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Main Street, Bunratty, Ireland
+353.61363363
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: In the heart of historical Bunratty, you will find our award winning...
In the heart of historical Bunratty, you will find our award winning seafood restaurant "Gallaghers". With its thatched roof and old world relaxed charm, come and enjoy a spectacular candlelight dinner with family and friends. It is our attention to detail and high level of service that ensures your whole dining experience will be truly memorable.
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Good for:
Romance
Doing business
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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Visitor rating
  • 170
    Excellent
  • 67
    Very good
  • 22
    Average
  • 11
    Poor
  • 14
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Excellent seafood

Beautiful setting with very friendly and professional attentive service. The seafood was fresh, reasonably well priced* and very flavorsome. *It is a pity the meal deal options were so limited.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 21, 2015
tsinamuh
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Manchester, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
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5 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

Pretty poor meals. Table of 8. Some complaints about over cooked and cold service. I did expect much better and was disappointed.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

Beautiful setting with very friendly and professional attentive service. The seafood was fresh, reasonably well priced* and very flavorsome. *It is a pity the meal deal options were so limited.

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Limerick, Ireland
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

We had the pleasure of having dinner in Gallagher's restaurant in early April 2015. It was one of the best meals we have ever had , the service was excellent, staff were pleasant and very knowledgeable and overall a very enjoyable way to spend a Saturday evening. We had the steak and lobster combo and it was beautifully cooked and... More 

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Donegal Town, Ireland
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14 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

What an absolutely wonderful meal my sister and I had last Saturday night, the seafood chowder and the seafood platter were to die for. Thank you to the lovely young lady that entertained us with the Harp and the Piano. We will be back for sure.

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John O, Restaurant Manager at Gallaghers, responded to this review

Dear 864Paula16 Thank you for taking the time to write your lovely review,We are all delighted that both you and your sister had such a lovely evening with us last saturday , Thank you for your lovely compliments regarding our wonderful food and our Harpist and Piano Player she is indeed a excellent musician, I will pass on your compliments... More 

Ireland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Went to Gallagher's Seafood Restaurant for Dinner on Friday night and it was just excellent from start to finish. It was the re-opening night for the restaurant which was recently refurbished and the new interior looks great and full of character. The setting is intimate and cosy and every little detail of the decor really adds to the ambience. There... More 

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John O, Restaurant Manager at Gallaghers, responded to this review

Dear ailshanson Thank you very much for your fantastic review ,We are all delighted to recieve your feedback on our newly refurbished Restaurant ,When doing so it was always formost in our thoughts to Retain Gallaghers special Charm and Atmosphere, Jorg ,Barry all the team and I are Delighted that you found everything so perfect during your evening with us... More 

howardmjhughes
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Went here with the extended family; myself, wife, father and mother in law and the two kids. Service was great; friendly staff, attentive but not crowding. The food to a plate was so tasty and the portions were enough to sate without being bloated. To top it off, the bill was a welcome surprise. The decor is quaint but not... More 

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John O, Restaurant Manager at Gallaghers, responded to this review

Dear howardmjhughes Thank you for taking the time to write your review,I am delighted to see that you and your extended family all had a very enjoyable evening in Gallaghers recently and that you found everything from the wonderful food and the great service just to your liking as you should expect, And many thanks for considering Gallaghers to be... More 

Sixmilebridge, Ireland
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56 reviews 56 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

My wife and I had as a special treat Lunch in Gallaghers. While the restaurant is billed as a Seafood one it does have a very varied menu with some interesting meat options. We both had seafood and it was delectable and well deserved to be tried out and we recommend it highly. We dined on a Sunday and even... More 

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John O, Restaurant Manager at Gallaghers, responded to this review

Dear Daveom Thank you for taking the time to write your lovely review. It was great to see that you had such a lovely experience with us recently especially with it being a Special Treat for both of you ,it was nice to see that you found the menu to be both Varied and Interesting and all with excellent service... More 

CT
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82 reviews 82 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

We called for a reservation and could only be taken early. We are very happy we decided to accept because the food was excellent. I choose the prix fixe meal that allows the diner to choose a starter, main, and two glasses of wine finished with coffee. A tomato and basil soup was rich and smooth served hot. The salmon... More 

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John O, Restaurant Manager at Gallaghers, responded to this review

Dear Siteseekers Thank you so much for your fantistic review,I am delighted to see that you all had such a great experience with us recently, It is great to get such positive feedback and to give such detail is just great from the candlelit and cosy atmosphere to the excellent food and great service. I do hope your Travel Agent... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015 via mobile

I recently had my 30th birthday & engagement party at Gallagher's restautant.The food is absolutely superb. I really cannot fault it. We had a party of 23 people and everybody spoke very highly of the food. My brother is a chef and he was very impressed with his seabream.The service was also impeccable,waiters & waitress's were very much on the... More 

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John O, Restaurant Manager at Gallaghers, responded to this review

Dear fidel1985 Thank you so much for your lovely review, Wow So many great compliments from you , I do remember meeting you on that night you were so kind to come up to me and thank me for the excellent food and wonderfull staff . We do have a great team here in the Restaurant and the Kitchen Team... More 

Mouret, France
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

A couple of meals there inside four days, plus a steak in their adjacent pub. The seafood really is excellent and the wines decent at fair prices. Good, attentive service, although that can be a little slow in the pub when they are very busy (much of the time!). Not the only place to eat in Bunratty, but surely the... More 

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John O, Restaurant Manager at Gallaghers, responded to this review

Dear Kevin O Thank you for your great review, We are all delighted to read your very positive comments from the excellent seafood to our great selection of good quality wines at fair prices and all served by our attentive staff and as you have said we are not the only place to dine in bunratty so to consider us... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Main Street, Bunratty, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Clare  >  Bunratty
  • Phone Number: +353.61363363

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 33 - 130
  • Cuisine: Irish, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients

Description

In the heart of historical Bunratty, you will find our award winning seafood restaurant "Gallaghers". With its thatched roof and old world relaxed charm, come and enjoy a spectacular candlelight dinner with family and friends. It is our attention to detail and high level of service that ensures your whole dining experience will be truly memorable.

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