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US$6 - US$33
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Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Gastropub
Reservations, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Table Service
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I visited McCabes in August with 3 friends from Scotland. We all had Burgers and they were the best we had ever tasted. The service was exemplary in these difficult time and despite the distance I will definitely return to this gem.

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed 27 July 2021 via mobile

This place is literally the worst place I have ever eaten in, food tasted awful, it was dirty and 3 of us ended up with food poisoning. This place is the pits.

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed 25 July 2021

Lovely, brand new Gastro Pub opened recently in Salthill, Galway city. As someone new to the city, the staff here made me feel so welcome from day one. They are super-friendly, super-efficient and led by a manager (Andrea, I think!) who does not miss a...single detail. At a time when most service businesses are struggling to find decent staff, McCabes seems to have a strong, organised team who know what they are doing regardless of how busy things get. The food is great also and the atmosphere is lively but family-friendly. Well done all! Highly recommended.More

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed 12 July 2021

Went for dinner here and had Seafood Chowder and a helping of mussels. Both were excellent. Given the difficulty of getting in anywhere due to reduced capacity (covid) and it being Saturday evening , the staff were very nice and accommodating. Food was excellent and...reasonably priced.More

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed 24 September 2020 via mobile

Fantastic food and service, even in these strange times the staff were so accommodating, few drinks after and the table service was rapid fast.

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 21 September 2020

The vegetable soup and the Chicken Goujons here are very nice. Everything is homemade for sure. So fresh and tasty. They have an excellent set-up adhering so well to the govt guidelines. Very impressive.

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 12 September 2020

Had lunch and evening meals here... On both occasions it was excellent... Staff were very good, social distancing respected... The food was too good so hence we came back for an evening meal.. Recommend the spicy beef wrap and fish and chips, speaking of chips.....the best chips I’ve had in years... Defo return on next visit..More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 11 September 2020

Still sitting here with my partner having a nice pint of Guinness and Coors.Food was absolutely fantastic. atmosphere and staff brilliant.Highly recommend this place 10 out of 10 Johnny and Anne

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 4 September 2020

My boyfriend and I visited here on a whim. We have never been to Salthill and wanted somewhere close by but also with nice food. From the outside it looked nice and we had pre booked a table. Few hours prior to going. When we...got there we were seated staff were friendly and we ordered. I ordered fish and chips and my boyfriend ordered steak. They were both unreal. Such nice food!!!! The fish was unreal like especially Cus I was craving fish and chips for so long. My boyfriends steak was unreal looking, so juicy and just looked so nice. I will say, I anyone is ordering dessert or thinking about it, STICKY TOFFEE PUDDING. We got it and oh god all I can say is wow. My boyfriend who doesn’t like toffee, saiid it was unreal!! And that’s that!! Great service, lovely stAff, unreal food! 10/10 recommend and would go back.More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 28 August 2020

A lovely find for lunch while we were visiting Salthill on our staycation. Food was very tasty & staff were both friendly & helpful. Will definitely visit again if we’re visiting Galway again.

Date of visit: August 2020
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R.M. McCabes Gastro Bar is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5