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Java's Creperie and Cafe Francais

17 Abbeygate Street Upper, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 533 330
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“crepes” (72 reviews)
“salad” (12 reviews)
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French, Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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17 Abbeygate Street Upper, Galway, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I spent over six hours having coffee, food, and compelling conversation with a good friend here. As a Galwegian and regular patron of Java's he recommended that we meet here; I 'm very glad that he did. I haven't tasted crêpes as good since I...More

Thank signpostk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I could go into a rant but I have felt it's better to summarize: -We used to enjoy coming here a lot.(used to!). - A relaxing place and late opening with some crepes where can it go wrong.... Our latest experience: - incorrect order given...More

3  Thank Robert P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A great cafe. intimate, atmospheric and great coffee too. I was hesitant to write this review as I'm a local and want this place to myself! My favourite dish is the passion salad.

Thank namrod
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

This place is fab for a catch up with friends or for a date night. French style cafe that serves amazing crepes. Great to find a place where if you don't want alcohol it's ok to order tea/coffee up till they close at 1am although...More

2  Thank KellyMerritt2015
Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

A favourite of mine for years for a coffee, dessert or one of their delicious crepes I called in here feeling a little peckish but not wanting to spend too much one wet evening recently. The specials board had Crepe of the day, dessert of...More

Thank Galwaygael
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

Although this is a lovely cafe, and the food was delicious, I had to say I was very disappointed with the service received. When entering, the waitress, who looked to be in her early twenties, did not come to greet us nor say hello, and...More

2  Thank SineadF1989
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

Got a cappuccino. Thick layer of tasteless froth and the rest might have well as been hot water with a few granules of instant coffee

Thank Eoghan98
Reviewed 5 August 2018

As a Galway local, I have been to Javas many times. The staff are friendly, quick service once ordered. Great place to go and have a chat with friends, for a low key date night, or just for a solo coffee! Food is great too!

Thank RachelM3914
Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

Thanks for giving the volunteers of GIAF discount. We really appreciated it. I enjoyed a healthy salad here last week. Coffee is good too! Love the artsy vibe in here too!

Thank Janhen14
Reviewed 31 July 2018

The cafe is a small space, so when I visited with a few friends of mine we took up the entire space. Still, the woman was happy to serve us and it was an enjoyable lunch. I had a sweet crepe, the strawberry and chocolate...More

Thank scvitiello
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$32
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, 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
Java's Creperie & Cafe francais,open every day from 11am til 12am or 1am 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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