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The Boat Inn

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) #102 of 371 Restaurants in Galway €€ - €€€ Irish, , European
Main Street | Oughterard, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 552 196
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good36%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fish chowder” (2 reviews)
“burger” (5 reviews)
“salad” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Main Street | Oughterard, Galway, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 73 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

Spent an lovely family group evening here in this bar, great friendly staff, and homely atmosphere and central location. Didnt have dinner but had some light bites food which was delicious and hit the spot perfectly.

Thank Roomargotme
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We just stopped in for drinks and dessert. So glad we did! Sat inside, service was good. We had the brownie, apple tart and lemon cheesecake with blueberries. They were all delicious, but the cheesecake was the best cheesecake I have ever eaten!

Thank mtfwhls
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Convenient located on high street but disappointed about food standard and service. We waited far too long for simple pasta. Poor value for money compared to other restaurants in town.

Thank Allan B
Reviewed 5 July 2017

with ireland's climate, anyime you can sit outside for breakfast is a bonus and you can do that at The Boat Inn in Oughterard, County Galway. It's an easy place to find, situated as it is on the main thoroughfare, with free parking nearby and...More

Thank porterIreland
Reviewed 29 June 2017

We ate lunch: a burger which was a real hamburger not a meatloaf burger, the chinese chicken with noodle which was spicy and good because sometimes you don't want roast anymore on vacation, a chicken sandwich which was good and the roast which was good....More

Thank Jana W
Reviewed 7 June 2017

Visited for lunch, good menu and food and service were all up to expectations. Appears to be well patronised so the standard is consistent.

Thank DolB
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Stopped off for something to eat. Good selection on menu and this caught my eye. Very tasty. Staff were friendly but not overbearing. Pleasant pub eatery.

Thank Widget2014
Reviewed 8 October 2016

On every visit to Oughterard we have a meal and drinks here and it is always good. The staff are very friendly and helpful as well.

1  Thank GerryStan
Reviewed 3 October 2016

I popped in to enjoy a Guiness and people watch as I was a solo traveler. The outdoor patio is in the heart of the town and is quite relaxing with the sunshine beating down. Bartenders were friendly, there was a constant flow of patrons,...More

1  Thank CurlySevenSeas
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Been their with the family,food was excellent,from main course to dessert,its absolutely perfect,the service is so professional,,

Thank timskie323
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street | Oughterard, Galway, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Galway
  • Phone Number: +353 91 552 196
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