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All 351 Galway Restaurants

The Front Door Sonny's Bar and Restaurant

High Street | Cross Street, Galway, Ireland
+353 (0)91 563-757
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Ranked #30 of 351 Restaurants in Galway
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Irish, Pub
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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London, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2013

plenty of tables tucked away on multi-levels and many screens. charming staff and great value food. a warm welcome out of the rain

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Brick Township, New Jersey, United States
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2013

We were in downtown Galway looking for a place to have dinner and looked at many of the restaurants menus and the Front Door menu had a good mixture of local fare as well as burgers, pizza, and salads, so we decided to give it a try. From the outside it looks like a small pub, but when we walked... More

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Galway, Ireland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2013

I've been there with a friend, couple weeks ago. I ate the lasagna, this was really tasteful and the price was good. The waitresses are also really good. => if you're looking for a night out, to dance and have fun, you should consider the front door but this is always really crowdy (and the music is better on Fridays... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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241 reviews 241 reviews
167 restaurant reviews
144 helpful votes 144 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2013

I had looked up this place before my trip to Galway and had decided to go for a bite to eat there last Friday evening. We walked in at 8.10pm and found a seat. We then sat there for 10 minutes trying to get the attention of one of the waiting staff. No one came anywhere near us so my... More

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FrontDoor, Manager at The Front Door Sonny's Bar and Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Beanie 14, We are very sorry to hear of your disappointment in finding our restaurant closed on your visit. Heading into the summer months we have began to close earlier on the weekends.This is a recent development that has now been updated on our website. We strive to provide up to date information on our website and apologise that... More

Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2013

Ate there both nights, we were so pleased with our experience. Food and drink was tasty, generous portions, and fairly priced. Those wanting to watch sports will be pleased, but also very nice for dining. Hard wood, mirrors, well decorated, yet comfortable.

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Sydney, Australia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2013

I have been to Galway twice in two years and we were taken to Sonnys for lunch. It was by far the best pub and best pub food I have been too. Great atmosphere with very comfortable seating. All the staff were very good and the food was excellent. As soon as you walk in you know it's a special... More

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Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2013

Have been here a couple of times, nice evening drinks in a really good atmosphere. Went for lunch and excellent service, excellent food and really good value. Well recommended and staff were excellent, and went out if their way to help.

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Mayo Ireland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2013

This place is the place I go after every shopping trip with friends and have actually spent about 3 hours just sitting eating, having coffee and chatting away not realising how time has just gone by!Staff are amazing, so bubbly friendly and efficient, I've never had bad service here, the staff spot you the minute you come in the door... More

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IRELAND
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50 reviews 50 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

We stumbled on Sonnys Front Door while strolling down High Street and decided to have our evening meal there.A Nice informal friendly restaurant with a good atmosphere, this restaurant is well worth a visit. My husband and I both had Fish Cakes for starters which were HUGE. Lovely but I was almost full after them. I then had the Burger... More

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Ireland
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2013

Can't rave enough about this place! My husband and I just love spending hours upon hours here for drinks and food. We chat and read books and watch soccar matches - it doesn't matter because we always feel so comfortable here and always spend time here during our once a year trip to Galway!! Staff are so friendly and so... More

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Additional Information about The Front Door Sonny's Bar and Restaurant

Address: High Street | Cross Street, Galway, Ireland
Phone Number: +353 (0)91 563-757
Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Galway
Cuisine: Irish, Pub

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