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Ard Bia at Nimmo's

Spanish Parade | Long Walk, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 561 114
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (102 reviews)
“hake” (52 reviews)
“poached eggs” (27 reviews)
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Seafood, Irish, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Spanish Parade | Long Walk, Galway, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The building is funky cool and the food is terrific even though we only had breakfast. We looked in on the dinner one evening but didn't have reservations and didn't want to wait around but what I saw being served looked and smelled delicious.

Thank rottentalkie
Reviewed 1 week ago

On a rainy day we just happened on Ard Bia at Nimmos for dinner and what a piece of luck. flavours to die for and fish cooked perfectly using local produce and ingredients. A wonderful atmosphere with attentive staff. It's a shame it cant be...More

1  Thank Loz W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Must make a reservation!! We lucked out, with the only two seats at the bar, just 30 minutes after they opened for dinner at 6. I can't count how many people they turned away after we just managed to get seated. The food was incredibly...More

Thank Amanda B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Yum Yum Yum. I loved the food. Brilliant cooking, great fish, great service, good wine. ...expensive but worth it.

Thank emerpaschal
Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely loved this place. I was charmed from the second I stepped in the door, by the great staff, great atmosphere and of course great food. I cannot recommend it highly enough, I will most definitely be back!

2  Thank 2311LouLou2311
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have visited Ard Bia on numerous occasions, breakfast, lunch and dinner. The food, service and setting all blend to give a wonderful experience. You need to experience it for yourself, go and enjoy. You will not be disappointed.

Thank normahanley
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'll join so many others in praising this as our best meal in Galway. Everyone - and I mean everyone! - that we talked to about our trip recommended that we try this restaurant, and it absolutely lived up to the hype. In addition to...More

1  Thank McLean14
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had our best meal in Galway at Ard Bia at Nimmo's. The restaurant is charming with incredible service and the food was unbelievable. We are there on our last night and had I known we would have eaten there every night. It is a...More

1  Thank katekmc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My friend and I walked into this place from a recommendation from 2 people we crossed paths with on our trip and we're glad we did. Small restaurant so show up early but the menu had a variety of brunch items that were comfort foods...More

Thank CarlaChicago
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This little out of the way place is super cozy and funky, obviously a fave with locals, and the food was delicious. The avacado toast with poached egg was so good.

Thank ppw
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Anne R
Any outdoors s eating?
6 July 2016|
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Response from 40maggiejo | Reviewed this property |
No all indoors
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 22:00
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18:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 15:30
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09:00 - 15:30
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09:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Spanish Parade | Long Walk, Galway, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Galway
  • Phone Number: +353 91 561 114
  • E-mail
One of Galway's most enduring restaurants, housed in one of the city's most iconic restaurant spaces, Ard Bia has always placed as much emphasis on community experiences and aesthetic stimulation as on serving great food in a fun environment. We believe in having roots in a place whilst having an identity that transcends location and takes inspiration from around the world.
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