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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” (77 reviews)
“cake” (68 reviews)
“soup” (18 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 AM - 5:00 PMAll hours
Irish, Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Spanish Arch 7 Quay Lane | Galway, Galway, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 556 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to experience delicious tea of all types in style. We had delicious mini zucchini cupcakes with lime zest buttercream. Amazingly delicious and moist!

Thank Byron O
Reviewed 1 week ago

Me and my Husband love Galway and we always come here at least one of the mornings we are there for breakfast, the cooked irish breakfast is so tasty along with a pot of tea for two! The waiting staff are helpful and the place...More

Thank laneel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very different cafe. Extensive range of very tasty teas. Very good desserts and sweets available, can be expensive but definitely worth a look. Staff are excellent. Shop on site too.

Thank Paul t
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was there with my 10 & 13 yr olds. They both had a pot of tea which is new for them and shared a coffee cake for an afternoon snack. Very cute place with nice wait staff.

Thank Meghan R
Reviewed 14 December 2017

Best spot in town. Very cosy with great beverages and food! We loved the cakes and we also bought one of their handmade jums. My favorite place in Galway!

Thank tispoula
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

The quaintest tea rooms i have ever been in. The china is so lovely. The choice of food amazing, all freshly cooked and locally sourced. Best vegetarian breakfast i have ever tasted. The decor is unreal,you just keep finding something else to look at. The...More

Thank 8newburygrove
Reviewed 7 December 2017

Wasn't sure what to expect, found it to be a place we felt so uncomfortable in we had to whisper the whole time. Tea was nice, staff were ok, decor is a bit terrifying and like stepping into a 90 year old hoarders room with...More

Thank EVA O
Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

Great spot for a cup of tea/coffee/hot chocolate all served in beautiful crockery with dainty napkins on beautifully dressed tables. The cakes are delicious looking. I had hearty soup and nutty brown bread which was wholesome and warming on a cold frosty Saturday in November....More

Thank 2plus8
Reviewed 14 November 2017

We visited Cupan Tea around 3pm on a Thursday afternoon during our trip to Galway. We were informed they had run out of scones when I tried to order some. 15 minutes later saw an afternoon tea stand put on the next table with scones...More

Thank mimi328
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

This is a great little spot. It has such a wonderful atmosphere from the cute embroidered tablecloths to the beautiful variety of china and the 1940s soundtrack. The place is bursting with old fashioned memorabilia. And the tea, coffee and food is great too. What...More

Thank Mary F
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Restaurant Details

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