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Kettle of Fish

Fish & Chips, Seafood, Hamburgers, Oyster Bar
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4 Lower Cross Street, Galway, Ireland
091 569881
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
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A little restaurant-take away, we kept the Classic finger fish and chips! The fish was very fresh, a little fatty For my taste, too much oil, but not bad! The local is nice and the service is good and fast! Well done and good choice!

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 15, 2015
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

We left it a little late on Saturday night to be getting served in most of the pubs and we didn't want to be on the waiting list in the restaurants we were proper hungry so we remembered seeing a chippy in town, you can't go wrong with a bag of chips! Wrank! Is the only word, honestly don't bother,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 via mobile

A little restaurant-take away, we kept the Classic finger fish and chips! The fish was very fresh, a little fatty For my taste, too much oil, but not bad! The local is nice and the service is good and fast! Well done and good choice!

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Midlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

On Saturday, a very cold and breezy day my husband and I were looking for a place to eat as it was time for lunch. We passed it as we were going first to the market around Saint Nicholas Collegiate Church. There was one young man Damian, from County Clare holding the fort as it were. We ordered chowder and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Excellent quality food, great taste and great value. Staff extremely friendly, helpful and professional. However, it is difficult to tell from the exterior that such quality food and service on the inside exists. Delighted I did dine here, will definitely be back and also recommend it to people.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

This is a great little spot in Galway with lovely fresh food, good portions and very reasonable prices. Best battered sausages about and the chicken goujons are to die for. Fish is always lovely and fresh and the batter they use for everything is the best batter I have ever tasted. If you are looking for a nice comfort meal... More 

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Galway, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Last time I was in this place a few years ago, it was fairly new and seemed to be going for a boutique chip shop vibe, serving almost gourmet style food in modern setting. Today, it seems the years have taken their toll on the interior and it could do with a refresh. However, the food was really good, just... More 

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Limerick, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Back here again and it was even better than last time. Tempura prawns, tartar sauce served in an oyster shell, a delicious salad with radish and the best ever chips with crispy bits-HEAVEN

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Galway, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

This hiddden gem of the fish & chips tradition seems not to be afraid of competition in a fish &chips town such as Galway. They provide something a little different from tradition, putting a little more effort in the food presentation (and throwing in a couple of condiments more) than the typical "chipper". The fish is good, but then again... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

I visited this quaint place on the sat 10th of jan last. It was early in the day and we felt very hungry and cold. We got to kettle of fish and the lovely warmth and nice music was inviting. The chef/server was very helpful with our questions on menu selection. We finally decided on the chowder and god was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014 via mobile

Excellent high quality fish and chips. Would recommend to anybody. It does exactly what it says in the tin!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4 Lower Cross Street, Galway, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Galway
  • Phone Number: 091 569881

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Fish & Chips, Seafood, Hamburgers, Oyster Bar

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