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The Seafood Bar @ Kirwan's

Kirwan's Lane, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 568 266
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“scallops” (60 reviews)
“seafood” (100 reviews)
“sea bass” (35 reviews)
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12:30 - 14:30 Hours
Irish, Seafood, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Kirwan's Lane, Galway, Ireland
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We called for reservations...come over within 10 minutes and they can seat our party of 5. I don't think there were more than a couple tables filled the entire time we were there. The meal was good. Starting with duckling, tomato soup and seafood chowder...all...More

Thank 24vacation
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My wife and I spent three nights In Galway before heading back to Dublin an our last night made reservations here for dinner. We were seated in the bar area along with many other Americans and had a wounderful meal of oysters on the half...More

Thank palms2020
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I had been wanting to come here for ages so was delighted when the opportunity finally arose. Maybe my expectations were thst bit to high as i had read great reviews. On arrivial our table was almost ready so we were told to take a...More

Thank Sinead M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Every local we asked pointed us in the direction of Kirwan’s. We got there when it opened on a weekday without reservations and it filled up fast. The muscles and seafood were great. Great wine list and they gave us a free drink on July...More

Thank Devon L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had early dinner during a rainy day. Portions was not big. While dining, the floor sort of flooded. Food was ok but I think a bit pricey. Seafood was fresh.

Thank onglai588
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nothing special about this restaurant! Food was average and service was terrible! Staff isn't very friendly or attentive. We were a large party and you think they would have appreciated our business!

Thank LauraMc222018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You rind the Seafood Bar on the edge of the pedestrian area in a side road. We were seated upstairs that turned out to be noisy and hot! The service was friendly and fast and the food was fresh and tasty. We had seafood chowder,...More

Thank BD_German
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely place with friendly staff however some room for improvement. We arrived for dinner when it was 30 degrees outside and it took 10 minutes before we were asked for our drinks order (not even tap water was provided); not great considering there were only...More

Thank Lisa A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a res. for an evening dinner but stumbled upon Kirwan around lunch time and as it started raining and we were getting hungry, we decided to jump in for lunch.The place was quiet , service friendly and everything we ordered, seafood platter, fish,...More

Thank LeDiscerningTraveler
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very good seafood restaurant in the middle of Galway, Not a big menu but that works ferfectly as the chef works his/her magic on what they have. Sea bass was cooked to perfection and my partner had king scallops and i never heard a word...More

Thank kevmal
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
12:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
12:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
12:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
12:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
12:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kirwan's Lane, Galway, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Galway
  • Phone Number: +353 91 568 266
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