Kirwan's Lane

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Kirwan's Lane
4.5
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Joe Buster
5 contributions
Stunning presentation and taste
Aug 2020 • Couples
Well done Killian and Petra. Divine food beautiful restaurant a must visit if in Galway long time since I tasted food as good . Look forward to seeing you in Sligo some time .
Written 13 August 2020
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Brendan K
Dublin, Ireland1,159 contributions
One of my favourite places to eat in Galway
Aug 2020 • Couples
This really never disappoints and yet again under the difficult scenario of Covid restrictions we had a seriously excellent meal with great service and friendly commitment by everyone. A local interpretation of prawn pilpil was superb, as were the scallops and the salmon. Mains of turbot, steak, halibut and sea bass were sublime. This time we didn’t venture into desert but all were truly excellent. Presentation as can be seen from the photos is also super. Will always come back
Written 9 August 2020
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Mairead M
1 contribution
Fish and chips lunch
Feb 2020 • Solo
Have eaten here previously, solo and in company . High standard always. So disappointed today. Food excellent but no one came to take my dessert and coffee order. Waited 15 minutes. Then decided to leave. Paid my bill! Waitress didn’t remember then either. 3 stars for the poor service.
Written 27 February 2020
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darkel45
Dublin, Ireland203 contributions
So good!!
Feb 2020 • Family
Had a meal here with family, ten of us went. Bit more upmarket than we would be used to but everything was so good. Food was excellent and staff could not do enough for us. What a great place.
Written 18 February 2020
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Aoife Uí D
15 contributions
Superb!
Feb 2020 • Couples
My husband and I had a fantastic meal in Kirwan's lane last night. Such a beautiful restaurant. The dim lighting, candles and live music create a relaxed and romantic atmosphere. The service deserves to be mentioned as it was exceptional! It isn't often that the service is faultless and it certainly was in Kirwan's Lane. Great staff doing a fantastic job! Well done. The food was delicious. We had the hake and scallops for our mains. Portions were generous too. Dessert was great. My first time ever to finish a creme brulee ... I just couldn't leave it there!😋 Looking forward to another visit to this outstanding restaurant.
Written 2 February 2020
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Rachel B
1 contribution
Superb and want to go back already
Jan 2020 • Family
Came across this little gem 25th Jan. Fabulous little quaint restaurant, never made it upstairs but we could hear fabulous music been played which carried down. Food was amazing. We had the prawns gambas to start and the prawns were beautifully cooked in garlic on sourdough bread, just wanted more.... the other dishes we had were panfried hake on chorizo risotto OMG amazing, so tasty. Also seabass in a creamy mushroom sauce.

They hadn't got a children's menu but were willing to cook anything from their main menu in a more simple version. Kids both had chicken fillet with plain spaghetti pasta and they lapped it up. Staff were super friendly and attentive. Also what's more made us feel extremely welcome with the children on a busy Saturday night at 8pm.

Had a beautiful bottle of Albarino wine called Charquino.

Couldn't fit desert in but children had ice cream and even the presentation for the children's ice cream was pretty. Unfortunately I got no pictures but we will definitely be back and highly recommend.
Written 26 January 2020
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Tommytraveller
United Kingdom456 contributions
wonderful meal
Jan 2020
we had a dinner on a quiet night. Service was excellent and friendly-nothing was too much trouble. The food was outstanding. Pil pil prawns were superb -garlicky, buttery and a little chilli. The black(dover) sole was beautifully cooked-simple but sensational texture and flavour. The seafood linguine were also delicious, again with a delicious sauce complementing the prawns, muscles and clams. A little carafe of chardonnay was the perfect accompaniment to a perfect meal.
Written 6 January 2020
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Holidayathome2011
Dublin, Ireland76 contributions
Immaculate
Jan 2020 • Couples
Very few words can describe the quality of the food and service which my girlfriend and I experienced last night. Our waitors and the head manager on duty delivered a service nothing short of sublime. Warm, friendly and attentive but not overly so. The staff take a clear joy in what they do.

As for the chefs, words escape me. We had the most beautiful dishes of sautee prawns and goats cheese to start. For mains we were both blown away by the salmon and freshly grilled turbet. Every moutful was bursting with freshness and flavour that had us both looking at each other in silenced awe. It's as if the chefs are catching the fish themselves, their pride jumps off the plates. Practically everything on the menu is Irish which is important for me.

If you leave without trying the cheese cake then you have not lived. I loved their take on it with an upside down raspberry cheesecake. All washed down with a beautiful bottle of sancerre.

What an experience. Will be back.
Written 1 January 2020
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Joe C
Galway, Ireland507 contributions
Christmas Lunch
Dec 2019 • Couples
What can i say
This is a really class restaurant with class food and excellent well trained staff
We go there on a regular basis
Food more expensive but well worth the extra few bob
Written 24 December 2019
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galwayfamily
7 contributions
Very good experience at Kirwan's Lane
Oct 2019
Enjoyed an excellent meal this weekend a Kirwan's Lane. The ambiance and lighting were very relaxing. The staff were very efficient and friendly, service was excellent. We all enjoyed every course we all had fish for mains were delicious. We would highly recommend this restaurent.
Written 27 October 2019
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