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) #3 of 12 Dessert in Galway #115 of 410 Places to Eat in Galway ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Irish, Cafe, Soups
2-3 Kirwans Lane, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 567 010
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
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“brunch” (5 reviews)
“quiche” (10 reviews)
“cakes” (42 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Irish, Cafe, Soups, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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2-3 Kirwans Lane, Galway, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 107 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We fell upon this place while looking for another place but stopped for what was to be the best coffee we had in Galway.We shared a scone as we sat with our beverage.This place has a great reputation in the area for their cakes and...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Six days on the road from London in search of a good coffee. Everywhere we went it was burnt or had no flavour and fullness....but finally- half way around Ireland at Goyas little bakery we had it! It was bya chance find after visiting Judy...More

Thank Bernice N
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Nice coffee shop with very friendly staff. Really hard to choose what to eat everything looks so good and beautifully presented. Little on the pricey side but wouldn't dissuade me from returning.

Thank Amy654
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Lovely cafe. Great baking and known locally for their mince pies if you are there at Christmas. Try the lemon meringue pies! Staff are quite pleasant although those serving the cakes to the public who are not dining always seem a bit harassed. If there...More

Thank PJL552
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

I had the most delicious salad I've ever eaten here. The staff were so friendly and attentive. Highly recommended.More

1  Thank ClaireTreanor1
Mama G, Owner at Goyas, responded to this reviewResponded 28 February 2017

Thank you Claire for your lovely review, That particular salad is going down a treat with our customers, sometimes it's difficult to settle on something a little different so it's great when we hear such positive feedback !! Thank you again and we look forward...More

Reviewed 21 February 2017

Goyas is the place to go for perfection. Their cakes are delicious and you can tell that the best ingredients go into everything they make. I always find the staff courteous and helpful and anything I have ordered from them has been special. They do...More

Thank Roisin S
Mama G, Owner at Goyas, responded to this reviewResponded 1 March 2017

Hi Roisin, you must be a lady after our own hearts the lovely way you wrote about Goyas. ....it is simply the very best when a client "gets" what we do.....THANK YOU !! Hopefully you will call again soon, Emer and all the team.

Reviewed 14 February 2017

wonderful cakes to take away or eat in. celebration cakes are best ever. sit in for tasty light lunch.

Thank marys1415
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Difficult to get a table at times. But well worth a visit for those with a sweet tooth not expensive. Wonderful cakes

Thank orflaith2014
Reviewed 1 January 2017

This is my favourite place to go for coffeee and cake in Galway City. It also does great light lunch. The celebration cakes are amazing. Even if you have to wait for a table it's well worth it.More

Thank mglrowan
Emer M, Owner at Goyas, responded to this reviewResponded 7 January 2017

Hi mglrowan, Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review of Goyas. To appreciate the fact that sometimes you have to wait for a table is both gracious but shows you understand the quality of our work...as others do...Thank you And...More

Reviewed 20 December 2016

Goyas was always a great place for a treat, a lovely relaxed light blue atmosphere, with good coffee and great service. The scones were fantastically good, and the lunchtime menu - quiche, salad, club sandwiches - always satisfactory. And the staff were very obliging and...More

Thank CC196080
Emer M, Owner at Goyas, responded to this reviewResponded 29 December 2016

Dear 196080, First of all, my apologies for the delay with replying to your review. I can understand your disappointment with your visit to goyas on the 20th, however it was unfortunate timing, as we had had a very busy day ...it was Christmas week,...and...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2-3 Kirwans Lane, Galway, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Galway
  • Phone Number: +353 91 567 010
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