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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%
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“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 15 August 2016

Went with our two kids, tea was delicious. My son would recommend the Lemon Drizzle cake, my daughter and I loved the walnut and coffee cake (YUMMY) and my husband loved his scone. We purchased extra tea leaves and a strainer. Very good value for...More

Thank annettesarahmccarthy
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

This place is a true gem. From it's quaint stone exterior and quirky quaint interior and a fabulous selection if tea and cakes etc served in the old style cups and saucers. It truely is a treat. A must when in Galway.

Thank Gillianhmc
Reviewed 14 August 2016

This charming tea shop is so pretty. All the crockery, tablecloths and napkins are lovely. There is a great choice of teas and the cakes are delicious. It is certainly worth a visit if you are in the area. The price was reasonable and the...More

1  Thank vacuumcleaner
Reviewed 12 August 2016

Cupan Tae is a perfect place for tea and a baked good or light fare. We had just traveled from Shannon Airport and needed a little pick me up and this was the perfect place. The decor is very cute with tea cups hanging in...More

1  Thank CU55
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Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

Very nicely situated near the River and town. The teas are superb and the food tasty. For the price of the lunch plates you would expect a little more. I had the "Rosti" and there was no salad with it. A slightly larger plate with...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 7 August 2016

Love this place. Am a frequent visitor. Staff are wonderful. Food great. The ambience is lovely. Would recommend to anyone.

Thank Maureen H
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

We visited Spanish arch today and saw a little cafe called Cupan tae Don't miss it. Lovely place with great teas and scones with homemade Jam. It is like having tea in a dolls house. Packed today and not surprised by this. 5*

Thank 734runnerbrady
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

Warm and nice welcoming, rich 19th century's furniture and table clothes. Very rich selection of teas and cakes. We had a relaxing and comfortable afternoon tea (brown and white bread sandwiches, scones with butter cream and jam and a selection of cupcakes) served by very...More

Thank ziamiki
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

We visited Cupan Tae for a quick bite to eat , on recommendation from a friend and we were jot disappointed. The decor is fabulous and the food (sandwich and scones) was delicious. It is a little cramped and some might think, a little on...More

1  Thank pal18_10
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

How did this small restaurant set off a joyful reaction from a stoic USA citizen from Minnesota? Intricate table cloths, ornate place setting, excellent prompt and friendly service, flavorful hummus, delectable house salad, and memorable tea infused zucchini lime dessert cake. See submitted photographs, if...More

1  Thank Camille L
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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, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic
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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