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Powers Thatched Bar & Restaurant

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US$5 - US$25
CUISINES
Irish, Pub, Gastropub, Bar, European
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Very good pub and restaurant. We come several times in this pub and every time it was a very good experience. The food is excellent. Very good place to drink and eat

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good friendly staff in a nice setting. Service was good but the that steak was over priced @ €32. Maybe it's the times we're in.

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place has the most delicious food you could possibly wish for they don't do breakfast anymore it's a shame but the lunch and dinner there is extraordinary the staff are wonderful too best place to go in the area for food or a drink!

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped for quick bit to eat on way back to Dublin...fish and chips delicious..fast and friendly service...

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed 27 June 2022

There was a good welcome on both occasions we ate there, and the staff are very firendly. The service was quick and the food was well cooked. Good atmosphere, and live music on the second visit. Very pleasant all round.

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed 8 June 2022

This is one of the best places I have ever eaten in. My husband and I went for a Sunday drive and randomly picked this place when we got to Oughterard and were feeling peckish. What a great choice. We both had the beef Sunday...roast. It was absolutely delicious, cooked to perfection. The service was excellent and the venue was charming. I liked the extra touches like blankets in case you want to sit outside and the lovely artwork on the walls. We will go out of our way to visit again.More

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 30 May 2022

Very cozy mood inside, the food was splendid. The people were welcoming and helpful. Would definitely recommend for people looking for a bite.

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed 16 May 2022

Just a big thank you from myself and Jamie for a fantastic night! All our family and friends had a brilliant night! We danced the night away! And to keep energy levels up for all the dancing, we had a lovely selection of finger food!...Thanks again to all the staff! It was really great seeing a busy bar again!! Thanks, Amanda and JamieMore

Date of visit: February 2022
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Reviewed 16 May 2022 via mobile

Good reason it was named Galway bar of the year. This is such a fantastic bar and restaurant. The atmosphere, service and food are wonderful. Great host in Rory and his team are all so friendly and polite. The food is excellent, we were there...on a Sunday and there was a great traditional music session. Would highly recommendMore

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 9 May 2022

We have been to this restaurant many times and it is always fantastic. We went with our son and his wife and 2 children. The food and service was excellent. The chowder was delicious. All the main courses were very tasty. We will be going...again when we are in oughterard. Thanks Rory and staffMore

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 8 May 2022

This place is exactly what you expect from Ireland from the minute you walk in the door you do not want to leave. From the amazing staff to the wonderful atmosphere and then your food lands on the table and it's the WOW factor. Best...pub in Galway by far do yourself a favor make several reservations five star all round.More

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed 3 May 2022 via mobile

Beautiful traditional bar with the best staff creating a wonderful atmosphere! Food was top notch as was the service. Lovely friendly and helpful attitude from all staff. Definitely a place I’m looking forward to visiting again! Thanks

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed 3 May 2022

Such a fantastic bar with a wonderful atmosphere and amazing staff too ! Definitely worth a visit when in Oughterard !

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed 3 May 2022 via mobile

Powers is in a busy village and has the charm of and old pub but their reputation for good food and a friendly atmosphere is known for a long time ! We love sitting at the window seats as that’s the old pub part ....There parking in the village and there’s a public car park a min walk away ! Good is good and roast dinners steaks etc but they do have a few alternatives too for a more casual bite ! The staff are friendly and the pint of Guinness great wines hood and a nice selection of deserts ! If your heading to Clifden from Galway city you will pass through Oughtetard co Galway !! (enjoy you won’t be disappointed only thing is they May or May not take a reservation but phone 1 st explain your planning to stop)More

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 2 May 2022 via mobile

Spectacular food and superior service provided by the masterful Rory and his staff. Fish and chips were succulent to the last morsel, the rhubarb tart hit all the sweet notes, and the Irish Coffee simply swept me away. Glad to be back in this welcoming...environment and stellar offerings!More

Date of visit: May 2022
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Powers Thatched Bar & Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 5
  • Value: 4.5