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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 22 March 2013

Dropped into this small restaurant yesterday for lunch. What a delightful place - small but not cramped. Having many tables for two (or one) is a good idea. I opted for a pasta dish with prawns, scallops, green bean and red pepper. Whatever they do...More

1  Thank mycomaniac
Reviewed 21 March 2013

Been for lunch a few times and had first evening meal there tonight. What can I say, great food, service and atmosphere. We eat out in galway a lot and this has fast become our favourite place to eat. Fresh, authentic and quality food. Salad...More

1  Thank MikeyGalway09
Reviewed 6 March 2013

This is a long overdue review for the best night of our trip in Europe last summer! The food was brilliant, and yes, I do still remember it. I think it's always a good sign when a restaurant has a small, but frequently changing menu,...More

1  Thank Anna B
Reviewed 28 February 2013

Amazing food. Great list of wines. Nice and romantic atmosphere and friendly waiters. Approved by an Italian! Definitely a place to go.

1  Thank Anna C
Reviewed 25 February 2013

My husband and I went to Il Vicolo a couple of weeks ago for a rare night out and had a really enjoyable experience. The food is simple and delicious as is typical with Italian food. Great choice of wine and we had the options...More

Thank gerrie_oneill
Reviewed 19 February 2013

Galways best coffee place. The breakfast options are very good too, nice to be able get slightly different options from the usual things. Flourless choc cake is super also.

Thank rojo81
Reviewed 12 February 2013

We stopped here in October 2012 for lunch, it was cold, we were hungry. The quality of the food which was prepared was excellent. It is so rare to have a good food experience "on the road" and feel that you got your money's worth....More

Thank TommyPod
Reviewed 26 January 2013 via mobile

Visited here recently. It is a class act. Superb tapas and main courses. Only problem is it's so small. We had the nights specials .." baked smoked cod"... Superb with great prices... The wine list is also very good. A little treat.

Thank MaritimoFoody
Reviewed 14 January 2013

Great, fresh food with a new menu daily. Great wine selection and fantastic cappuccino! They have a lunch menu and dinner menu. A must try!

Thank ETSGalway
Reviewed 30 December 2012

Tiny restaurant with a great wine list and good food. Startres and main courses very good. Didn't have desert. Great wine list - you can try before choosing. Helpful friendly staff. Very enjoyable experience.

Thank PippiMoy
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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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