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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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Irish, Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Spanish Arch 7 Quay Lane | Galway, Galway, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I found this place reading an article about things to do in Galway. We spent two days there and on our second day we decided to have our first tea! The day was very rainy and windy and this place was a great escape. We...More

Thank 447candicew
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Cupan Tar was recommended to me and I'm so glad I took up the recommendation! Even though it was very busy, the staff accommodated us. We were made very welcome and the friendly service was good. The menu is a little bit different which...More

3  Thank Jena999
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A beautiful quaint place that I am delighted to of stumbled upon. The decor outside and name drew me in and I’m so glad I did. The waiting staff are fantastic and dealt with my allergies well the tea is delicious the presentation of the...More

3  Thank Catherine H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was in Ireland for a week and a half and ate food all over the country. The best Irish breakfast, hands down, was at Cupan Tea. I honestly don’t understand the reviews that say they didn’t like the service or didn’t think it was...More

3  Thank coulterite
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Way overpriced. Very sparse menu for lunch. Not my idea for a nice lunch venue. Don't think i'l be calling in there again.

Thank Annemarie L
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

My friend and I had a delicious Sunday breakfast there. It was so nice and tasty that we came back for afternoon tea! We almost spent the whole day in there. The staff was nice and friendly, this place is a must-see in Galway. I...More

1  Thank Elodie L
Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

What a charming establishment. Had a pot of their signature Galway blend. Delicious! And ate a lovely dish with smoked salmon. They were very busy--a revolvong door of people wanting to eat--but they did not rush patrons already seated. I bought their Christmas blend for...More

1  Thank GrayMatters
Reviewed 9 October 2018

If you like good quality and a wide variety of tea then this is the place to go. When I was served my tea, it came with a timer which ensured it was brewed for the correct amount of time. Also the waitress informed me...More

Thank Maryrose M
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

If you can’t find a perfectly made tea here, you aren’t in this tea house. Check your map. 20 or 30 teas. Timed to brew perfectly. My Darjeeling was perfect but son’s Christmas tea was best. Salad was large. Lemon cake lovely with whipped cream...More

2  Thank jackwidely
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

The atmosphere, food and service were superb. It was everything I've dreamt of about having tea in Ireland. If you're ever staying in Galway (or just passing by) make it a point to stop here.

1  Thank sandy00531
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Restaurant Details

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