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The Dail Bar

€€ - €€€Irish, , European
42-44 Middle Street | In the Latin Quarter, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 563 777
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good32%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“wings” (18 reviews)
“cheesecake” (9 reviews)
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Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
42-44 Middle Street | In the Latin Quarter, Galway, Ireland
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This place used to have fabulous food with an extensive menu. Haven’t been for a good while so decided to have Sunday lunch there. Very disappointed with the limited choices on offer. Had fish and chips in the end. Fish was small and obviously frozen....More

Thank StephenG1875
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Nice place. A burger is ok, not the best one I would say but I really like soup. So I think it depends from dish or your preference. Waiters are so lovely and nice.

Thank Лучик С
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a lovely spot to stop in and refresh with a pint or two.We went twice during or visit we enjoyed it so much.Clean;good service and not overly loud nor busy in the afternoon.

1  Thank VancouverZengirl
Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved the ambiance and the warmth of The Dail Bar! The drinks were cold and the starters were fantastic!

1  Thank Maureen M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Called in on a trip to galway and the sunday lunch was brilliant Roast beef and so tender and lots of beef The veg with it was excellent and the gravy so rich mmmm Highly reccomend

1  Thank alec h
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a great place and a proper Irish pub! Staff are excellent they know what they're doing and they are friendly and professional. We ordered chicken wings and chips to share as we were peckish while having a drink. The portion sizes were huge,...More

1  Thank Dub32
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had lunch whilst watching a match on one of their large screen tv! Great atmosphere and the food was served quickly and the flavor excellent! Really enjoyed our time spent there and the service was very good!

1  Thank kytmoroney
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were party of four and we ordered different dishes. Everything tasted fresh and tasty. Price is reasonable too.

1  Thank MonkeyKingFlorida
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Popped in to the Dail Bar mainly to watch LFC on their telly! Most other folks were dining and seemed to be lapping it up so i had a go at the evening 'special' fried calamari. How lucky was that?! Piping hot and lots of...More

1  Thank Queenscout
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After reading the great reviews I thought I would try the Sunday roast beef Very disappointed lumpy cold mash dry beef tiny little drizzle of gravy and the roasted veg was pretty bland not nicely roasted so a bit of a let down which is...More

Thank mjbarnes
Aoife C, Manager at The Dail Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear mjbarnes Delighted to hear you enjoyed the atmosphere of the bar and that our staff was great. However, your feedback on the Sunday roast is very surprising as the beef is always the most popular dish when featured on our menu. We source our...More

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2 September 2017|
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Response from MerlineB | Reviewed this property |
if you have a large group, i'd recommend calling ahead and they'll hold tables close together for you & make sure the staff checks in on you often. They're very flexible though, and I agree with the other patrons, if you... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$21
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:30 - 02:00
10:30 - 02:00
10:30 - 02:00
10:30 - 02:00
10:30 - 02:00
10:30 - 02:00
10:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 42-44 Middle Street | In the Latin Quarter, Galway, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Galway
  • Phone Number: +353 91 563 777
  • E-mail
The Dail Bar and Restaurant has already become a firm favourite to both Galway residents and visitors alike with its stunning decor that is both impressive and comfortable at the same time evoking a relaxed warm atmosphere that just draws you in like your favourite local. Situated on the intersection of Middle Street and Cross St right in the heart of the city it really is a beautiful bar to visit The Dail is decorated in a wonderfully traditional manner with beautifully carved oak bars, feature fireplaces ,stunning staircases and many a cosy corner to while away an evening. The downstairs bar has a warm inviting local pub feel where you can relax and enjoy your favourite drink in a comfortable environment, chat to friends, and get to know the friendly bartender or just absorb the atmosphere and many hidden features that the bar has to find!The Dail is also a restaurant serving top class food at Pocket friendly prices all day everyday. The varied and enticing menu really does go above and beyond a traditional pub menu. The Bar is open late 7 nights a week from 11:00am to 2:00am
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