Phoenix Café, Tea Rooms & Ice Cream Kiosks
Phoenix Café (An Fionn Uisce)
The Phoenix Café is located in the grounds of the Visitor Centre adjoining The Walled Garden and Ashtown Castle. The café serves a wide range of hearty quiches, soups, salads and homemade cakes. Everything is prepared freshly and is mostly organic. There is a daily special and a range of toasted foccacia, panini and wraps with intensity fillings.
Recently voted one of the top 10 independent cafés in Ireland it has also received a Georgina Campbell food award and has had many positive write ups. The café is renowned for its scones which people have been known to book by telephone as they sell out very fast. They also have a wide range of speciality teas, coffee, lattés and cappucinos.
The café is set in the heart of Ashtown Demesne and is surrounded by beautiful trees with a large outdoor terrace perfect for dining al fresco. There is also plenty of car parking nearby.
Opening hours January to December 9.30am to 4pm, October to March 9.30am to 5pm -
Telephone: 01 677 0090
Phoenix Park Tea Rooms
Originally Victorian Tea Rooms, this a Victorian style building dating back to the late 1800's which is situated beside Dublin Zoo on Chesterfield Avenue.
Today the Tea Rooms serve a modern food fare of freshly baked scones and jam, homemade soup and bread, paninis, wraps, homemade desserts and cakes. Drinks include organic coffee and fairtrade tea.
Outdoor seating area, ideal for those lazy Summer days.
Opening Hours Early October to late March 10am to 4pm; Early April to late September 10am to 5.30pm
Ice Cream Kiosks
Ice cream vendors are located at the Papal Cross. This location is popular for tourists and regular visitors to the park due to its close proximity to the Fifteen Acres, where the deer herd are commonly found, and of course the Papal Cross itself, the site of the Papal Mass in 1979.