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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” (90 reviews)
“chicken special” (13 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 769 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

NUI Graduation so they were SLAMMED even at 9:00PM, but its not as tho they dont know whats coming. Waited 10 min to be seated (not bad), 10 min for someone to take drink orders (not good), 15 min to deliver drinks and take food...More

Thank BD12
Reviewed 1 week ago

i went here for a three course dinner before 7 and it was so affordable. The food is quality Irish food and the atmosphere is very relaxing. I had the chicken breast which was cooked to perfection aswell as the smooth potatoes.

Thank sarahF6816FE
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food is delicious, staff are very friendly & decor is lovely. We ate here mid week & the restaurant was very busy. Starters were warm goats cheese with salad -10/10 Mains: hubby had 16oz steak with sides which was beautiful. I had a chicken breast...More

Thank Berni110
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Odd experience. Firstly it was really busy, even for a Tuesday night in November. There was a bit of a wait for a table, which gave me the chance to witness some very questionable pint pulling. Glad the drinks weren't for me. Changed keg mid...More

Thank Barry M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really liked this place. Good atmosphere and great service. Food was great and came really quickly. Guinness was best yet.

Thank VoodooNine
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

McSwiggans Bar & Restaurant is a unique setting for any event. The facility was based on different levels and seems to be set in a old storage building with a tree based in the centre of the building. Customer Service was excellent , very friendly...More

Thank Missquinn15
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I went here on Friday night for dinner with my mum, some friends and future in laws. The atmosphere was lovely and relaxed and the staff were so lovely and friendly. There were loads of gluten free options for me as a coeliac and the...More

Thank Grainne R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was trying to find a bite in a pub but all the places I was choosing stopped serving food in their bar areas after 5pm on Saturday nights. I ended up here and asked to be seated. They took me to the 3rd floor...More

Thank Stacy C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When I walked in, I thought it was just a little pub but then you go up the stairs and you are hit with the most beautiful tree lit up with a welcome. This place is a lot bigger than it looks (it seems a...More

1  Thank Marissa V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Allways go to McSwiggans when we have friends or family to visit, not anymore after our last 2 visits. Went 2 weeks ago just as a couple food not great, waiter was not pleasant, everyone has days off so though ok. Had friends down from...More

Thank Mary C
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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
Romantic, Families with children, Bar scene, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups
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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