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Il Folletto Ristorante

8 Quay Street, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 566 066
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good27%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“bruschetta” (34 reviews)
“pizza” (67 reviews)
“fresh pasta” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
8 Quay Street, Galway, Ireland
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

First of all, too many tables are squished up against each other. It made us feel like we were eating with the people around us. Secondly, the Ravioli portion was very small. It is a dinner main course and there were about 7 small ravioli...More

2  Thank MMTravelTogether
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

“Wait to be seated” sign as a decoration. None came to seat us, we went in by ourselves and sat on a table. We ordered twice the same dish, the first was a wrong order, the second was uncorked: raw seafood!!! For the kids we...More

2  Thank Derwass
Reviewed 12 August 2018

We were here during a busy lunch period. We should have checked reviews but were looking for somewhere nice to eat; drink and listen to the buskers. This place looked nice but we were shown to a table inside. We thought that would be fine...More

1  Thank travellingbuzz
Reviewed 11 August 2018

Arrived here on a very busy Thursday night without a reservation. The manager managed to find us a table for three. Everything from starters to dessert were excellent. Even the Meatball starter that arrived which we never ordered and to which the manager said sure...More

2  Thank Colin C
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

We popped into Il Foletto for lunch on a quiet Wednesday, and were not disappointed! We sat outside and watched the world go by on Quay St while being entertained by one of Galway’s many buskers. We ordered 2 beautiful glasses of wine from the...More

1  Thank SandyyyC
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

This is NicNic (and Sal) and I am 10 (and Sal is 8) years of age. We visited IL Folletto restaurant for lunch and after seating down we read some quick reviews, toyed with the ideas of legging it but waitress arrived in the nick...More

2  Thank Alan M
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

Yum. Cocktails. Spaghetti with mussels, squid & prawn. Hake with leeks, spinach& potato. Red wine. Galway at its best. Go.

2  Thank JandG14
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

Magnificent place in center of Galway, very good italian food, frendly staf, decent price. We had pasta, and antipasta for dinner.

2  Thank jrovere
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

We went last Sunday evening for a pizza and a pasta to this restaurant sadly it was a disaster.We were seated outside as it was a lovely evening and our order taken by a lovely waiter and our drinks by a lovely Italian waitress. The...More

2  Thank Kangoojt
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

Unfortunately we had to leave the outside area as the waiter said that the policy of the restaurant is not allowing them to sit more that 3 people at a table... we were 4 people, sitting in the corner, and we were not on the...More

2  Thank Alexandra C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Quay Street, Galway, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Galway
  • Phone Number: +353 91 566 066
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Italian restaurant, offering a wide range of authentic pastas and pizzas, steaks, veal and fresh fish dishes. Were cater for large groups with a private dining area. We are situated in the heart of Galway's latin quarter on Quay street. We have outside terrace dining area. Children's menu available.
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