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The Jungle Cafe

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29 Forster Street, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 530 729
Mon - Sat 09:00 - 18:30
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

efficient and friendly service, lovely coffee, unusual place. The seating is more geared to winter customers but I was staying nearby and would have returned if I had not been leaving the next day. Besides coffee you can also get fresh made hot food at certain times of the day

Thank TheSlowHiker
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I come here regularly as the coffee here is beyond beautiful. One of the best places in Galway. Great location if you're about to leave by bus and need a quick pick me up. Never had a bad experience. The staff is always welcoming, friendly and quick. Mike, the barista, always greets you with a big smile and if you're... More 

Thank Gaby G
Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was glad to notice such an appealing café just across the main bus station in Galway. I was welcomed by a big friendly smile. The cappuccino was excellent, they had soya milk available ( I would appreciate not to be charged extra because I take soya instead of cow milk). The breakfast meal (porridge) was huge and tasty. The... More 

Thank Elleneli
County Dublin, Ireland
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42 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I thought Jungle Cafe was pretty cool the first time we walked past it. It was on the way to our hotel from the Eyre Square. We agreed that we should defo have breakfast there before our day trip to the Cliffs of Moher. And we weren't disappointed! The only disappointment would be that we couldn't stay... More 

Thank Tiffany M
Fremantle, Australia
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143 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

Great coffee!! Only wish we could have stayed for breakfast as the menu looked delicious and the restaurant looked cool!

Thank MegSchki
Galway, Ireland
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

A nice outdoor cafe just off of Eyre Square making it real handy to get to when in the heart of Galway. Jungle Cafe offers a variety of unique foods and even had a all you can eat special which was great to take advantage of. The only downside to this slice of Jungle life so there is very little... More 

Thank DonnieDrake
Bucharest, Romania
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

An oasis like this can really lift up your spirit. Very comfy and surprisingly looking, it also has a very nice menu, offering a variety of choices. I ordered a sandwich and a chai latte and both were delicious.

Thank noollt
Cork, Ireland
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35 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

Went here recently for a coffee. It was a nice sunny day so I was looking for somewhere outdoors. Jungle Cafe is outdoors and serve great coffee. I like all the plants in there giving it the jungle appearance.

Thank Steve M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

Outside tables are sheltered and comfy. We had the eggs & ham and salmon on a croissant. If I ran a cafe I would put both on the menu. The chai was both beautiful and tasty. Great service; worth leaving an American tip.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Skipton, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

Great location, fantastic venue, awesome atmosphere and to top it off, food and drinks were delicious! So good we're going again today :)

Thank Lucy E S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, International, European
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Cheap Eats, 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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?