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“One of my Favourite in Galway”
Review of Buddha Bar

Buddha Bar
Ranked #162 of 496 Restaurants in Galway
Price range: US$7 - US$29
Description: Buddha Bar Galway is an authentic experience with great Asian food at a reasonable price as well as a great selection of cocktails and beers at the bar. We open at 5pm and by 10pm we are rocking with great music and a deal which offers you €6 cocktails for the month of January. Great place to visit for the night.
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Description: Buddha Bar Galway is an authentic experience with great Asian food at a reasonable price as well as a great selection of cocktails and beers at the bar. We open at 5pm and by 10pm we are rocking with great music and a deal which offers you €6 cocktails for the month of January. Great place to visit for the night.
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

I love going here for food. I prefer sitting in the bar to the restaurant as I find it has a nicer vibe and decor. I find the restaurant can be quiet boring. The bar take bookings and give you the option to order from the bar or restaurant menu so you're not missing out on anything by sitting in the bar.

The food is amazing. I had duck rolls to start and Thai green chicken curry for my main. Both were very tasty and the portions are huge so it's very filling and great value for money.

All cocktails are €6 and I personally would recommend their Mojito. It's very tasty.

The staff were lovely. Very attentive and good craic too. They were a great help when it came to suggesting what to order or being able to go into more detail about the dish.

Defo would recommend.

Thank Ciara N
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Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Had cocktails, chicken skewers starter and chicken flat noodle garlic main which were both excellent. My partner had the duck starter with lamb noodle main, said was amazing and our friends had something else and said they haven't eaten so good on galway in a long time. So deffinetly going back for more. Prices are great, the staff super nice and friendly. The ambient is stunning with excellent deep house music in the background. The only bad side for me as a smoker would be the smoking area that has no roof and it rains a lot in Galway. Other than that just love it.

Thank Joey J
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Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

I visited the Buddha Bar with another person and we ordered a few cocktails, all of which were very tasty and for a really low price! The staff are friendly and it’s comfortable in there, it’s not too loud but it’s not quiet either. I didn’t order any food, but it looked pretty good and the portions were large.

Thank Dominic C
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Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Called in for some cocktails. I got the pornstar martini, shanghai kiss, the chocolate martini thing and my partner got an old fashioned. All well made and the €6 offer was great value :)!

Thank Aimee L
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

I can only assume from other reviews that we ordered the wrong food but how can you have a Singapore Noodles showing 3 chilli hot stars and no spice?. This must be a fusion restaurant owned by Chinese, there can not be a Thai or Vietnamese chef!. I so wanted this place to be great, the interior just oozes Asian style and a great bar. It was full so you need to book we were lucky as we had not booked and they squeezed us in to a table at the back, very excited by a good menu but wow what a let down. excellent prices, huge portions, it was a cheap meal by Galway standards but no point if you leave with an overdose of MSG and no taste and we have both lived in Singapore, worked in Vietnam, China and Thailand so perhaps our expectations were too high? no the food was not as described! so often the case when a Chinese restaurant does fusion, the chefs fail every time. 2 stars for the food, 5 for the décor and atmosphere but at best 3 star overall.

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Thank Steve H
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