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3 Eyre Street | Wood Quay, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 568 917
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (82 reviews)
“surf and turf” (15 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Irish, Bar, International, European, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
3 Eyre Street | Wood Quay, Galway, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a wonderful restaurant. We arrived to try to have a quick meal before a show in the Black Box theatre - no problem! The waitress was very efficient and assured us that we would have enough time. She even gave us directions to...More

Thank MObelf
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had dinner tonight. I had an excellent pork chop and my wife had a very nice salmon salad. Service was very good and prices are moderate. Would not hesitate to return.

Thank Bob B
Reviewed 1 week ago

My family had booked McSwiggans for a birthday dinner at the weekend. We had celebrated my Dads 70th there a few years ago and it was wonderful so decided to go with it again as it caters for everyone's taste. We had a waiter serving...More

Thank echappeebelle
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went here for lunch today. We were "greeted" by a young man who either didn't want to be there or didn't want us to be there. I think the effort of smiling would have been too much for him. He showed us to our...More

Thank Pauline G
Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant and pub seemed to go one forever as we were guided to our reserved table. Each room we passed through had its own unique ambiance. There's a tree in the middle of the restaurant that is there because when they expanded no one...More

Thank maryemannix
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were walking around and came across this place. We had to wait a few minutes for a table which was not a problem. This restaurant is huge. It's like a house - rooms and stair cases and more rooms - beautiful, cozy and an...More

Thank TravelSneak
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This has to have been one of the best restaurants I have ever been in. We were recommended to try here by a few people and we were not disappointed. The food was to die for, the staff were pleasant, chatty and very helpful and...More

Thank PaulineW209938
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely amazing food! We only spent 2 days in Galway and we came here for dinner both nights. Bit more expensive but more then worth it! Food quality and presentation is great! Friendly and quick staff! Good food and good desserts! 100% worth a stop!...More

Thank Kyra404
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

McSwiggans has always been one of my favorite pubs in Galway, incredible value for money with €3.50 pints of Guinness and €4 for a glass of wine. Never too loud so perfect place for a few quite drinks with good company. At the weekend I...More

Thank Michael L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We ordered the chowder for entree and that was a lovely starter. Soda bread was gorgeous and is paired perfectly with the chowder. Mains were the pork ribs in sweet n sour sauce! Wow! Amazing!! This was delicious and there was loads of meat! 2nd...More

Thank Beth N
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Mark D
small family group 2 adults one child age 7 do we need to book would like to eat at about 7 tonight
17 April 2017|
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Response from Kposter | Reviewed this property |
You should be ok since it's a Monday. Enjoy!
Just requested a reservation for 10 at 20:00, 7 April. This is a birthday celebration. Do you have a cake or something special for birthdays?
18 March 2017|
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Noel C
Is there parking near by.
22 November 2016|
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Response from Karen C | Reviewed this property |
Yes reasonably good on street parking. Sorry for the massive delay answering this!!!!!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$18 - US$32
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Eyre Street | Wood Quay, Galway, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Galway
  • Phone Number: +353 91 568 917
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McSwiggans is a city centre bar and restaurant which has been open for over 30 years. We serve food in the bar from breakfast to early evening and casual dining in the restaurant on the top two floors until late. Specialities include steak, seafood and amazing desserts. We have a great section of wine, beers & cocktails with live sport on our big screen and live music at the weekends. With a labyrinth of rooms we cater to family gatherings, romantic nights out and groups of all sizes.