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3 Eyre Street | Wood Quay, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 568 917
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Myself and my family had lunch/dinner there on Sunday13th Feb. Our daughter has a nut allergy and the young man serving went out of his way to make sure he checked if the food served to her was safe to eat. At desert time he got a list of the 'safe ones' for her to eat. He was exceptionally friendly... More 

Thank Martin M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had light plates in the bar.....the seafood salad was quite good, and the ribs were really five star. Of course, the pints were good too. Atmosphere is good, not too much loud music so you can talk and the other person can hear you.

Thank omisamoyed
Dublin, Ireland
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were looking for somewhere to eat in Galway and most places were finished and we just came across McSwiggans by chance and we were very happy we did. The service was great we were seated straight away and the food was absolutely gorgeous... we had starters mains and drinks all fab and very reasonable price will definitely be returning... More 

Thank Louise T
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had dinner here for a birthday celebration. all three courses were very nice and reasonably priced. Very pleasant staff also. Lovely experience overall

Thank Cathal H
Dungannon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Arrived and we're seated straight away, got a quality steak and a great meal all in all! Very reasonable priced for the quality of food !! Defo a must go!

Thank Rodgers252
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This has to be one of the best restaurants in Ireland. The food is especially tasty and the service is fast and friendly. It is a must for me anytime I'm in Galway.

Thank MagpieNavan
Philly PA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great family dinner. The food was amazing and the decor was fun. Really good service. They had music in the bar so we listened for a bit. An enjoyable evening

Thank Kim M
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited mcswiggans for lunch with family; in December, staff were friendly efficient and helpful food was well presented tasted wonderful, and reasonably priced love this restaurant

Thank carmel k
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Arrived 9.10pm Saturday night, 20 minute wait for table but well worth the wait, excellent food, great service, great value for money. Not suitable for wheelchair users.

Thank Paula B
Galway, Ireland
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have eaten in Mc Swiggans may times over 25 years and unfortunately it is sliding in the wrong direction. It is unusual to get a bad meal now in Ireland. Mc Swiggans seems to be in a time warp. While the pate and chowder , which are as they are for many years, were very nice the other dishes... More 

Thank Siobhan O

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$18 - US$32
Irish, European, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Eyre Street | Wood Quay, Galway, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Galway
  • Phone Number: +353 91 568 917

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?