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An oasis in the heart of Temple Bar, the IFI Café Bar is a haven for film foodies from far and wide. With a host of high quality yet affordable options from our lunch and dinner menus, along with IFI patrons soaking up the atmosphere with a coffee, tea or dessert from our extensive range, this is truly a place where people can relax and enjoy great food and drinks. There’s also a substantial selection of craft beers to suit even the most discerning of tastes.

Serving Everyday 12.30pm-9.30pm!

Instagram Competition: Upload a picture of your meal to Instagram and tag us (@irishfilminstitute) for a chance to win a pair of tickets to our October Feast Your Eyes screening of I, Daniel Blake 

Sunday Brunch

The IFI Café Bar’s mouth-watering Sunday Brunch menu includes dishes such as Eggs Florentine, Mediterranean Omelette and Traditional Irish Cooked Breakfast, or for those who fancy something sweeter, an American-style Pancake Stack with Bacon and Maple Syrup or French Toast dusted with Icing Sugar and served with Chocolate Spread!



To make a table reservation at the restaurant, please call 01 679 8712 or email us

If you’re rushing to see a film, please let your server know so we have you there in plenty of time!

Don’t forget to hand your Membership or free Loyalty Card to your server to avail of your discount and/or points.

All of our vegetarian dishes are marked with (V)


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The League of Extraordinary Pub Quizzes

The FREE monthly pub quiz in the IFI Café Bar will take place on a new date: the first Tuesday of each month, 
so join us at 21.30 with your brainiest buddies and most inventive team names! Teams must have four people and the table who wins each month will be included in a champions’ league, competing for a grand prize.

Beer Garden: If the weather is good, don’t forget our sunny courtyard beer garden.

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