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Breathnach's Bar

Camp Street, Oughterard H91DE40, Ireland
+353 91 552 818
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good27%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“fish stew” (24 reviews)
“steak” (9 reviews)
“sea bass” (3 reviews)
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Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Camp Street, Oughterard H91DE40, Ireland
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My wife and I just went to the town of Oughterard to stay for a couple days just outside of town. We went for three nights in a row. Not only was the food fantastic, the staff was very welcoming. Each time we came back...More

Thank Jon R
Reviewed 6 days ago

We were staying near Oughterard and happened upon this spot for an early dinner. The food was authentic and simple. The atmosphere was perfect so we decided to adopt it as our go to place. We ate there three times--everything was very simple, clean and...More

Thank LSQRD1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We found a nice restaurant with delicious food and very friendly staff. I can highly recommend to go there to eat.

Thank Sabrina W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was very good. I had fish and chips and was very pleased. Prices are fair. Great service. Cold beer.

Thank rekab3
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our B&B hosts recommended this restaurant, and we're glad they did. The food was delicious, the beer was tasty, and the service was cheerful and friendly.

Thank RowanBadger
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We was only in Kilkenny in a flighting visit till we heard the enticing music, we are from England and was in Ireland as first timers, so we had to go see as much as possible, our last night we ended up in Kilkenny having...More

Thank Steve W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spent 2 weeks in Ireland with my husband and another couple. Oughterard was our base camp. We tried all the pubs and always came back to Breatnach's. Warm, friendly, great food, great music. Easy to mingle with locals and other tourist. Always greeted with a...More

Thank Sheri K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate here twice during a short stay... mainly due to the Baked Salmon with Salad that my wife fell in love with. Good and friendly service, excellent food, more or less everything you could ask for.

Thank Frank C
Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

Had traditional pub food here and enjoyed the atmosphere. Have to say, it’s the only place in Ireland we ate where we felt rushed. Turning over tables quickly seems to be such an American thing, it was kind of nice getting away from that pace....More

Thank Auntfeena
Reviewed 25 May 2018 via mobile

Located right in the village, this bar serves good food at reasonable prices. My fish was delicious, fresh and perfectly prepared.

Thank Brooke Y
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c c
27 July 2016|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Anna N | Reviewed this property |
If not on the night - music in other bars or in one nearby.!
mic P
30 March 2015|
Response from Łukasz R | Property representative |
Hi! Unfortunately we're closed Good Friday. We reopen Saturday at 10am. See You around.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$30
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
09:30 - 23:30
09:30 - 23:30
09:30 - 23:30
09:30 - 23:30
09:30 - 00:00
09:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Camp Street, Oughterard H91DE40, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Oughterard
  • Phone Number: +353 91 552 818
  • E-mail
Breathnach's Bar is family run restaurant placed in the heart of Oughterard, co. Galway. The food and beverages are served all day, starting with Breathnach's famous Full Irish Breakfast, through lunch with daily specials, till dinner which features Traditional Irish Stew, Steaks and good selection of fish meals. There are vegetarian and gluten free options available as well. All our products are sourced locally where possible. Bar contains good selection of non- and alcoholic drinks including local beer on draught. Our pub is the venue for live music hosting traditional session every Saturday night.
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