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Ard Bia at Nimmo's

Spanish Parade | Long Walk, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 561 114
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  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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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 September 11, 2016 via mobile

Delightful lunch at Ard Bia overlooking the water. The service was friendly and attentive and the food was oh so good! Had one of the delucious daily specials of pan fried white fish over veggies. We also purchased an awesome loaf of brown bread to...More

1  Thank susangsays
Reviewed September 11, 2016 via mobile

Had the most fantastic meal here on Saturday night. When we opened the door of the restaurant we were immediately met with the aroma of fresh food being cooked. Staff were very nice and there was a lovely atmosphere. Overall it was a really good...More

1  Thank Lynndub
Reviewed September 8, 2016

Had lunch here with our tour group and the meal was so fresh and upscale. Our room upstairs was charming and the location was great for walking through the town after lunch.

1  Thank SFR6042
Reviewed September 7, 2016

This place is popular and you cannot reserver a table, so be prepared to wait for around 10 minutes till you are seated. It is well worth the wait: the food and the atmosphere are well worth it. Good value for money, lots of love...More

1  Thank Go4545
Reviewed September 5, 2016 via mobile

My boyfriend and I were there on a busy Friday night. We were able to get seats without reservation, but I would not recommend doing that as this restaurant is very busy. The decor and ambience is very relaxed and romantic. The food is wonderful...More

1  Thank Christina H
Reviewed September 3, 2016

I came here for dinner late one night after they very kindly had a space in their very busy reservations. I was not disappointed. The staff were exceptional in their service and banter was complimentary :) I had a wonderful meal, it was amazing. Would...More

1  Thank Susan M
Reviewed September 1, 2016 via mobile

Visited this gorgeous spot for lunch on a busy Saturday afternoon and were seated quickly in a lovely booth. The food was delicious, great choice on the menu and very good value. I had a sweet potato and feta tart with smoked salmon on the...More

1  Thank europeangirl
Reviewed August 31, 2016

This is the place where you have to go if you visit Galway. Reservation is probably necessary. The place is lovely and the food is WAUW! Long time ago that I've tasted surprising things like this for a reasonable price.

1  Thank 596inge
Reviewed August 31, 2016

Ard Bia must be in the top five restaurants in Galway and offers superb cuisine at very attractive prices. The surroundings are quaint and clean, the service is excellent and suitably attentive, but mercy mercy....the food is exquisite. Over the past two months I have...More

2  Thank Rory C
Reviewed August 30, 2016 via mobile

Had a good time at Ard bia with my wife. Nice food and wine. intersting interieur. Attentive staff. On pricey side

1  Thank Honza B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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
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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