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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” (58 reviews)
“seafood” (101 reviews)
“sea bass” (35 reviews)
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Irish, Seafood, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Kirwan's Lane, Galway, Ireland
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Four of us went for dinner and we were not disappointed! We shared a dozen oysters and the crab dish. The oysters were very good but the sauce in the crab dish was the best thing I’ve tasted in a long time! It was creamy...More

Thank Jpk1984
Reviewed 6 days ago

Visited recently as a group of six. Very busy, We were seated upstairs. Service was excellent throughout the evening without being over the top. A variety of starters and mains were ordered by our table and everyone expressed extreme satisfaction with same. Really enjoyed the...More

Thank PJMN
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a well known and popular fish restaurant in the heart of Galway City frequented by some famous people. !!! We have been here a couple of times and always enjoy their dishes. It's down a little cobbled lane way off quay street. My...More

Thank Roisin S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Even though this is in Rick Steve’s book, few tourists have discovered it. It is down a lane just off the main drag. Our grilled fish main courses were perfect, as was the prawn cocktail. Very good service and relaxing atmosphere. We’ll be back!

Thank AnnetheRaven
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent all the way. Food, service and ambience. We had the prawns to start followed by sea bass and risotto with peas and bacon and seared tuna. Home made was delicious didn’t have room for lunch. Thank you for a wonderful lunch

Thank firsttimes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice food and atmosphere, seafood are perfectly cooked. Didn't wait too long Would definitely come back

Thank Marc L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A friend recommended this restaurant to me and I am so happy they did! A cosy little hidden restaurant just off Eyre square it’s a hidden gem. The staff are very friendly and there is a cosy romantic atmosphere A great selection of fish to...More

Thank honestcommuter
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Some of the best food we have had in Ireland. Everything we was absolutely delicious. Seafood linguini and oysters were incredibly fresh! Service was impeccable! We would come back 100 times over.

Thank Trip217096
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very nice evening devoted to seafood. Crab claws went very well, plaice was cooked perfectly, all our starters were tasty beyond belief. Had a bit of a discussion about wines; it's best not to rely on waitresses' knowledge, pick wine yourself - selection is pretty...More

Thank vmilman
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We recently spent a day in Galway. Per all of the Trip Advisor reviews, we decided, first, to find Kirwin's and second, to eat there. The restaurant was lovely and clean. The staff was very friendly. The food was good but it was on the...More

Thank Jennifer K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
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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