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Kirby's of Galway

Cross Street, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 569 404
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Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good32%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Irish, European, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
Cross Street, Galway, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 202 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Starving and with time to kill before an appointment I dropped in to Kirbys one Tuesday afternoon. I sat at a table and a charming lady served me a glass of wine while I was reading the menu. I picked Bog Man Ale Battered Cod,...More

Thank claremorrisdolly
Evie F, Public Relations Manager at Kirby's of Galway, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Claremorrisdolly, Our sincere thanks for taking the time to leave such a heartwarming review! Kind words such as your own are always a pleasure to read and the positive feedback is certainly very rewarding. I was particularly pleased with your comments about our staff...More

Reviewed 13 August 2017

Six of us had dinner and we were all impressed. Lovely selection to chose from on the menu all of the starters and main courses we tried were fantastic, great wine selection and service. Will definitely come back!More

Thank tlj20uk
Evie F, Public Relations Manager at Kirby's of Galway, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2017

Dear Tlj20uk, Thank you for taking the time to leave such a kind review. I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed your visit with us here in Kirby's Restaurant. It is always a pleasure to read such glowing reviews, especially regarding our service! We...More

Reviewed 2 August 2017

We ate at Kirby's on the first night of the Galway Races, which is a madhouse everywhere in Galway. The food was excellent, but the service, while pleasant, was not great. We had to ask for water three times, slow to take our orders, multiples...More

Thank Llywinda
Evie F, Public Relations Manager at Kirby's of Galway, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2017

Dear Llywinda, Many thanks for taking the time to leave a review of Kirby's of Cross Street. I was very pleased to read that you enjoyed your meal with us! We welcome and appreciate all feedback and we have taken yours on board. We would...More

Reviewed 27 July 2017

Came in for an afternoon bite with a few friends and was on a time limit, service was extremely fast and our waitress, Linda, was very attentive and friendly. Reasonably priced and lovely interior.More

Thank Sasha l
Evie F, Public Relations Manager at Kirby's of Galway, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2017

Dear Sasha l, Thank you for taking the time to leave such a kind review! I was delighted upon reading that you enjoyed your visit with us here in Kirby's Restaurant. I was particularly pleased with your kind comments about our staff, I will be...More

Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

The staff are very welcoming and friendly, and provide excellent service. Every time I visit Galway, I end up returning to this restaurant as the quality of the food is exemplary. The place has a lovely atmosphere and I always recommend it to friends and...More

Thank SaraahKellyy
Evie F, Public Relations Manager at Kirby's of Galway, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2017

Dear SaraahKellyy, Many thanks for the kind words in your recent review. I was thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your experience here at Kirby's Restaurant. Reading such a glowing review is always rewarding and I will be sure to pass on your feedback to...More

Reviewed 25 July 2017

A disappointing visit - we have been to Kirby's several times and it's usually pretty good, but the food and service were not great this time (Friday 21st July 2017) and there were signs of decline in general. The free drink at Buskers and cheap...More

Thank Richard P
Evie F, Public Relations Manager at Kirby's of Galway, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2017

Dear Richard P, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review of Kirby's Restaurant. Naturally I was sincerely disappointed upon reading your review. The standard of food and service that you received was not the standard that we pride ourselves and are frequently...More

Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

Went to Kirby's for a family reunion our sitting was for 7pm so I taught loads of time having my car in car park that closes at 10pm. There was an hour in between courses, which meant we didn't have our main course till 9.15pm...More

Thank Pamela H
Evie F, Public Relations Manager at Kirby's of Galway, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2017

Dear Pamela H, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review of Kirby's Restaurant. I was surprised upon reading your review as our service is an area that we are frequently complimented on. I was sincerely disappointed that you did not enjoy your...More

Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

Ate in Kirbys of Cross Street with friends and we availed of the "Wow Wednesday" offer which included a glass of proseco and a drink of choice in the adjoining Busker Brownes after dinner. Hannah, our waitress, was extremely pleasant and helpful. As a coeliac,...More

Thank MGER
Evie F, Public Relations Manager at Kirby's of Galway, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2017

Dear MGER, Thank you so much for the kind words in your recent review. I was very pleased to read that you had such a positive experience here at Kirby's Restaurant, it is always rewarding to receive such great feedback, especially in relation to our...More

Reviewed 16 July 2017

We'd not booked and both wanted different things to eat, and found this as we wandered. All the food was great, fabulous service would recommend. Great mixture of food styles.More

Thank rosc123
Evie F, Public Relations Manager at Kirby's of Galway, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2017

Dear Rosc123, Thank you for your kind review of Kirby's Restaurant. I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed your visit with us, and I was particularly pleased with your lovely comments about our service which I will be sure to pass on! We would...More

Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Just ate in Kirby's for their Wednesday meal deal. 2 course meal, glass of prosecco & a drink in Buskers for 20euro (additional cost for some menu items). Delicious meal for a group of 5 - highlights were goats cheese starter & chowder. Mains -...More

1  Thank Niamh N
Evie F, Public Relations Manager at Kirby's of Galway, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2017

Dear Niamh N, Thank you for taking the time to leave such a heartwarming review of Kirby's Restaurant! I was delighted to read that you enjoyed your visit with us, and that the Wow Wednesday offer was to your liking. I will be sure to...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cross Street, Galway, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Galway
  • Phone Number: +353 91 569 404
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Description
Kirbys offer a relaxed dining experience in modern surrounds. Savour the best of local produce cooked with a modern twist. An extensive wine list is available with and emphasis on New World wines. Assured of a warm and friendly welcome and value for money, Kirbys is the ideal venue for a night out with friends or when celebrating that special occasion. Kirbys also caters for Corporate lunches and dinners as well as Christmas parties. A variety of seating arrangements are available from Banquette seating to smaller tables for more intimate dining, muted lighting and walnut and cream tones create and inviting and relaxing dining experience.
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