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Eat at Trinity

The city centre campus is home to a wide selection of restaurants and cafes. Choose from a barista-style coffee to a quick bite to eat or a fine dining experience.
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The 1592

  • Lunches
  • Fine Dining
At Trinity’s elegant 1592 restaurant, you can dine to your heart’s content.
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The Buttery

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Quick bites
Located just off the front square, offering a wide range of food choices from full breakfast, deli counter, hot food and salad bar. Food service finishes 30 minutes before closing time.
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The Perch Café

  • Coffee
  • Quick bites
Choose from a selection of home-baked pastries, locally roasted coffee, teas and snacks. The cafe includes indoor and outdoor seating, ideal for soaking up the atmosphere of the Trinity campus.

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The Forum

  • Breakfast
  • Coffee
  • Quick bites
Based on the ground floor of Trinity Business School, the Forum offers hot breakfast, coffee, teas and pastries.
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Aras an Phiarsaigh

  • Coffee
  • Quick bites
A little oasis at the centre of campus. A great spot to grab a tea or coffee on the run. Perfect for a “pick me up” during the day.
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The Dining Hall

  • Lunch
A selection of hot dishes, soups and desserts available for lunch. Eat in this 18th century building with impressive light-filled interiors, high ceiling and timber panelled walls.
Use the map below to find all of the places to eat across the Trinity campus
Funding The Future

Proceeds from your visit are invested back into Trinity College Dublin.

Every visit counts. Revenue from your visit is invested back into Trinity College Dublin to support the academic mission of the University and fund development projects and conservation programmes.

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Green agenda at Trinity

  • Trinity is a Green Campus
  • Look out for bee hives and solitary pollinator hotels to encourage insect populations
  • For visitors cycling into Trinity, we have bike parking throughout
  • No charge for plant based milks in any of our cafes or restaurants
  • Explore the Green Maps of Trinity, they’ll show you where to recycle; where to fill up your water bottle; where to find vegetarian food options and eco-friendly shops; where there are innovative energy retrofits on campus, rainwater harvesting and green roofs

See what else you can do at Trinity

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Trinity Trails
Explore Trinity’s 47-acre historic campus, with our guided walking tours.
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Meetings & Events
Host receptions and conferences in the heart of Ireland’s oldest university.
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Stay at Trinity
Stay at Trinity’s historic campus throughout the Summer months.
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Book of Kells
Visit the Book of Kells, Ireland’s greatest cultural treasure, and marvel at the Long Room.