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The Commons Café

The Commons Café

Due to ongoing restrictions, The Commons at MoLI will be closed until further notice and will reopen as soon as the Government guidelines allow.

Domini and Peaches Kemp

Set in the original student dining halls of UCD Newman House, the Commons has long been a space for sharing food and ideas amongst friends. In its newest form, led by sisters Domini and Peaches Kemp, the Commons continues this wonderful legacy, showcasing Ireland’s beautiful produce and culinary heritage.

Beautifully restored, there are nods to Ireland’s literary history throughout. The commissioned artwork by photographer Trevor Hart and stylist Eleanor Harpur, was curated by Nicky Hooper, and reflects some of literature’s most famous culinary quotes. The café opens out onto our Courtyard Garden.

Enjoy an array of freshly baked goods and coffee from Roasted Brown in the gardens.

Contact the Commons
Email [email protected] 
Telephone 01 477 9822

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“The Commons Café is … already feeling like a new city favourite.”
– Catherine Cleary, The Irish Times

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