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3 Eyre Street | Wood Quay, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 568 917
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travelers talk about
“steak” (87 reviews)
“chicken special” (12 reviews)
“chicken kiev” (10 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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1 - 10 of 754 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Our flight had been delayed and the hotel snagged us a late reservation at this bar. It was nine o clock but service really was exceptional- we had a lovely waiter Declan. He was very knowledgeable not only about the food but the wine finding...More

Thank Chimsterckh
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

On a wet and cold October morning, I wanted nothing more than a bowl of soup. After waiting for about 15-20 mins for my order to arrive, I quickly tucked into it and... WOW!! It was worth waiting for. It was truly delicious. With that...More

Thank Carolcch82
Reviewed 1 week ago

I ate dinner here with my sister and two friends on our galway vacation. The wait staff was friendly and attentive - much better service than we had in 90% of other restaurants while in Ireland. The staff also was extremely accommodating of my sister's...More

Thank Face2013
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First class restaurant one of the best in Galway very good menu, great steak and great pint of the black stuff. Well worth a visit.

Thank westham16
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived in Galway around 9:15pm on a Saturday night and ran around town looking for a kitchen that was still serving food. On the recommendation from a bouncer, he directed us to McSwiggins and we were not disappointed! Excellent food and pretty quick service...More

Thank Sarah C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just had lunch here in the bar today. No atmosphere in there at all and service was very slow. Chicken bap was ok but the chips served with it tasted of sausages. Oil was in desperate need of being changed I would imagine. My husband...More

Thank LMR610
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a really good evening at McSwiggans restaurant Galway,my brother having been to McSwiggans on a previous visit had booked a table for the 4 of us Saturday 30/09/17 at 7:30,good job we booked a table the place was busy,on entering the restaurant you are...More

Thank Brian M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I visited this restaurant/bar the first evening with our travel group. We loved it so much that we went back on our free night the following evening. McSwiggen’s serves a wonderful Greek salad, scrumptious side dishes of potatoes and vegetables, beautifully done...More

Thank Patrice58503
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ate here first night since recommended restaurant was full, Adrian at the g made our restaurant and was seated at window table and service was good and food excellent.

Thank Paula C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

four of us went for a meal.Had four different items on menu.waiter Daragh was attentive but not in your face.The half duck I had was probably the best I have eaten.steaks and chicken was good too

Thank keith j
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Mark D
April 17, 2017|
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Response from Kposter | Reviewed this property |
You should be ok since it's a Monday. Enjoy!
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, Romantic, Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special occasions, Bar scene
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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