Places to eat breakfast in Kinsale

There’s no better way to start off your morning than with a flavoursome breakfast!  Kinsale is one of the most picturesque and historic towns on the south west coast of Ireland with has been hailed as ‘The Gourmet Capital of Ireland’. Browse through our the list to find the perfect places to eat breakfast in Kinsale.

Places to eat breakfast in Kinsale

Poets Corner

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Poets corner is a cute and cozy cafe tucked among the streets in Kinsale.  Books line the shelves, and one of the breakfasts options offers a book (Exchangeable ones only) Poets Corner combines strong passion for books and Italian blend coffee. Don’t worry if you’re not a coffee lover, they have a range of teas and Sticky hot chocolate.  Breakfast items include Boiled Eggs , Artisan Focaccia Toast,  mild cheddar, Aromatic Salami, traditional Irish Ham, Homemade Guacamole,  Butter, Homemade Jam with juice or tea/coffee. The healthy breakfast includes; muesli with fresh warm milk, fresh fruit, honey, organic yogurt, artisan focaccia toast and tea/coffee. You can choose from  The Famous Poet, The Literary Poet, The healthy poet Kinsale’s Famous Eggs in a Glass and Little Bites. Poets corner also serves bread that is handmade by their local bakery, sandwiches and toasties.

Lemon Leaf Café

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The breakfast menu in the Lemon Leaf Cafe offers a huge diversification; full breakfast, vegetarian breakfast, baps,  porridge, sundae, pancakes, a variety of egg dishes,  omelette, sausage rolls and more. There really is something for everyone to enjoy. The décor is lovely, bright and fresh similar to a lemon leaf!  You can choose to sit inside or in the pretty calming courtyard, which is perfect space for children. The Lemon Leaf Café supports local producers with meat from Lordans in Ballinspittle, Clonakilty Black pudding, Durrus cheese and free range eggs from Beechwood Farm. Lemon Leaf Cafe is open daily serving teas, coffees, breakfast, brunch, lunch and sweet treats.

Nine Market Street

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Nine Market Street was awarded a prestigious Mckenna’s Guide Award for 2015 & 2016. Breakfast options include; porridge granola, scrambled or poached eggs served with toast, fresh scones, pastries and sausage rolls. The majority of the produce is locally sourced with everything made fresh in house. Nine Market Street is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner and can cater for big groups/private parties.

Places to eat breakfast in Kinsale

For dinner eating options you can check out our article on places to eat in Kinsale. Or if you are looking for activities to do while visiting Kinsale you can check out our article on things to do in Kinsale. Happy Brunching!