meme café bar

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meme is a design-led, independently owned café bar offering a relaxed and friendly space for coffee, drinks, music, art, performance, food and conversation.

meme is proudly independent

We enjoy simple, tasty healthy foods and love an occasional indulgent treat. meme is a free house, we use free range meats and dairy and are happy to cater for gluten free and vegetarian diets.

  • Café Society

    Open in the evenings for an alternative social experience we have a large first floor space that can also be hired for private functions: conferences, meetings, parties and events.

  • A hive of creativity

    Meme has a keen interest in good design and we hope to showcase established and emerging creativity with innovative exhibitions.

  • A feast for the senses

    Menus include a seasonal all day menu, children’s menu and daily specials including brunch.

  • Children welcome

    Family friendly, with a special menu for ‘discerning diners’ and fun things to do.

what makes us special

Fresh seasonal ingredients

We use locally sourced organic meat, fruit & veg wherever possible.

Free house

We serve a wide range of wine, beer and speciality drinks.

Vegan & Gluten-free food available

We cater to a wide range of diets. Just ask, we are happy to help.

Events & exhibitions

We have a beautiful exhibition space to showcase work from around the region.

Live music, comedy & performance

Our late night bar will play host to live music and other performances.

Venue for hire

Talk to us about hiring meme for your party, wedding, meeting or conference.

meme was founded by husband and wife team Kay and Ken McLean and their friend Siobain Drury over several glasses of Prosecco in the spring of 2014. The project changed shape numerous times and it took eight months for us all to agree on a name.

After hundreds of attempts we settled on meme.

A meme is an idea, behavior, or style that spreads from person to person within a culture, we also liked the idea that it was suggestive of development or change, being the fickle creatures that we are.

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