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22 Sea Road, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 526 003
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good16%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (75 reviews)
“steak” (96 reviews)
“fish fingers” (21 reviews)
Open Now
09:30 - 16:00 Hours
Irish, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
22 Sea Road, Galway, Ireland
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Reviewed yesterday

At the end of June, in extraordinary weather ( The Irish Heatwave) we visited Kai for Dinner. My husband and I had, on an earlier trip to Galway, sampled Lunch at Kai....queuing in really cold weather outside but SO worth it :) . So, this...More

Thank blackrockDublin
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We booked a table based on the great reviews before our Galway visit and we were very much looking forward to the dinner in Kai. The restaurant is very central in Galway, it has a great interior architecture and a modern and casual feel to...More

Thank AkosP2013
Reviewed 5 days ago

Three of us had dinner. Two had monkfish and one had turbot. We all loved it. My monkfish came with clams in a tasty sou/sauce in a bowl. The fish was beautifully cooked and succulent and the sauce, like a fine soup, was a perfect...More

1  Thank Luz-star
Reviewed 6 days ago

This is a small, unpretentious place that we discovered for lunch and we liked it so much we came back for dinner. All the food is imaginatively prepared and beautifully presented. It is like eating at the home of a great chef. The menu changes...More

Thank TravellingMan113
Reviewed 6 days ago

I know my review title may well sound pretentious. And I'm far from a gourmet who samples the finest cuisine and best restaurants everywhere. But I do travel a lot for work and play and have eaten in some very good restaurants along the way....More

Thank Southside
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited Kai on the recommendation of a friend and were very happy we did. Its definitely worth a visit if you’re in Galway. Beautiful dishes of local, seasonal food make up a daily menu with a choice for various diets. The decor is cosy...More

1  Thank gburns83
Reviewed 1 week ago

Even though we didn't have a reservation, they managed to squeeze us in. We had a delicious dinner of locally sourced food. The decor/design of the restaurant is very interesting.

Thank nancyW2157AJ
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Kai is one of my favourite places to eat in Galway, if not Ireland. I’ve been going there for years and love the food. I really respect the ethos of the place, the hard work that the chefs do, the amazing pastries and home made...More

6  Thank JoJo F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thoughtful and quirky menu, food was really fabulous- delicate and interesting. Been several times for brunch which is also very good but the dinner menu is exceptional.

Thank Mairead M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a great place! Food was amazing. It’s a must when visiting Galway. Looking forward to my next visit.

Thank Barbara H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
09:30 - 16:00
18:30 - 22:00
09:30 - 16:00
18:30 - 22:00
09:30 - 16:00
18:30 - 22:00
09:30 - 16:00
18:30 - 22:00
09:30 - 16:00
18:30 - 22:00
09:30 - 16:00
18:30 - 22:00
09:30 - 16:00
18:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22 Sea Road, Galway, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Galway
  • Phone Number: +353 91 526 003
  • E-mail
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