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Java's Creperie and Cafe Francais

17 Abbeygate Street Upper, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 533 330
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“crepes” (59 reviews)
“raclette” (5 reviews)
“salads” (6 reviews)
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Cafe, European, French, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
17 Abbeygate Street Upper, Galway, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 143 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is my favorite haunt in Galway to catch up with old friends. The staff make you feel at home and the crepes are lovely.

Thank Dunch B
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

And congrats on the new couch!! YEs to is a lovely place to spend a few hours with a hot chocolate, or wine, and some nice crepes , including of course the really thing- gluten free- for any coeliac a out there! Yum. Staff as...More

Thank zogabong
Reviewed 10 April 2017

I absolutely adore Java's. I go in now and then for little meals, and I totally recommend eating upstairs if you do go along - the stairs are very steep, so hang on to the handrail, but it's cosier and cuter upstairs than downstairs. The...More

Thank Johannes E
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

Crepes to die for! Java oozes ambience and atmosphere. A varied menu with something to suit everyone. Sit back and enjoy the great food/drink and the wonderful hospitality of the friendliest staff in Galway. Yvette and the gang will be happy to see you.😍

1  Thank takemetothesales
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Amazing Crepes. This place felt really authentic authentic. Such a cute and cozy environment! Really varied menu in terms of toppings you could get. Fast Service.

Thank misskindle
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

Myself and my older brother popped in here for a chicken melt at about 1:45am. Two nurses asked could they join our table as it was busy. Here I am 11 years later with x3 beautiful children and one of those nurses as my wife....More

Thank Tomas H
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

There's a girl that works there and she's the bomb. She has black hair and kinda seems alternativey looking.. she's really cool and seems to enjoy working there, knows about the wines, made her recommendations and is very friendly with customers! She made us feel...More

1  Thank galwegianprincess
Reviewed 14 February 2017

This is one of my favourite spots to hop in to in Galway, on my own, with a book or a paper, for coffee and various assorted breads and pastries. But I've also gone for their lovely crepes at lunchtime, and sometimes, before or after...More

Thank CC196080
Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

Me and my friends visit the quirky cafe ar least once a week. Very chilled out vibes and staff are always lovely. Glad to see the place doing well

Thank dervladuffy
Reviewed 31 January 2017

I used to love this place. But recently there have been crumbs and sticky stains on the tables. Today I went in and after sitting down I got someone else's whip cream from their food up my wrist. It was really gross. So I asked...More

Thank Sullimeag
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$32
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 Abbeygate Street Upper, Galway, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Galway
  • Phone Number: +353 91 533 330
  • E-mail
Creperie et Cafe francais,open every day from 11 til 1am or 4am Food served all day and night,french wines and cider, buckwheat and sweet crepes, homemade soup, salads,homemade desserts,large range of coffees and organic loose teas.Relax and enjoy...