Bean in Dingle
Here’s the thing about Bean: basically, it's the centre of the universe.
If you are visiting Dingle for one of their many, superb festivals, or even if you are simply an ordinary decent citizen of the town, you quickly find yourself saying to everyone: “Meet you in Bean.”
And you go to Bean to meet your friends, and everyone else meeting their friends is also meeting them in Bean.
Centre of the universe. And crowded.
Justin Burgess began with an idea for a coffee cart, but that quickly turned into a bricks-and-mortar setting on Green Street where Justin and the team – brother Luke and sister Georgia – serve a special Badger & Dodo blend made just for them, a mix of Brazilian Ipanema, Ethiopian Yirgacheffe and Guatemalan San Juan. They call it the Bean Bán, and the superb coffees and the bonhommie of the service, and the cool t-shirts and the snapback hats, and the porridge pots and the fresh bakes, caught the zeitgeist of the town right from the off, and they have been jammers ever since.
Justin and the team source their breads and pastries from two splendid local bakeries, Bácús and Blúiríní Blasta, Nanny Anna bakes the demon lemon drizzle cakes and you can also enjoy Dingle sushi (sushi and espressos go wonderfully well together: trust us), and the buzz in Bean in Dingle is irresistible.
Because Bean is the centre of the universe.
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