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) #33 of 370 Restaurants in Galway €€ - €€€ Irish, , International
3 Eyre Street | Wood Quay, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 568 917
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (85 reviews)
“surf and turf” (15 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Irish, Bar, International, European, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
3 Eyre Street | Wood Quay, Galway, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 732 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

Ordered 2 of the 9 oz fillet steaks cooked medium.When they arrived safe to say they were nowhere near the 9 oz as the menu stated.Add to this the steaks were overcooked as were the chips,so having look forward to steak for quite a while,...More

Thank Malgorzata W
Reviewed 3 days ago

Eight of us stumbled upon McSwiggan's on a happy summer's night in June. It was a a terrific experience. The decor is creative, interesting, innovative, yet atmosphere retains an inviting pub feeling with a lively vibe. We were seated immediately in an upstairs room where...More

Thank Donna W
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Two coworkers and I were seated at a table by a window overlooking the street. Everything seemed clean, staff friendly, good food, noise level ok. I had a small side salad and chicken Kiev and both were nice and just what I hoped it would...More

Thank JBFlyin
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Very popular restaurant in Galway city centre. Good menu with enough variety for most tastes. Food and service are always excellent.

Thank Pat M
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Excellent every single time whether it is two people or a group! Reserve in advance though or you will be left waiting!

Thank M2059
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I choose this restaurant for a date with my wife. Beautiful place and delicious food. Friendly and ptofessional staff, we very enjoy our dinner and will come back for sure :)

Thank Epi N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited here with my fiancé on Saturday night, we both ordered a strawberry daiquiri for €8.50 and it was honestly one of the worst I've had. It was basically water and tasteless. Based on this I wouldn't visit again.

Thank Aimee L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic friendly restaurant. Very busy but staff so well organised service excellent. The menu choice is wide and fantastic for me re gluten free. Came back a second time. Well done and recommend to all !!!

Thank caroltouchin
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My hotel informed me on arrival that I was"too late to eat ". They recommended McSwiggans. Directions were "go out the door, turn left, then left again". I found it. Lovely welcoming bar. Friendly guy from Donegal directed me upstairs for dinner. It was 9.45....More

Thank Susan M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I cannot recommend this place enough we were just here at the weekend and had an excellent meal we were greeted by a really lovely lady who was front of house the place was extremely busy but she was able to seat 6 of us...More

Thank gwen f
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Mark D
17 April 2017|
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Response from Kposter | Reviewed this property |
You should be ok since it's a Monday. Enjoy!
Noel C
22 November 2016|
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Response from Karen C | Reviewed this property |
Yes reasonably good on street parking. Sorry for the massive delay answering this!!!!!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$18 - US$32
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Romantic
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
  • E-mail
McSwiggans is a city centre bar and restaurant which has been open for over 30 years. We serve food in the bar from breakfast to early evening and casual dining in the restaurant on the top two floors until late. Specialities include steak, seafood and amazing desserts. We have a great section of wine, beers & cocktails with live sport on our big screen and live music at the weekends. With a labyrinth of rooms we cater to family gatherings, romantic nights out and groups of all sizes.
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