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John Keogh's - The Lock Keeper

€€ - €€€Irish, , European
Clan House 22 Dominick Street Upper | Galway's West End, Galway H91 DXH7, Ireland
+353 91 449 431
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good17%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lamb shoulder” (19 reviews)
“steak” (52 reviews)
“mini burgers” (7 reviews)
Open Now
17:00 - 23:30 Hours
Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Clan House 22 Dominick Street Upper | Galway's West End, Galway H91 DXH7, Ireland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A lovely pub and restaurant. Staff are very friendly with good smile. Food are delicious and when we taste the oysters, the waitress told us to pair it with Guinness. First time for this food matching but it was good. Thank you for the suggestions....More

1  Thank malfunction
Reviewed yesterday

This place stands out a notch above the others pubs. The atmosphere is particularly warm and cozy and the food is delicious. I highly recommend the seafood stew and the steak. Our waitress Kate was fantastic!

2  Thank madeline t
Reviewed 3 days ago

Myself and my family went here for my daughter's graduation dinner and couldn't have been happier with our choice! We arrived early and our table was ready and waiting for us but we decided to try some drinks instead. They have a great range of...More

1  Thank sunworshipper2017
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Stopped in to get something to eat & and get a couple beers. Food was wonderful!! Seafood chowder was amazing so were the fish & chips. The waitress was friendly & helpful letting us know where to go to some music. Nice & clean atmosphere.

Thank Jodee F
Reviewed 3 days ago

This was our first dinner in Galway. It was fabulous! We shared oysters and they were so good! I had the six hour roast lamb with carrots, potatoes, and peas- OMG- It was delicious! The meat was so tender! A few others enjoyed the steak...More

Thank Jpk1984
Reviewed 4 days ago

My wife and I had a couple of great evenings at John Keogh's. This place is very wonderfully located in the heart of everything, and is in an amazing, old building. Every turn you make there is another bar area and another dining area. Service...More

1  Thank DPHou
Reviewed 6 days ago

This is a very nice place. We sat in the front window seat and it was a cozy spot. We enjoyed the chicken and lamb. The service was very good and we'd go back again.

1  Thank Patty J
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great food and even better service. Seafood was unebelievable. Would’ve went there every night of the trip!

Thank jkinnna
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a beautiful looking bar showcasing the best of irish food and service. Thanks so much to Rachel and her staff for accomadating our 25 person party on Saturday for food and drinks. Ended up staying there for the and had the best time...More

Thank Sinead D
Reviewed 1 week ago

The travel service planning our trip recommended this (among a few others) restaurant.We arrived at our hotel in Galway on a Saturday at dusk and headed for this gastropub. Streets were crowded and we were met with a packed house. A polite server/host told us...More

1  Thank Steven O
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Questions & Answers
17 November 2017|
Response from Gannet44 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I do not know, but I very much think not.
11 August 2017|
Response from Matt H | Property representative |
Hello, yes we take bookings. Please email or call us to make a reservation. Matt
20 March 2017|
Response from Matt H | Property representative |
Hello, we now take reservations for dinner at John Keoghs. Please phone 091 449431 to book. Kind regards Matt
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$23
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Kids
Open Hours
13:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:30
17:00 - 23:30
17:00 - 23:30
17:00 - 23:30
17:00 - 00:30
13:00 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Clan House 22 Dominick Street Upper | Galway's West End, Galway H91 DXH7, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Galway
  • Phone Number: +353 91 449 431
  • E-mail
If you enjoy high quality food in a traditional pub environment you will love John Keoghs Gastropub! All of our food is prepared daily with the emphasis on local and fresh. Reservations taken - call us to book.
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