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Donnelly's of Barna

Barna Road, Barna, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 592 487
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Overview
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fish pie” (10 reviews)
“chowder” (44 reviews)
“crab claws” (31 reviews)
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CUISINES
Irish, Bar, Seafood, European, Pub, Soups, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Barna Road, Barna, Galway, Ireland
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11 - 20 of 593 reviews

Reviewed April 9, 2018 via mobile

Walked in from the cold to a roaring fire and a couple of seats beside it. It doesn’t come much better than that. Great atmosphere plenty of ‘banter’ between the staff and customers.

1  Thank Breege123456
Cecily H, Manager at Donnelly's of Barna, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thanks very much for the kind review, Breege - and let’s hope the fire won’t be required next time!

Reviewed April 4, 2018 via mobile

Lovely pub with really nice staff. Didnt eat here but the food looked really good. Toilets very clean as was the whole place.

1  Thank Mary M
Cecily H, Manager at Donnelly's of Barna, responded to this reviewResponded April 8, 2018

Thank you very much, Mary. We look forward to welcoming you back soon.

Reviewed April 3, 2018 via mobile

The food is delicious and the stuff very friendly! It's perfect for diner and looks typically irish.

1  Thank maresch30
Cecily H, Manager at Donnelly's of Barna, responded to this reviewResponded April 4, 2018

Thanks so much!

Reviewed March 21, 2018 via mobile

A must visit restaurant in Galway. I love the quaintness of Donnelly’s . Had a great Sunday lunch there with my family. Usually I have chicken but this time chose Fish and chips and it was freshly cooked and tasted delicious. Everyone found something on...More

1  Thank Maureen M
Cecily H, Manager at Donnelly's of Barna, responded to this reviewResponded April 4, 2018

Thanks so much, Maureen. Glad you enjoyed our Fish & Chips - it's a new à la carte menu item for us and has proved a roaring success. We look forward to welcoming you and your family back soon - thanks again and take care.

Reviewed February 15, 2018

had sunday lunch here, two seafood trilogys, beautiful food, great service, friendly staff, good value for money as we had two huge plates of food! looking forward to a return trip!

2  Thank GalwayGer123
Cecily H, Manager at Donnelly's of Barna, responded to this reviewResponded February 18, 2018

Delighted to hear you enjoyed the Seafood Trilogy, it's quite the feast alright! We look forward to welcoming you back again soon - and many thanks for the lovely review.

Reviewed January 2, 2018

We had evening dinner in this restaurant before Christmas and the food was just delicious . The service was first class & we got great attention from very efficient & friendly staff. Would highly recommend this restaurant for food.

1  Thank cradsma
Cecily H, Manager at Donnelly's of Barna, responded to this reviewResponded January 3, 2018

Thanks so much for the lovely comments, we really appreciate it and we look forward to welcoming you back soon.

Reviewed January 2, 2018

Another one of my must visit restaurants when I visit Galway several times a year. The food is excellent and never disappoints, I usually have the goats cheese and red onion tartlet but the chowder is excellent also, I only ever have the Seafood Pie...More

Thank Ann C
Cecily H, Manager at Donnelly's of Barna, responded to this reviewResponded January 3, 2018

That’s just great, thanks very much for the positive review, we’re delighted!

Reviewed December 10, 2017 via mobile

Very good prompt service..The food was also extremely tasty! We had chowder and Hake for mains, It was cooked to perfection. On a cold evening the Resturant was very cosy, have been here a couple of times before and it never disappoints. We will definitely...More

Thank Laura M
Cecily H, Manager at Donnelly's of Barna, responded to this reviewResponded December 13, 2017

Delighted to hear your feedback, Laura. Thank you for the kind words. We look forward to welcoming you back soon!

Reviewed November 28, 2017

This place as far as I am concerned never fails - visited here on a wet Sunday afternoon and thankfully we were there when it was not too busy - timed it well - great s.election on the menu - the fish and chips is...More

Thank annef918
Reviewed November 27, 2017 via mobile

Visited with a big group. We sat for 40 minutes without getting a menu or a drink. When we did get the menu it was another 30 minutes before they took our order. When the food came it was terrible, my steak was a purple...More

1  Thank Eva R
Cecily H, Manager at Donnelly's of Barna, responded to this reviewResponded November 29, 2017

Dear Eva, thank you for your review. We were really disappointed to hear about your experience at Donnellys. In order for us to investigate the issues you have raised we have privately emailed you to get more detail on your dining experience at Donnellys. We...More

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Average prices
US$43
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Barna Road, Barna, Galway, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Galway  >  Barna
  • Phone Number: +353 91 592 487
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