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Donnellys of Barna

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Barna Coast Road | Galway, Barna, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 592 487
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Galway, Ireland
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Went here for my sons Christening party and the food was delicious. Not only that but the service was amazing. The staff members made everyone feel so welcome! Will go back for sure!!

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2 Thank Elaine O
ireland
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42 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

Popped in here for a quick lunch a few weeks back. We were met by a nice girl on the way in and seated in a nice little snug. We had mussels and a drink each and the food and service were both very good. It was very quiet on the day we visited but I'm sure it can be... More 

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2 Thank bobmcIreland
Carlow, Ireland
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017

Three of us went in for a main course. Food was excellent. Despite not having a starter there was no delay. Lovely atmosphere beside the open fire. Staff were top class and attentive

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2 Thank kieranmurphy1956
Galway, Ireland
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116 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

Had a fantastic lunch. Family of six with great kid portions and no stress for less than €60. Staff could not have been nicer

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2 Thank ThriftyScot
Cork, Ireland
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39 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017

I visit Galway regularly and always make a trip to Donnellys, the food is fabulous, having visited at least 8 times in 2016 the standard has always been excellent and the staff are lovely with great service. Back in August 2016 when we went early in the evening and the fish pie wasn't on the menu (due to the time... More 

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2 Thank Ann C
Ennis, Ireland
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2017

Visited for Sunday lunch. As we were a big group we were shown to a large table off to a room on the right. The room was a little cold but otherwise ok. We were served by a really friendly and professional young girl. We all had starters which came in dribs and drabs. The chowder was tasty, crab claws... More 

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2 Thank Mary K
Cecily H, Manager at Donnellys of Barna, responded to this review

Dear Mary K Thank you for taking the time to write a review for Donnelly’s. We appreciate all feedback, positive & negative. We have investigated your dining experience and clearly on this occasion it appears we failed to live up to our usual standards. It’s a pity we did not get the opportunity to correct these on the day you... More 

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Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

Having heard so much about this restaurant, I was very disappointed with the food which was served to us. Those of us who had the Steak/Prawn combo as a main course found the meal to be terrible. The prawns were overcooked and consequently were like rubber and the potatoes appeared to have been doused in butter which congealed at the... More 

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Thank Mike K
Cecily H, Manager at Donnellys of Barna, responded to this review

Dear Mike K Thank you for taking the time to write a review for Donnelly’s. We appreciate all feedback, positive & negative. We have investigated your dining experience and clearly on this occasion it appears we failed to live up to our usual standards. It’s a pity we did not get the opportunity to correct these on the day you... More 

Galway, Ireland
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20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

I ordered the steak and tiger prawns and I have to say it was not worth the 25 euros.. steak was rock hard on the outside and cold in the middle, the prawns were overcooked and very chewy and the mushrooms were absolutely disgusting. My starter was gorgeous as was my dessert and the staff were lovely so I feel... More 

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1 Thank fishNchipsm89
Dublin, Ireland
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

I really enjoyed my visit here after recommendations from a friend. Went with the lamb shank and my colleagues got a top drawer steak. Staff are so friendly.Good place to have a pint after. Highly recommended.

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4 Thank duffman10
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Stunning seefood , friendly staff and cosy pub! Just chips could be more better. Was undercooked. Tenhle pub můžu doporučit tomu kdo má rád ryby a mořské plody.vse čerstvé a chutné.

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1 Thank Pavla G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$43
Cuisine
Irish, Bar, Seafood, European, Pub, Soups, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Television
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Barna Coast Road | Galway, 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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?