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The Seafood Bar @ Kirwan's

Kirwan's Lane, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 568 266
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“scallops” (53 reviews)
“seafood” (85 reviews)
“sea bass” (31 reviews)
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Irish, Seafood, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Kirwan's Lane, Galway, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant came recommended from the hotel clerk who had recommended a wonderful restaurant the night before. First of all our waiter told us it was his only 2nd day. He took our orders and then disappeared. Another waiter took over even though we saw...More

1  Thank Trish A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very enjoyable meal, portions on the small size but excellent quality. Sides of potoatoes/veg are extra cost which we think should come with the mains. Service efficient and not intrusive. We located the restaurant off an unattractive lane near Spanish Arch hotel, perhaps some planters...More

Thank 595MaryD
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have been in their sister restaurant out in Barna, O'Gradys on the Pier a few times and not disappointed. Equally enjoyed their city centre establishment. We were in a group of 8, and the collective verdict was positive. Total bill was around €400. Starters were...More

Thank chepaddy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice place for a quiet dinner. Reservations strongly suggested. Food was great although portions are small compared to many of the other places we dined during our trip. Definitely a favorite for tourists as we met diners from all over the States & Europe....More

Thank katherine m
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent food ,but the service lacked charm ,and although it was efficientl it lacked atmosphere Not necessary I know but that takes a restuarant up a notch

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had lovely mid week lunch here with some visiting family members. The prawn cocktail starter was declared a winner! Fish and chips was great as were salmon and hake dishes. Desserts could also be recommended. Very pleasant staff.

Thank Tereva
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing fresh local seafood served with modern French style. Perfection. Experienced excellent staff, efficient friendly service with a smile. Great atmosphere and music. The best meal I ate in Ireland and If Galway doesn't steal your heart, this restaurant will! 100% recommend this place to...More

1  Thank Clare A
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I came here after reading about it in Rick Steves' Ireland 2017. The recommendation did not disappoint. The service team was so kind and the food quality was superb. I had a butter poached prawn dish served over toasted soda bread and it was absolutely...More

Thank Kait414
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Very good food. Great service. Nice restaurant. Sitting out side is recommended although inside is good too. The food was very good.fresh and tasty.

Thank ariel_kappon
Reviewed 19 August 2017

The staff, food and ambience were fantastic! Was the best meal on our trip to Ireland so far. I highly recommend it!!

Thank Daniel S
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Maggie H
24 July 2017|
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Response from q1219 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry,,not quite sure, I would check menu on line
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
12:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
12:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
12:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
12:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
12:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kirwan's Lane, Galway, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Galway
  • Phone Number: +353 91 568 266
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