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Donnelly's of Barna

€€ - €€€Irish, , Seafood
Barna Road, Barna, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 592 487
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (58 reviews)
“chowder” (47 reviews)
“mussels” (42 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Irish, Bar, Seafood, European, Pub, Soups, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Barna Road, Barna, Galway, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

had sunday lunch here, two seafood trilogys, beautiful food, great service, friendly staff, good value for money as we had two huge plates of food! looking forward to a return trip!

2  Thank GalwayGer123
Cecily H, Manager at Donnelly's of Barna, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Delighted to hear you enjoyed the Seafood Trilogy, it's quite the feast alright! We look forward to welcoming you back again soon - and many thanks for the lovely review.

Reviewed 2 January 2018

We had evening dinner in this restaurant before Christmas and the food was just delicious . The service was first class & we got great attention from very efficient & friendly staff. Would highly recommend this restaurant for food.

1  Thank cradsma
Cecily H, Manager at Donnelly's of Barna, responded to this reviewResponded 3 January 2018

Thanks so much for the lovely comments, we really appreciate it and we look forward to welcoming you back soon.

Reviewed 2 January 2018

Another one of my must visit restaurants when I visit Galway several times a year. The food is excellent and never disappoints, I usually have the goats cheese and red onion tartlet but the chowder is excellent also, I only ever have the Seafood Pie...More

Thank Ann C
Cecily H, Manager at Donnelly's of Barna, responded to this reviewResponded 3 January 2018

That’s just great, thanks very much for the positive review, we’re delighted!

Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

Very good prompt service..The food was also extremely tasty! We had chowder and Hake for mains, It was cooked to perfection. On a cold evening the Resturant was very cosy, have been here a couple of times before and it never disappoints. We will definitely...More

Thank Laura M
Cecily H, Manager at Donnelly's of Barna, responded to this reviewResponded 13 December 2017

Delighted to hear your feedback, Laura. Thank you for the kind words. We look forward to welcoming you back soon!

Reviewed 28 November 2017

This place as far as I am concerned never fails - visited here on a wet Sunday afternoon and thankfully we were there when it was not too busy - timed it well - great s.election on the menu - the fish and chips is...More

Thank annef918
Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

Visited with a big group. We sat for 40 minutes without getting a menu or a drink. When we did get the menu it was another 30 minutes before they took our order. When the food came it was terrible, my steak was a purple...More

Thank Eva R
Cecily H, Manager at Donnelly's of Barna, responded to this reviewResponded 29 November 2017

Dear Eva, thank you for your review. We were really disappointed to hear about your experience at Donnellys. In order for us to investigate the issues you have raised we have privately emailed you to get more detail on your dining experience at Donnellys. We...More

Reviewed 25 November 2017

We were staying in the Twelve Hotel across the road and ate here one evening. It was nothing fancy, but just decent pub grub, and plenty in their portions! Lovely atmospheric pub

Thank Paul L
Reviewed 21 November 2017

Visited Donnellys for lunch lately, not first time. Later went back for dinner as it was so enjoyable. Really atmospheric old style bar with modern facilities. Fish top class. Good wine list. Great waiters.

Thank Brendan S
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

We visited here twice on a recent stay in Barna. We were looked after by the wonderful George and some of the ladies on the floor. George was particularly charming, chatty and just great at his job. The girls are friendly, efficient and lovely to...More

1  Thank Selma G
Reviewed 28 October 2017

We were driving from Clifden and found this pub/restaurant west of Galway. Perfect stop for lunch and easy to park. We have had chowder in several restaurants during our trip and this was the best! Also, there was heating in the ladie´s room!

1  Thank Mormor49
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Parking Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Barna Road, Barna, Galway, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Galway  >  Barna
  • Phone Number: +353 91 592 487
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