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Lynchs Cafe - CLOSED

5/6 Shop Street | Galway, Galway Galway, Ireland
+353 91 569 511
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible8%
9 Nov 2015
“Excellent food, excellent staff”
5 Aug 2015
“Lovely food, nice staff”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Irish, International, Deli
5/6 Shop Street | Galway, Galway Galway, Ireland
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Reviewed 9 November 2015

This cafe closed recently. What a loss to Galway city!! It served the best, most reasonably priced breakfast in town

1  Thank aong
Reviewed 5 August 2015

Nice home cooking, when you get a coffee you got a free refill. Was so sad to see this place was closing & new restaurant opening up here as end of an era. Could have a nice dinner, or coffee/tea & sweet treats..The owner/manager was...More

Thank Mel C
Reviewed 25 April 2015

My last 2 visits have been poor to be honest. Carvery was much better! I had chicken for lunch on one visit, was ok, plain! Breakfast is a no no, bacon tasted off , as did the eggs.! Breakfast roll was also cold after 5...More

4  Thank garethdowling
Reviewed 25 April 2015

I came with my son for breakfast,the food was not great to be honest, The order was wrong twice, and it wasn't that busy, would have helped had she written the order down instead of trying to remember it. The tea pots were old and...More

2  Thank Gary M
Reviewed 15 April 2015 via mobile

I came here when all the other cafes were packed out and busy, you don't really know it's around because you have to go up some stairs but it's a bright calm and spacious place to stop for lunch. Friendly staff, but be warned their...More

2  Thank Darth_Ming
Reviewed 20 January 2015

According to our friend (who's a local), having breakfast here is something of a tradition. And it really is quite good. Full Irish breakfast recommended.

2  Thank xMisterVx
Reviewed 11 January 2015

Popped into this cafe for a lite lunch, two couples having sandwiches and scones. All made to order very fresh, very tasty, very substantional.. The service was excellent.

2  Thank Barry H
Reviewed 25 November 2014 via mobile

First of all get a table near the front window. It's the best " people watching " spot in Galway with a great view of Shop Street and its historic buildings. Next order the breakfast. They have a unique " potato cake" best served with...More

3  Thank Masterchef12
Reviewed 25 September 2014

it is not a bad place, sometimes food isn't always great. it is a bit of confusing when you walk in where to go, and there a long stairs up to it, not a bad place.

1  Thank Samantha M
Reviewed 22 July 2014

Lynch's had been a favorite while we were living in Ireland. For many years it was my "local" place to get a meal (as simple as tea and homemade scones or a full on dinner) in a most relaxed atmosphere. It has been renovated and...More

2  Thank Fenway1959
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$6 - US$13
Open Hours
8:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
8:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
8:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
8:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
8:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
8:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5/6 Shop Street | Galway, Galway Galway, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Galway
  • Phone Number: +353 91 569 511
  • E-mail
Lynch's is located in the heart of the Shop Street opened from 8.30 am offering a carvery breakfast, homemade scones, fresh fruit or homemade granola. Lunch includes a full carvery, roasts, steak sambos,salads.Gourmet Deli with sambos and salads made to order, choice of 2 homemade soups. Large selection of homemade desserts with frehsly ground coffee/teas. Wine license. Large covered smoking area. Child friendly. Hot daily special from €7.75. Open Mon-Sat
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