The café is currently offering time slots in-person at the café, and online via phone or video call.

Please note, all bookings must abide by Public Health Guidelines.

Welcome to
Galway Community Café

Galway Community Café is a free out-of-hours adult mental health service designed and run by people with lived experience of mental health challenges.

Contact us by phone on 087 108 5134 or book a time with us!

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What is the café and how can I visit?

The Galway Community Café is a space which is open to anyone over 18 years of age experiencing mental health difficulties. Whatever you are going through, our team of peer connectors are here for you.

Due to Covid-19 guidelines, we are currently operating on a booking only basis – you can book a table or space here

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The Community Café is based in Mr. Waffle opposite the University Hospital Galway and is open Thursday – Sunday from:

  • 6.30pm – 11.30pm
    • (Last booking time is 11pm)
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Food for Thought


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