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The Huntsman Inn Restaurant

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The Hunstman 164 College Road, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 562 849
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Dublin, Ireland
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53 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We popped in here for dinner after work during the week. It was very busy for a mid-week evening but it was a good sign. We ate in a part of the restaurant close to the bar - a booth style seat. This part of the restaurant is dimly lit and has a relaxing feel to it. We all enjoyed... More 

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Thank CabaisteHead
Pagosa Springs, Colorado
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43 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I stopped in here one time and it was great! Beers flow freely and quickly, food is incredible, service was awesome, scene is chill! Loved this place so much that I think i went back every day I was in Galway! I even went in for brunch one day too! Love the menu, food was incredible, and can't beat the... More 

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Thank Christopher J
Ireland
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Ate here recently with our young children, got seated immediately. Had a thoroughly enjoyable meal and experience. Friendly and efficient staff and service. Food was excellent, I had the scampi and chips, my other half had the fish cakes which are definitely to be highly recommended. Children's meals were lovely and fresh. Desserts were also lovely. Overall a great visit,... More 

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Thank MinnieIreland
Galway, Ireland
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food was average but the service.. the worst service I've ever seen in my entire life. Highlights had to include the waitress who we asked for a dessert menu, she said sure one moment please and then proceeded to walk out the door past us as her shift was over! Needless to say we didn't get the dessert and... More 

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1 Thank fishNchipsm89
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Myself and my finance went to the huntsman for dinner one of the evenings we were staying in Galway and I can honestly say it was the nicest battered cod and chips I have ever eaten! The batter was light and crispy and the cod was so fresh and cooked to perfection

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Thank Ailbhe I
Ireland
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We dined in the restaurant on 17th Dec- the meal was not of the standard that we had previously encountered. A reheated meal and vegetables not up to standard. We dined again on the 29th of Dec. the steak was greasy and average , the chips were soggy and greasy! So very very disappointed on both occasions. Have you changed... More 

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Thank Honora25
Caroline B, General Manager at The Huntsman Inn Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Hanora, thank you for your email, would you please contact me directly at the Huntsman Inn, Kind regards Caroline More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

An hour and a half wait for dinner when we were told twice it would be ready in 5 mins. Couple walk in and were served before us without a reservation. Very bad service order a Bailey's coffee and was told they had no spoons or saucers and was made carry the boiling hot glass to table which burnt my... More 

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Thank griffink84
Caroline B, General Manager at The Huntsman Inn Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, I completely understand the issues raised and would appreciate if you would contact me directly at the Huntsman Inn to discuss your recent visit, Regards Caroline More 

Rochester, United Kingdom
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199 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had dinner here with friends recently. Booked a table in advance, still had to wait almost 25 mins to be seated with no staff around telling us when we'd be seated...just "in a minute" - not very professional. The food was average at best, not that great. And no-one was around for us to get the bill and pay. When... More 

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1 Thank Celtic Q
Galway, Ireland
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255 reviews
175 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

well had lunch here yesterday,what can i say the food is consistently good Its real homely with nice sauces and gravies etc I had the scampi and chips excellent a little bit dearer than most lunchtime menus but excellent for what comes on the plate Lovely deserts Service was great and so was the Guinness We will be back

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1 Thank Joe C
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42 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My family and i have been visiting the Huntsman a couple of times a year for a number of years and I feel the quality and flavour of the food has really deteriorated recently, on our most recent visit last weekend, the vast majority of our group of ten were not happy with their choice. The menu is lacking imagination... More 

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1 Thank Roscaro
Caroline B, General Manager at The Huntsman Inn Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, and we will take on board your comments, hope to see you again at the Huntsman. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Seafood
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Hunstman 164 College Road, Galway, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Galway
  • Phone Number: +353 91 562 849

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?