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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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“scones” (80 reviews)
“cake” (60 reviews)
“soup” (20 reviews)
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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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11 - 20 of 575 reviews

Reviewed 20 March 2018

I wasn't looking for a tea shop, but it was around noonish and the china cups hanging in the window caught my eye. When I entered, I was greeted by multiple of the staff, who were all very pleasant and attentive through the visit. I...More

Thank Ariquelle
Reviewed 11 March 2018

I have been in this little atmospheric place a couple of times. I have to say that the food is very nice, very good presented and the serving staff is nice and polite. There is a red haired lady though (I suspect she is the...More

5  Thank Iva G
Reviewed 6 March 2018

I stopped in for a spot of tea after a long walk in the rain sans umbrella. Was very happy to find a small table for 2, settle in for a pot of Irish tea, and a lovely warm bowl of succotash soup. Was lovely...More

Thank Marye1966
Reviewed 27 February 2018

As the name suggests – a delightful little tea shop in the heart of Galway. Seems to be very popular with large groups as well as locals. Very smart food menu, not a very big selection but well priced and a convenient selection. Fast service...More

1  Thank Maccers2015
Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

Great food, had lunch, salads and soup as well as cake and teas. Second visit as good as first. Great food. Expensive and a bit overcrowded but lovely staff and wonderful food make up for that blip..almost. Would be nice to be able to move...More

Thank berle123
Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

A nice relaxing place to go for good food especially cake. The vegetarian breakfast is really good and portions generous.

Thank Jem7855
Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

Cold wet miserable Saturday wandering around Galway, we spotted the cosy inviting decor and had to investigate. Old fashioned china tea cups, saucers, teapots. Food is delicious.Home made soup and brown bread, coffee cake to die for, great coffee . Cup an tae is what...More

Thank meezygo
Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

Finally gave myself the treat of a decent Tea and Scone in this iconic and cosy place. Ever since I first came to Galway the place caught my attention for its unique appearance and my secret obsession with cultural beverages. Had a pleasure to have...More

Thank AnamilaMartins
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Nice location, small interior, but lovely nonetheless. We had tea and scones with clotted cream. The service was great and the food excellent.

Thank Susan A
Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

A enchanting place that makes you feel like princess! And the most important thing...We had the best carrot cake ever! Excellent tea with fancy names. A must!

Thank tamagm
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Restaurant Details

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