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Cookes Restaurant & Wine Bar

€€ - €€€Irish, European,
28 Abbeygate Street Upper, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 568 203
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“steak” (37 reviews)
“fish cakes” (22 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 22:00 Hours
Irish, European, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
28 Abbeygate Street Upper, Galway, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 376 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really good food! 2 happy campers had the steak and we were delighted with it. Cosy atmosphere, service was great and the wine was fab. Will definitely be back, 10 out of 10 guys!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank AnnetteB1681
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had lunch here today and was very impressed. First time to eat here and won’t be my last. Beautiful surroundings and friendly and helpful staff. I had the lamb stew and it was delicious.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank anthonyd647
Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile

We went to Cooke's restaurant for a second visit in December- we visited nearly a year ago on our last visit to Galway. We weren't disappointed! The staff were very friendly and welcoming. My husband had Surf and Turf with some beautiful prawns and a...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank 256maryn
Reviewed 10 December 2018 via mobile

Visited Cookes to celebrate my friend's birthday with my mum and we couldn't have picked a better restaurant. The restaurant itself is cosy and the staff friendly. There was a great choice on the menu and as we were there at 6 could have the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Marie23Ireland
Reviewed 8 December 2018 via mobile

Great staff , catered for 8 business people wanting good food and good wine . Nice atmosphere. The rib eye was done to perfection and the cheese board was generous without being too much .

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Metzger
Reviewed 3 December 2018 via mobile

Just spent a fabulous evening here with a family group of 16..8 adults and 8 kids for my Dad's 70th birthday.... Lovely food in a very comfortable restaurant. Had room to ourselves which was fab as kids had bit more freedom... The 2 ladies serving...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Derdy
Reviewed 23 October 2018

Small, cozy place with traditional Irish meals, plus more. Melt in your mouth Lamb Shank served with creamy, mashed potatoes covered in a savory, rich gravy, a perfect dish. For some reason, the quality of the dessert I had did not match, it was a...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Janice O
Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

Had a great Sunday Traditional Roast here. The roast beef yum as was the Yorkshire Pudding. Potatoes,Ireland you them covered-Roast,mash , chipped. Would definitely make an effort to go here for a great meal and go for the specials.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Fiona B
Reviewed 20 September 2018

poor menu,expensive meals and small portions,staff were friendly and polite, if you like a good feed i wouldnt recommend this restaurant

Date of visit: September 2018
2  Thank tom b
Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

Just had lunch here an hour ago and it was the best I've had in Galway in a long time. What more is there to say?

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank GalwayMoss
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28 Abbeygate Street Upper, Galway, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Galway
  • Phone Number: +353 91 568 203
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