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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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Irish, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Kilronan, Galway, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank visitor08Vancouver
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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.

Thank SeanPOM
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank SassafrassTree
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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.

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!

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

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

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

Reviewed 6 August 2018

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 5 August 2018

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
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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, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, 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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