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Cava Bodega

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1 Middle St, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 539 884
17:00 - 22:00
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Sun 12:00 - 21:30
Mon - Wed 17:00 - 22:00
Thu 17:00 - 22:30
Fri 16:00 - 23:00
Sat 12:00 - 23:30
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County Dublin, Ireland
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I had the best squid and paella I've ever eaten Great food well with a visit I would definitely recommend

Thank RachaelDublin12
Los Angeles, California
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

It's Tapas here, and two in our party are Celiac. There are great options here for that, and even the service was pretty good, despite its business.

Thank s_bickermann
Dublin, Ireland
2 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Being used to excellent tapas, we thought we would try Cava, which had been recommended to us and on reading the reviews here, thought we could not go wrong... however, we found the food extremely blend, the seasoning was non existent as if the chef was afraid to offend people by adding salt, pepper, garlic or even lemon to any... More 

Thank frederiquedoyle
County Galway, Ireland
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I remember my first visit to Cava, in its first Galway location, a few years ago. Being used to good tapas in Spain, I was very impressed when three of the four tapas I tried were well up to Spanish standards! A few years later and a switch to another (more suitable) premises has seen things get even better. One... More 

Thank corribryan
Ballina, Ireland
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The food was delicious, the larger portions than we were expecting, great service.will visit again next time in Galway

Thank Donna-Maria P
Ashford, Ireland
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Loved the atmosphere, easy to book a reservation, easy to find. The wait staff was great, all working together to get your dishes to you quickly, and the food was excellent. They had several traditional tapas are there on the menu, but often these were colored by the local ingredients and dishes. We each had one dish (including some fantastic... More 

Thank kmrcircus
Perth Hills, Australia
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68 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This cute tapas restaurant is amazing. Such great service and fantastic food!! We ordered Confit Pork belly with apple compote and thyme gel is just the best. Please order it guys it's a must on the menu😉 the cured meats and cheese are very tasty, followed by the Jamon Croquettes and the hot meatballs in tomato sauce. There is so... More 

Thank AnetaMB
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a wonderful place. Great service, excellent tapas (we especially enjoyed charred leeks with curd, duck fritters, fennel with kale and hazelnuts, chicken hearts with chorizo and sorbet with rosé cava). Will visit again.

Thank Pavel U
Galway, Galway, Ireland
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I've eaten here twice recently, once for Valentine's Day and once for a family meal. Both times were, as usual, a really enjoyable experience. The food, atmosphere, wine and service are all top class. The mini burgers are divine, as is the vegetarian paella. Love it :)

Thank 182emer
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent tapas with more than the usual suspects. Make sure to take the pork cheeks and the pork belly. Went there for a leaving party with 10 people and we​ accepted an offer to allow them to serve us their choice of dishes. The food was great, but the value of what was served from the menu was somewhat in... More 

Thank Mark L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Wine Bar, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:30
16:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Middle St, Galway, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Galway
  • Phone Number: +353 91 539 884

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