All posts tagged: JP McMahon

Cava Bodega, Middle Street, Galway

Food lovers in Galway were very disappointed when the original Cava Tapas restaurant on Dominic Street closed its doors.  Many believed (and hoped) that Cava would re-open and thankfully it has – as Cava Bodega – in Middle Street.  I have been to the new Cava Bodega twice since it opened in September last and I love it.  I love everything about it; the gorgeous space, the menu and JP’s wonderful food, the staff and the atmosphere. I love this way of eating, sharing and sampling and being able to try out so many of the dishes.  The decor is what I would describe as “homemade” and its lovely and cosy, but yet you don’t feel as if you are on top of your neighbouring diners.  It really has been transformed into a beautiful dining space and if you are seated downstairs you will be able to observe the busy kitchen in action. The menu is laid out in many sections; Nibbles, Pinchos (Spanish Canapes), Cured Meats & Cheese, Vegetables & Pulses, Fish, Meat and …