their own in house cheese counter.

They live up to this expectation with one of the best sandwich selections in Dublin and a focus on seasonal ingredients.

We recommend the Croque monsieur.


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This tiny little bar always has people spilling out into South Anne Street.

It's charming, homely interior makes it a timeless traditional Irish pub.

If you're lucky enough to get a seat inside, settle into a cosy snug and soak up the atmosphere.

These guys stick to their theme and do simple, traditional and delicious toasties.


Doughboys are serious about good sandwiches and are passionate about freshness.

Bread is delivered and meats are roasted in house on the daily in their Temple Bar shop.

Another NYC inspired spot, they like to have a bit of fun with their combinations and specials.

They have every filling you can think of and even stuff their California Chicken with Hunky Dory crisps.


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Frank Leboeuf #special Disclaimer: This is not endorsed by Frank Leboeuf but we reckon he’d love it if he tried it!

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A short hop out of town, Bibi's was born from the combined skills of the owner and her brother.

Their ever-changing menu is influenced by creativity and the use of prime Irish produce.

The minimalist menu has two toasted sandwich options: ham, cheese and homemade chutney, or chorizo, manchego and sundried tomato.

Both are served on sourdough bread and pan-fried to perfection.

Mary's Bar

One of the best spots in Dublin for live music and sport.

If you're looking for somewhere to watch a match in comfort, Mary's is the place to be.

You'll feel super nostalgic in here with their selection of timeless confectionery such as sour apple drops, refreshers and sherbet lemons.

Their toasties follow suit with timeless classics of ham and cheese, just cheese and cheese, tomato and onion.


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A young cheese walks into the bar. "You need to be more mature to get served in here" says the barman. #Marysyeronlyman

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