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Black Cat

Prairie House 179 Upper Salthill, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 501 007
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (149 reviews)
“beef cheeks” (23 reviews)
“crostinis” (9 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 21:00 Hours
Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
Prairie House 179 Upper Salthill, Galway, Ireland
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Reviewed 13 December 2018 via mobile

I had a fish stew as a main course which was really tasty and had a generous amount of sea food. The starter and dessert were also excellent. My colleague only drinks vodka and only eats chicken. So she was disappointed when they had neither...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank rainwoodenfence
Reviewed 11 December 2018

Love this restaurant. If you are vegan, vegetarian, eat fish, meat and everything in between, this is the place to come. Always fresh food and wonderful staff

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank marymC8614PR
Reviewed 7 December 2018 via mobile

I was also one of the ladies who got together for a pre Christmas meal last Tuesday and asked for a table at 7.45pm but were given one for 8pm. Not a problem. Being a regular local, I enjoyed my meal as ever superb food....More

Date of visit: December 2018
2  Thank Deirdre M
Reviewed 4 December 2018 via mobile

Very disappointing. Booked table for 8 pm and enjoyed our dinner and wine, However at 10 pm when we asked for another bottle of wine we were told, sorry the bar is closed. Meanwhile 6 people still eating and drinking. We felt we were dismissed.

Date of visit: December 2018
2  Thank 83melitaw
Reviewed 12 November 2018 via mobile

Good Spanish menu using fresh Irish produce. Lunch menu was a little limited, even though it was a Saturday afternoon, all the tasty tapas on the evening menu were not available, but temptingly on the menu. Having said that, the fish and chips were perfect....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Jcjc1994
Reviewed 12 November 2018 via mobile

The food was good but it’s (in my opinion) overpriced. Service was ok but the restaurant itself was too cold. I kept my jacket on, as my seat was near the front door. I’ll wait till the summer to try again.

Date of visit: September 2018
2  Thank Mordenboy
Reviewed 12 November 2018

While on a visit to Salthill, Galway, I spotted this little hotel with a dinning spot to the front, we only wanted a coffee, in we went and yes they would serve us coffee, which was the best cup of coffee we had in many...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Kevin S
Reviewed 11 November 2018 via mobile

Arrived early 6.00pm on a November Sunday. Warm welcome, lovely selection of food, grilled halloumi, calamari, patatas bravas, tempura of monktail, served with a refreshing Albariño. Desserts followed on with a generous fogatto and creme brûlée and an americano. 10/10, well done to all involved...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank hughieKillybegs
Reviewed 31 October 2018

I love this place, delicious food, fantastic wine and you feel warm atmosphere all over. Best chocolate brownie in Galway!!! Jazz, wine, food, feeling blue... :D feeling fantastic with every visit.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Safari49541994173
Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

I could not do justice in describing how delicious the black cat pasta meal was yesterday . The sea food the sauce the black pasta all superbly cooked and seasoned . We have eaten this dish here before but it was never as good as...More

Date of visit: October 2018
2  Thank siobhan10
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Reservations, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Prairie House 179 Upper Salthill, Galway, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Galway
  • Phone Number: +353 91 501 007
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