The Best Sandwiches in Dublin City Centre
The sandwich – the star of the show every lunch time. The holy grail of the midday meal. Here are some DublinTown businesses that take sandwich creation as serious as we do.
Opening in 1996 with a single clear objective, to bring genuine New York delicatessen foods to Dublin, The Pig and Heifer were the first of it’s kind in Ireland. They boast an original New York recipe for pastrami, and the first in Ireland to serve real ‘pastrami on rye’.
Mary Street, Moore Street & North Earl Street
The home of great cakes, coffee and sandwiches since 1974. Ann’s Bakery now have locations on Mary Street, Moore Street and North Earl Street. If you work or shop over the north side of the city, chances are you’ve been in. This family owned business was established over forty years ago and have established a special place in the hearts of the people of Dublin ever since. Their break is baked fresh on site using traditional techniques.
Camerino is owner-run and it truly sets it apart from the rest. Their sandwiches are made fresh daily by their amazing team and they offer four different types as well as a daily sandwich special. Their beef brisket and marinated kale are both something special! All sandwiches are made using their fresh home baked bread.
A bit of a special one here, The Reuben. The Reuben Sandwich origins may come all the way from Nebraska, but the best one you’ll find in Dublin is at Morelands Grill. It’s an American grilled sandwich composed of corned beef, Swiss cheese, sauerkraut, and Russian dressing, grilled between slices of rye bread. Delicious.
Fallon & Bryne offer locally sourced ingrediants on fresh bakes breadl. Free-range chicken, ripe Italian tomatoes, well-hung Irish Angus beef, aged Parmesan cheese, home-baked honey-roast ham, seasonal local vegetables, fresh-baked bread, Howth-smoked salmon and the rest. Bring out the best in them and serve in delicious sandwiches, salads and hot meals, made on the premises for your delectation. All available to eat in or take out.
Wolfe Tone Square
The Tram Café is a old style Tram bursting with character right off Henry street. It recently won Best Café Design at the Irish Cafe Awards 2019. Their sandwiches are simple yet delicious, Ham & Cheese, Pastrami, Beetroot & Goats Cheese and the DublinTown Hottie. Yep, you read that right, The DublinTown hottie. Cheddar, chicken, carmelized onins, grapes and mustrad and mayo. YUM. All of their sandweiches are excellently priced at €5 too. Barg.
The pastry kitchen and café is an independent café in the heart of Dublin One. Everything is made fresh in store with quality ingredients. It’s known for it’s buzzy, friendly atmosphere and it’s reasonably priced food. All of their rolls are pre-made, perfect for on the go!
Powerscourt Townhouse Centre
A favourite of ours. Their bacon, cheddar and pear sandwich is a cut above the rest. The bread is always as fresh as it could come, the ingrediants fragrant and delicious. It’s a place you’ll happily return again and again. And the fact that it’s located in the bustling and beautiful Powerscourt Townhouse Centre is a plus!
South William Street
In our humble opinion, one cannot compile a list of sandwiches in Dublin and not mention the ham and cheese toastie in Grogans. It stand the test of time and ever changing trends and tastes of Dublin. If you know, you know. And if you dont, stop what youre doing and get down to Grogans for a pint and a sambo.
Dunnes Stores, Stephen’s Green Shopping Centre & Henry Street
Getting to choose your own bread and fillings is a simple yet important factor in any sandwich creation. Baxter & Greene is a market café and deli located in almost all Dunnes Stores. they aim to get back to basics and are proud of their real approach to food.
Abbey Street, Jervis Shopping Centre, Talbot Mall, Ilac Shopping Centre, Stephen’s Green Shopping Centre & Nassau Street
The OG of on the go sandwich making. Need we say more. Fresh ingredients, fresh bread, and crisps come on the side – heaven.
The Blaa – a fresh bap from Waterford that sets a sandwich a part from the rest. Provided by Walshs bakehouse, the blaas in Hatch sons fresh and the fillings delicious. No fuss, just good, honest, Irish food.
The shop we wish we could do our weekly shop in every week. Their extensive food market is located on the bottom floor of their Suffolk Street premises and it’s filled with fresh and interesting baked goods, condiments and treats. They also have delicious pre made sandwiches that are filled with artisan foods.