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The Jungle Cafe

29 Forster Street, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 530 729
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“vanilla chai” (2 reviews)
“porridge” (3 reviews)
“crepes” (3 reviews)
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Cafe, International, European, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
29 Forster Street, Galway, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have come here before with friends for coffee and I have to say this little spot is just beautiful. Outdoor seating is so nice, very relaxed vibe here and the decorations and all the plants make it a very lovely spot. Came alone and had...More

Thank 166sean
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stomach slightly upset and hostel recommended this place for great hot chocolate. Wonderful open cafe that serves a great breakfast and coffee also. Very nice staff brought drinks and food out to our table. Very enjoyable place.

Thank Greatescape16
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Dropped in for a quick cuppa on the way to the bus station. The cafe is round the corner from Eyre Square on Forster Street. Magnificently informal - super staff - ambience légère - nice buns - great coffee. We sat outside in a semi-jungle...More

Thank FrankMcLynn
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Jungle cafe is perfectly located close to the central bus/train station. If you have 30-40 minutes before an excursion, I would strongly recommend one of the breakfast options at the Jungle cafe. It is popular among locals and tourists. The menu is not extensive,...More

Thank Shimnik
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Dropped in for a coffee and were very taken by the friendly staff and unique "garden jungle" atmosphere. The carrot cake was gorgeous.

Thank AlisonM_60
Reviewed 18 May 2017

When I walked into this place which was across the street from my hostel and I saw feijoada on the menu for breakfast I knew I was in the right place. Best coffee I've had in Ireland, chill outside seating, and great service from the...More

Thank Andre N
Reviewed 15 May 2017

Lovely spot,great atmosphere and comfortable seating, however... the worst bit of a cup of tea i ever had. Filthy cups..Cracked teapot..Teabags were meek...lukewarm water..very weak tea..transparent like a newborn fish. After complaining about this,we were given back the same teapot with the same auld teabags,...More

Thank barrygleeson1984
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

Lovely little cafe just off Eyre Square. I went there with my sister for breakfast. I had the scrambled eggs on a croissant and she had the omelette, both were great. It was raining but most of the outdoor garden area is undercover so not...More

Thank Libby H
Reviewed 14 May 2017

A more unusual café, mainly outdoors although well sheltered by high walls. There are big sofas, bright colours and lots of greenery. The food and drinks are excellent as is the friendly service

Thank smileycrock
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

Terrific coffees. Sublime soups. Perfect pastries! Fun colorful venue and atmosphere, tuck away just off Eyre Square.

Thank Madracita
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 18:30
09:00 - 18:30
09:00 - 18:30
09:00 - 18:30
09:00 - 18:30
09:00 - 18:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 29 Forster Street, Galway, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Galway
  • Phone Number: +353 91 530 729
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