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Cupan Tae

Spanish Arch 7 Quay Lane | Galway, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 895 000
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“scones” (80 reviews)
“cake” (60 reviews)
“soup” (20 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 am - 5:00 pm Hours
Irish, Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Spanish Arch 7 Quay Lane | Galway, Galway, Ireland
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81 - 90 of 572 reviews

Reviewed 13 April 2017

A lovely tea shop with very tasty scones. We were served quite quickly and enjoyed our food. The only negative I had was that we were seated at a table in the middle of the shop and it was tight for space.

Thank Aoife_S189
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Lovely place to visit. The interior is very quaint a tad shabby chic. Lots of floral and lace about. It's absolutely fantastic. They have a variety of sweets and types of tea. One of my favourite places to come each time we visit Ireland and...More

Thank Gabridri
Reviewed 8 April 2017

Lovely place to visit, I had been on about going here for months! We got tea and cake, I had lime and courgette and it was delicious, tea was fab too. Himself was a bit unsure why we had to leave the tea to brew...More

Thank Cher C
Reviewed 6 April 2017

Wow - where to begin. From the wonderfully friendly and helpful staff, to the delicious food and equally delicious tea!!! What a great place to choose to spoil yourself. An absolute treat to experience and would recommend it to anyone whether a tea lover or...More

Thank mauragriffin000
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

Went in after reading the good reviews. I can honestly say it lived up to the standards. The tea was lovely and there is a good selection of it. Quite a nice selection from the lunch menu - a little small but enough. The staff...More

Thank Gaby G
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

What an exciting find!!! Great place to sit and relax while trying different teas and treats to go along! Staff is very friendly! Don't forget to buy the tea you had or maybe another you thought about while looking at the menu. If I find...More

Thank Jenn C
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Well I felt like I was thrown head-first into a chapter of Alice in Wonderland as soon as I walked in but I love a little bit of escapeism so no complaints from me. Coffee cake was incredible. Clearly great effort and creativity was thrown...More

Thank Ruth G
Reviewed 2 April 2017

We have visited many times and we always enjoyed the food and ambience. We called in for afternoon tea and when we asked for a fresh pot of tea we were told that we would be charged extra, The premises is very cluttered with little...More

Thank 123Margaret4711
Reviewed 1 April 2017

What a charming and olde worlde teashop in Galway city. Old-fashioned style and tablecloths and bone china crockery. Matched and mismatched crockery, delicate teacups and cake stands. An amazing selection of teas, all served in individual bone china teapots with individual timers for the "correct"...More

Thank clare w
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

I enjoy the treats as well as the attitude of the girls working there! Home made cakes and several types of tea!

Thank Georgiana S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
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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