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“Fabulous”
Review of Cava Bodega

Cava Bodega
Ranked #15 of 502 Restaurants in Galway
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Spanish
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
Reviewed October 25, 2013

I wasn't a huge fan of the last Cava - nice but didn't really thrill me. I ate at the new Cava Bodega recently with a group of friends and loved it - the food was fabulous, a bit slow arriving perhaps, but everything was really delicious. There were five of us and we got a wide selection, almost everything was finished. Highly recommend the duck with figs and the moroccan cous cous, also the peppers stuffed with cheese. Puddings were to die for. The restaurant is underground so could be a bit claustrophobic for some people, but we found it fine. It was absolutely packed on a Friday night so reservations required.

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Thank Galwaychick
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Reviewed October 25, 2013

I always loved the old cava and thought the food there was always excellent. We arrived here at 7 for our booking and were brought to our table. The woman who seated us said that a waitress would come and explain the menu - this never happened. Twenty minutes later we still had not even got a glass of water to our table or had been asked did we want drinks! Eventually we had to ask could we order. When we got the food it was very disappointing. The food was nicely presented but the taste was very bland. The food should have definitely been better and the service was poor at best. Will take a lot to bring us back here...

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3  Thank J G
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Reviewed October 24, 2013

Absolutely love this place, loved the old Cava and was devo when it closed, but it's back and better than ever, all the staff are smoking hot and very helpful, food is amazing very well presentation, taste and exactly what it says on the Tin, no surprises, (manky onions hidden) would highly recommend and will defo be back!

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Thank allylamma
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Reviewed October 18, 2013

people of galway are so lucky to now have this on middle st !!! ive eaten plenty of times in the old cava and never had a bad meal and new cava certainly does not disappiont , we got engaged here on tue night and the staff were so pleasant and gave me lovely sunflowers when we left ;0 as for the food !!scallops and black pudding omg lamb confit belly yum yum only complaint is there isnt enough but then thats not tapas !!! attention to detail on each plate of food is incredible so beautiful , wine was lush highly recommended !! partner had venison which was soooo tasty and perfectly cooked , new place looks and smells all new , i think theyve done a fab job , great place ! only wish it was closer to were we live !!

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Thank shi40
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Reviewed October 15, 2013

Really lovely and very busy restaurant - we walked in without a booking at 7pm and were able to get a table. It got really busy after.
It's a very popular spot, and full of women! it's like Galway's version of a SATC hang out :)
The staff were very friendly and attentive, wine was great, food - I found the vegetarian options delicious however the meat options were quite average.

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Thank Lucia B
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