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Kirby's of Galway

Cross Street, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 569 404
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Restaurant Hours
Irish, European, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Cross Street, Galway, Ireland
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Myself, my parents and my other half had a wonderful dinner here this evening. Couldn’t fault the food, the atmosphere or the service. Special shout out to LINDA who catered for my awkward dad and gave us all a laugh 😄

Thank niamh f
Reviewed 3 days ago

Stopped here this week for the special offer of 2 courses plus a drink at the bar for €20.50 . On first glance the menu is lovely and offers a good choice until you realise that almost 50% of the items have supplements from €2...More

Thank GalwayGirlAtHome
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We ate here for our anniversary on a Thursday, there was a fantastic offer on Thursday night for a 2 course dinner with a glass of prosecco and a voucher for a free drink in Busker Browns for €23 per person. It was during storm...More

Thank LeanneLanders
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I live and work in Galway and Kirby's is one of my favourite places to have lunch. Their menu has a lot of great options and they regularly update their menu. Their staff are extremely helpful and friendly and are a credit to Kirby's themselves....More

Thank Enda T
Evie F, Public Relations Manager at Kirby's of Galway, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Enda T, Many thanks for your kind review, and for your valued custom over the years! It is always a pleasure to read such kind words, especially in relation to our staff & service, and I will be sure to pass this review on...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Invariably have had Lunch here and Dinner over time. Following their recent revamp, the ambiance has changed, this is a fantastic place with a great vibe and food to match. The open sandwiches at lunch are a full meal in themselves, and affordably priced that...More

Thank patrick043
Evie F, Public Relations Manager at Kirby's of Galway, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Patrick043, Thank you for taking the time to leave such a kind review! I was thrilled with your kind words about our fare, and I will be certain to pass on you lovely comments to our team in the kitchen, who will be delighted....More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had dinner booked for 4 people on a Friday evening - we started with drinks in the bar and the staff were great and didn't rush us to our table. The dining area is beautifully decorated and we were delighted to get a round...More

Thank Olivia W
Evie F, Public Relations Manager at Kirby's of Galway, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Olivia W, Many thanks for taking the time to leave such heartwarming words in your recent review! It is always very rewarding to receive positive feedback, particularity in relation to our staff & service. I will pass this on to Lauren & Linda, both...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent, fast service from charming, welcoming staff. Great selection on the menu - however, if it’s not on the menu they’ll make it for you !!! Consistently good and reliable.More

Thank DamianG3
Evie F, Public Relations Manager at Kirby's of Galway, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear DamianG3, Many thanks for taking the time to leave such a lovely review, what a pleasure it is to receive such positive feedback! I was particularity pleased with your heartwarming words about our staff, which I will be sure to pass on. We look...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I cant recommened this restuarant enough especially if you have allergies.....I have to follow a strict Fodmap diet and this restaurant is so amazing. The girls who served us Hannah and Linda were great at offering different ideas to suit my diet. They were so...More

Thank Sandra O
Evie F, Public Relations Manager at Kirby's of Galway, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Sandra O, Thank you for taking the time for leaving such a kind review. I was particularity pleased with the lovely things that you said about the staff & service, and I'm delighted that you found them ready & willing to assist with your...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We came here for a 50th quiet dinner. The woman who served us (Linda) was most attentive and made the evening stress free and made sure everything was perfect. Will 100% be coming again.

Thank noseygurl
Evie F, Public Relations Manager at Kirby's of Galway, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Noseygurl, Many thanks for the lovely review! I was thrilled to hear that you & yours found everything to your liking. Linda will be delighted with the feedback. We would love to welcome you back again in the future. Best Evie

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had dinner with my wife here on valentines night. We had no booking but the restaurant were more than accommodating to us. The menu had a huge variety and as my wife requires her food to be gluten free, there were many dishes which could...More

Thank Robert L
Evie F, Public Relations Manager at Kirby's of Galway, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Robert L, I am delighted to hear that we could assist in an enjoyable Valentines Evening for you and your wife, and many thanks for the feedback. I have passed on your heartwarming message to Hannah our restaurant manager, as well as to Linda,...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cross Street, Galway, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Galway
  • Phone Number: +353 91 569 404
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Kirbys offer a relaxed dining experience in modern surrounds. Savour the best of local produce cooked with a modern twist. An extensive wine list is available with and emphasis on New World wines. Assured of a warm and friendly welcome and value for money, Kirbys is the ideal venue for a night out with friends or when celebrating that special occasion. Kirbys also caters for Corporate lunches and dinners as well as Christmas parties. A variety of seating arrangements are available from Banquette seating to smaller tables for more intimate dining, muted lighting and walnut and cream tones create and inviting and relaxing dining experience.
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