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“You will love it!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Kai

Kai
Sea Road, Galway, Ireland
+353 (0)91 526003
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Ranked #9 of 328 Restaurants in Galway
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Australian, New Zealand
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
San Francisco, California
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
“You will love it!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

Charming converted shop building with views of the nearby steeple will only compliment and excelelnt meal and excellent service. A foodies delight with a crisp seasonal and locally sourced menu. Did not dive into the wine list. From first course to the finishing desert, this is an excellent choice while in Galway.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Toronto, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Amazing meal”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

Fantastic dinner experience. Great service, food & ambiance. Small so make sure you have a reservation! Limited vegetarian options but very inventive which was a nice change.

Visited July 2013
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Clifden, Ireland
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“Great food provenance, a Galway jewel for sure.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013 via mobile

Have now had lunch and brunch in Kai on more than five occasions , simply fabulous. Brunch on Sunday is the best in the city , don't be put off by the queue. Staff are very friendly but a slight hippy vibe ,menu is on a large board and immediately it is evident that food is carefully and locally sourced but attention to detail obvious for all to see. A true Galway gem.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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England
Top Contributor
80 reviews 80 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 46 cities Reviews in 46 cities
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
“Absolutely firdt class.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

Second trip to Kai and standards have not dropped since last year. Imaginative menu, great wines, first class service. We were a party of four eating quite early in the evening, but never felt any pressure to vacate the table. I can recommend the steak and my wife really enjoyed a monkfish dish.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Galway, Ireland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
“Nice fresh food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

Although the pricelist is a little on the high side, we were very impressed by the quality and freshness of the food, especially the vegetables. Good atmosphere and friendly service. I would return in a heartbeat.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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