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High Cafe

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2 High Street, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 532 648
12:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Cozy place right in Galway city. Good place to hang out with friends. However, there was a rather long waiting time for the food and the waitress seemed really stressed.

Thank Yasmeenah G
Madera, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

200 plus restaurants in Quay st, of course we could not eat in all. Only one I found that a doggy bag was needed. Add an order of oven baked bread for 5 euro, you will take half your meal home. My partner had the salmon spaghetti, I don't like salmon, I loved it ( took it when she was... More 

2 Thank pat c
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34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Been here for lunch. They have a great tagine :) and wonderful desserts. Its quite hard to notice its a cafe as its one narrow stairway going up. But it is situated in the middle of the busy street and they have their menu set out for you to look at.

Thank C-Yangs
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

My partner and I went for a quick dinner before he headed to work. Had a good starter and ordered pasta. The table next to us came in a while after us and ordered pasta as well after we had placed our order. They were served within a few minutes and we continued to wait. Eventually I asked if they... More 

1 Thank TravelShark88
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

My boyfriend and I eat here when we are in Galway and it's always gorgeous. So fresh and tasty, we are never disappointed when we eat here 👌

Thank CaKennedy123
Turin, Italy
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53 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

I was attract by this cafe for its style. I loved it! Very innovative and industrial style... wow!!! I tried for breakfast a sticky cake with orange and caramel, it was delicious, the best cake I found in Galway (in my opinion). I kindly suggest this place in Galway!

Thank Mariko80
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

As a group of 4 hungry friends, we came in as a recommendation from a woman passing by on the street... We didn't expect much, just some food to eat. We were blown away of the portions the yummy food was served - COMPLIMENTS TO THE CHEF! and of the very friendly and professional staff.

2 Thank Marija Magdalen... V
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

I've been here numerous times with family, friends, and I always have a great experience and enjoyed the food. The staff are especially great at catering for large parties. The menu is really varied, something to please everyone, portions are super generous, and the value is incredible. I'm always happy with the food - not mind blowing, but still tasty... More 

2 Thank Delaney R
Galway, Ireland
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7 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

Good food at good prices, including morrocan dishes. The falafel is a favourite. Staff are very friendly.

2 Thank Theresa B
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Wasn't sure what to expect, but we were happy with everything. I had the skewer sampler which was massive and full of flavour. My son had the kids cheese pizza which could have fed an adult. BYOB or go downstairs to the pub and grab a Guinness for €4.60 and bring back upstairs with you. Total meal for two and... More 

1 Thank Carson W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$16
Moroccan, Pizza, Mediterranean, European, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 High Street, Galway, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Galway
  • Phone Number: +353 91 532 648

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?