Contact Us

Owners Drigin Gaffey and Jp McMahon in Cava Restaurant

Telephone: (+353) 91 539 884
Twitter: @MisterEatGalway

Cava Bodega,
Unit 1 Middle Street Mews,
Middle Street,
Galway City,
H91 AF89,

Opening Hours

Cava is open 7 days a week.

Monday: 5pm – 10pm
Tuesday: 5pm – 10pm
Wednesday: 5pm – 10pm
Thursday: 5pm – 10.30pm
Friday: 4pm – 11pm
Saturday: 12noon – 11.30pm
Sunday: 12noon – 9.30pm


You can make a reservation using our online booking system here.
A member of our team will contact you by phone or email to confirm your reservation.
Alternatively you can contact the restaurant after 3pm every daily.
Our reservation line is 091 539 884.

The maximum group that we can accommodate is 14 people.
For private dining in our downstairs area please email
On Friday and Saturday night a credit card number will be required to secure a booking for all parties of 8 or more.
A member of our staff will contact you for your credit card details, please do not send your details via email.

If you would like to bring a cake for a birthday please let us know. While we do not charge for this facility, we cannot accommodate individual desserts in the form of birthday cakes brought into our premises. We are happy to put a candle on any of our desserts and sing if you so wish, please let your sever in advance.


For parties of 8 or more we will require cancellation within 24 hours of the reservation. On Friday and Saturday night, we will require credit card details in order to secure booking of 8 or larger. This is due to the large amount of 'no-shows' in recent years.
In the event of cancellation later than this a cancellation fee of €25 per person will apply.

Find Us

Cava Bodega is located on Middle Street, beside the Dáil Bar and across the road from Charlie Byrne's Bookshop.

If driving: from Galway city train Station (Eyre Square) take the dock road down towards the Galway City Museum (one way system). At the interaction after the museum, turn right and continue straight. The House Hotel will be situated on you right. Follow the road left on to cross Street and then take the next right. Cava Bodega is situated on your left.

If walking: from Galway city train Station (Eyre Square) walk down Shop Street (the city's main thoroughfare). At the intersection of Shop street and Quay Street, turn left. Take the next right. Cava Bodega is located on your left.


There is on-street meter parking available on Middle Street. The nearest car park is Jury's Car Park, which is located 3mins walk from Cava Bodega.