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Restaurant Gemelles

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23 Quay Street, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 568 821
15:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Thu 15:00 - 22:00
Fri 12:00 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 12:00 - 22:30
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Food is unreal here only gave it 4 as the draught in the door made place quite cold if they had heater on would be 10/10

Thank Sinead M
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The four of us all had steaks, two ribeye, one sirloin and one fillet. All excellent, succulent and cooked brilliantly by ourselves on the hot stones!!! Marvellously served with sides, condiments and sauces on the one platter. Super meal in a restaurant with a relaxed and thoroughly enjoyable ambience. Highly recommended.

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23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We stumbled upon this place (trying to find an open pub on Good Friday) and ended up having a great meal. The atmosphere is cool, too. The only negative was that our server (who was great) ended her shift and the remaining server, an older gentleman, ignored us.

Thank Teensy_teens
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just been and I have to say the food was excellent. Went for the early bird menu and had the steak which comes seared and then you cook to your liking on a hot lava stone. Absolutely beautiful steak. Had soup for starter and cheesecake for dessert. Both were also good. Waiter was professional and attentive and service was great.... More 

Thank Anthony C
Waterford, Ireland
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was here today for lunch, great food but unfortunately we were a little put off by a less than polite waiter. Maybe it was just a bad day for him...

Thank Slipofagirl
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are in Galway, don't miss this place! We each had the Asian salad and fish of the day (hake). We topped it off with creme brûlée (the best we've ever had) and eton mess. Truly the best desserts I have ever tasted! Great service and amazing food!!

Thank Danette E
Galway, Ireland
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39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went here for a family late lunch, 3 kids and 9 adults. The restaurant itself is small but you don't feel cramped. There is only one high chair, this wouldn't be a very child friendly restaurant and there is no baby changing facilities! We ordered the chicken nuggets and chips for our little lady and it was delicious, the... More 

Thank Ashes0F
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to try out this restaurant again due to our great experience last time. Being a Saturday night, the whole city was thronged with people. Walked in the door and David greeted us like old friends (surprised he remembered us). Already we were happy. Didn't have to wait long for a table upstairs. The girls serving our table were... More 

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Moycullen, Ireland
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40 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Visited Gemelles restaurant in the heart of Galway City. Pre-booked for 5.30 and had early bird menu 2 courses x 20e. My wife and I had starter and had main course of hake and it was excellent-tasty, well presented and the food was to the standard of a 5* restaurant. The decor and and furnishings are exceptional and I highly... More 

Thank tomduffy68
Paul D, Owner at Restaurant Gemelles, responded to this review

Tom, I'd like to thank you greatly for your wonderful review. I'd extremely happy that you enjoyed yourself so much and we hope to see you here again soon. More 

Corrales, New Mexico
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017

After walking a considerable bit of the Latin Quarter, we wanted to grab a decent meal before heading back to our hotel. We walked right past Gemelles only to turn around because 'something' lured us back up the street. We arrived a bit before the dinner rush and were able to enjoy the cozy setting and eat a leisurely dinner... More 

Thank Eric T
Paul D, Owner at Restaurant Gemelles, responded to this review

Hi Eric, Thanks so much for your fantastic review. We're very glad that you enjoyed yourself at our restaurant and we hope we'll see you again in the near future. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$39
Irish, European, International, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Drinks, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Cheap Eats, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
15:00 - 22:00
15:00 - 22:00
15:00 - 22:00
15:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23 Quay Street, Galway, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Galway
  • Phone Number: +353 91 568 821
Gemelle's Restauarant is a family run restauarant situated on Quay Street, in the heart of Galway's Latin Quarter. Serving food 7 days a week, both lunch and dinner, Gemelle's restaurant is a must. Serving a mix of European styled cuisines Gemelle's is a great dining experience, that doesn't put stress on your pocket either.

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