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Veldon's Seafarer

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Main Street, Letterfrack, Ireland
+353 95 41046
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London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We found this place by chance; what a lucky find. Very friendly staff explained the extensive fish menu. We opted for the crab tower and the steamed mussels; excellent local produce cooked superbly well.

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Thank Andy C
Detroit, Michigan
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We went to Veldon's for dinner. The food had no taste, no seasoning and was very expensive, particularly, considering the quality we received. We ordered 2 portions of fish and chips and two captain's seafood platter, the portions were generous. However, the fish literally did not even have salt or pepper in the platter and the fish and chips were... More 

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Thank Josephine81CA
London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cycling Wild Atlantic Way and stopped to rest and refuel with Twelve Bens Cycling Club. Lovely pub, real fire, lashings of tea & coffee and wide range of very tasty sandwiches. John & staff very welcoming & friendly. Will be back.

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Thank Gerard O
siobhanbennett, Public Relations Manager at Veldon's Seafarer, responded to this review

Thank you Gerard. See you soon & best of luck with the rest of the cycle More 

Traverse City, Michigan
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

By far, the best Seafood Chowder and Caeser salads my daughter and I have enjoyed. Great service and atmosphere!

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Thank redlizzy311
siobhanbennett, Public Relations Manager at Veldon's Seafarer, responded to this review

Ah thank you for your kind words! Delighted you enjoyed it so much! More 

Ghent, Belgium
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here in between visiting the national park and the Kylemore abbey as it is located very conveniently. The service was very friendly. I would recommend the mussels which are delicious, fresh and cheap!

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Thank Stephanie L
Dublin, Ireland
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52 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great spot to visit after a walk in the Connemara national park. I was pleasantly surprised with the quality of the food. It's a cosy warm pub, the scampi were freshly breaded, crisp with a light tasty tartare sauce. We also had the salmon topped with crab, it was huge and cooked perfectly. Very impressive pub grub,... More 

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Thank Mikey3106
siobhanbennett, Public Relations Manager at Veldon's Seafarer, responded to this review

Hi Mikey, Thank you for the review. Delighted that you enjoyed the meal so much. Hopefully we will see you again soon. More 

Ireland
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017

The best barfood ever. You should try their steaks and lambs! We could eat our foods inside with our Dog. The place is dog friendly.

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Thank MisaGeziyor
siobhanbennett, Public Relations Manager at Veldon's Seafarer, responded to this review

Delighted you enjoyed your visit! More 

Albany, New York
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177 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017

After a day of hiking Diamond hill we were ready for some warm food. Veldons had just what we were looking for. Great food nice place. All around winner. William & Colleen New York

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Thank fglawihio
siobhanbennett, Public Relations Manager at Veldon's Seafarer, responded to this review

Hi William & Colleen, Thank you so much for the review. Delighted you enjoyed the chowder - nothing like it after climbing the Diamond, well deserved! thanks again More 

Mikkeli, Finland
1 review
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Stopped here for lunch, on our drive through connemara. Had the scallops, cooked to perfection. My friends had the chowder, fish & chips, which I tried, were just right. Good choice, worth the stop.

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Thank Petteri A
siobhanbennett, Public Relations Manager at Veldon's Seafarer, responded to this review

Glad you took the time to stop in with us & hopefully we will see you again. Lovely to hear that the sea food went down so well! More 

Flers-en-Escrebieux, France
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Nice surprise to discover this place! We try the salmon it s was delicious ! The prices are correct for a restaurant. It s simple and good.

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Thank Meegaane
siobhanbennett, Public Relations Manager at Veldon's Seafarer, responded to this review

Happy New Year to you! You'll have to come back the next time to try something else and see if it is just as good! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$21
Cuisine
Irish, Bar, Seafood, European, Pub, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street, Letterfrack, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Letterfrack
  • Phone Number: +353 95 41046

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?