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The Quays Restaurant

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Quay Street, Galway, Ireland
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Open now
All hours
Sun 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Mon - Sat 10:30 am - 2:00 am
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

visit this pub/restaurant regularly as I know i will get good food (plenty of meat) which is fresh tasty and hot. the ambience is very nmice and welcoming as are the staff

Thank Gabrielle C
Lees Summit, Mo
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464 reviews
219 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 960 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very good food and the service was good as well. Pub type food but the menu has a lot of additional things.

Thank postrawb
Katwijk, The Netherlands
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for dinner there. Food was quick but taste wise nothing special. There was more mash then anything else. The waitresses were more busy with each other then with the customers.

Thank jmlkay
Dublin, Ireland
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place gets 1-star only based on the staff who are friendly. the food quality is shocking. We (16 of us) ate in The Quays (down stairs) but even McDonalds can't compete in terms of fast food!!! Our order was only taken and it was served up within 2-minutes!!! We all had different dishes but all were bland and with... More 

Thank Mark14Apr
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food we were served was disgusting. There were about 15 of us and all had different dishes and all equally horrific. I ordered chicken curry and it was on my table within a minute of me ordering .... Never again !!

Thank Suzanne C
Solihull, United Kingdom
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102 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We recently ate here on a visit to Galway. The restaurant itself was lovely, quite darkly lit inside, but lot of smaller areas rather than being open plan. It was a 2 course meal for about €20 I think (can't remember exactly) so we had starters. My husband and son had the vegetable soup which the said was ok and... More 

Thank Lisa D
Spokane Valley, Washington
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38 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you are a fan of beef and stew, their Guinness and Beef stew was amazing! I highly recommend it. Best I've had in ireland so far. Enjoy!

Thank Meghan K
Glen Rock, New Jersey
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29 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

This place had been recommended by a colleague with found memories of it from his younger days. This should have been a red flag. We stopped in for lunch and a pint. The bar was extremely dimly lit even in the day and certain areas smelled of vomit. The menu was extremely limited with odd selections for lunch - nary... More 

Thank cristenrs
Kilkenny, Ireland
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

Friendly and efficient staff but not good food. A very nice seafood chowder but a wet tasteless unappetising seafood cocktail followed by a bland chicken curry and a dull guiness stew. Not wildly expensive (€20 per person for 2 courses) but for the quality of the food you might as well go to a cheap fast food place

1 Thank Brock B
Boston, Massachusetts
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27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

After a rainy afternoon walking around, my father, sister, and I decided to stop in here for a bite to eat. The restaurant was deceptively large, and we were ushered to a table in the restaurant area. The menu was typical Irish pub food. I got the Guinness and beef stew, my dad got the fish and chips, and my... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Irish, Bar, Pub, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Large groups, Bar scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
10:30 am - 2:00 am
10:30 am - 2:00 am
10:30 am - 2:00 am
10:30 am - 2:00 am
10:30 am - 2:00 am
10:30 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Quay Street, Galway, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Galway
  • Phone Number: 35391568347

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?