Dublin for the Day


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Wednesday; Dad and I headed down to Dublin for the day, a mini holiday under 2 hours drive down the road, different currency and the phone would be roaming so yeah, it’s kind of a mini holibob, a road trip for sure!

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First off we decided to get some breakfast in Belfast.  We picked The Ground Floor, Belmont Road, Belfast, Dad went for the all day breakfast and I went for a chocolate chip and pistachio scone with a salted caramel cappuccino (I am in love with this scone!!).

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And we set off, 1hr 30mins down the road and 1euro 90 for the toll.

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First off shopping and some pictures . . .

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Then we stopped for a spot of lunch, before heading down on Wednesday I decided to look up some quirky places to go for coffee, I found a couple of places but The Pepperpot, Powerscourt, Dublin caught my eye.

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The food was delicious, so fresh and tasted homemade.  I loved the quirkiness of The Pepperpot and Dad (who is a bit of a picky coffee drinker) even complimented how good the coffee was!  I would 100% recommend trying here, amazing food, well priced and really friendly and welcoming staff.

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Once again it was back to the shopping, browsing and photo taking . . .

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The stunning flower stands on Grafton Street.

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Brown Thomas

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Marks and Spencer

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Loved this t-shirt it made me giggle!!!

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Rocking the Top Hat

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Pigs on Parade – Art Display in St Stephen’s Green

After a lot of walking about and a bit of shopping (not much I really fancied in the shops, especially Penny’s, perhaps it was the wrong time of year) we decided to get a drink and something to eat.

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We decided to go to Café en Seine, Dawson Street, Dublin, Dad had been before, but this was my first time, a great atmosphere and I loved the interior!

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Drinks first, I went for the Jungle Juice (delicious, I’ll have to try and make it at home) and Dad went for a Peroni.

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And this was our food! YUM!!!

After a great, yet long day it was time to head home, definitely a bonus driving, means we didn’t have to wait about for the train or have to sit with other people or not get a seat at all.

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The bridge looks so pretty all lit up!

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