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GBC Restaurant & Coffeeshop

9 Williamsgate Street, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 563 087
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good28%
  • Average22%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible17%
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“sandwiches” (7 reviews)
“pastry” (2 reviews)
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9 Williamsgate Street, Galway, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ordered clam chowder and beef stew. Very low quality of food. Hardly three smallish pieces of meat in the stew.

Thank Vadim C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went in here for breakfast on sat morning and was very disappointed with what we got. Staff behind the counter we not overly friendly and decided to finish their conversation before serving us. One lady tried to force my partner to take a tea, coffee...More

Thank Ali M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Was looking for something with comfort food and went here. The upstairs room was completely booked but I was able to order from the menu downstairs. The atmosphere downstairs is more relaxed and I enjoyed my food very much

Reviewed August 16, 2017 via mobile

Would like to take a moment to compliment the servers @ the GBC, both upstairs and downstairs. Mostly Catherine and Geraldine We are always greeted in a friendly manner on all our visits. We usually seek our favourite server Catherine upon our visits. She is...More

Thank Paddy J
Reviewed August 15, 2017

Delicious food with large portions and fast friendly service. Went for lunch. You can use counter service downstairs or table service upstairs

Thank Gigi5of5
Reviewed July 27, 2017

My husband had the full Irish breakfast and I ordered at the vegetarian- I appreciated the option and the food was very good. Ladies next to us really enjoyed their scones and tea. Staff was very friendly!

Thank Mary M
Reviewed July 12, 2017 via mobile

We went to this restaurant at 4pm on Monday evening. A very friendly girl told us that there was seating upstairs. We went upstairs where we were greeted by a young teenage girl who told us to sit where we wanted. This girl obviously did...More

Thank Aine O
Reviewed July 9, 2017 via mobile

30 minute + wait for the wrong order, unpleasant looking food and cold chowder. (Communication skills also not at the top of our waitresses CV.) All in all a very disappointing visit, and will certainly not be recommending to anyone else. Avoid...

Thank Simonpole
Reviewed June 9, 2017

The restaurant is located right in the center of Galway. It is very accommodating to groups. The food is fine, though not amazing.

Thank veggiegourmet
Reviewed May 24, 2017 via mobile

I am writing this review literally just an hour after visiting this place. I tend not to review in such haste however the level of incompetence in this establishment is beyond comprehension. We arrived greeted by a sign saying breakfast served all day. This was...More

Thank Michael B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Highchairs Available, Takeout, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 Williamsgate Street, Galway, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Galway
  • Phone Number: +353 91 563 087
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