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Java's Creperie and Cafe Francais

17 Abbeygate Street Upper, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 533 330
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“crepes” (61 reviews)
“raclette” (5 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 118 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Keep coming back to this place. The crepes are absolutely delicious. Try the "Bressanne" with apple, walnuts and blue cheese on a buckwheat crepe. Fingerlicking!!!

Thank miekecurran
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Having frequented javas throughout the years, I was looking forward to bringing my daughter here for a crepe. Maybe I had been looking back through rose tinted glasses but this wasn't the bright, buzzing establishment I remembered- the opposite in fact. Also, our waitress has...More

Thank blondie74_13
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

Had a good (very huge) crepe, was delicious. Service was great. Literally nothing to complain about here!

Thank gwickes5
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyable. It's a quirky little place with great coffee and lovely crepes. I had the sweet crepes but well definitely be back to sample the savory. Staff very friendly

Thank michaelgal
Reviewed 4 May 2017

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 15 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 27 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 25 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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 4 - USD 32
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic
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...
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