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Cookes Restaurant & Wine Bar

€€ - €€€Irish, European,
28 Abbeygate Street Upper, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 568 203
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“fish cakes” (20 reviews)
“steak” (31 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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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There was a poor variety of food, which were not cheap. In addition, the staff were quite rude with us, it might have been because of being tourists. Había poca variedad de comida que no era especialmente barata. Además, las empleadas fueron bastante groseras, puede...More

Thank Nerea F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great service, food was good and not too expensive, there are portions for small eaters and big eaters, and the place looks cosy.

Thank Zoé K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A really nice place to eat in Galway city, the food was good and the staff were very nice and friendly, will definitely come back to this place.

Thank Gwen F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Galway has no shortage of delicious food spots and yet Cooke's still manages to stand out as one of the best. I had the most flavoursome and tender crab claws to start, followed by a steak that was melt in the mouth. All of the...More

1  Thank Anne-Marie F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We found Cooke’s a little off the Main Street in Galway. We were looking for something that offered a good menu and away from all the crowds. We were able to sit on the roof top which was an open air area upstairs( no views)....More

2  Thank Sjohn2517
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Firstly the staff are so helpful and nice. The building is beautiful with old brick walls and full of character, medieval touch ! But bright warm and very welcoming. We had fish cakes - delicious and highly recommended:) chicken wings were tender, full of flavour...More

1  Thank natasha G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here on the terrace. We got the ravioli, the ribeye, and fish and chips among us. Liam was our server and he was nice and so efficient! The food was as deliciously as it was beautifully presented. Highly recommend!

Thank ekettlewell
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a light lunch here. Fish cakes, chilly jam sauce and salad plus veggies and mash on side were delicious. My first Irish cider was very refreshing and tasty. One can sit outside upstairs which we only discovered later.

Thank Wildaboutwildlife
Reviewed 16 July 2018

I came here with a hen party of 17 on a Saturday evening. We had booked prior. Cookes was the only restaurant in town that could accomodate us. We were given the cutest, private room. I think it was called The Snug. Service was great,...More

2  Thank miaowarzany16
Reviewed 15 July 2018

We ate here on Thursday night . Had a great meal and friendly service. Recommended. I had the pasta with fish and some red wine and my partner had the chickpea curry. We would definitely go back

Thank Clive J
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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
Romantic, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
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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