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Il Vicolo - CLOSED

5 Buttermilk Walk, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 530 515
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good21%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
1 Sep 2015
16 Mar 2015
“Lovely food! Shame there's no non alcoholic beer though...😕”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
5 Buttermilk Walk, Galway, Ireland
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Reviewed 6 May 2013

We went for our anniversary of when we met & to celebrate our recent engagement, as we had heard fab things about the place and thought it would make for a great romantic night. We were so wrong. We made a reservation, arrived on time,...More

4  Thank galwaybeard
Reviewed 2 May 2013 via mobile

We were referred to this restaurant by locals and weren't sorry!! It was so great we came back the next night!! The food was great but the staff is what made it such an awesome experience! A true Italian cafe in the heart of Galway!!...More

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Reviewed 2 May 2013 via mobile

Called in here for lunch about a week ago. Was pleasantly surprised as soon as we walked in there was a relaxed and social atmosphere and immediately I was ready to unwind. Second surprise was the food on offer considering the whole place is so...More

Thank Jojedi
Reviewed 28 April 2013

Italian selections - Great wine choice and fantastic service from staff with help when selecting. Limited choice on specials menu.I had a lovely feta/beetroot starter followed by a Lamb shank from the specials. This was disappointing and certainly not worth the €24 price attached to...More

Thank Galway_Lad1972
Reviewed 28 April 2013

The only thing decent about this restuarant is their staff & the choice of wine. The food is terrible, bland and basic. Worst main course I ever had and complained but staff didn't pass any remarks and no discount on the bill. Will never go...More

2  Thank Una N
Reviewed 15 April 2013

Came into Galway especially for a treat of oven baked eggs on Saturday morning for brekkie...alas its only on Sundays now? and we were early..could only have coffee and cake before midday! Came back at midday for a very nice roast chicken pannini..waitress forgot our...More

Thank Widget123
Reviewed 15 April 2013 via mobile

We just had glasses of wine here as we were on our way to eat elsewhere and we will definitely be back to eat. A lovely spot

Thank drjackyjones
Reviewed 14 April 2013

This petite restaurant certainly makes up in quality what it may lack in space. A relatively small menu is complimented by perfectly selected ingredients. The menu changes daily which ensures fresh produce is used. What can only be described as fabulous Italian themed creations emerge...More

Thank Peter H
Reviewed 12 April 2013

I don't eat Italian much but this place had been recommended to me. I thought it was a little small at first but I soon warmed to its charms. excellent food with top service. great place for a romantic night out. would definitely recommend

Thank seanf123
Reviewed 4 April 2013

This was a great find hidden away in the streets of Galway. Beautiful coffee and a delicious salad. A small venue but well worth squeezing into.

Thank CarolineBCott
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  • Address: 5 Buttermilk Walk, Galway, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Galway
  • Phone Number: +353 91 530 515
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Italian restaurant & Winebar IL VICOLO·WEDNESDAY, 7 MARCH 2018 Il Vicolo first opened its doors up a cafe & wine bar on buttermilk walk mid October 2011. Serving minestrone, bruschetta by day & Italian cheese, charcutterie and a nightly changing menu offering seasonal pastas, risotto & rustic delights. Also stocking Prosecco, Aperol & Campari and 50 Italian wines! With only 24 seats and 20 wines by the glass, it defied logic. Passion, heart and soul all mixed together offering rustic Italian fare, with a strong southern influence. It worked and we spent two and a half happy years on the edge of St Augustine Street before moving to our current location on the banks of the river Corrib, in the basement of the Bridgemills building. Our menu today has evolved into a contemporary Italian kitchen with a mix of seasonal Cicchetti, pastas, risotto, fish and meat. Our wine list is 100% Italian and now boasts over 75 wines spanning from the north tip of Alto Adige to the boot of Puglia and the
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