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Buddha Bar

€€ - €€€Asian, Thai, Chinese
14 Mary Street, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 563 749
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good13%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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“noodles” (3 reviews)
“cocktail menu” (4 reviews)
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Asian, Thai, Chinese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
14 Mary Street, Galway, Ireland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this beautiful bar/restaurant with a friend whilst staying the night in Galway. The cocktails were the best we’d had in Galway, plenty to choose from and all presented aestheically. A big thank you to the two lads behind the bar who made us feel...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank L848COemilyc
Thomasfallon, Manager at Buddha Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your great review Emily. We're glad you enjoyed your first experience of Buddha Bar. We look forward to your next visit and we hope to maintain the same quality service provided by the two lads.

Reviewed 2 November 2018 via mobile

When you are in Galway try to visit Buddha Bar near the center of the city. Food was great but bit expensive compared to other restaurants, example rice is not included in the main course unlike other restaurant is already included. Price for food for...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank louisf264
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

7 of us went here for a birthday and had a lovely experience. The cocktail menu is lovely and great value,all cocktails were €6.50 on the menu, there were also some specials on, the rhubarb gin fizz was delicious. Everyone really enjoyed their food, good...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Lisa H
Thomas F, Manager at Buddha Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2018

Hi Lisa, Thanks for your great review. We're happy you enjoyed your visit and the birthday. Hope to see you again in the near future.

Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

Loved the bar beautiful decor delicious drinks the bartender was very nice and informative with the area

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Elizabeth C
George C, General Manager at Buddha Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2018

Thank you for your feedback Elizabeth. We are delighted that you decided to pop in to us and that you enjoyed your visit. We hope to continue the great service and hopefully we will see you again sometime soon.

Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

I visited as part of a large group on a busy night and on lots of other occasions. The food as always was great. Lovely broad menus as you can also order off next door's menu (asian tea house). The service is always good and...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Meghan C
Reviewed 13 August 2018

This is one of my favourite places to go in Galway for food and drinks, it's the perfect combo. For the first few months going here I used to always get the same order but as of late I have started working my way through...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank aoifejacob
George C, General Manager at Buddha Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2018

Hi Aoife, Thank you for such a lovely review. We appreciate the great feedback on our menu. We hope we can continue to maintain the great service and hopefully you will pop in to us sometime soon again.

Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

Stumbled upon this place as we wandered around looking for a restaurant- it’s slightly off the beaten track away from busy shop street! Amazing authentic food, wonderful service from both bar and waiting staff. Reasonably priced, great atmosphere and decor. Would recommend ! Staff very...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Carrie N
George C, General Manager at Buddha Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2018

Hi Carrie, Thank you for calling in. We are delighted you enjoyed your visit and that you thought so highly of our service. Hopefully we can showcase our service to you again sometime in the near future.

Reviewed 16 July 2018

Saturday evening 14th July a Hen Party of 17 arrived for what was agreed by several emails since last March and confirmed by phone that morning, to have a meal in the Asian Tea House next door and a reservation afterwards in the Buddha Bar...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank alvasmith
Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

It had been a long time since I'd eaten in the Buddha bar and thankfully it was as good as ever. I used to have the same dish each time I'd go but went for a curry this time. It was recommended by Thomas and...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank kevalubes
Reviewed 17 June 2018

On a recent visit to Galway five of us ladies had a wonderful dining experience in the Buddha bar. The atmosphere and decor is so chilled out and relaxed and the food is second to none. We ordered five portions and we all tasted everything,...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank clinch56
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$28
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:30
17:00 - 23:30
17:00 - 23:30
17:00 - 23:30
17:00 - 00:30
17:00 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 Mary Street, Galway, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Galway
  • Phone Number: +353 91 563 749
  • E-mail
Buddha Bar Galway is an authentic experience with great Asian food at a reasonable price as well as a great selection of cocktails and beers at the bar. We open at 5pm everyday and by 10pm we are rocking with great music. On a Tuesday we are exclusively open for drinks with food service resuming on the Wednesday.
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