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Donnelly's of Barna

Barna Road, Barna, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 592 487
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“seafood” (57 reviews)
“chowder” (45 reviews)
“crab claws” (31 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Irish, Bar, Seafood, European, Pub, Soups, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Barna Road, Barna, Galway, Ireland
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11 - 20 of 574 reviews

Reviewed August 31, 2017 via mobile

We dined here today returning from Connemara isles golf club. The seafood chowder and the cold seafood trio was amazing. The staff were so attentive and pleasant including a lovely lady who checked how our meal was and was extremely down to earth and chatty....More

Thank MagsWard12
Reviewed August 25, 2017 via mobile

Like melted butter the food just melts in your mouth every bite as good or better than last polite friendly staff not very big need book or be early but worth it if you like good food.

Thank Phil S
Reviewed August 18, 2017 via mobile

Decent pub food albeit lots of fried things. Heavily seafood focused which was all very tasty. A little out of Galway for those who are staying that way

1  Thank Andrew P
Reviewed August 16, 2017

We took our friends who were visiting from Dublin here today for lunch. We waited to be seated as we were told we would have to wait for 15 minutes. While we waited two waitresses chatted in Irish, not knowing that we heard quite well...More

Thank Mary Q
Cecily H, Manager at Donnelly's of Barna, responded to this reviewResponded August 24, 2017

Dear Mary Q We sincerely apologise about your last experience at Donnelly's of Barna. We want to investigate the matter further and kindly request your help in this regard. On that particular lunchtime we were far busier than expected. When this occasionally happens, we may...More

Reviewed August 15, 2017 via mobile

Dined in Donnelly while staying in Barna..beautiful food served in a fantastic bar/restaurant. But we were most impressed with the children's menu...real food offered to little people. Nothing was a problem...served by Kristina both nights, adding to a most enjoyable family meal.

Thank Siobhan F
Reviewed August 15, 2017 via mobile

Visited, as a family, with small children. It was very busy and we hadn't booked but we were welcomed with the usual warm Irish greetings. We had a wonderful meal. It was faultless. They were great with the kids and gave us water and a...More

Thank Stubbly11
Reviewed August 12, 2017 via mobile

This is a lovely restaurant to dine it. Quite quaint in its own way. Lots of nooks and crannies to enjoy you meal in. Staff were excellent and very helpful. Food choice was extensive, very well presented and a joy to eat. Would recommend. Sea...More

Thank davidor2017
Reviewed August 12, 2017 via mobile

very nice place, fast service even if it was full and lotsbof people were queuing before us. wonderful seafood and fish dishes!!!

Thank trovaneunonnoccupato
Reviewed August 11, 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for lunch....really great fresh crabmeat, rest of menu looked excellent. Very friendly staff, nice ambience. Good place if staying in Barna or in transit to or from Connemara.

Thank o2go
Reviewed August 9, 2017 via mobile

I used to holiday around here when I was young with parents. The pub had tremendous food and drink but now it's completely different. Strange smell in the place and the food very ordinary. Won't be returning as I was very disappointed. Please improve and...More

2  Thank Kevin P
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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Romantic, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Large groups, Special occasions
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Barna Road, Barna, Galway, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Galway  >  Barna
  • Phone Number: +353 91 592 487
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