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The Front Door Sonny's Bar and Restaurant

High Street | Cross Street, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 563 757
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“shepherds pie” (18 reviews)
“steak sandwich” (22 reviews)
“nachos” (19 reviews)
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Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
High Street | Cross Street, Galway, Ireland
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141 - 150 of 686 reviews

Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

a gem hidden on shop Street food is amazing, you can escape the hassle and find your own little corner in here, the steak ciabatta is to die for, wonderful staff very clean and very friendly

2  Thank travellingahead
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

So when you first go in it looks like a normal small pub. But it goes on for days. It's really long. When I went there was live music, a couple of blokes singing. They were really good then all of a sudden me and...More

2  Thank Victoria P
Reviewed 14 January 2017

Not your average fare! A beautiful building with several bars, fireplaces, and areas to dine. An upstairs as well as ground level. The food was delicious.

2  Thank BeekieAqui
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

Great for food. Great for a night out. Great for music. Great staff. The best all around pub/ restaurant in Galway!!

2  Thank sandyfla28
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

Had the steak sandwich, loved the food- our waitress Anneka was so nice and helpful with everything! The passion fruit cocktail was amazing!

4  Thank Jenny O
Reviewed 9 January 2017

As soon as we've settled into our friends place in Galway we seem to end up at Sonny's shortly there after. The Pub is divided into 3 distinctly different areas, Sonny's, The Front Door and the upstairs dining area. The Pub is a very popular...More

1  Thank BreezeRidge3
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Had a lovely and delicious meal in this restaurant with hubby. Staff was nice. I had the premium beef served on cibatta with fries and hubby had the meat balls with mashed potatoes. Desserts were to cry for . Mood of the​ restaurant is amazing....More

2  Thank Sandra M
Reviewed 5 January 2017

There is zero excuse for serving bread with mold on it. If you are trying to save a few pence then you shouldn't be running a restaurant. And if you're that incompetent that you can't see mold on bread you shouldn't be employed in a...More

1  Thank dylanesque1968
FrontDoor, Public Relations Manager at The Front Door Sonny's Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 11 January 2017

Dear dylanesque2000, Needless to say we were very concerned on reading your TripAdvisor post as this has never been an issue in our restaurant. We discussed the review with our Restaurant Manager and Chef, and want to reassure you that the discoloration of the bread...More

Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Everything was so good, ı can recommend tuna sandwiches and tomato soup. Staff is so hard worker. I strongly recommend

1  Thank Gökhan T
Reviewed 30 December 2016

The atmosphere, food and prices were great. We had a late lunch and were tired. We ordered right away and our meal came almost as soon as our drinks. We had Cottage pie, a sandwich and pasta. The server and food was great and had...More

Thank sharon272013
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6 May 2017|
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Response from Rachel S | Reviewed this property |
no you dont need to make a reservation and it depends whats going on in galway but I have never been left waiting :)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: High Street | Cross Street, Galway, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Galway
  • Phone Number: +353 91 563 757
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