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Maxwells Restaurant

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14 Williamsgate Street, Galway PPS, Ireland
+353 91 568 974
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Mon 10:00 am - 6:30 pm
Tue - Sun 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Naas, Ireland
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 7, 2017

The restaurant was surprisingly good. The Early Bird menu was priced 20€ per person which is a great value for the quality of starters, main dish, dessert and coffe or tea. The service was outstanding and I can only highly recommend a visit.

Thank Guido1505
Maxwells2, General Manager at Maxwells Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you Guido, very kind words! Much appreciated! Evan Smyth Restaurant Manager More 

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112 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 6, 2017 via mobile

Ate here for brunch. Slow and not attentive service which was disappointing. Lots of places to eat in Galway and while Maxwells has been around for a long time it has stiff brunch competition now. I had French onion soup which was tasty and a tuna salad and my partner had fish and chips which he enjoyed but the portion... More 

Thank Claire27
Maxwells2, General Manager at Maxwells Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi Claire, I am truly sorry for your experience with us on that day. Off-days are a true and real thing, but cannot be excused in the Hospitality Sector. Those on duty that day have been notified of your review as we take feedback very seriously and constructively here at Maxwell's. All of your points above have been talked about... More 

Galway, Galway, Ireland
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1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 24, 2017

amazing range on the menu to suit all tastes, staff are so friendly and helpful always greeted with a smile, especially the manager, very attentive. Any time ive eaten here it was top notch. Coffee is also fabulous. Would highly recommend it.

2 Thank Maria M
Maxwells2, Manager at Maxwells Restaurant, responded to this review

Maria M, Delighted with your feedback. Keeps us in check with our level of service output. We will continue to grow and become even better at all things we do here at Maxwell's. Maybe this will show on your next visit, when that day come's. Until then, and thank you again - Evan Smyth, Restaurant Manager More 

Ballinasloe, Ireland
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114 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 18, 2017

I had lunch here with my family over the Christmas period. We were 4 adults and three children. The service we received from entering the restaurant to leaving was second to none. The waiting staff were brilliant with our three kids who ordered themselves and had a lot of time for their chats. My youngest even showed off his minecraft... More 

1 Thank Clare O
Maxwells2, General Manager at Maxwells Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi Clare, It is hard to forget unique, friendly and happy individuals like you and your family in this business. Anyone in the hospitality industry would say the same themselves. I recall you sat at the booth table (round table by the entrance) and it was our pleasure to make your experience one to remember. Your children were so mannerly... More 

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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2017

Regularly eat here when on visit to Galway. Good choice for either Breakfast, Lunch or Dinner!!! Highly Recommend the French Toast for breaskfast!! Generally has a good menu selection overall and while busy staff are usually very attentive!! Worth a visit if in the city.

1 Thank MinnieIreland
Maxwells2, Manager at Maxwells Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your review Minnie - really kind! Evan Smyth - Restaurant Manager of Maxwell's Bistro More 

2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 16, 2017 via mobile

We visited Maxwells yesterday for a late breakfast and ended up staying for 2 hours we enjoyed it so much! The full Irish breakfast was so fresh and piping hot and the homemade ketchup is to die for! My partner got the steak sandwich and the quality of it was amazing as she has tasted the majority of steak sandwiches... More 

Thank Laura M
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41 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 13, 2017 via mobile

I have traveled the to galway many times of the years , we were looking for some where to eat , not content with just fast food after a long drive and shopping , we were having a look around the pedestrianised streets for something new and by chance it was Maxwell's , in plain sight on . It looks... More 

Thank ob1murray
La Vergne, Tennessee, United States
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 6, 2017

I visited Maxwell's twice last month (December 2016) - once for dinner, and again for breakfast. I hadn't been for breakfast before - it was a delight for my tastebuds :) I opted for a lighter meal (omelette and fruit/yogurt), since I had enjoyed the Full Irish Breakfast the prior two days elsewhere in Galway. The food quality was excellent,... More 

Thank Heather Z
Dublin, Ireland
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217 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 3, 2017 via mobile

I was so pleasantly surprised with the lunch we had after Christmas in Maxwells. Everything was extremely fresh and a lot of care had clearly gone into the preparation of the food. The service was efficient and friendly and the food is very reasonably priced for the quality. The location is also second to none. Will definitely be back.

Thank 932NB
Borrisokane, Ireland
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62 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 31, 2016 via mobile

I've been twice this month and both times they were equally as accommodating as I arrived with my double buggy that I wanted by the table as my smallest son was asleep and they were fine about that and found me a table that would fit the buggy at it. Food was excellent, we all highly recommend pizza, burger and... More 

Thank Jellybabycow

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$11 - $27
Irish, European, Soups, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 6:30 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 Williamsgate Street, Galway PPS, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Galway
  • Phone Number: +353 91 568 974

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?