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Kettle of Fish

4 Lower Cross Street, Galway, Ireland
091 569881
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Ranked #71 of 342 restaurants in Galway
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Hamburgers, Seafood, Oyster Bar, Fish & Chips
Dining options: Late Night
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Dining options: Late Night
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85% Recommend
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English first
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45 reviews 45 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW via mobile

Really cannot understand the other good reviews. With only 5/6 tables the service should be flowing! Simple order: 1 person: 1 monkfish and chips, pan fried monkfish, first of all it took 10/15 mins, other tables were also waiting long time. Pan fried monkfish arrived covered in cream!? Who asked for cream, no flavour, we'll overlooked, simply disgusting!!

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7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

This is a great place to sample Galway's excellent local seafood without paying restaurant prices. If you don't feel like a take away, you can bring your own wine and eat inside a great option for people on a budget.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Was so disappointed. I cannot understand the great reviews. We had mussels, hamburgers and fish and chips. So below average. Fish not cooked fully and cold center. Burger average and mussels just ok. Go to McDonagh's. That was great!

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We had a an excellent meal here. The furnishings are plain, but the food was excellent. Had Oysters, Roasted garlic crab claws that were really tasty, and some yummy fish stew. Would go back again in a minute.

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Guam, Mariana Islands
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53 reviews 53 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

We ate here late night and they were still busy. Very reasonably priced, freshly cooked, made to order food. Simple menu for a quick bite during late night hours.

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8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

set on a side street in galway city this little chipper is a gem. the fish n chips are cooked to perfection and served with sides of mushy peas, coleslaw, tartare sauce etc. optional eat in (on a plate) or take-away kettle of fish is a most pleasant experience with pleasant service. squid rings well worth a try. perfect for... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

I love there curry cheese chips and chicken gougons. The owner is extremely nice. I go there all the time. Best way to round off a good night on the town

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Galway, Ireland
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26 reviews 26 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

we love seafood and we always eat fish twice or more a week and one of the occasions we love traditional fish and chips. We live in south Galway and we usually visit the Kettle of Fish shop in Gort, but we also visited the one in Galway as we love to grab the food and go and sit on... More

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Dublin, Ireland
17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

Came across this place off one of the side streets in Galway city just by chance,Very friendly man served me. .I had chips, curry sauce and homemade coleslaw to take away although there are a few tables to sit in if you wish. The food was top quality, fresh chips and beautiful homemade coleslaw and curry sauce. Just sorry we... More

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New York City, New York
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24 reviews 24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

This is a must try when in Galway! All the food is made to order and is simply delicious. I would say the fish and chips I had here were the best I've ever had. The staff is also great and very welcoming.

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