By Aishlin Hennigan
Ahhh coffee…the chosen beverage for busy folk that love a buzz. Americano, latte, mocha, espresso or iced, however you like your cup of Joe, there’s no doubt our love for the bean juice continues to “brew” deeper by the day. From the quaint to the quirky, we’ve got a list of a few of our favourite coffee spots around Galway.
Tree Bark Store, Moycullen
A trip to the speciality coffee bar at Tree Bark Store in Moycullen will quench more than just your thirst for great coffee; it will also satisfy your craving for art, homeware and photography. Pick up gifts, hampers and cards to show those around you some love while supporting Irish brands like IrishSocksciety, Wakame Seaweed and Fiain Soap. If you can’t make it to the store, they have an online shop for on the go purchasing here.
Find out more on their Instagram here.
Take a seat in scenic Salthill and enjoy the spectacular views while enjoying great quality coffee from Alainn. Local produce, quality coffee beans and a friendly team deliver great coffee and a great experience. Their edible coffee cups made from waffle cone double as a tasty snack as well as holding your drink of choice. The made to order Acai bowls are also a must. Just make sure to feature their creations on your Instagram story for a shout out on their page.
Link to Instagram here.
Espresso 44, Shop Street
You can’t miss the bright orange hatch from Espresso 44 as you stroll along Shop Street. The menu ranges from Americano and chai to iced lattes along with a wide range of milk alternatives. Tasty bites like carrot cake and caramel squares are the ideal accompaniment to your delicious beverage. Want to make your own? Beans and stove pots are available for purchase so you can get your fix at home.
For coffee inspo click here.
The Secret Garden Galway, William Street
The Secret Garden Galway, nestled away on William Street offer all the classic coffees from lattes, cappuccinos and matcha lattes. It’s also a tea lover’s paradise with over 100 types of tea for you to choose from. The beautiful courtyard setting offers a slice of paradise as you enjoy your slice of cake. If you only need a table for one, the local cat West may join to keep you company.
View their courtyard here.
Jungle Café, Galway
Located just shy of Eyre Square, Jungle Café offers the perfect place for a pre-work pitstop. Green vibrancy and funky animal print make for an ideal Instagram background. Enjoy acai bowls, burgers and smoothies while friendly staff take cater to your requests and of course the coffee is a must.
Visit their Facebook here.