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Restaurant Gemelles

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23 Quay Street, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 568 821
12:00 - 22:30
Closed now
All hours
Mon - Thu 15:00 - 22:00
Fri 12:00 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 12:00 - 22:30
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I booked this restaurant for a group of 13 for a graduation meal. We asked for menus three times, before being provided with them 40 minutes later. Overall the whole meal took 3 hours and 20 minutes to complete. Staff were very stretched, restaurant very understaffed despite there being a full restaurant. Will not be returning.

Thank anna-banana12
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31 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had my birthday dinner here and the service and staff were amazing ever so friendly and professional but where so helpful .. the food was delicious and the service was outstanding. Throughly enjoyable night they insisted on singing happy birthday after they heard it was birthday . Would definitely recommend anyone to visit beautiful food great atmosphere and delicious food..... More 

Thank gilmorer
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15 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

At the lower end of Quay Street you can find this nicely decorated Restaurant. It provides enough room for groups as well as for single guests. The waiter helps to find the right dinner and adequate wine, he is multi-lingual, which might be helpful sometimes. I only had 6 oysters on a plate for 10 €, because I was appointed... More 

Thank Klaus1234
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this restaurant with a group of business friends. Restaurant was nicely decorated and rustic tables and chairs really left a lasting impression for me. Fire was lighting do you got this homely feeling right from the start. Menu was very good with lots of selections and specials had a nice variety too.. loved the way the wine is served.... More 

Thank David C
Dublin, Ireland
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20 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

I came here for lunch with the biggest appetite ever, not having eaten for the whole day. Was seated at a table so big that I almost had to yell across it at my husband to make myself heard - not cool. Food itself took at least 45 minutes to arrive, which is way too long for a lunch service,... More 

Thank helenreilly_1980
County Galway, Ireland
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73 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

We had dinner there on Friday evening last. An excellent choice, good food and great service. I had the lamb and it was excellent. My partner had the steak and it was top class. We will be eating there soon again.

Thank adrianjw1
Oak Lawn, Illinois
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

The steaks on the stone were a big hit! The fish was delicious too. Really enjoyed our meal. The ambience was delightful

Thank Loretta C
Cork, Ireland
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19 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

Been here a lot in the last year since I've been travelling to Galway regularly with work. It is definitely my favourite restaurant in Galway. Never too busy so you'll nearly always get a table right away. Great service. Friendly staff. Good value. I love the steak on the hot lava stone. I get it every time. I eat my... More 

Thank Steve M
Saint Augustine, Florida
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25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

We popped into Gemelles for dinner while we were wandering around Galway in September. Our first impression was that the place was beautiful inside. They had a large table available for our party of 7 right away. They had a great two or three course menu. The price was great for the quality of the food. We ordered a variety... More 

Thank JPearl1028
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27 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

We first visited this restaurant 2 years ago & the food was excellent. Last year when we dined we were disappointed. But this year our meal was very poor. I like chowder but it was not full & creamy - it was so watered down it was unrecognizable as chowder. I know that we shall not be calling for something... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$38
Irish, European, International, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Drinks, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
15:00 - 22:00
15:00 - 22:00
15:00 - 22:00
15:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23 Quay Street, Galway, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Galway
  • Phone Number: +353 91 568 821
Gemelle's Restauarant is a family run restauarant situated on Quay Street, in the heart of Galway's Latin Quarter. Serving food 7 days a week, both lunch and dinner, Gemelle's restaurant is a must. Serving a mix of European styled cuisines Gemelle's is a great dining experience, that doesn't put stress on your pocket either.

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?