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Joe Watty's

€€ - €€€Irish, ,
Kilronan, Galway, Ireland
+353 86 049 4509
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“chowder” (7 reviews)
“lobster” (3 reviews)
“burger” (9 reviews)
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Irish, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Kilronan, Galway, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited over the bank holiday weekend, we knew it would be busy however the quality of the food was terrible. Breaded fish (possibly frozen) is no excuse for an island!! Chips and side salad were a let down too. As a music pub it might...More

Thank Mordenboy
PJ F, Manager at Joe Watty's, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Mordenboy, Firstly we'd like to thank you for visiting Joe Wattys and for taking the time to leave a review. We are sorry that the breaded fish didn't live up to your expectations of island seafood, we take great pride in providing locally caught...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We've been here a few times, its the place all the locals recommend so its always busy and can be hard to get a table in the evenings for dinner. Its a really nice bar inside, staff are good, the food is decent but expensive...More

Thank Martin F
Reviewed 1 week ago

Quite popular. It was right next to our BNB. Decent fish and chips and beer. The outdoor seating on a sunny day is grand.

Thank PadmaGhosh
Reviewed 29 June 2018

Music every night during the summer season - great athmosphere and great food all adds to the experience.

Thank michael k
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Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

Great food and service. Nice place to stop outside, very good at accommodating large numbers of people.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 17 June 2018

They have traditional Irish music every night and good food. Go there! It’s the best restaurant on the island.

Thank D-Leader
Reviewed 12 June 2018

This is all I had to eat, but this is a bar with excellent food (notes from our group) and lovely outdoor seating. A real hot spot in Kilronan

Thank KarenWexford2016
Reviewed 14 May 2018

I had a lovely seafood chowder here, I'd highly recommend this spot. Great atmosphere, live music. Good location if you're out and about on the island, and very convenient to the B&B I was staying at.

Thank shonashona345
Reviewed 15 April 2018

This is one of the most popular pubs in Kilronan. A short walk from the water this is an authentic Irish pub. What I liked was that it was full of locals as well as tourists. Had a burger and fish and chips and they...More

Thank Jonathan V
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

A great pub and really, the only one to visit on any of the three Aran islands. If your looking for a traditionally quite and relaxing atmosphere during the day and night which serves good locally sourced food then this is the place for you....More

1  Thank CallanRoach
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:30
12:30 - 00:30
12:30 - 00:30
12:30 - 00:30
12:30 - 00:30
12:30 - 00:30
12:00 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kilronan, Galway, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Galway
  • Phone Number: +353 86 049 4509
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