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The Dáil Bar is one of the most popular pubs in Galway city and is also home to The Liquor Lounge cocktail bar! Serving food and drinks daily, it won Best Cocktail Experience in the world at the Irish Hospitality Global Awards 2019. Located in the heart of Galway's Latin Quarter and set over two floors, it really is a beautiful bar to visit with carved oak bars, feature fireplaces, stunning staircases and many a cosy corner to spend an evening. With a late bar and live music every evening, it offers a lively atmosphere. It's popular with both locals and visitors alike Enjoy an extensive drinks menu with cocktails, gin, wine and champagne, craft beers, premium whiskey and more! With the team
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
CUISINES
Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Gastropub
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Live Music, Sports bars, Gift Cards Available
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in here on Sunday nite just gone. 6 of us in total squeezed onto a 4 person's table but just happy to be seated. Food was good, pints were even better but what blew us all away was the level of service. Caitlin (...from meath) was our waitress and deserves 5 stars from start to finish. She is a gemMore

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Was excited to try this place out but did not have a pleasant experience. My husband asked if we could sit anywhere (normal question IMO). Bartender with blonde hair and glasses was quite rude. Went elsewhere for lunch.More

Date of visit: March 2024
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General Manager, Agency / Consultant at The Dail Bar, Galway, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for taking the time to review us. Your feedback is truly appreciated. We take great pride in providing wonderful service for all our customers, and our team is regularly complimented for their friendly manner, we are disappointed to hear your visit...More

Reviewed 15 March 2024

Delicious wings and Nachos. Lovely Coors light and Guinness on draft. Hospitality is fabulous by all the staff. We will return.

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 1 March 2024

Visited with friends! Emmet’s upbeat personality, friendliness and great cocktails made it for us! 10/10 service! Great spot for music and drinks thanks Emmet!

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 28 December 2023

We had a lovely meal here. A rather simple meal in that we ordered a portion of chips and 2 large portions of their chicken wings, one in each flavour. Louisiana Hot sauce and Bournon BBQ, both had a kick and were served with blue...cheese dressing and celery. Our biggest point of contention is that we couldn't decide which flavour was our favourite. Service was excellent, the staff were attentive and great craic. It was a lot of eating for 2. Last time we were here was about 7 years ago and we were afraid we had 'overhyped' the place and wings to ourselves. Thankfully we were even more impressed and hope to be back... hopefully sooner than 7 years.More

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 15 December 2023

Our go to spot every time, always such good service, Jack went above and beyond for us. 100/10 would recommend 🤍

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 3 October 2023

Friendly and helpful staff. Excellent food - I had seafood chowder, which I can highly recommend. Came with bread and butter, so actually too much to eat all. Nice premises and atmosphere. If I'm ever in Galway again, I will be back.

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed 29 September 2023 via mobile

Great atmosphere and the food and service was incredible. The cod was probably the best meal of our trip. My husband’s burger was great too.

Date of visit: September 2023
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Aoife Carney, Agency / Consultant at The Dail Bar, Galway, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2023

Hi BrandTPlusFour, We are so glad to hear you enjoyed your recent meal with us! We will be sure to pass your lovely comments on to the team. We would love to have you back if you visit Galway again!

Reviewed 18 August 2023 via mobile

We had a great meal and experience at the Dail Bar in Galway. We sat upstairs and the atmosphere was a lot of fun. Staff was friendly and service was good. Really cool bars upstairs and down with unlimited drink options. Check it out!

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 11 August 2023

I find myself and my partner coming back here again and again for their exceptional food. To find a place in Galway that don’t shy away from allergies and help the customers if any changes is required is fantastic. My partner is now very loyal...to this place as they understand his needs, even when new staff are on. Very good pints of Guinness and Smithicks.More

Date of visit: June 2023
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Reviewed 23 July 2023 via mobile

The bar had a lively atmosphere, good music, Guinness beer, and beef stew but the bacon wrapped chicken was dry. It’s a great “traditional” bar.

Date of visit: July 2023
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Reviewed 18 July 2023 via mobile

Walking around Galway City is a pleasure in itself and I highly recommend it to you but we all need a bit of sustenance so the appropriately named Dáil Bar seemed like an ideal venue for three garrulous comrades. Lovely young lady from Dublin of...all places showed us to our table and provided us with a varied and multi optional menu, which included daily specials. The food was served , it was flavoursome, well presented and very comforting. The type of food that could make a fellow sit back and enjoy a few more delicious beverages but lots to see in Galway so slightly reluctantly we moved on. I would return if I ever visit Galway City again but there are so many fine places in the City of the Tribes to wine and dine . I can only say this I would recommend The Dáil to you.More

Date of visit: July 2023
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Reviewed 14 July 2023

LOVE! Great and welcoming service, delicious food, a proper pint. A block off Shop street so a little calmer. Rerally appreciate how attentive the staff is. Lovely interior. One of my favorite spots in Galway City.

Date of visit: July 2023
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Reviewed 13 July 2023

Great food at very reasonable prices. Staff extremely friendly Fast efficient service. We also had lunch that day very impressive

Date of visit: July 2023
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Reviewed 8 July 2023 via mobile

Beautiful venue with cocktails, beer, and standard pub fare. With upstairs and downstairs seating areas and bars, there is lots of room. The decor was unique and beautiful. Traditional oak bar and furnishings with mock cherry blossom trees and blossoms. Bathrooms are in the basement,...clean and well-serviced. The staff was friendly and efficient. I tried a rum punch that was their summer special and an Irish coffee. Both were good but skimpy on the booze. My husband and I had a light dinner of potato and leek soup with brown bread. The soup was a thin broth with almost nothing in it but the flavor was good. We had banoffee pie for dessert and it was delicious.More

Date of visit: July 2023
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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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  • Food: 4.5
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