Anyone that wants to learn about the best places to buy ice cream, cakes, and cookies in Dublin has found the right post. There are plenty of great dessert shops selling sweets around town and we will do our best to point you in the right direction.
We will start off with the best ice cream shops in your area. Anyone that is searching for vanilla, chocolate, gelato, frozen yogurt, malts, ice cream cakes, and other frozen delights has plenty of options to choose from.
Up next we will get into bakeries where you can buy local cakes, cookies, pastries, and all kinds of sweet treats. Then we will niche down and get into donut shops, where to buy cupcakes, candy stores, and chocolate and fudge shops near you.
Following that we will discuss some healthy dessert options in Dublin like gluten free bakeries and smoothie shops. Our last section will be about restaurants known for must have desserts in your area.
Towards the end you will find a map that has all the various venues we are mentioning throughout the post pinned on it. This link can take you to more of our posts on the best desserts in Europe if you are interested.
Ice Cream & Frozen Yogurt
When you want to eat the best ice cream in Dublin or some healthier frozen yogurt try:
- Murphys Ice Cream at 27 Wicklow St
- Gino’s at 41 Henry St, North City
- Sally’s Hand Rolled Ice Cream at The Square Tallaght, Belgard Square E
- Arctic Stone Hand Rolled Ice Cream at #82 Blackrock Market, 19A Main St
In addition to wonderful crêpes, waffles, milkshakes, and other treats Gino’s offers over 50 different flavors of ice cream near you including kinder bueno, Oreo, bubblegum, and much more.
Sally’s uses the highest quality fresh ingredients to make the authentic Thai hand rolled ice cream that can be topped with a variety of tasty items and syrups.
Arctic Stone Ice Cream is a multi-award-winning local ice cream shop that has something for everyone with their fresh cream foundation and dairy-free vegan rolled ice cream mixtures along with hot Belgian waffles and exquisite coffee. Private gatherings and catering services are provided.
Bakeries In Your Area
These bakeries near you should have great cakes, cookies, pastries, and more:
- Mannings at 39/40 Thomas St, The Liberties
- Bread 41 at 41 Pearse St
- The Bretzel Bakery & Café at 1A Lennox St
- Bread Naturally at 10 Main St
- Il Valentino Bakery & Café at Gallery Quay, 5, Grand Canal Dock
Mannings Bakery and Cafe is a genuine artisan family bakery that specializes in coffee, treats, celebration cakes, breakfast, and lunch offerings.
Bread 41 is an organic bakery that serves unique bread, pastries, and custom cakes in your area.
Real bread prepared with passion by artisan bakers is available at Bread Naturally without any additives and exclusively utilizing organic flour.
Il Valentino Bakery & Cafe is a laid-back spot for Italian bread, pastries, and desserts to take home or enjoy with coffee on the premises.
Local Donut Shops
Start your morning off right at one of these donut shops:
The Rolling Donut prepares donuts with fillings and toppings every day along with handcrafted sourdough and vegan donuts.
The Hot Donut is a great place to find sweet and savory donuts near you as well as numerous vegan options that are handcrafted daily using a great Polish recipe.
Where To Buy Cupcakes
There are some really good cupcake shops around town:
Cupcakes, brownies, scones, bread, and artisan Irish delicacies such as honey, cheese, jams, peanut butter, hot sauces, mustards, smoked salmon, and much more are some of the favorites at The Bakery by The Cupcake Bloke.
The Cupcake Store is known to produce handcrafted cupcakes for all occasions, cookies, and traybakes on a daily basis.
Candy Stores Near You
These local candy stores should have a wide variety of sugary treats to choose from:
- Candy Lab at Cope St, Temple Bar
- Aunty Nellie’s at 17A, Temple Bar
- The Candy Box at M50 Business Park #E7
- Brady’s Newsagents at 22 St Agnes Rd
Chocolate, soda, cookies, chips, and a variety of other American candy and culinary goods are some of the most ordered items at Candy Lab.
Aunty Nellies Sweet Shop excels at Irish Artisan candy and supports sweet manufacturers and chocolatiers across Ireland.
Chocolate & Fudge Shops
Buy homemade chocolate and fudge at these shops:
- The Leonidas Chocolate Shop at Royal Hibernian Way, 16 Dawson St
- Butlers Chocolates at Clonshaugh Business & Technology Park, Coolock
Leonidas offers over a hundred different chocolates that are all handcrafted with 100 percent pure cocoa butter.
Butlers Chocolates is a chocolatier and coffee shop that specializes in handcrafted confections, pastries, and sandwiches.
Gluten Free Bakeries
The Cupcake Store from our previous list is a great place to find gluten-free baked goods in town and if you have anywhere else to recommend please let us know in the comments, thanks.
Smoothies are a good combination of tasty and healthy:
Local Restaurants With Great Desserts
Lastly, these restaurants are known for their must have desserts:
- Queen of Tarts at Cow’s Ln, Dame St, Temple Bar
- The Winding Stair at 40 Ormond Quay Lower
- Pitt Bros BBQ at 84-88 George’s St Upper
- Neon Asian Street Food at 17 Camden St Lower
Queen of Tarts is a contemporary café with a mezzanine floor that serves freshly prepared breakfasts, lunches, and some of the best local desserts.
The Winding Stair is a delicious Irish restaurant that offers desserts like chocolate and stout mousse, peanut praline with raspberries, and brown sugar pavlova which are some of the specialties.
Neon Asian Street Food is an urban-rustic diner with communal tables and home delivery that serves Asian-inspired meals and some of the best desserts in your area that are served with free ice cream.
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Enjoy Ice Cream, Cookies & Cakes In Dublin
For now that is all we have to share but check back in because we plan to update this post often. After reading about all these local shops to buy ice cream, frozen yogurt, cookies, cakes, pastries, other bakery items, cupcakes, donuts, chocolate, fudge, candy, gluten free baked goods, smoothies, and even restaurants with can’t miss desserts in your area you should be ready to find your next sweet indulgence.
Please use the comments to let us know if any shops have closed down, or if we posted anything that is incorrect. Now have fun eating your ice cream, cookies, and cakes in Dublin.