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The Seafood Bar @ Kirwan's

Kirwan's Lane, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 568 266
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“scallops” (51 reviews)
“seafood” (85 reviews)
“sea bass” (30 reviews)
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Irish, Seafood, European, Soups, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Kirwan's Lane, Galway, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My co-worker and I dined here our last evening in Galway. We were fortunate enough to get a reservation last minute. We started with drinks and one of the local ciders, Stonewell, was delicious ! The seafood chowder had lots of bits of fish and...More

Thank Nikko4Me
Reviewed 4 days ago

I managed to get a late solo booking at Kirwans for lunch and wasn't disappointed. This is a restaurant suitable for singles, couples or families and was good to see that most of the bookings seemed to be for local people. I would recommend booking...More

Thank French_Green
Reviewed 4 days ago

Was going to another restaurant, when concierge in Dublin insisted that the freshest seafood restaurant in Galway was the seafood bar. She was from Galway, so we took her advice. She got us a 930 reservation the next night and we were all set. We...More

Thank q1219
Reviewed 1 week ago

Sorry - just put my review in the wrong place on this site - Please see my review under "Kirwin's Lane" Still an excellent dining experience, though.....

Thank mom2twinsSacramento
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Enjoyed the tastiest seafood ever here at this hip back alley restaurant in Galway! My daughter and I were ending our 10 day trip in Ireland and we were truly blown away with our meal from start to finish. Topping our list of dishes were...More

Thank Marelynsue
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a great way to end our stay in Galway! Hidden in one of the back streets you will find this gem. Lovely and attentive service. The food was the best I've had in ages (and I eat out quite often). Had the salmon with...More

Thank Pauline S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent food and service, we had mussels, prawns, oysters all tasting like they had just been collected from the sea, on top of the delicious home made bread and excellent wine list this is a lovely place to spend an evening in Galway.

Thank LondonJudithCharmers
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a business lunch here on a Thursday, so was quite busy but found a seat ok. Service was good without being over the top or lacking. Great oysters for the starters but the main course was not great.

Thank Dan_Weg
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a delicious meal in The Seafood Bar@kirwans ...the shrimp starter was outstanding and the sea bass mains was also lovely...only pity was the sides had to be purchased separately...but still worth it!!

Thank Catheri K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place must be in the running for the best seafood in Ireland. The quality was beyond compare. I can cook fish, but chef here beats me hands down and I have no problem in admitting so. Garlic prawns were to die for and the...More

Thank saravima
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kirwan's Lane, Galway, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Galway
  • Phone Number: +353 91 568 266
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