We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Cupan Tae

Spanish Arch 7 Quay Lane | Galway, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 895 000
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good24%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“scones” (73 reviews)
“soup” (18 reviews)
Open Now
All hours
Irish, Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Spanish Arch 7 Quay Lane | Galway, Galway, Ireland
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (585)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

91 - 100 of 525 reviews

Reviewed 5 September 2016

I can't wait to return to Galway just to go back to this tea room. We had a delightful breakfast there with a very High tea feeling and it tasted so good!

Thank Yasmine A
Reviewed 31 August 2016

Cupan Tae is a real gem! We queued for 40 minutes to get seated and it was so worth it. The tearoom is delightfully decorated with all kinds of chintz and alludes to an era were tea time was so loved. Everything from the porcelain...More

Thank Villyskis
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Highly recommend to tea lovers or anyone just wanting a rest with a good cuppa! Seen Cupan Tae recommended as one of the top tea rooms in Galway and decided to pop by. A great experience! Lots and lots of teas to choose from and...More

Thank Wanderlust2216
Reviewed 26 August 2016

I was told to visit but often full, which is a good sign. I would recommend this for a special occupation. We had a specialist tea, soup and a cake. Cost 27 euros. However, the tea was special and the soup very nice. I think...More

Thank paulX6810RW
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Lovely tea shop with a nice variety. Most helpful and courteous staff. Very pleased with the tea we picked up for family back home.

Thank Robert B
Reviewed 21 August 2016

What a treat. I love tea, and I love high tea. This was perfect. Beautiful sandwiches, scones and cakes, and strong, fresh, hot tea served on old fashioned china. All good x

Thank Emma B
Reviewed 17 August 2016

Popped in for a tea, scone and bathroom break. Nice little elegant tea room, with an array of yummy sweets and baked goods. It's not a huge place, but quite nice just the same. Staff was friendly. Only problem was they charged me for the...More

Thank AnnafromCanada
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 14 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
Nearby Restaurants
Ard Bia at Nimmo's
1,496 reviews
.05 miles away
The Quay Street Kitchen
1,645 reviews
.05 miles away
The Seafood Bar @ Kirwan's
603 reviews
.07 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Quay Street
1,715 reviews
.06 miles away
Galway's Latin Quarter
703 reviews
.07 miles away
Galway Bay
564 reviews
.08 miles away
Galway City Museum
525 reviews
.05 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Cupan Tae staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
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
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing