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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
  • Excellent41%
  • Very good32%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible9%
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“soup” (13 reviews)
“fish and chips” (12 reviews)
“salmon” (7 reviews)
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Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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Skeffington Arms Hotel 28 Eyre Square, Galway, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I recently visited this pub with my family. The pints were great and service was even better. Particularly Gordon, who was bouncer that night. He was very accommodating and quick to answer any queries or questions we had. Great spot!More

Thank Nckton18
AshlingDudley, Manager at The Skeff, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Nckton18, 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 really enjoyable and I will make sure to pass your...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

Stopped in for a late breakfast/brunch here. Great time, attentive staff and a great place to escape the crowds of tourists.More

Thank Charlie Q
AshlingDudley, Manager at The Skeff, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Charlie Q, 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 visit with us and we look forward to welcoming...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

Very busy pub with a great atmosphere, plenty of tables to sit at and multiple bars for a drink. Watch some Hurling and Football on the TV whilst drinking a few pints and eating some wings. Decent food for a pub at a good price...More

Thank Simon G
AshlingDudley, Manager at The Skeff, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Simon G, 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 you had a really enjoyable time with us and that you got to experience...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Visited The Skeff yesterday for the first time yesterday. Lovely atmosphere in the pub and beautiful decor. We ordered a drink.and were handed the menu. I ordered the chowder to start and myself and my wife ordered the roast beef for mains. Chowder was lukewarm...More

Thank Jimmy T
AshlingDudley, Manager at The Skeff, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Jimmy T, 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...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Came here for a quiet drink with my friend after work. Staff very nice. Good atmosphere, would come againMore

Thank Eve M
AshlingDudley, Manager at The Skeff, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Eve M, 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 you had an enjoyable time with us and we look forward to welcoming you...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Can't fault this place it's centrally located on Eyre Square, the chicken wings were some of the best I've had..top class service, loads of space for the many revellers in this fab city. screens everywhere so if you are sitting upstairs or downstairs you can...More

Thank Charlotte T
AshlingDudley, Manager at The Skeff, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Charlotte T, 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 you had a really enjoyable time with us and even better to read that...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Called in for afternoon tea and really liked the quirky style of the hotel and the different areas you could use. Service was friendly and quick.More

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

Dear Peter V, 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 you enjoyed your time us and we hope to see you back in The...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice atmosphere. Many different areas to choose for seating. Good food and very good city centre locationMore

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

Dear Kira S, 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 an enjoyable experience and we look forward to welcoming...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I visited the skeff on Sunday evening 3rd June for a drink with family and friends. While there i recieved an urgent phonecall from my elderly father. As pub was quite busy i stepped into reception area of hotel so i could hear phonecall. This...More

Thank SuperNicko-1982
AshlingDudley, Manager at The Skeff, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post a review on TripAdvisor regarding 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 3 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived minutes before the kitchen closed (9:30). We were asked to rush out decision as what to eat, and pay for it before receiving it as they had to get the order to the kitchen quickly. This is not the way to run a business,...More

Thank nwajlg
AshlingDudley, Manager at The Skeff, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear nwajlg, Thank you for taking the time to post a review on TripAdvisor regarding your recent visit to The Skeff Bar & Kitchen and apologies that overall your time with us was not a positive one. What you experienced is not how we like...More

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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
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
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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