Discover the 175-year history of Irish coffee company Bewley’s
• Learn about one of Ireland’s most enduring business success stories
• Check out the historic cafe with a local expert
• Enjoy a freshly-baked treat and cup of Bewley’s coffee or tea
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"Family-owned coffee company Bewley’s is one of Dublin’s most fascinating and beloved local businesses. Head to its Grafton Street home to hear all about its stunning growth (it now has roasting facilities in the UK and US), followed by a freshly-baked Heritage Bun and a Bewley’s tea or coffee in the historic and recently-renovated cafe. You’ll learn all the interesting nuggets of Bewley’s history including how founder Joshua Bewley launched the business by chartering a clipper ship on a treacherous roundtrip journey to the Far East. His was the very first vessel to travel from China to Ireland and he returned with 2,099 chests of tea leaves!"
- English, German, French, Irish and Italian speaking local guides
- Tea/coffee and a bun
- Free visitor map and guide
Other important info:
This tour runs in all weathers.
Meeting point supplied upon booking.
Refunds and changes: permitted with at least 72 hours notice.
This tour is also available privately at a time and date to suit you. Please contact us: firstname.lastname@example.org