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Morans Oyster Cottage

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Chowder, Irish, Bar, Seafood, Soups
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The Weir, Kilcolgan, Ireland
35391796113
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12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Mon - Thu 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: Moran's Oyster Cottage Seafood Restaurant Galway, The Weir, Kilcolgan, Co...
Moran's Oyster Cottage Seafood Restaurant Galway, The Weir, Kilcolgan, Co. Galway, is a traditional thatched cottage that dates back over 250 years. Today Morans is run by the 7th generation of the Moran family in the business. It is renowned the world over for its superb seafood and Galway oysters which attracts people from the five continents, and is open all year round
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Good food, good treatment and pleasant atmosphere

Well situated cottage next to the river with generous portions of seafood and salads. Grilled oysters as a starter to recommend

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
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Barcelona, Spain
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romantic
  • Large groups
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Well situated cottage next to the river with generous portions of seafood and salads. Grilled oysters as a starter to recommend

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Located right on the weir, Morans Oyster Cottage has the most beautiful setting. The seafood is to die for. The best crab claws and chowder I think you can find in Ireland.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Went there with my family as my brother was returning to Australia the following day and wanted a nice final meal. Its a seafood restaurant with a nice interior which is homely. I had soup to start which was grand, i had a cold salmon main with prawns and crab meat which was fresh and of a high quality in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

Perfect food with excellent service. Try the Grilled Oysters for starters and Lobster for main course, makes for a perfect meal. Lovely setting.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

Went with my parents and husband and ordered the Oysters in garlic sauce as a starter and sea food platters & pasta for dinner. The food was delicious and the ambiance and service was top notch! Would highly recommend it. Make sure you male reservations before hand as it is always full.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

It's hard to fault the food and service, and it's easy to see why the place was packed on a Sunday night despite being a little off the beaten track. As one would hope, the oysters were superb.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

Excellent seafood restaurant. We sat outside on a very pleasant sunny afternoon overlooking the river. Great location. Staff very friendly & helpful. We started with a dozen oysters between us. Best oysters we had ever had. I then had the crab claws cooked in garlic butter - excellent. My wife had the Moran’s Seafood Special which is a selection of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015 NEW

Very traditional irish restaurant with good food and services. We had lobster, mussel, cold seafood platter, oyster and overall very good food. Prices are slightly higher than the average restaurant. Lots of sign along the main road and will lead you into the cottages. Worth visiting if you are around galway or the way to the burren.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Visited twice recently on a trip to Galway Great seafood service excellent No fuss Bar/Resturant.Great outdoor area on good day with a glass of wine and their crab claws Heaven!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Without a doubt one of our favorite restaurants in County Galway. Cute thatched roof cottage on the edge of the inlet, great wait staff and food.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: The Weir, Kilcolgan, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Kilcolgan
  • Phone Number: 35391796113

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 23 - 57
  • Cuisine: Chowder, Irish, Bar, Seafood, Soups

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Doing business, Local cuisine

Description

Moran's Oyster Cottage Seafood Restaurant Galway, The Weir, Kilcolgan, Co. Galway, is a traditional thatched cottage that dates back over 250 years. Today Morans is run by the 7th generation of the Moran family in the business. It is renowned the world over for its superb seafood and Galway oysters which attracts people from the five continents, and is open all year round
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am

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