Before Stoneybatter had loads decent places to eat, there was SLICE. A spin-off of The Cake Cafe, Wexford St’s hidden gem, this intimate venue remains one of the area’s best-loved spots.
Take a quick walk down the quiet Manor Place, past Maureen’s grocery store and you’ll see a Terrazzo floor spelling out the word SLICE. A modest, white shopfront contrasts the colourful interiors of this tiny cafe, which serves up wholesome and tasty Irish food seven days a week.
The vibrant decor, menus and branding are by Pony Design, based in London but have worked with Panti Bar, Jameson and of course The Cake Cafe. Plates, aprons, tea-towels and cushions in SLICE are available for sale, as are coffee products.
Breakfast and lunch are available all week and there are always noteworthy daily specials here. At weekends, there’s a brunch until 5 pm – try the Sausage Scramble washed down with a prosecco cocktail.
The SLICE chefs take their doughnuts specials very seriously and go to great lengths to come up with innovative fillings such as Double Decker Chocolate and Loop the Loop ice cream. If you fancy something a little less decadent, grab yourself a Virtuous Seed and Nut Slice or a slice of Courgette Cake.
Be warned seating is limited and you might have to wait for a table. Private parties are popular for groups of 15-30 people and delivery is available. Watch out for events and workshops held at both cafes.
56 Manor Place Stoneybatter, Dublin 7