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3 Eyre Street | Wood Quay, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 568 917
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“steak” (97 reviews)
“chicken special” (14 reviews)
“chicken kiev” (12 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Irish, Bar, International, European, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3 Eyre Street | Wood Quay, Galway, Ireland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Always come here with my family when we’re down in Galway! Food is simple yet breathtaking, very reasonably priced and just full of flavour! Have brought a few friends along with me and they couldn’t say a bad word about it either, top notch!

Thank NotTooShabby12
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My wife did a little research before a short trip to Galway and McSwiggans looked like a spot to check out, it did not disappoint! We were seated immediately. The lady serving us first ( I would say senior management ) was really lovely and...More

Thank daniel r
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We were on a short break away in Galway. We passed McSwiggans and it was dinner time. The place looked inviting so in we went. We hadn't booked a table but this wasn't a problem. We were taken to a table upstairs by a lovely...More

Thank theworker
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really busy restaurant in the centre if Galway. Extensive menu and top quality food. The staff were exceptional and extremely friendly and efficient. There were 10 in our party and each one of us thoroughly enjoy our visit.

Thank Roisin T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A local told me about this place and she was right. Beautiful space with amazing food that is priced very well! The lamb chops were cooked to perfection and the flavor was unbelievable. The portions were large. Huge wine selection also. The waiters are super...More

Thank michelle w
Reviewed March 14, 2018 via mobile

My boyfriend and I stopped here. We ended up going at 6:30, so still qualified for the early bird special, which was three courses for €23. It was absolutely amazing. I highly recommend the provolone cheese starter, and then the Irish steak for the main...More

Thank Katárina S
Reviewed March 12, 2018

Visited on a Monday evening to find the place reasonably busy with a great atmosphere. I chose Wok Fried Beef for mains and the special crumble (which turned out to be apple) for dessert. They were both excellent choices with generous servings. All was washed...More

Thank CWC47
Reviewed March 11, 2018

We dine here quite often and have for all different kind of occasions. It is a great family orientated restaurant with great choice and the price is very reasonable. The staff are lovely and very accommodating. This place is a must if dining out in...More

1  Thank Ann R
Reviewed March 10, 2018 via mobile

Loved the atmosphere at McSwiggans! Lively but still a place you can sit and talk without music blaring over you. The food was so good... I highly recommend the chicken Kiev! Our server was Orlaith and she was so fun. Ask for her section if...More

Thank Jennifer O
Reviewed March 6, 2018 via mobile

Food was great. I got the mcswiggans chicken and my girlfriend got the chicken Kiev. Both excellent. The waitress, Orla, couldn’t have been better. She was on top of everything and was so friendly! This is a must for dinner in Galway. I recommend requesting...More

Thank Matt P
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Mark D
April 17, 2017|
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Response from 885eb | Reviewed this property |
I would recommend you book this restaurant
Noel C
November 22, 2016|
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Response from Karen C | Reviewed this property |
Yes reasonably good on street parking. Sorry for the massive delay answering this!!!!!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$18 - $32
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Bar scene, Families with children, Business meetings, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Eyre Street | Wood Quay, Galway, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Galway
  • Phone Number: +353 91 568 917
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McSwiggans is a city centre bar and restaurant which has been open for over 30 years. We serve food in the bar from breakfast to early evening and casual dining in the restaurant on the top two floors until late. Specialities include steak, seafood and amazing desserts. We have a great section of wine, beers & cocktails with live sport on our big screen and live music at the weekends. With a labyrinth of rooms we cater to family gatherings, romantic nights out and groups of all sizes.
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