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7 Quay Street, Galway, Ireland
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good23%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible11%
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“shepherds pie” (13 reviews)
“beans” (8 reviews)
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Irish, European
7 Quay Street, Galway, Ireland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had the Shepard pie/vegetable soup and Irish stew/seafood chowder. Very tasty and very filling. The main course comes with a huge side order of carrots, squash and peas. Our server was pleasant and efficient on a very busy Friday evening. I would eat here...More

Thank Francesca003007
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We lazed here for a late lunch, listening to the buskers playing guitar and singing for nearly an hour. Food was good, but forgetable. Drinks were fine, service and prices reasonable.

Thank Ellen C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I've had breakfast there before, I've been prepared to tolerate the crumpy service because the food is cheap and ok. When there this morning for breakfast , I sat upstairs. There were two other people eating there. The thing that bothered me was the loud...More

Thank MikeShaughs
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a small, no-frills restaurant that also offers a "special of the day". We chose the Guinness Stew which we enjoyed - a steaming hot, generous portion, reasonably priced. We sat in the very small downstairs at a table surrounded by 3 local older...More

1  Thank jimodeb
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

A friend and I unfortunately decided to eat here. From the off set the waitress (middle aged brown hair) wouldn't no a smile If it smacked her in the face. Asked for no coleslaw, got coleslaw when we asked for a replacement the waitress started...More

1  Thank Ciara L
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

Came here with a few friends while in Galway for the weekend. Food was fantastic and really generous portions but very cramped and stuffy. The waitress wasn't one bit friendly and the service was very slow. It felt like it was a chore for the...More

Thank Ross M
Reviewed 16 May 2017

This was my second trip to Galway and I knew I had to stop in Riordans for some chicken goujons! Also, don't miss out on the garlic mayo! You will want to keep coming back for more! I did!

Thank Sandra T
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

Absolutely love this place!!! Can not fault it in anyway.. Cheap, amazing food and incredibly quick service! Would 100% recommend the lasagne.. Better than any I've ever tried. Do not miss out on this place

Thank Cymoni F
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

My check list for Ireland had Shepherd's pie on it and Riordan's didn't disappoint. American shepherds pie is usually bland and dull but this is the real deal folks! The gravy was soooo tasty and everything was simple and delicious. We also loved the atmosphere...More

Thank Leanna P
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Small and modest, it is a nice surprise in the most bustling and active street of Galway. The food is really tasty and home made. Really good dessets and better prices!

Thank Adriana C
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.03 km away
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.15 km away
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Quay Street, Galway, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Galway
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