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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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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 2 days ago

we had meals here twice when we were in Galway for a weekend on each occasion they were busy yet the service was prompt the staff were friendly and helpful.good fresh food at a good price.

1  Thank EdmondKilkenny
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were in Galway 1 week ago and dined at The Dail Bar. The waitress was very friendly and took our order for the drinks while we browsed the menu. A few minutes later she came with our drinks and took our order for the...More

1  Thank Alexander S
Reviewed 1 week ago

When the pub is quiet, it's a nice place to unwind with a cocktail in a warm environment. Also was there when it was busy and service was still spot on and the environment was more of an outgoing louder atmosphere. Especially after 7pm. A...More

1  Thank johnnyknuckles44
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Dail Bar is amazing! Great evening/night time venue with awesome live music and phenomenal service! Sharkey is hands-down the BEST!!! He is my most favorite bartender I met in Ireland!!! He is super friendly and entertaining, even accommodating for that girl that occasionally needs...More

1  Thank jennaatha
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Stopped here for some food and had the daily special. The food was absolutely brilliant and the service was exceptional as well. Prices were very reasonable for the quality. Would definitely recommend!

1  Thank Klaudia228
Reviewed 6 July 2018

We ate in several pubs across Ireland and The Dail Bar in Galway was our favorite. Staff was friendly and helpful and we enjoyed the pub atmosphere. The food was very fresh and well-prepared. And the staff was knowledgeable when helping us find gluten-free items.

1  Thank K G
Reviewed 6 July 2018

We had a late lunch here on a Tuesday and it was the perfect time. Not crowded, staff was very friendly and the food was outstanding, especially the fish and chips and fish soup. Not to mention the "bundy" burger.

1  Thank Padraic G
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

We Popped in throughout the day to escape the heat. The staff were friendly and the drink selection was great - particularly good gins and whiskies.

1  Thank Groggylemon
Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

What exceptional service! It was a Wednesday and packed! Staff made sure we got a table and were so friendly! We got a table at the back. It was busy and had a great atmosphere. Really traditional in that sense . The meals were huge!...More

1  Thank ivy_05
Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

Ate here on recent trip to Galway. Pleasant pub atmosphere and friendly staff. Burger was okay and beef stew quite good. Not bad at all.

1  Thank jamo96
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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, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, 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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