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Ard Bia at Nimmo's

) #8 of 360 Restaurants in Galway €€ - €€€ Seafood, Irish, European
Spanish Parade | Long Walk, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 561 114
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (102 reviews)
“hake” (52 reviews)
“poached eggs” (27 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 15:30All hours
Seafood, Irish, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Spanish Parade | Long Walk, Galway, Ireland
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Reviewed yesterday

Located in the old custom house right on the water next to the Spanish Gate, Ard Bia's has a distinct design and decor that creates a sense of warmth and welcome that we loved. The food is innovative, fresh, locally sourced and packed with flavor....More

Thank Kate L
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Very nice restaurant. Good is excellent. Service is even better. I would highly recommend this place.

Thank colmanto
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

What a cute restaurant right by the water! Came in a little after 10 and was seated immediately. I went with the french toast, an almond milk flat white, and a side of poached eggs and bacon. Was very impressed with the poached eggs -...More

Thank Laura Y
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Are Bia was the first meal during my Irish vacation and it set the stage for wonderful trip. Dined with friends at a candlelit upstairs dining room. Waitstaff was friendly and efficient and glad to recommend drinks and dishes. The seasonal menu offers a range...More

Thank eshupin
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is definitely well worth a visit. Prices are not exorbitant and the food and service is beyond amazing! We had the breakfast which is honestly probably the nicest breakfast we had in Ireland! It was so good that we decided to return after our...More

1  Thank Jacky_Humphries
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My wife and I dined in Ard bia last year. The food was great as was the cosy friendly atmosphere. The wait staff were really helpful and polite. Highly recommend.

Thank dmci12
Reviewed 5 days ago

Visited Ard Bia at Nimmo's on Saturday for dinner and will definitely be back. The menu is carefully crafted and seasonal and the staff offer top notch service. It' a casual setting and very relaxed but the staff are so attentive and you are not...More

1  Thank Nerilie
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Had brunch here with my boyfriend last week! It was scrummy! My boyfriend had the breakfast bap and I had the avocado with poached eggs and bacon on sour dough! Both were delicious! We were feeling particularly glutinous so we also shared the pancakes with...More

Thank Ryano26clon
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Food was excellent, inventive and not busy. Service was excellent. Could not find a better meal. If in Galway, this is a must

Thank Stephen B
Reviewed 6 days ago

We made a great choice for the one evening we dined in Galway! Nimmo's is a quaint, lovely restaurant with a very serious approach to dining. Every item used in the preparation of each dish is chosen for its quality and origin. We love this...More

Thank violin1644
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Anne R
Any outdoors s eating?
6 July 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
09:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Spanish Parade | Long Walk, Galway, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Galway
  • Phone Number: +353 91 561 114
  • E-mail
One of Galway's most enduring restaurants, housed in one of the city's most iconic restaurant spaces, Ard Bia has always placed as much emphasis on community experiences and aesthetic stimulation as on serving great food in a fun environment. We believe in having roots in a place whilst having an identity that transcends location and takes inspiration from around the world.
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