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Elwoods Bar and Grill

Forster Street, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 564111
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Ranked #79 of 354 Restaurants in Galway
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $6 - $44
Cuisines: Irish
Good for: Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Galway, Ireland
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014 via mobile

arranged for a party of 30 for dinner, found the service amazing, friendly and helpful staff! the food was tasty and they catered for all dietry requirements. Would definatley recommend for large dinner parties

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ShelleySteadman, General Manager at Elwoods Bar and Grill, responded to this review

Dear Mareeza, Many thanks for taking the time to write your review. Thank you for your very positive feedback about Elwoods and I am delighted to read that our friendly staff made you feel so welcome. I will ensure to pass your compliments onto our team. I am glad that you and your party enjoyed hosting your dinner with us.... More 

Mississippi, USA
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

We followed Rick Steves' suggestion and had dinner at the Elwood Bar & Grill. We sat in the bar area. Wait staff was very friendly, and the service was great. All four of us enjoyed our meals.

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ShelleySteadman, General Manager at Elwoods Bar and Grill, responded to this review

Dear Mimi0908, Thank you for taking the time to furnish Elwoods with your recent feedback, I am delighted to read that you all enjoyed your time with us. We are very fortunate to have an excellent team working with us and I will be sure to pass on your comments to them. Thank you once again for your kind word... More 

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Staying at the Forster Court Hotel I had dinner in Elwoods a number of times during my visit. The restaurant offered a good variety of dishes at reasonable prices in a pleasant atmosphere. The staff were friendly and attentive and I particularly liked the seafood dishes.

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ShelleySteadman, General Manager at Elwoods Bar and Grill, responded to this review

Dear RosV, Many thanks for posting this wonderful review. Indeed the Elwoods serves great food in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere and I am glad you enjoyed it so much. As Galway is located beside the sea we take pride in delivering mouth-watering seafood dishes. We are very lucky to have amazing team and I will pass on your kind... More 

Newnan, Georgia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Food was pretty good, would probably not return though. We had the BLT, Vegetarian dish and chicken sandwich with chips.

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Galway, Ireland
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Went here with my fiance, sister and brother in law back in January. We had a beautiful meal, great atmosphere and great prices. Highly Recommend.

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Front Royal, Virginia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Went looking for food near Eyre Square and found Elwood's. I am cautious of hotels, but they came through. My stew was great and my wife's seafood chowder was very good. Service was friendly. The atmosphere is just average.

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Dublin, Ireland
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27 reviews 27 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

This is part of the Forster Hotel and so we booked for our first night which was so convenient. It was a lovely relaxed, quiet atmosphere and the food was good however my friend's custard on her dessert was cold so she didn't finish it. Service was attentive and it was good value.

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limerick
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

I Had my son's confirmation party dinner in Elwoods , what can I say , the food was fantastic , good selection on the set menus and very tasty, Monika and Brendan were very patient with us and the kids and service as always was excellent . The private dining area was perfect for our group size and we had... More 

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North Canton, Ohio
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37 reviews 37 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

We stopped in here for lunch and got the seafood chowder. It was served with brown bread and butter and was chock full of salmon and smoked salmon and potatoes. The broth was creamy and flavorful with just the right consistency. We split an order of chips and this became a very satisfying lunch. They have a nice selection of... More 

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

Food was okay. Good starters and very good mains. The desserts were not great, but the service was very good so all in all we go for a 4.

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Additional Information about Elwoods Bar and Grill

Address: Forster Street, Galway, Ireland
Phone Number: +353 91 564111
Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Galway
Average Prices: USD 6 - 44
Cuisine: Irish

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