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Cookes Restaurant & Wine Bar

) #48 of 369 Restaurants in Galway $$ - $$$ Irish, European,
28 Abbeygate Street Upper, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 568 203
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“steak” (30 reviews)
“fish cakes” (16 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 2 days ago via mobile

This restaurant was the best of my family experience in Ireland. From starters of french onion soup to chicken Milanese and racks of lamb to a warm chocolate brownie, Cookes was a top notch experience. I highly recommended this off the path restaurant if you...More

Thank bkmcnally93
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I visited here tonight, and it was absolutely exquisite! He had the French Onion Soup as a starter and I had the chowder, both were excellent. For mains we had the lamb and the salmon, my boyfriend said it was the best...More

Thank carriecosgrave
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice place with good atmosphere. We ordered a cheese plate to share. After that, we ate lamb and fish n chips. Delicious and very good experience.

Thank Sergi A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great flood, coupled with an delicious Albarino, this place offered excellent service in cosy surroundings; great combination for a lovely evening. Recommended and a welcome relief from the craziness of the Latin Quarter in Race Week

Thank Jayne G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ate here on a quick visit to Galway on a Sunday lunchtime. Food was good and service very prompt. We were in a bit of rush - would have liked to stay longer as the atmosphere seems very relaxed and intimate.

Thank Gerry M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was lucky to find this place 15 years ago. In all the years it's never let us down . Top class food and service. This place is a must.

Thank Tripandadvice
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Starters of ham hock terrine, & fishcakes. Main course a blue cheese risotto, & chicken sweet & sour. Wines by the glass, range a little limited, some nice wines by the bottle. Nice menu, all tasty & well presented.

Thank Eleanor F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We all know that catering to different tastes is difficult. When it's a party of 15 women at a hens that could be even more treacherous. However Patricia and the chef's at Cooke's designed not only a fantastic menu but also a beautiful private room...More

Thank aisling55
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had lovely meal here. Its off the main streets but just around the corner. Lovely small room settings. Food was delicious and prices fair. Glad we found it on a rainy day. Seated near a window and was charmed by the atmosphere. Local cuisine was...More

Thank ckinct
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Cokes restaurant offers a lovely warm interior with bags of old fashioned charm. The food and wine was fantastic. The service was excellent.

Thank AliAsad1110
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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
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
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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