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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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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good33%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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42-44 Middle Street | In the Latin Quarter, Galway, Ireland
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Every time I go to Galway a visit here is a must , the food is alway top notch and the staff are always friendly , Toilets are spotless which is a big thing for me , It is always busy so you might have...More

2  Thank wavinpipe
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the first (of many!) pubs and bars we visited on a long weekend break. Whilst each one had its own unique plus points, the Dail could not be beaten for 'typical Irish decor, a relaxed and welcoming atmosphere, plus good honest 'pub grub'....More

2  Thank Philip J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I came to Galway on a holiday from Italy, and was highly recommended this bar by my close friends who live in Galway and are regulars. We went out this evening and we were greeted by nice bar staff and lovely drinks. Then when we...More

3  Thank Nazzaro H
Dail B, Manager at The Dail Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Nazzaro H, Thank you for your review, however we are disappointed to hear your feedback. Our staff are usually commended for their friendly and accommodating manner, which I'm sure is one of the reasons we came so highly recommend by your friends. Your feedback...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stumbled about this little treasure while out walking on our last night in galway the food was amazing staff lovely and friendly and very fast service we would highly recommend and next time we're in galway it will definitely be our first port of...More

3  Thank Mary K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Dail Bar is a great little pub to stop by for a drink. Great selection and really good prices. A must stop for anyone in Galway.

3  Thank stultis
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fantastic food, lovely service from a young girl couldn't do enough for us all would recommend a visit

3  Thank Paula T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here 23rd October after being undecided where to go glad we did the place was busy but we were able to get a table food and service both very good quality of food excellent and value for money would visit again if back in...More

3  Thank Gavin C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Sunday evening we decided to go for a quick bit off food here before we met friends later on in the night to say that was a mistake would certainly be a understatement. Waited 20 minutes upstairs for a waitress to serve us but when...More

Thank Joseph R
Dail B, Manager at The Dail Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Joseph R, We have read your review and think there might have been a slight misunderstanding in communication. Our vegetables are ordered in fresh daily, they are then stored together and prepared in the same area of kitchen. For the safety of your health...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped in after a long day of touring and were seated and served promptly. We had fish and chips and a pasta dish, both were phenomenal. Great spot to grab a bite and relax!

2  Thank HollyVK
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We have just returned from a 14 day tour of Ireland with Trafalgar Tours. One nice part of the tour was the opportunity to visit several Irish towns along the way and do some shopping and visit the local pubs. At each pub we found...More

3  Thank Edward_G32
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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, Bar Scene, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
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
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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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