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2 Quay Street, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 532 655
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good22%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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Irish, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2 Quay Street, Galway, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food & service. Salmon was excellent, good choice on menu, atmosphere very nice. Thank you! We will def come back.

Thank Dori18
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's hard to really put my two experiences at Artisan in words, other than, truly stunned by it's sumptious ala carte menu and wonderfully tempting wines! Myself, my father, and my wife have eaten here many times and we cannot wait to go back each...More

Thank Irishman2go
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Enticed by their price fix menu, we came with another couple without reservations on a early Saturday evening and were offered their side room, which was perfect for conversation, away from other diners. The meal and service were fabulous. We tried most of the menu,...More

Thank BadgerTrip
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Very impressed with this restaurant, food was delicious and very high quality. The set menu for 25 euro is very good value for money. The waitresses were very attentive. Only issue we had was a very small selection of wine with some that were on...More

Thank Christine M
Reviewed 11 March 2017

We had great expectations given Artisan's inclusion on the list of Galway's fine dining experiences. Our casual welcome on arrival set the tone for the evening with a cynical waitress who obviously felt the hospitality industry owed her a living, a green !! - yes...More

1  Thank pippathomas
Reviewed 28 February 2017

Ate in Artisan on Sat evening. Expected a nice meal having eaten there a few times previously and enjoyed on those occasions. Sadly not this time. We arrived early and the restaurant was chilly to the point of being a bit uncomfortable. We went for...More

1  Thank Oceanwave2014
Reviewed 13 February 2017

This is my favourite restaurant for chowder. Best in Galway. They serve it with delicious homemade soda bread. Deserts are great too. You can enjoy your food outside if you lucky with weather or nice view on Shop Street.

Thank Magdalena G
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

My wife and I had dinner at Artisan on a Friday evening. She really was surprised and delighted by our food. They serve fresh and local food and know how to cook them.

Thank Antoine V
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Popped in for impromptu dinner. Waitstaff were able to accommodate us. I had the scallops & brill, which were delicious - my husband had the chicken liver (very generous portion) & Korean short ribs, he had the dessert platter & I had the creme brûlée....More

Thank emw_gal
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

We had a meal here on NYE. The restaurant is fabulous. There was four of us and we had a table in its own little room really private. We even had a bell to ring for champagne right up my alley 😀 The food was...More

Thank ciaraki
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Quay Street, Galway, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Galway
  • Phone Number: +353 91 532 655
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