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Joe Watty's

€€ - €€€Irish, ,
Kilronan, Galway, Ireland
+353 86 049 4509
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Open Now
12:30 - 00:30 Hours
Irish, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Kilronan, Galway, Ireland
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Reviewed 26 October 2018

Great food. Good music there the night we were there. Great service and we had a lovely little room all to ourselves just off the main bar.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Siobhan310
Reviewed 26 October 2018

We stayed down the road and enjoyed our dinner here. The food was very good and the staff was very friendly. The live music was great to listen to and some patrons even got up and sang.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank JLL12
Reviewed 7 October 2018

We ate here two evenings because the food was delicious and the staff friendly and efficient. We asked to move tables once the music started so we could hear and they found us a spot. There is music here daily and often two sessions. The...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank visitor08Vancouver
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Just a short ride or walk from the ferry. Nice atmosphere and great pint! Just across from the pub they have the island's Guinness sign - great for a pic.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank SeanPOM
Reviewed 21 September 2018

Ti Joe Watty’s is a classic! A short walk from the ferry terminal, up a country road, brings you to a warm and lively pub, full of locals and tourists. The service is very friendly, the food really good, and quite varied. There was traditional...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank SassafrassTree
Reviewed 20 September 2018

When we arrived at 7:30 the restaurant/bar was full but very helpful lady of the house managed to find space for our party of 7. The food was so good we returned the following evening....having booked on the first evening.

Date of visit: September 2018
Reviewed 17 September 2018

Had a great lunch and drink here in front of the fire before setting out to explore island. Staff very friendly and helpful. Was going to go back in evening for the live music but it was booked out so obviously very popular.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Guy D
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Nearly everyone we spoke to recommended dinner at Watty's--and it was easy to see why. The atmosphere was fun, the wait staff were lovely, and the food was delicious!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank E H
Reviewed 19 August 2018

My Italian friends were very taken with this place and with the very colourful local character holding up the bar. I enjoyed the live music and general ambience. There's outdoor seating so would be lovely on a nice day (if there ever is such a...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Tara K
Reviewed 7 August 2018 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

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Mordenboy
PJ F, Manager at Joe Watty's, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2018

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

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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
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
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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