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Black Cat

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Prairie House 179 Upper Salthill, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 501 007
12:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Tue 12:00 - 21:00
Wed - Sat 12:00 - 22:00
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3 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Lovely food, relaxed atmosphere and great music. Had the black cat pasta, halloumi salad and brownie. All delicious, will be back next time I'm in Galway.

Thank Patrick O
Galway, Ireland
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58 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a lovely restaurant and I had wanted to eat here for a while. Had lunch and chose the open crab sandwich. Unfortunately this was not a great choice. Elements of same were good however the crab was overwhelmed by other ingredients and as a result I was disappointed. I will however come again as I have heard very... More 

Thank Widget2014
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The food is so good and always reliable. The wine list is to die for . The service is fab What more could you ask for

Thank brakinluceen
County Galway, Ireland
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic meal as always one of the best tapas meals we have had in particular the stuffed Quail and the beef cheek. The staff as always were friendly and helpful highly recommend

Thank Mary D
Brussels, Belgium
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24 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This places had lots of great choices and tapas and all very fresh presented wonderfully and very tasty; highly recommended!

Thank jill c
London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place has great ambiance for if you wanted to impress someone on a date. The food is good too, defiantly worth a revisit.

Thank Donna C
Leicestershire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Great quiet spot tonight after big weekend with great tapas food and really pleasant and service. Good for couples with simple swish atmosphere

Thank Rich P
Southlake, Texas
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51 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

This is a small, seemingly sophisticated restaurant with some interesting items on the menu. Unfortunately our party was, I'm afraid, not interested in much they were serving. I recommend checking the menu first. Not for everyone.

Thank Bonnie H
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Lovely little spot! Staff were very kind and attentive! No waiting around! Food came out very quickly! Love tapas! We had steak, prawns, breads, salads and more! There was something for every palate! Really enjoyed it, can't wait to go back!!

Thank snap_tunes_2014
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

I have enjoyed excellent food at the Black Cat on many occasions. The tapas are really good. I had the breast of quail, crab claws and the breast of duck on earlier visit. The house french wine is very good value - Pinot Noir. My friend enjoyed the smoked chicken salad & the prawns. It is my favourite restaurant in... More 

Thank anohr

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Reservations, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?