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Cupan Tae

Spanish Arch 7 Quay Lane | Galway, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 895 000
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“cake” (55 reviews)
“scones” (40 reviews)
“soup” (17 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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Reviewed 13 July 2016

I went for tea; the place is darling, quite cozy, with nice table cloths, and tea settings. I had several choices for lunch, and chose the soup with an afternoon tea (set up). I was not disappointed, everything was served simply and it was scrumptious....More

Thank monkeysmom21
Reviewed 13 July 2016

Fabulous cooked breakfast in this pretty quaint tea shop. Go hungry as the portions are generous.E excellent range of unusual quality teas.

Thank Bertie W
Reviewed 11 July 2016

Visited on a rainy day in Galway with a group of friends I met on my bus tour. We had been sampling tea and scones along our bus tour and when I walked into this tea room I was instantly in heaven! The decor, the...More

Thank ksmith26
Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

Beautiful little coffee shop. China tea cups. 1940's music.. Real homemade desserts! Well worth a little wait to get table!

Thank dedathediva
Reviewed 9 July 2016

Went here with my German friend who wanted to try scones with jam and tea. Although they only had fruit scones, they were really delicious and the food was very well presented. The atmosphere was very pleasant and the decor was lovely. Other than the...More

1  Thank SamIam1992
Reviewed 7 July 2016

Came here for breakfast with 3 friends. We ordered 3 full breakfasts which consisted of 1 sausage, 2 bacon, 2 eggs, potatoes and 1 sclice of brown bread along with 1 order of pancakes for my awkward vegetarian friend and she got pancake...(1 pancake) We...More

1  Thank Cheryl K
Reviewed 5 July 2016

This is a lovely little tea room which does what it says on its irish tin. Great for high tea and a please rest after hoofing around the city all day. Lovely service nice fine china and great cakes.

Thank Ronan M
Reviewed 1 July 2016

It might be easy to come in the door of Cupan Tae and turn right back around at the sight of the dainty china and delicate chairs and tables covered in doilies. Don't let yourself do that. My favourite thing to do is visit just...More

Thank ccard13
Reviewed 29 June 2016

Stopped in for late afternoon tea. Feels like youre stepping back in time to your grandma's house. The tea selection is vast and the explanations for the teas are detailed which is very helpful. The tea sandwiches and scones and sweets were all delightful and...More

Thank Jacqueline A
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

With a wide selection of teas and delicious cakes on offer this is a great spot for a treat. Ask the servers for a recommendation if you're not sure what to choose and you can even have a good cup of coffee if tea isn't...More

Thank Tonia J
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Bonjour, est ce que le Cupan Tae sert également des repas ou sandwiches sans gluten? Merci
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Bonjour, est ce que le Cupan Tae sert également des repas ou sandwiches sans gluten? Merci
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
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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