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Donnellys of Barna

) #2 of 8 Restaurants in Barna €€ - €€€ Irish, , Seafood
Barna Coast Road | Galway, Barna, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 592 487
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (56 reviews)
“crab claws” (31 reviews)
“chowder” (43 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Irish, Bar, Seafood, European, Pub, Soups, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Barna Coast Road | Galway, Barna, Galway, Ireland
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141 - 150 of 562 reviews

Reviewed 24 April 2016

We called in on the way from Salthill for lunch and weren't disappointed. The setting is old fashioned but warm, cosy and welcoming. The staff were lovely and the food great, we had the open prawn sandwich and it was great. Will be back to...More

2  Thank Carmil2013
Reviewed 16 April 2016

Being a local, I visit Donnelly's fairly regularly. I was there again last night, it was heaving with tourists and locals, however a free table was located for us, service was impeccable and very friendly and the fish dishes were lovely. We were too full...More

3  Thank emersee
Reviewed 11 April 2016

This restaurant is a family favourite for Sunday lunch. We are always greeted and welcomed by the staff. We particularly enjoy our meal when we get a table in the snug.This place is always busy and is frequented by locals as well as tourists. Try...More

2  Thank mcam1234
Reviewed 10 April 2016 via mobile

Lovely meal here with my wife and kids today. Never disappoints. The starters are great and the chicken St. Eldgar for the main course was really good. Great mix of locals and tourists here and very child friendly.

2  Thank James R
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Reviewed 9 April 2016 via mobile

Very friendly service. We visited on a Saturday night and had fish and chips (a special) and mussels. Both were delicious!

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 5 April 2016

My wife and I returned here for dinner having recently visited and the result was as good as the last time! It's a really warm, friendly, relaxing and old world (in the best possible way!) type gastro pub/bar. We were fortunate enough to get a...More

1  Thank Frank H
Reviewed 31 March 2016

Lovely pub restaurant with gourmet quality food. Friendly staff and a great atmosphere. The seafood, of course, is the specialty here and you will not be disappointed in that respect! Highly recommended.

4  Thank Jon A
Reviewed 28 March 2016

Been here a few times as we live nearby, always maintains quality of food and service, would be nice if they maybe changed the menu a bit more often. Nice informal atmosphere in traditional pub.

3  Thank alanrbrowne
Reviewed 22 March 2016 via mobile

Took the spin out to Donnelly's in search of a seafood indulgence recently. We were greeted by friendly wait staff and seated promptly. The menu has ample choice, and we settled on chowder, garlic crab claws, and mussels. Brown soda bread & butter was served...More

1  Thank Angeld62
Reviewed 22 March 2016 via mobile

The seafood is simply cooked, with no batter or breadcrumbs added like is common in the USA. As a result you really get to taste the fish. We were there on a Monday night and it was busy. The service nonetheless was efficient, attentive and...More

2  Thank Paul H
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5.23 km away
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Barna Coast Road | Galway, 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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