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Kirwan's Lane

Kirwan's Lane off Quay St, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 563 081
Review Highlights
Everything about that restaurant is class.

Really good place to go for lunch or dinner. Great staff (thank you so much Alma) and food is just... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Galway, Ireland
via mobile
Review of the restaurant, not the street

We booked reservations a few weeks in advance for a special anniversary celebration. There were 6... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Kirwan's Lane off Quay St, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 563 081
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Really good place to go for lunch or dinner. Great staff (thank you so much Alma) and food is just delicious. One of my favourite restaurant in Galway.

Thank MarekinGalway
Reviewed 6 days ago

We booked reservations a few weeks in advance for a special anniversary celebration. There were 6 of us, and they set us at a wonderful round table in the corner, with windows. The food and service were excellent. We're foodies from California, so have high...More

Thank mom2twinsSacramento
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice fish restaurant down a little lane in the centre of Galway. Expensive but the food was excellent and the service very good.

Thank BusybeeDublin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Of all the restaurants to choose from in Galway, we chose this one based on it's location and menu. We were not disappointed! Scored a table upstairs in view of the 2 piece jazz band and right beside the window with a view down the...More

1  Thank NTolan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It looks better in the pictures. Nothing exciting here. I walked through it, was dark and with a stinking smell from bins are a drain.

Thank Martin F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This quaint side street off the main shopping pedestrian walkway is worth a stroll through. We weren't ready to eat, so didn't stop into any of the cafes here, but the shops were a little more upscale and pricey with much nicer stuff for sale.

Thank Ellen C
Reviewed 2 June 2017

Taste of medieval Galway. One of the remaining streets which retains size & feel of the medieval city.

Thank coyotebanjo
Reviewed 1 June 2017

Stopped in for a late lunch. The seafood was fresh and delicious. Small restaurant with intimate surroundings.

Thank Elizabeth C
Reviewed 27 May 2017

Looking forward to Galway oysters only to be told they were out of season. Kirwan Lane, however, had farmed oysters that were very good. My dish of panfried hake, potato/basil/almond croquettes, pureed squash, asparagus and sauce verte was excellent, as was Tom's sea bass in...More

1  Thank cyssf2003
Reviewed 12 May 2017

This lane was recommended for oysters at the seafood restaurant but it has so much more. The oysters were tasty and loved the vinegar and onion concoction they served with it. The cider and amber ale were refreshing. Had lunch at Goya and their daily...More

Thank karla k
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