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Blakes Bar

25 Eglinton Street | Galway, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 530 053
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good20%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (27 reviews)
“cheese board” (4 reviews)
“chowder” (9 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Irish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
25 Eglinton Street | Galway, Galway, Ireland
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Great bar with excellent staff. They go out of their way to make you feel very welcome and look after you. Wonderful atmosphere here and suitable for all ages. I didn't try the food personally but a few other friends in our group did and...More

1  Thank wegalDublin
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a great place to visit the food was exceptional they really know how to look after you would definitely recommend

1  Thank Emma-jane M
Reviewed 1 week ago

visited here 3 times on our 3 day stay to Galway, and had excellent friendly service each time. The food was brilliant, and exceptional friendly service and was made to feel very welcome by everyone that worked there, and they took a real interest in...More

1  Thank Mark S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great food and more. Nice atmospere and probably the best seafoodchowder or on the same level than the Mary Ploughboy in Dublin. I had been trying all the dishes that we had and they were all extremely delicious and I like the fact that a...More

1  Thank Claude A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I went to Ireland for our honeymoon, and Blake’s was the very first place we visited on our trip. The food was great, beer was excellent, the bar had a cool yet casual vibe, and the service and kind people were the...More

2  Thank New2WorldTravel
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The hospitality in this bar was second to none. We travelled from Wales with a small group of gymnasts and the barman was excellent with the children and very engaging. The staff were all very friendly and we were made to feel very welcome. Would...More

1  Thank JEN G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We recently stayed in Galway for one night and we knew a person who worked at Blakes Bar so went there to see him and have something to eat. Unfortunately he was not there but we stayed for food even though we did not book....More

1  Thank alan c
Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile

My girlfriend and I came in here for a drink. We asked about booking a table but as it was Valentine’s Day the restaurant was fully booked. However Ulich and Rachel were so helpful, they recommended other restaurants and even called inquiring about a table...More

1  Thank Cormac B
Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile

We came in for a drink and liked the place so much that we decided to book a table for the evening but they were booked out, so we asked for recommendations instead and Ulich and one of the waitresses ended up calling several restaurants...More

Thank klpcn
Reviewed 11 February 2018

Went for a drink with 2 friends. Were going to check out the menu to book dinner for another time. There were no seats available to sit and have our drinks. After a few minutes a couple left their table and we went to sit...More

Thank Maggie123531
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25 Eglinton Street | Galway, Galway, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Galway
  • Phone Number: +353 91 530 053
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Blake's Corner Bar, located in the heart of the city plays a big part of Galway's food scene. Since its establishment in 2012, there has been a strong focus on building an excellent reputation for food complemented by a friendly and professional service in comfortable surroundings. Blake's Corner Bar has built strong relationships with award winning local producers from which the menu is specifically designed, making the most of these ingredient by using the freshest supplies to create the best dishes. The bar is also part of the Galway Whiskey Trail offering a vast selection of whiskies and a trained whiskey ambassador to advise you all whiskey tastes. The bar serves an extensive breakfast, lunch and dinner menu and groups have the option to pre-book an area and choose from delectable deli boards and/or party food platters. All sporting events are live on H.D TVs.
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