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McCambridge's of Galway

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38/39 Shop Street, Galway 0000, Ireland
+353 91 562 259
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08:30 - 21:00
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Hours:
Sun 09:30 - 17:00
Mon - Tue 08:30 - 17:00
Wed - Sat 08:30 - 21:00
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Westport, Ireland
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114 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Dropped in on Saturday afternoon. The location is on a busy pedestrian street in the city centre. The place was busy with seats outside occupied. We decided to eat indoors in the upstairs section. Luckily we didn't have to wait for a table. People who arrived after us had to queue (on the stairway!) for a few minutes. Space is... More 

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Thank FlamboShambo
Melbourne, Australia
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704 reviews
251 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 300 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

On our first afternoon in Galway, we found this wonderful cafe/shop and had a delightful afternoon tea consisting of triple chocolate cake with white chocolate icing and berry curd plus traditional lemonade which in all our cases contained frozen berries. It’s a family owned store set up in 1925 and it looked like a great place to buy locally sourced... More 

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Thank Ann T
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31 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We just popped in to satisfy our sweet tooth and rest our legs. I had the berry compote meringue while my wife had the brownie sundae with salted caramel. They were both excellent and really hit the spot! On a side I absolutely love their shop and could leave with bags of the produce they stock.

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Thank BrianCorbally
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had the warm makeral salad and pate .Salad was far to big and wilted .Plate lifted when not finished .Best food around when quiet but when busy falls appart .Staff in various uniforms looks tacky.Will return for sure ...

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Thank eamon h
Belgium
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116 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love browsing here. Whether it be for food or drink. Great selection. Friendly staff. They will make up a nice food/drink basket if you want.

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Thank Maura-Irish
Ireland
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24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Cambridge's always has a queue, no, don't be put off by that. It moves fast enough and once seated the food is lovely! While waiting in the queue staff routinely offer nibbles of cookies and the like. The food is fresh, lots locally sourced and well priced. Staff are friendly and helpful. Downstairs is home to a fabulous shop selling... More 

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Thank Patriciamacg
Clonbur, Ireland
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

I arrived with my parents. Waited 25min for a table. It was very busy and were told it would be a long wait. The food was great as always however the service was a bit miss matched. Server forgot our 2 bowls of fries they arrived after we had finished our meals. It was the end of November and it... More 

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Thank Robin G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyed my visit to this fabulous shop. Staff were very pleasant and accommodating , especially a young man who helped me choose my gin, think his name was Andrew. Will definitely be returning.

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Thank Amanda K
Thurles, Ireland
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35 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

A gem in the centre of Galway that I never knew existed, the bottom floor is a very extensive deli and fine food area with restaurant upstairs. Lovely selection of snacks and full meals and very nicely presented, definitely worth a revisit

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Thank JohnOL10
Galway, Ireland
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

Hey :) We recently had a lunch at this very busy restaurant, I guess the location helps. The food was nothing special. I think a meal should always look better than the plate that carries it, it was not the case. We had a very sad lasagna as the ketchup offered kindly by the waiter never arrived to our son.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$20
Cuisine
Irish, Cafe, European, Delicatessen
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
09:30 - 17:00
Monday
08:30 - 17:00
Tuesday
08:30 - 17:00
Wednesday
08:30 - 21:00
Thursday
08:30 - 21:00
Friday
08:30 - 21:00
Saturday
08:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 38/39 Shop Street, Galway 0000, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Galway
  • Phone Number: +353 91 562 259
Description
McCambridge's is a local family deli and restaurant which specializes in the best of local Irish and international food, wine and spirits. Our coffee bar downstairs provides Italian style coffees, and a great selection of cakes and pastries. Our restaurant upstairs serves fresh seasonal food and is a really popular food destination in Galway. We also have a large sandwich counter for take-away sandwiches, and a self serve salad bar. A great selection of the finest food such as cheeses, sauces, seasonings, teas, chocolates, biscuits and drinks are available to purchase. McCambridge's hampers can be ordered any time on our website, in store or off our hamper table in store.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?