1A Carlingford Road, Drumcondra, Dublin 9
Andersons is one of those places that’s cherished by all in the Drumcondra area. Locals talk about the crepes like they’re a wonder child who shot to fame (just like local Samantha Mumba) and, to be honest, they’ve every right to brag. Even though the menu boasts a fine selection of gourmet sandwiches and salads, if you don’t order a crepe or one of their filling savoury galettes, you’ve wasted a visit. Go and make the right decision. Or two right decisions if you’re going for the double whammy of a galette for your main and a crepe for dessert.
What has it got?
Seating: All of the chairs have moveable chairs but not all of them have arm rests. The tables are at a medium height.
Doors: The front doors are double doors but open easily. If you have any trouble with them, they’re right in front of the till so someone will be able lend a hand.
Ground: Stone tiles and wooden floorboards. A classic mix.
Stairs: It’s all flat here.
Bathrooms: Their ladies and gents toilets are both large enough for a wheelchair. However, they don’t have any bars or railings.
Spaciousness: Even when Andersons is quiet, the tables and chairs are all very close to each other so you will have to clear the way.
Helpfulness of Staff: Super helpful. From opening doors to clearing chairs out of my way, they made sure I could easily get around.
Parking: There’s plenty of on street parking on Carlingford Road with one wheelchair parking spot available.
Why did it lose points? Inside, there’s not a lot of room to get a wheelchair through. I was there at 2pm, after the lunchtime rush, and even then, I had to move empty tables and chairs out of my way to get to the bathroom. So if you’re planning a visit, go at offpeak crepe times.