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Donnelly's of Barna

€€ - €€€Irish, , Seafood
Barna Road, Barna, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 592 487
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (61 reviews)
“chowder” (48 reviews)
“mussels” (47 reviews)
Open Now
12:30 - 23:00 Hours
Irish, Bar, Seafood, European, Pub, Soups, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Barna Road, Barna, Galway, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 638 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have just left donnellys in barna what a pleasant surprise, to be honest from outside wasnt sure what to expect, but said we'd chance going in for a quiet drink.The lovely quiet relaxed warm atmosphere so we ended up deciding having a bite to eat....More

1  Thank Kmt-aed
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great restaurant with pub-like atmosphere, tables in a bar area with open fire, really great staff, and delicious food.

1  Thank VivienneR811
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I celebrated my graduation with my family last Friday evening. It was only a 15 minute drive out from the ceremony in the city. I was so relived to escape from the madness of the city into a peaceful, friendly restaurant. We felt right at...More

1  Thank ucanfindjen
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The staff were excellent. We had the Garlic mushrooms and chowder both were so good. We had the steak and hake for mains both were OK. There was a lovely atmosphere in this restaurant.

Thank janiel
Reviewed 4 November 2018

This restaurant is a little bit off the way in Galway but it sure is a gem. The Pub is full of locals with live music. The sea food is originaly presented and so so good. Yum Yum, one of the best sea food place...More

1  Thank b0b2145
Reviewed 3 November 2018

Great pint, mussels, and chowder- and affordable. fabulous evening out in Barna before heading into Galway.

1  Thank AshleyGrebe
Reviewed 25 October 2018 via mobile

Been going regularly to Galway for the last 20 years. Never goes here without a dinner at Donnelly’s. Perfect atmosphere, great service and delicious food. A pearl tags a bit hidden for tourist. Just a short taxi drive from Galway city center and it’s absolutely...More

1  Thank Steriks
Reviewed 18 October 2018 via mobile

We grabbed some salmon and chicken here so we could eat back in our room at The Twelve. My salmon was fantastic...flaky, flavorful, and cooked nicely. The chicken St. Elgar lacked seasoning, as did the veggies provided as a side. The other thing was that...More

Thank scranton38
Reviewed 10 October 2018

Good local pub that clearly didn't specialize in tourists but made us feel welcome. We had the lamb and the chicken with hollandaise sauce, both were fine, as we needed a break from Irish Stew.

Thank RobertM11725
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Would highly recommend the food in this pub. Lovely ambiance and delicious fresh seafood. Nice friendly staff also.

1  Thank annmarie0012018
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
12:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
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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