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Top cafe recommendations from locals

Restaurant
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“Brekfast & lunch & dinner - I just love them for authentic fresh food and great cosy atmosphere.”
  • 52 locals recommend
Café
“Iconic late night bar. Very busy at weekends but there is a good crowd every night of the week.”
  • 17 locals recommend
Pub
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“Check the calendar for live music nights. Great place to have a meal and enjoy some eclectic music.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Café
“This busy spot next to the Galway Museum and the Spanish Arch boasts delicious fresh food including some great vegetarian options. Well worth a visit”
  • 15 locals recommend
Café
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“A busy coffee shop serving third wave coffee and fresh, locally sourced lunch options - do not walk away without trying the best brownie known to man! Location: 8 Wiliiam Street West. 1 min walk.”
  • 13 locals recommend
Café
“Vegan sweet treats available, non dairy milk options for coffees, curry available at lunchtime and they are currently doing a pancake brunch on saturdays and sundays”
  • 10 locals recommend
Deli / Bodega
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“Gourmet Tart is situated on Raven Terrace. It sells a variety of delicious coffees and homemade treats. The Gourmet Tart Company has an excellent reputation in the city and has a number of sites. ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“This cheerful yellow and white building nestled on Quay street serves coffee that might as well be rocket fuel downstairs and has an achingly cool collection of homewares, books and prints on the upper two floors”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Probably my favourite cafe/restaurant in Galway. Sister restaurant to 56 Central nomnomnomnom.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Café
“This is a lovely place down by the waterside near the Town Hall to go for coffee especially the morning ....”
  • 3 locals recommend
Pastry Shop
“This is a super bakery, deli and coffee shop for take aways. Ingredients are super fresh, baking is delicious and their coffee is second to none. A great place to stock up on picnic items.”
  • 1 local recommends
Coffee Shop
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“For those on a tight budget, this place serves cheap and tasty food. bottomless coffee too :)”
  • 2 locals recommend
Café
  • 2 locals recommend
Café
“If you are looking for an irish fry for breakfast this is where to go! Suzanne runs a great little coffee shop with homemade scone. 3 minute walk from Studio 28”
  • 1 local recommends