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The Galleon Restaurant

210 Upper Salthill | Galway, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 522963
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Ranked #119 of 345 Restaurants in Galway
Price range: $8 - $21
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: Blending the tradition of the old with a feeling for the new, the Galleon has been serving 5 million satisfied customers ever since it opened 45 years ago.An institution in Salthill, it takes pride in its friendly, experienced staff and its newly refurbished premises, to offer you an exceptional dining experience.With our extensive menu, we have something for everyone, be it a fussy child, a meat lover or a gourmet eater with a refined taste. Our scrumptious selection of food includes hearty meats, delicate fish, light salads, creamy pasta and indulgent desserts. We also have gluten- free options for coeliacs and vegetarian specialities.We keep our young guest entertained with crayons and pictures to colour in, while their parents enjoy a relaxing three-course meal. We also cater for parties of up to 30 people in our devoted function room. Whether you come for leisure, to enjoy a tea and scone with friends, or for work, to avail of our free high-speed Wifi.
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Carcassonne, France
4 reviews 4 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

The Galleon was recommended to us by our b&b and they were spot on. The welcome was warm and service was great. It was hard to choose from the menu as it was all tempting and the plates coming out of the kitchen looked great. We were a party of 6 adults and everyone thoroughly enjoyed their meal. If you... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW

This one is a family favourite of ours, always go for a roast dinner. Lovely staff, very clean, and very reasonable, perfect for families, my only fault is that the roast is the best , other food on the menu can be disappointing. Perfect for a Sunday lunch with kids, a real local, casual spot that is very welcoming.

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Eindhoven, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014 NEW

Friendly personnel, but the food was terrible. The only thing you could taste in the lamb stew were potatoes, the carrots were undercooked and the lamb was tough. The vegetarian burger tasted like cigarette buds.

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Galway, Ireland
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We meet there for a dinner with our friends. Restaurant was packed but after a while a we got our table. The food arrived quite fast and the portions size was decent, it was tasty and well presented (medium steak was more well done than medium but I still enjoyed it). I recommend the Galway Hooker Beer - it was... More

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Galway, Ireland
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

This is one of our favourite restaurants ever! We visit at least once a month and never get bored with the menu as there is always so much to chose from. Every Sunday the queue is out the door but we have never waited more than 15 minutes for a table. Even had both our graduation dinners here and both... More

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Sault Ste. Marie, Canada
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

My boyfriend and I went here for dinner. We we seated in a corner, with hardly any room to move without hitting the people beside us. The restaurant was busy and we felt like we were crammed in a corner. He ordered the beef and I order the veg. lasagne. Any professional chef would've been embarrassed to have served either... More

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Cork, Ireland
12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

After reading the menu outside, my friend & I decided to go in for our dinner. We were greeted by a nice waiter, and even though it was busy we weren’t waiting long for a table. First impressions were good. There was a good crowd, good atmosphere, it is very family friendly and those who waited on us were really... More

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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47 reviews 47 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

We used this place because it accepted Taste card and they did bacon and cabbage and I wanted my partner to sample some proper Irish grub. This place was very busy but we were shown to a table and served in good time. The food was wonderful and the service delightful. The staff are young but very professional and friendly... More

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Roscommon, Ireland
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Went here on recommendation from reception team in the Galway Bay. Found this restaurant to be very accommodating. Service was friendly, food tasty, all in all very enjoyable visit

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Raphoe, Ireland
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

My wife and I go to Galway / Salthill 2 or 3 times a year and we always make a point of going to the Galleon when possible. As a businessman myself, although not in the restaurant trade, I never cease to marvel at the well oiled machine that is the Galleon kitchen and waiting staff. If you want a... More

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