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The Kitchen

) #69 of 361 Restaurants in Galway €€ - €€€ Irish, Cafe, European
Galway City Museum | Spanish Arch, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 534 883
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good20%
  • Average4%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (17 reviews)
“cakes” (18 reviews)
“veggie wrap” (5 reviews)
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Irish, Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Galway City Museum | Spanish Arch, Galway, Ireland
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This place is great. Good veggie choice and always something different on the specials menu. Good service with attentive staff plus a free museum next door. Two for the price of one!!

Thank Mordenboy
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I live just up the street and love The Kitchen for weekend brunch or lunch! The Shakshuka and Middle-Eastern Mezze are highlights!

Thank Sarah C
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Situated in the Galway museum, the kitchen is a great place to break for lunch. Each day they serve a different dhal and also vary the more traditional sandwiches. Sample the juices, freshly made

Thank paudraigmurphy
Reviewed 28 May 2017

A lovely cafe + lunch place. Can get very busy during the weekend, you may end up queuing (on one occasion I actually ended up going to Cupan Tae on the other side of the square). Good selection, nice atmosphere.

1  Thank HelenaPQ1599UA
Reviewed 25 May 2017

We have now been to this restaurant 3 times (every time we go to Galway). The brunch and lunch menu options are phenomenal, with several vegetarian options as well. This is in fact one of the only places I could find pressed juice as a...More

1  Thank otowntravels55
Michelle K, Owner at The Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 26 May 2017

Thank you so much for your lovely review. It means so much to myself and all the gang.... we try our best to give all our customers a great experience when they visit us. Have a brilliant weekend. Michelle x

Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

The location, interior, menu and staff are incredible! Can't compliment enough! Makes for a really enjoyable experience. As a coeliac I first went for the gluten free options. The slaw, veggie wrap, and coffees are so tasty. Only critique is the gf bread servings are...More

1  Thank smithy_california
Reviewed 12 May 2017

Huevos rancheros with chorizo is excellent, although the nachos are more baked wraps. Pancakes looked good and fluffy and the vegetarian breakfast was very impressive. Treacle brown bread was a meal in itself and the coffee was great. A spinach and cheddar scone was disappointing...More

Thank magdonnelly
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Delicious food and really polite and friendly staff. I had a tomato and saffron soup which was lovely and warming on a wet day. Boyfriend had potato wedges that came with a chipotle mayo which was a surprise. Great selection of hot drinks I hadn't...More

1  Thank Gillian B
Michelle K, Owner at The Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2017

Hi Gillian Thanks so much for your kind words. The staff are delighted with themselves.... it's great to get good feedback, they all work so hard. We really pride ourselves on giving lovely service and understand the trials of parenting so we help where we...More

Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

I was very excited to try this place, but unfortunately EVERYTHING we ordered was just...bad. We ordered the fried chicken, a Mediterranean dish, and their brown bread. The fried chicken tasted heavily battered, the Mediterranean dish was under seasoned and bland, and the brown bread...More

Thank dangdanica
Reviewed 19 April 2017

We were in Galway during the Christmas Holidays and couldn't find any where to eat. This place was recommended by a local publican. The service was a bit rubbish, but the food was delicious. My friend and I had the 'turkish' style mezze breakfast and...More

Thank TraceyMellon
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$14
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Serves Alcohol
Good for
View, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:30 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
09:30 - 17:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Galway City Museum | Spanish Arch, Galway, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Galway
  • Phone Number: +353 91 534 883
  • E-mail
Great Food in The Galway City Museum, overlooking the Spanish Arch. The Kitchen serves exciting fusion cuisine using local produce and great Irish fish and meat. Vegetarians are well catered for, Gluten Free options are always available ( our Chocolate Brownies are AWESOME!!! even if we say so ourselves!). Open for extra special night-time dining from 6pm from Thursday - Saturday... great, vibrant, taste-tingling food, all prepared in house with love & passion by THE KITCHEN team.
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