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28th Oct 2022

Jungle Cafe in Galway to close after ten years

Fiona Frawley

burger and chips on a wooden plate in jungle cafe

“It was an absolute pleasure and honour to be part of the Galway foodie culture”.

Visitors and locals of Galway City alike will be well acquainted with the leafy surrounds of the Jungle Cafe, a green haven on Forster Street ideally located for getting your coffee before heading to the bus station.

A mini Amazonian rainforest in the middle of the city, Jungle Cafe has always been great for the ‘gram, and for comforting hot chocolates and inventive lunch dishes.

Sadly, the Jungle Cafe team have announced they’ll be closing up shop next month after a decade serving the people of Galway.

Daniel of Jungle cafe wrote:

Jungle Cafe, Galway, is now a decade old, after we first opened our door back in April 2012. So it is with great sadness that we announce that our little hidden oasis will be closing down her tropical door on Friday 11th November this year.

It was an absolute pleasure and honour to be part of the Galway foodie culture.
I’m very proud and blessed to have been surrounded with beautiful, passionate and hard working staff who made the business work and lifted The Jungle Cafe to amazing, unique level. We will all miss the great atmosphere in our little spot down Forster Street.

Daniel added that he hopes the business will be able to open again in a different location, promising to be ‘better than ever’. Until then, Jungle Cafe will be open until Fri 11th November for anyone who’d like to pop in for one last visit.

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