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Cupan Tae

Spanish Arch 7 Quay Lane | Galway, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 895 000
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good24%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“scones” (75 reviews)
“cake” (54 reviews)
“soup” (18 reviews)
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Irish, Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Spanish Arch 7 Quay Lane | Galway, Galway, Ireland
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81 - 90 of 543 reviews

Reviewed 21 November 2016

A really cute little shop does breakfast all day on the weekends, it was really lovely but slightly over prices, 9.50 for one pancake is really a bit much although it was lovely

Thank Sophie M
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

I am...now was a regular customer and didn't mind paying that little bit extra as I saw as it as a treat and it is located in a beautiful setting. Last Saturday morning, the 4th November, I attended, Cupan tae..I was so looking forward it...More

5  Thank Eilis2014
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

A nice change from the pubs. A very wide selection of teas and delicious cakes to suit all diets (paleo, gluten free, dairy free etc). The staff were very friendly.

Thank RobynLJ
Reviewed 12 November 2016

Thought going here would be a treat! It turned out to be a punishment. Cramped into the restaurant with tables on top of each other to start with. Ordered 2 afternoon teas and on serving it declared we could have more of anything else, just...More

2  Thank Markaz
Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

Every time I happen to be in Galway, a tea at Cupan Tae is a must. Surrounded by an Alice in Wonderland atmosphere, you'll experience a travel in time and taste (there s wifi to instagram everything, don't worry): delicious homemade scones and cakes +...More

Thank Valentina V
Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

We stopped off here for afternoon tea. Well a cuppa and a cake really. I had chocolate biscuit cake my partner had walnut cake. I went for Assam tea and my other half went for the more adventurous red rose tea. In fact both were...More

Thank Neil F
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

I found Cupan Tae through Trip Advisor and immediately added it to my "Saved" List. Let me tell you - I'm so happy I did! I was traveling with some girlfriends from work and this was the perfect spot to grab breakfast and enjoy some...More

Thank lacegirl288
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Visited Cupán Tae yesterday after a friend had recommended it to me, and I loved it! It's a very pretty tea room with a great selection of teas & treats. I ordered the salted caramel popcorn panna cotta for dessert - would definitely recommend !...More

Thank amy_kilkenny
Reviewed 26 October 2016

As a member of the tea "biz" myself, I take every opportunity to check out tearooms and shops every chance I get so I was pleased to stumble across this tidy and cozy spot near Spanish Arch. Drawn by the shower of tea cups in...More

Thank FineMind
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Small, nice spot with lovely teas, cakes and tasty breakfast! I love the inside, just like in my Grandmas house! ;) Will be back soon!

Thank Cimo_ie
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Spanish Arch 7 Quay Lane | Galway, Galway, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Galway
  • Phone Number: +353 91 895 000
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