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High Cafe

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2 High Street, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 532 648
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12:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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Galway
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have been here on numerous occasions and love this place. Food is excellent. Staff are so friendly and thoughtful. Hope it never changes.

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Thank AnnChristine
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is the only place in Galway where you can get good oriental food. Their semoule is extremely tasty and the lamb is so sweet. If they can add spicy merguez, I would add another star

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Thank Antoine V
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing place. Amazing service. They are open long hours. Only kind waitresses and waiters. It's a real pleasure to go to this place, they really go the extra mile to help you. Mocha coffee and pita bread are beyond delicious. The only con is that they dont have a million tables to seat everyone when its packed. Recommenation No. 1... More 

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Thank Yulen C
Galway, Ireland
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54 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

Had a couple of bad experiences before, but the new waiting staff are lovely and friendly. Have to say I really do enjoy the food here. I really love the tagines they do and also the skewers. And always a great big portion

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Thank 161foodlover
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Had a late dinner here last night. Fantastic food, good prices and friendly staff. I'll be recommending this one to my friends

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Thank Sean N
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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59 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Came here because they were the only play on Quay street open on Christmas Eve. Place was emptying out, but they seated and served as around 6:15pm. The menu was huge, with a vast array of vegetarian options, Moroccan dishes, and traditional fare. I loved my lamb kebab and my fiancée enjoyed her vegetable couscous, which she described as her... More 

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Thank Danny S
Dublin, Ireland
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29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2016

I love this place because in my family there are two vegans and two meat lovers. The High café have nice options for all of us! It's great that you can bring your own wine too - so it's a good place to start your night out!

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Thank Rebecca C
Galway, Ireland
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

Excellent food for the price offered. I would give max marks if it wasn't for staff being very slow.

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Thank malgorzataklonowska2
Galway, Ireland
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

Recently visited the High Cafe based on a recommendation and was very taken with the place. A really nice atmosphere and very friendly service. Food was really excellent. We shared a lime chicken caesar salad to start followed by fish cakes and lamb skewers. The food was delicious, hot and nicely presented. The High Cafe doesn't serve wine but you... More 

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Thank js-Galway-Ireland
Dublin, Ireland
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16 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Just had a meal here . Portion sides are huge and food is delicious. Staff very friendly and couldn't do enough for us . It's a byob restaurant . Very reasonably priced . Well worth a visit.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$16
Cuisine
Moroccan, Mediterranean, European, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:00
Monday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 High Street, Galway, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Galway
  • Phone Number: +353 91 532 648

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