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Ard Bia at Nimmo's

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Spanish Parade | Long Walk, Galway, Ireland
35391561114
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9:00 am - 3:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Vienna, Austria
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36 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We came there for lunch. Open till 3:30! Really cozy little place! Very lively. But the staff is great and the food is fantastic! Even though it's a many award place the plates are huge!! You will definitely not leave hungry! The super good salad was amazing!

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Ireland
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37 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Four of us decided to visit for Sunday brunch. We were not too impressed with the menu choices. However, the immediate and lasting impression was the rudeness of the waiting staff, one,in particular, bordered on being bad mannered. We got the impression that we were inconveniencing her by being in the restaurant. Two members of our group had the breakfast,... More 

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Thank aong
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28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This place is a real find. Just under the Spanish Arch. Really special place. Good food and really friendly staff. Well worth a visit.

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1 Thank Leavytullamore
Glasgow
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45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a really lovely restaurant with top quality healthy, organic food. It's a bit crowded as successful restaurants always are, so it's wise to book ahead.

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1 Thank dpglasgow
Galway, Ireland
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We went to Ard Bia after coming back into town from salthill ,there were three adults and four children to feed.My sister went in ahead to see if there was any space ,one of the staff members told my sister to check the snug if that would suit ,it was perfect especially with a lively three year old,.The food was... More 

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1 Thank 1974506
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18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent atmosphere and the food was great (Excellent for Irish standards haha!). Located right next to the water as well. Prices aren't killer!

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Dublin, Ireland
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37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

we had the nicest eggs benedict and pancakes when we visited Galway - came upon it by accident - left as converts

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Galway, Ireland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice atmosphere and a great location. The service is good and all of the ingredients are fresh as local produce is used daily.

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1 Thank Michelle C
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Funky little restaurant on the shore of the river... Tiny and reservation recommended. The food was fresh and delicious, the waitstaff friendly, offering excellent menu suggestions. Despite the crowd we never felt rushed. Enjoyed the dining experience immensely.

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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Yes this is my favorite place in all of Galway to eat! Avante Garde and absolutely the perfectly prepared food with unique pairings of dudes and drinks! I have been here four times and look forward to detouring just to eat here! Always very busy so call ahead. Sit back and love everything from the wait staff to the chef... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Seafood, Irish, European, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 3:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 3:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 3:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 3:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 3:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 3:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 3:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Spanish Parade | Long Walk, Galway, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Galway
  • Phone Number: 35391561114
Description
One of Galway's most enduring restaurants, housed in one of the city's most iconic restaurant spaces, Ard Bia has always placed as much emphasis on community experiences and aesthetic stimulation as on serving great food in a fun environment. We believe in having roots in a place whilst having an identity that transcends location and takes inspiration from around the world.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?