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The Skeff

€€ - €€€Irish, , European
Skeffington Arms Hotel 28 Eyre Square, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 563 173
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Overview
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“soup” (13 reviews)
“fish and chips” (14 reviews)
“burger” (13 reviews)
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CUISINES
Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
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LOCATION
Skeffington Arms Hotel 28 Eyre Square, Galway, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 662 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

Good meal. Great atmosphere and good service. The building is lovely and appears to be full of history. Average value.

Thank nicholas b
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Recently went to Galway and arriving late in town decided to go for a beer. Found this place just off the main square that was open late. Appealing venue, housed in an old pub attached to a hotel it has the external and internal appeal...More

Thank Simon Y
AshlingDudley, Manager at The Skeff, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear Simon Y, Thank you for taking the time to post a review on TripAdvisor regarding your recent visit to The Skeff Bar & Kitchen. I will make sure to pass your helpful feedback on to our bar team who are always striving to improve...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Gorgeous interior, ok menu, staff prefer chatting to eachother than serving though. Went there twice on recent trip to the city as was near bus station. On both occasions were left waiting at a table and after asking for a menu was told we were...More

Thank CKirbyLimk
AshlingDudley, Manager at The Skeff, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear CKirbyLimk, Thank you for taking the time to post a review on TripAdvisor about your recent visit to The Skeff Bar & Kitchen and apologies that your time with us was so disappointing. When you have a moment could you contact me on ashling@theskeff.ie...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to th Skeff for a relaxing drink Monday night and firstly I can say that the staff were friendly and helpful,especially when our visitor wanted a few photographs.Our friend loved the Pub, it’s decor and ambience.However a problem we had was when they...More

Thank pascal664
AshlingDudley, Manager at The Skeff, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear pascal664, Thank you for taking the time to post a review on TripAdvisor regarding your recent visit to The Skeff Bar & Kitchen. It was great to read that overall your time with us was an enjoyable one and I will make sure to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We saw it while passing on the way and said that we would check it out, we were not disappointed. We had a great dinner with delicious drinks - after asking for some ideas. The waitresses were very helpful and we will definitely be back...More

Thank Isabelle D
AshlingDudley, Manager at The Skeff, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Isabelle D, Thank you for taking the time to post a review on TripAdvisor regarding your recent visit to The Skeff Bar & Kitchen. I was delighted to read that you had a really enjoyable time with us and I will make sure to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a beautiful venue which we visited last year and we were looking forward to going again; sadly not so because it was let down by the music and the evening staff. Visited at lunch time and it was a lovely place: ordered a...More

Thank Frohlix
AshlingDudley, Manager at The Skeff, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Frohlix, Thank you for taking the time to post a review on TripAdvisor regarding your visit to The Skeff Bar & Kitchen and apologies that your time with us was so disappointing. When you have a moment could you contact me on ashling@theskeff.ie with...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here last Thursday at lunch time. My partner ordered the peppered burger and he thoroughly enjoyed it as I did my chicken wrap! What really made the visit was our lovely waitress Cliona (I think? Definitely an Irish name). She was very friendly and...More

Thank nring1
AshlingDudley, Manager at The Skeff, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear nring1, Thank you for taking the time to post a review on TripAdvisor regarding your recent visit to The Skeff Bar & Kitchen. It was great to read that your time with us was most enjoyable and I will make sure to pass your...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Skeff was amazing. We spent a few days in Galway and kept coming back to this place. The nightlife was awesome! Great music and atmosphere! We also made our way there for a pint and an appetizer. Highly recommend the nachos! The staff were...More

Thank AnywhereIn4Days
AshlingDudley, Manager at The Skeff, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear AnywhereIn4Days, Thank you for taking the time to post a review on TripAdvisor regarding your recent visit to The Skeff Bar & Kitchen. I was delighted to read that you really enjoyed your time with us and that you got to experience all the...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I made a return visit to the Skeff recently and I had a great experience, I was advised on arrival that there could be a delay of up to twenty minuets, I was pleasantly surprized when my meal was in front of me in less...More

Thank Mickmac1914
AshlingDudley, Manager at The Skeff, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Mickmac1914, Thank you for taking the time to post a review on TripAdvisor regarding your recent visit to The Skeff Bar & Kitchen. I was delighted to read that your return visit to us was most enjoyable and I will make sure to pass...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here with a group of 18 for dinner. Food was very good and the staff were all very friendly. It wasn't until the end of the night things went wrong. 6 of our friends went to the joined on night club while we waited...More

4  Thank Luke R
AshlingDudley, Manager at The Skeff, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Luke R, Thank you for taking the time to post a review on TripAdvisor. I have passed your feedback on to the Bar management team who will fully follow-up on it. Kind regards, Ashling Dudley Group Operations Manager

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Jeff M
13 June 2017|
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Response from Richard S | Reviewed this property |
God knows our round was 33 pints of Guinness !
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Skeffington Arms Hotel 28 Eyre Square, Galway, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Galway
  • Phone Number: +353 91 563 173
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Description
Uniquely designed busy bar in the heart of Galway city center serving wholesome, quality food. 6 bars under the one roof including a thriving whiskey bar and cocktail bar - sit back enjoy some delicious food and drinks whilst overlooking Eyre Square. The Skeff Bar & Kitchen really is Galway's meeting place.
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