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Cookes Restaurant & Wine Bar

££ - £££Irish, European,
28 Abbeygate Street Upper, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 568 203
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (30 reviews)
“fish cakes” (19 reviews)
“salmon” (18 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 22:00All hours
Irish, European, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
28 Abbeygate Street Upper, Galway, Ireland
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Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

We stopped here for a quick lunch but we stayed longer enjoying the place itself. The food was amazing, the staff friendly and efficient. I have a lot of dietary issues and sometimes it's hard to find things that I can enjoy. I ordered the...More

Thank Kris S
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

Lovely people with great service. I was undecided and they guided me to a great decision of the monk fish. Really enjoyed it. Good location but not noisy. Pretty stone building; authentic.

1  Thank Lisa C
Reviewed 2 May 2017

There are alot of Irish restaurants in the area. We walked, looked at various menus. Cookes caught our attention. The menu had your typical Irish dishes and more. I was thrilled with the variety. The pork terrine and monk fish offering were delicious. I would...More

Thank JM-from-Connecticut
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

Ok. I was impressed with this place. It was all about the food. I had the tastiest main course for a long time. Chicken Milanese. Just perfectly cooked and tasted so good. So, compliments to the chef. It was what came out of the kitchen...More

1  Thank NKS2
Reviewed 22 April 2017

Myself and friends were down from Dublin recently and went to Cookes for a meal, it was awhile since we were there before. The food was excellent as usual. We really enjoyed our meal and the staff were very efficient and friendly. We were just...More

1  Thank dutchessoflauderdale
Reviewed 18 April 2017

I was dining solo. Staff was attentive. Steak was very good. I'd fly back to Galway just for the lemon pot de creme added to the menu that night. Delicious!

Thank MoxieFan
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Food- tasty, good value, seafood chowder is a must it's beautiful. You need to ask for specials menu as they don't tell you about it. Staff- Friendly but drinks didn't come until after starters. Drinks- quite expensive. All in all a lovely meal and a...More

Thank Becandmark7712
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Set in an old store building, Cooke's has it all. Just a one block walk from the main shopping thoroughfare, this restaurant provides a quiet break. The rooms for dining are quite small, with medieval decor. AND it has a children's menu. The selections are...More

Thank Peter K
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

After taking the bus tour and go away, we were hungry and looking for an authentic Irish pub - we came upon Cookes and were impressed by the quaint pub with rock walls and great decor. If you should need to use the toilet you'll...More

Thank NFureyofSHIELD
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

Definitely worth a stop. I had soup of the day, butternut squash and Nick had lamb stew. Both very good. Liked the atmosphere as well.

1  Thank boomercostello
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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
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Kids, 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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