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Pearla na Mara

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Unit 10, Howley Square | Main Street, Oranmore, Galway 00000, Ireland
+353 91 483 900
09:00 - 22:00
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Sun 10:00 - 22:00
Mon - Sat 09:00 - 22:00
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Sandweiler, Luxembourg
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104 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice location, food was OK nothing outstanding, friendly stuff, good service, a one-timer restaurant

Thank Marc S
CuriosaGalway, Owner at Pearla na Mara, responded to this review

Dear Sir, Thank you for your business and for taking time to write the review of our restaurant. I am glad to read that you found our service good and food OK. However, let me set you right on one point: we are not an Italian restaurant. We serve modern European cuisine and define our food as Irish-inspired with a... More 

County Kildare, Ireland
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49 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

we had a lovely breakfast here it is modern clean and great prices a hot top up of your coffee which is rare in these places

Thank rachel012
Saginaw, Michigan
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I popped in mainly for a coffee but ended up having their under 10 euro meal and drink, was worth double. I had what was basically a carrot soup, tea and an amazing seafood pasta (spaghetti). It was outstanding ...would have to have gone to Italy to do better so for value and quality this is highly recommended. I will... More 

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Mullingar, Ireland
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51 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Great selection on kids menu, and delicious, taste freshly and home cooked. Pasta and fish of the day dishes were equally scrumptious. Desserts were incredible and definitely homemade. Service a little slow despite the place half empty, but very friendly and courteous.

Thank YLMc
County Galway, Ireland
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Staff are great and very helpful and friendly! You can bring your own drink! Not a great choice of food, but the food itself is fantastic!!! Great evening and no rushing you out! Very relaxing!!

Thank marianspelman
Galway, Ireland
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

I had a smoked salmon salad. It was very bland, huge slices of onions. When I asked for lemon they had none. My son had chicken in a tomato sauce also very bland. On the plus side the staff are very nice

Thank LCMB
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 March 2017

We hosted a dozen university students from Pittsburgh PA U S A. The food and service were superb. The staff took great care to make sure that we enjoyed our evening.

Thank ekocher2017
Galway, Ireland
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2017

Pearla na Mara is a name shared by two restaurants in Galway, one in Oranmore village and the other in Galway city itself. In the interests of full disclosure I have only ever frequented the Oranmore restaurant but have done so many times. However based on the quality and attention to detail in the Oranmore restaurant it is reasonable to... More 

Thank Julian O
Galway, Ireland
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40 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2017

I ate here recently, for the first and, probably, last time.It was all very poor, my wife's goats cheese starter tasted like it was taken from a cheap packet. I had scallops for starters, they were overcooked and rubbery. The price for them was a bit much too, given that you only receive 4 very small scallops. I had the... More 

Thank phiggs97
Colchester, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2017

We have eaten here many times with family and Justine always looks after us. The meat and fish is first class and they have some imaginative desserts made with Matcha Green Tea.

Thank mglrowan

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$27
Irish, European, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Unit 10, Howley Square | Main Street, Oranmore, Galway 00000, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Galway  >  Oranmore
  • Phone Number: +353 91 483 900
Pearla na Mara Cafe-Restaurant was born from the love of high quality food and proudly endorses the principles of 'slow food' movement. We invite you to visit our friendly and relaxed venue in the heart of Oranmore, where you can choose from an attractive and affordable menu that caters to a wide variety of tastes.

Pearla na Mara is proud to offer Irish-inspired cuisine with a Mediterranean touch in our restaurant in Oranmore. We blend this heritage with the freshness and authenticity of the finest ingredients, locally sourced in the West and delivered daily to our restaurant, to create a unique quality and pleasurable experience for our customers. To preserve the purest taste, everything is cooked to order. The restaurant also endeavours to cater for many special dietary requirements (in particular gluten-free diet).

We are open every day for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?