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The Dail Bar

Cross St, The Latin Quarter, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 563 777
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Ranked #74 of 351 Restaurants in Galway
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $12 - $22
Cuisines: Irish, Mediterranean, Gastropub
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Good for: Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: The Dáil Bar and Restaurant has already become a firm favourite to both Galway residents and visitors alike with its stunning décor that is both impressive and comfortable at the same time evoking a relaxed warm atmosphere that just draws you in like your favourite local. Situated on the intersection of Middle Street and Cross St right in the heart of the city it really is a beautiful bar to visitThe Dáil is decorated in a wonderfully traditional manner with beautifully carved oak bars, feature fireplaces ,stunning staircases and many a cosy corner to while away an evening. The downstairs bar has a warm inviting local pub feel where you can relax and enjoy your favourite drink in a comfortable environment, chat to friends, and get to know the friendly bartender or just absorb the atmosphere and many hidden features that the bar has to find!The Dáil is also a restaurant serving top class food at Pocket friendly prices all day everyday. The varied and enticing menu really does go above and beyond a traditional pub menu.
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Athlone, Ireland
Top Contributor
134 reviews 134 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Ate here one Friday evening after arriving to Galway late from work, hungry! I had steak my husband had a burger, both were good quality meat, nicely presented. Comfy clean bar with friendly staff. Nice glass of red, would definitely return for food when in Galway next.

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San Mateo, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Eat upstairs. My mom and I had so much fun though I was hoping she wasn't listening to the lyrics of the music! The music was a bit loud before some of the other tables filled up but then it was fine. Good food ,good atmosphere.

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Wales, UK
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81 reviews 81 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Looking for steaks in Galway City Centre, we were told there was no specific 'steak bar', but several locals recommended the Dail Bar (actual address is 42-44 Middle St.). Being a Friday evening, we doubted we would get in. However, although very busy, we found a table and were almost immediately attended to by a very pleasant young lady. Two... More

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Sligo
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Food was class Cocktails were class Service was top class Atmosphere was enjoyable Always a good crowd Lovely style restaurant/bar Comfortable, enjoyable, and good for money. What other box needs to be tick. If there are more boxes they'll tick them here. Loved it

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Ardara
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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We visited the dail bar in October on a break. Food was great and staff we very pleasant !! Looking forward to returning.. Very cosy and welcoming

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Galway, Ireland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Pop in for a quick bite with family sat upstairs where looked after by a young waitresses. She was very polite and professional. Service was fast the chicken wings are worth a mention. Portion size was very generous and they were very tasty. Will be back for those alone.

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limerick
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5 reviews 5 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Visited here again as on my last visit I gave a five star review so obviously looked forward to visiting again. We were very happy with the food and our waitress a small Brown haired girl was outstanding. Despite seeming to be on the floor on her own she was super fast, efficient and somehow managed a smile and kind... More

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Dail B, General Manager at The Dail Bar, responded to this review

Hello, Firstly, thank you for your recent review of The Dáil Bar, complimenting our food and our waiting team. Both our Restaurant Manager and myself were disappointed to read your comments regarding his display on the night in question. He has been a key member of our staff for over 4 years, has built up a wonderful relationship with our... More

Birmingham, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Circumstances: Stag pub crawl on a Saturday night, gang of lads.. Venue: Busy but not too busy, wait for a drink was about 4/5mins. Good atmosphere without being overcrowded. Tunes were a strange one, they were good tunes, bit random like as if it was a dukebox but I'm sure there was a dj. Staff: Bar staff in the upstairs... More

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Galway, Ireland
Senior Contributor
47 reviews 47 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Dined here yesterday, The place was very busy as it was a bank holiday Monday. Got a table upstairs. The waitress was very nice, helpful and efficient. I had fish, chips and mushy peas. The peas were a little on the cold side and the the fish was overcooked. But it tasted good all the same. My wife had turkey... More

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Bracebridge, Ontario, Canada
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27 reviews 27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

We were on vacation on a bus tour.It was the last night of our stay.We had made friends with our fellow travellers.Our American friends had eaten there the night before and were impressed.Up til this point I had been impressed with all the food we had in Ireland.The food served here was over the top.Fresh beef fresh potatoes no preservatives.A... More

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Additional Information about The Dail Bar

Address: Cross St, The Latin Quarter, Galway, Ireland
Phone Number: +353 91 563 777
Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Galway
Average Prices: USD 12 - 22
Cuisine: Irish, Mediterranean, Gastropub

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