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The Jungle Cafe

) #57 of 362 Restaurants in Galway €€ - €€€ Cafe, International, European
29 Forster Street, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 530 729
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“vanilla chai” (2 reviews)
“porridge” (3 reviews)
“crepes” (3 reviews)
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Cafe, International, European, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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29 Forster Street, Galway, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I stumbled on this cafe totally by chance, and it reminded of my home in Asheville, North Carolina because of its funky setting, good menu and its patrons. Returned twice.

Thank Karron2013
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ordered two Flat Whites to go. They were good and the service was excellent. The cafe seems like a cosy place.

Thank Jørgen S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice book section with a bright side of life. Nice Café arts on cofe pots and the location aswell. I like the the idea to sit cosy and dry on a couch or swivel chair under the fresh air :)

Thank Sebastian L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you go to Galway, stop there. Its a nice and confy spot. A little trip to the Jungle in the middle od the grey Irish Weather. Staff is really friendly and smiling.

Thank Okealany
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

Have come here before with friends for coffee and I have to say this little spot is just beautiful. Outdoor seating is so nice, very relaxed vibe here and the decorations and all the plants make it a very lovely spot. Came alone and had...More

Thank 166sean
Reviewed 13 June 2017

Stomach slightly upset and hostel recommended this place for great hot chocolate. Wonderful open cafe that serves a great breakfast and coffee also. Very nice staff brought drinks and food out to our table. Very enjoyable place.

Thank Greatescape16
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

Dropped in for a quick cuppa on the way to the bus station. The cafe is round the corner from Eyre Square on Forster Street. Magnificently informal - super staff - ambience légère - nice buns - great coffee. We sat outside in a semi-jungle...More

Thank FrankMcLynn
Reviewed 4 June 2017

The Jungle cafe is perfectly located close to the central bus/train station. If you have 30-40 minutes before an excursion, I would strongly recommend one of the breakfast options at the Jungle cafe. It is popular among locals and tourists. The menu is not extensive,...More

Thank Shimnik
Reviewed 31 May 2017

Dropped in for a coffee and were very taken by the friendly staff and unique "garden jungle" atmosphere. The carrot cake was gorgeous.

Thank AlisonM_60
Reviewed 18 May 2017

When I walked into this place which was across the street from my hostel and I saw feijoada on the menu for breakfast I knew I was in the right place. Best coffee I've had in Ireland, chill outside seating, and great service from the...More

Thank Andre N
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 18:30
09:00 - 18:30
09:00 - 18:30
09:00 - 18:30
09:00 - 18:30
09:00 - 18:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 29 Forster Street, Galway, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Galway
  • Phone Number: +353 91 530 729
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