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John Keogh's - The Lock Keeper

€€ - €€€Irish, , European
Clan House 22 Dominick Street Upper | Galway's West End, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 449 431
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Overview
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good19%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lamb shoulder” (15 reviews)
“steak” (36 reviews)
“mini burgers” (6 reviews)
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CUISINES
Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Service
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Value
LOCATION
Clan House 22 Dominick Street Upper | Galway's West End, Galway, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 344 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I popped in here with my family and parents in law a couple of weeks ago. We came in from a wet cold day and were greeted by a warm welcome and fire. The service was great and the menu was a good mix of...More

Thank Laurence N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was looking for somewhere different to eat and came across John Keoghs. Hadn’t heard of it prior to today but we were immediately drawn to it from it’s exterior. Our Canadian waitress Emma was super friendly and couldn’t have been more accommodating. Food was delicious...More

Thank Rachel F
Matt H, Owner at John Keogh's - The Lock Keeper, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Rachel, Many thanks for your fantastic feedback. It is much appreciated. Matt

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived at 6:15pm last weekend looking for something to eat not very busy but we were told the restaurant was fully booked which was fine but there was tables in bar and when I asked could we eat there I was told they don't serve...More

3  Thank Clon30
Matt H, Owner at John Keogh's - The Lock Keeper, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello, Many thanks for your detailed review. I am glad that we were able to accommodate you with a table when you arrived last weekend although my apologies that we couldn't offer you your table or area of choice. John Keoghs was fully booked for...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited after reading about all the awards they were receiving on a cold November night. Very cosy on entering and were greeted straight away. Our server arrived and was very informative, chatty without being ott or worse awol. Menu is small and compact but has...More

Thank Noel1971
Matt H, Owner at John Keogh's - The Lock Keeper, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks Noel for your kind words. The team appreciate your feedback. All the best Matt

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One the best fire places in Galway!! This place is good for a pint and to warm the feet haven’t tried the food but I’m interested

Thank Tomas C
Matt H, Owner at John Keogh's - The Lock Keeper, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Tomas, Great to read your positive feedback. Look forward to seeing you again for a meal sometime soon! Matt

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I really cannot speak highly enough about this place. We recently held an event in the function room. Staff were so friendly and helpful throughout the night. They really could not have been more accommodating. The venue itself is beautiful, clean and just generally has...More

Thank Oons M
Matt H, Owner at John Keogh's - The Lock Keeper, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Thanks so much for your great review. Delighted that your party enjoyed their night in the Occasional Room at John Keoghs. Best wishes Matt

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful function room and facilities for any party. Staff so helpful and friendly. Food was terrific. We all enjoyed our night

Thank cami112
Matt H, Owner at John Keogh's - The Lock Keeper, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Many thanks for your review. It is great to read that you enjoyed the party in our Occasional Room recently. It was a pleasure to host your group. Matt

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Food experience is very good and really pleasant place to enjoy a few pints. Great quality food in a pleasant atmosphere.

Thank paddymc999
Matt H, Owner at John Keogh's - The Lock Keeper, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the review Paddy. Much appreciated. Matt

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came across John Keoghs at we strolled around Galway. We were immediately impressed by the welcome and efficiency of the floor and bar staff. We both thoroughly enjoyed our starters of Hot and Cold Goats cheese and Seafood Chowder. We both choose the Chicken...More

Thank shivdowney
Matt H, Owner at John Keogh's - The Lock Keeper, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello, Thanks for visiting John Keoghs and for your positive comments. I have shared your feedback with the kitchen team in relation to the chicken dish. Best wishes Matt

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The menu at John Keoghs is amazing. There's a lot of dishes that we were unable to try that we'll be sure to the next time we go, which will be soon.

Thank Paul K
Matt H, Owner at John Keogh's - The Lock Keeper, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Paul, Many thanks for your lovely review. The feedback is much appreciated. Look forward to seeing you soon, Matt

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chellefarrow
17 November 2017|
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Response from Gannet44 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I do not know, but I very much think not.
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jijo123456
11 August 2017|
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Response from Matt H | Property representative |
Hello, Yes we do take reservations. You can call us on 091 449431 to reserve a table. Please note that reservations are advised for 7-9 pm. Between 5pm and 7pm, we can usually accommodate walk-ins and there is rarely a wait... More
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rabdt55
20 March 2017|
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Response from Matt H | Property representative |
Hi, thanks for your enquiry. Seating at John Keoghs is on a walk-in basis. We have 2 areas we serve food in so normally there is no issue getting a table. If you have a time in mind to dine, call in a little earlier, have a... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$24
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
13:00 - 23:00
Monday
17:00 - 23:30
Tuesday
17:00 - 23:30
Wednesday
17:00 - 23:30
Thursday
17:00 - 23:30
Friday
17:00 - 00:30
Saturday
13:00 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Clan House 22 Dominick Street Upper | Galway's West End, Galway, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Galway
  • Phone Number: +353 91 449 431
  • E-mail
Description
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.
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